Motorola Moto 360 Review

Motorola Moto 360 Review

As the years evolve, the designs of wristwatches tend to progress at fast pace. Nowadays, we have smartwatches. Ever since they were introduced on the market, this type of watches have been taken their respective industry by storm. They are filled with numerous of features that can help any individual stay on track of his/her life throughout the day.

The market is saturated with this type of devices. This can definitely cause a bit of confusion when one is trying to decide which one is the best option for one’s needs, wants, and wallet.

At the moment, there is one smartwatch from the brand Motorola that has been causing a tremendous amount of sensation in the media due to the numerous of positive reviews it has received from people around the globe who have already purchased it and are taking advantage of the handful of one-of-a-kind features that accompany it: Moto 360.

Ahead of its Competition

Since 1928, the American company Motorola has been well-known for designing and manufacturing innovative products, and this particular smartwatch can attest this statement. This smartwatch stays true to the design style of a timeless classic wristwatch.

The display area, which is made of a special glass that protects against scratches, has a round design that lets you attain the information you want. Its structure was meticulously crafted in order to protect one’s investment.

Based on what you are doing and your current location, Moto 360 can display timely notifications. Thanks to this smartwatch, people can now be aware of traffic, flight alerts, weather condition, and of many other things as well.

The Moto 360 is powered by Android Wear, meaning that you will have to pair it with an Android phone running 4.3 or higher. Any Android device tablets or phones that run 4.3 or higher can be paired with the watch through bluetooth.

Top Features

There are some really great features packed into this watch. It is like having a personal assistant on your wrist. From notifications to voice recognition you will always kept up to speed. It is the latest technology at an affordable price.

Latest Bluetooth Technology

The Motorola Moto 360 smartwatch can easily pair with any Android smartphone through the newest Bluetooth technology that is currently on the market.


For versatile use, it includes optical heart rate monitors, ambient light sensor, and pedometer.

Mobile Notifications

Get all your notifications sent to your watch. Set up alerts, appointments, and more. You can select ‘vibration’ in order to be notified right away of alerts, discretely.

High-quality Image

This smartphone is of 205 ppi, 320 x 290 resolution, and has Corning Gorilla Glass 3 construction. All of this makes navigation simple and lets one attain high-quality visuals. It has a 512MB RAM and 4GB internal storage, which ensures efficient and fast performance.

Ambient Mode – Non Ambient Mode

In ambient mode the watch is on all the time. If you choose to run your watch on this mode you will notice that your battery life will diminish a lot quicker.

In non ambient mode you have to look at the watch to get the screen to turn back on. Even though the watch looks as though it is not on, it is still working in the background.

Voice Recognition

This smartwatch comes accompanied by a handful of features that can keep you entertained for many hours. One of them is voice control. It doesn’t matter if your hands are busy, as this feature lets you check the weather, send texts, and get directions, by simply saying ‘Ok Google.’

You can easily set up reminders, send text messages, or dictate your notes. Using voice recognition you can also get turn by turn directions or find locations of your favorite places.


You will have access to an extensive amount of Android apps. All Android apps will work with the watch. From the wrist, one can receive application notifications. This smartwatch works with a grand number of applications, from Lyft, Eat24, Pinterest, and Facebook Messenger.

Moto Body Fitness App

This feature is a built-in activity tracker that can inspire one to live a healthier life. It does this by providing information to meet fitness goals, providing coaching advice, and by recording activity levels. Yes, it can let you know how many miles you have walked, number of calories that you have burned, and etc.

All your activities are logged and suggestions will be made based on your workout history. You can see up to weeks worth of fitness from your watch. It will even provide you with coaching advice, to give you the extra motivation so you can meet your activity goals.

Battery Life

Its battery life can literally last you the entire day. Just place it on the charging dock that comes along with it, at night. Even if your smartwatch is charging, the time will still be displayed.


When it comes to this smartwatch’s band, one can select from a couple of different styles. There is the leather style, which comes in stone or black, and the metal style, which comes in dark or light. The watchband is replaceable so you can mix and match! Your choice!

Water Resistant

It is water resistant but it is not water proof. You can wash your hands or get stuck in the rain safely. If you go swimming or scuba diving it will probably not hold up. Taking a shower with it on is also not advisable.