Moto 360 Review: Is 2015 Release Better Than 2014 Version?

Moto 360 Review: Is 2015 Release Better Than 2014 Version?
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Moto has launched its latest smartwatch – Moto 360 (2015). Is it different from Moto 360 (2014), or is it just the same? Read on to know more about this new gadget from Motorola.

Whenever a new device is launched, the company makes sure it is better than its previous versions. Moto 360 launched in 2015 is not a completely new device; it is an updated version of Moto 360 launched last year. Unlike the Moto 360 (2014), this latest smartwatch from Motorola has arms and is customizable, just like the company’s latest smartphone – Moto X.


For the ones who were not comfortable with the display of smartwatches launched in 2014, here is good news for you. Moto 360 (2015) has a smaller screen, but yes, not as small as LG’s Watch Urbane. This smartwatch runs exactly the same software as LG and Huawei’s smartwatches – the latest version of Android. So when it comes to performance, the watch works very much like other smartwatches.

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How it Moto 360 (2015) better than Moto 360 (2014)

This latest smartwatch from Motorola has slightly more pixels than the older one, which means the display of this new watch is going to be better than Moto 360 (2014). This watch also has an LCD screen just like the previous smartwatch. As mentioned above, the watch runs on the latest version of Android which allows it to do a lot more things like using Google search with your voice. Again, Moto 360 (2014), also being an Android wear, is just the same when it comes to features.

Although most features of these two Moto watches are the same, some of the features like fitness tracking have been upgraded for Moto 360 (2015). The new watch faces also make this watch all the more convenient and easy to use.

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In short, Moto 360 (2015) is just an advanced version of Moto 360 (2014) – nothing more, nothing less.

Here’s a video review of the watch posted by The Verge.

One thing to keep in mind is that if you are an iPhone user, go for the Apple smartwatch than this Android wear as it comes with a big list of limitations when paired with the iPhone.