IFA: Motorola unveils trio of smart devices


Manufacturer shows off follow-ups to the Moto X and Moto G, and its first smartwatch -the Moto 360

Motorola has unveiled a trio of devices, including its first smartwatch, the Moto 360.

The much-anticipated device (pictured) has a 1.5-inch circular time face made from toughened Corning Gorilla Glass, running the Android Wear operating system.

Other features  include 512MB of RAM, 4GB of internal memory, a pedometer, heart rate monitor and wireless charging, with a charging dock packaged with the device.

It is also IP67 certified, meaning it is water resistant in up to one metre of water for 30 minutes, as well as being dust resistant.

Available in grey and black leather straps, it will be on sale from O2, Tesco, Amazon and John Lewis from early next month, priced at £199.99.

The new Moto X is powered by 2.5GHz quad-core processor and runs the Android KitKat 4.4 OS.

It has a 5.2-inch AMOLED full HD screen made from toughened Corning Gorilla Glass, 13 megapixel camera, 16GB of internal memory and four microphones.

The device will be on sale from the end of this month in black, leather and bamboo, priced at £419.99 SIM-free.

Also introduced it the Moto G 2nd generation, which runs the same operating system. It is powered by a 1.2GHz quad-core processor and has five-inch screen made from the same toughened glass.

It comes in single and dual-SIM variants with 8GB and 16GB of internal memory that can be expanded by 32GB with a microSD card. Also included is an eight megapixel rear and two megapixel front camera.

It is on sale today from all major retailers, available in black and white and priced at £144.99 SM-free.