When Google announced the Android Wear—a new operating system for wearables last week, Motorola introduced its first Android Wear powered smartwatch in the form of Moto 360 without taking any much time. While we’re still looking forward to have the actual innards of the wearable, a report by a blogger surfaced in China via Weibo claims that the device will have sapphire glass display and wireless charging support.
While the wireless charging support in the high-end devices are not a new thing, but the inclusion of this feature in wearable gadget is something we haven’t heard earlier.
Last week, when Motorola announced the device, it revealed that the Moto 360 will come with interchangeable wristbands, water-resistance capability, and will be compatible with all Android 4.3 Jelly Bean powered devices.
It’s now almost certain that Moto 360 smartwatch will come in a round dial, with 1.81-inch diameter screen and will turn on by itself when users lift their hand to check the time. It will also be able to change orientation in accordance with the wrist a user wears it on, so that it is useful to both left- and right-handed people.
According to the Motorola, the smartwatch will roll out in a few markets starting this summer, and will be available in remaining markets later. The pricing for the smartwatch is not clear at the moment, but if the report is indeed true, we can say that it will be priced higher than Samsung’s Gear 2 and other wearable gadgets available in the markets right now.