Best Buy Moto 360 Leak

We finally have a reason to thank Best Buy.   According to reports, they accidentally leaked the specifications for the much anticipated Moto 360 android wear smartwatch.  If you are eagerly waiting for the Moto 360 to come out, you have most likely already looked up the specs that were listed on the Best Buy leak.   We are going to list some details of them and compare them to the android wear watches that are already out.  Not all of the specific details are out, so this list may change as more information is released.  The announcement date for the Moto 360 is scheduled for September 4th and the device will most likely go on sale on September 5th or 12th.

So far the devices are only compatible with certain android 4.3 and 4.4 models.  There are currently no plans to make them iOS compatible because of the battle of the smart watches that starts when Apple releases the iWatch.

Based off of specs and pure design, the Moto 360 has to be the clear front runner between all the current generation android wear devices.   A new batch of android wear devices are scheduled to come out in September, so the Moto 360 may only be the go to watch for a month or so before the latest generation hits the scene.  The Moto 360 comes with a premium leather watch band and has a metal bezel, plastic or composite rear with an optical heart rate monitor.  The Qi wireless charging makes it even more attractive to consumers because you can easily pick up an additional charger on Amazon for $7 to $40.  That will make it easy to have one available to keep at your office.  The reported up to 3  1/2 to 1 day of battery life also offers much longer time between necessary charging  significantly less battery life than  the LG G Watch.

See our comparison chart below and let us know if any of the information is not correct.





Screen Type LCD1.56″ LCD Super AMOLED
Screen Resolution 320X290 280X280 320X320
Screen Form Factor Round, 1.5”  Square Square
Screen PPI




Touchscreen Yes Yes Yes
Screen Glass Gorilla Glass 3 unknown unknown
Ambient Light Sensor Yes NO NO
Heart Rate Monitor Yes, PPG No Yes
Pedometer Yes Yes Yes
Bluetooth 4.0 BLE Yes Yes Yes
Wifi Yes   No No No
Voice Activated Yes Yes Yes
Vibration Alert Yes Yes Yes
Watch Faces Multiple Multiple Multiple
Water Resistant Yes, IP67 Yes, IP67 Yes, IP67
Processor TI Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 Qualcomm Snapdragon 400
Storage 4GB 4GB 4GB
RAM 512MB 512MB 512MB
Battery Lithium Ion 320mAh Lithium Ion 400mAh Lithium Ion 300mAh
Battery life

approx. 1d



Charging Method Qi Wireless Supplied Adapter Supplied Adapter