Aug 17 AT 1:27 PM Alex Wagner 9 Comments

Moto 360 makes its way onto Best Buy’s website with $250 price tag, spec sheet in tow

Moto 360 maps

There are a lot of mobile fans that are excited for the Moto 360, and apparently Best Buy is included in that group, because today the retailer prematurely put up a product page for Motorola’s Android Wear offering with pricing and spec information.

According to Best Buy, the Moto 360 will cost $249.99, a price that sounds about right for the device. To compare, the Samsung Gear Live costs $199.99 and the LG G Watch is $229.99. In exchange for your $250, you’ll get a Moto 360 with the following specs:

  • Compatible with most devices with an Android 4.3 or later operating system: For wide-ranging use.
  • Bluetooth 4.0 technology: Enables wireless syncing to select devices for hassle-free connectivity.
  • Voice activated: Allows you to use spoken commands to operate the smart watch via the built-in microphone.
  • Vibration alert: Discreetly notifies you of important events.
  • 1.5″ backlit LCD touch screen: With 320 x 290 resolution and 205 ppi makes it easy to navigate features and provides easy-to-read visuals. Corning Gorilla Glass 3 construction offers durability, and the adjustable brightness allows custom use.
  • Built-in optical heart rate monitor (PPG): Helps you achieve or stay within your ideal heart rate range.
  • Built-in pedometer: Measures the number of steps taken, so you can easily monitor your fitness progress throughout the day.
  • Digital watch interface: Provides crisp, clear readouts of the time and date. Built-in alarm and calendar features help you stay on schedule.
  • Waterproof up to 3.3′ for up to 30 minutes: So you can safely wear the watch while swimming or engaging in other aquatic activities.
  • Stainless-steel case and plastic case back: Offer durability. The adjustable-length Horween leather band and metal buckle closure deliver a secure, comfortable fit.
  • Built-in lithium-ion battery pack: Provides long-lasting operation. The battery-strength indicator lets you know when the battery needs to be powered via the included dock and charger.
  • Texas Instruments processor: Helps ensure fast, efficient performance.

All of this information seems to be in line with what a lot of us expected from the Moto 360. Of course, we’ll have to wait for Motorola’s Sept. 4 event before we get the official rundown on the Moto 360, but you’re probably safe to begin counting out your 24,999 pennies now.


Sources: Best Buy (1), (2)

Editorial Director of News and Content for PhoneDog Media. Fluent in whisk(e)y, video games and phones. Can be followed on Twitter at @alw.

    Most Tweeted This Week