The Moto 360 returned to the market after about three years, but this product was created by a company called eBuyNow and not Motorola as before.
According to Neowin, when Google announced Android Wear (now known as Wear OS), one of the first smartwatches to run this operating system was Motorola’s Moto 360 and quickly became popular with fans with its elegant design. It was also one of the first Android smartwatches to feature a circular design.
But after two generations of the Moto 360 were released, Motorola announced that it would leave the smartwatch market in 2016, causing many people to be disappointed. Now, Moto 360 is back, but the company that licensed the production of the device is eBuyNow, similar to how Nokia licensed its trademark to HMD Global and BlackBerry licensed its trademark to TCL.
The third-generation Moto 360 has a stainless steel frame, offering a choice of colors Steel Steel, Rose Gold and Phantom Black. It has a larger bezel than its predecessor and eliminates the “flat tire” design found on previous generations. Inside, there’s a Snapdragon Wear 3100 chip, 1 GB of RAM, and 8 GB of internal memory – high-end specs that justify the price of 350.
It’s unclear whether the Moto 360 will win over consumers’ hearts when it hits shelves in December, because over the past few years, the Wear OS market has seen many smartwatch options with a stylish design, such as Fossil’s Gen 5.