Moto 360 3 or Moto 360 2016 specs, price and release date

As we know Motorola has given us Spectacular devices till now. And the next is Motorola Moto 360 3 or Moto 360 2016 edition. It’s a successor to Moto 360 2nd Gen , an Android smartwatch. Moto 360 was the first Smartwatch launched by Motorola in 2014. It was one of the best-selling smartwatches till now. However, Motorola also launched an upgraded version of the watch called Moto 360 2nd gen or Moto 360 2015 edition.

Deal Alert: You can buy Moto 360 2nd Gen smartwatch in Just INR9999 in India on Flipkart’s Big Billion Days.

The Moto 360 runs Android Wear, Google’s Android-based platform specifically designed for Smartwatches and wearable devices. The 360 currently runs Android 5.0 Lollipop and pairs with any phone running Android 4.4 KitKat or higher. Its software displays notifications from paired phones.

The launch date is still so far, but you can buy Moto 360 2nd Gen and Moto 360 Sports edition at very low prices. Check out the cheapest Moto 360 smartwatches deals here. For the United States, Moto 360 deals here.

image moto 360 and moto 360 2nd gen

However, the market is crowded and other tech giants including Samsung, Huawei, LG and Apple have launched their Smartwatches too. The current generation of smartwatches has better specifications and features than Moto 360, and Motorola wants to fill the gap. That’s why they are planning to launch a new smartwatch called Moto 360 3rd gen or Moto 360 2016 edition.

As you know some OEM’s are offering a lot of things in their smartwatches, Which attracts people to buy the product. So you can expect feature packed smartwatch from Motorola this time.

Moto 360 3 Features

There is No official release date has been revealed by Moto yet. However, it may sport a 1.40″ inch screen which might be at 420×360 pixels. The display protection Might come with Corning Gorilla Glass 4 , which is advanced more than its previous version.q It may consist of 1GB of DDR3 RAM and 4GB or ROM which is enough for an Android wear. And It Might have a chipset of Qualcomm Snapdragon Wear 2100.

The chipset consumes 25% less power and has some advanced features like low energy profile of tethered Bluetooth and wifi . As usual, Possibly it won’t have a Camera. Coming to its sounds, it may come with a 3.5mm jack but not Loudspeaker .

moto 360 3 images

Talking about its sensors , We’ve got Accelerometer, gyro and a Precise heart rate monitoring, thermometer and other Sensors. The battery might be of 630 mAh this time. Which is good for a smart watch. It will last for 55 hours on mixed usage. And there will be wireless charging for this. So these are the most probable features of Moto 360 2016 edition . And obviously, these features look promising for a Smartwatch.


Moto 360 3 Specification

SOC- Qualcomm Snapdragon Wear 2100


Quad ARM Cortex A7 up to 800-1.2 GHz optimized for wearable devices


Qualcomm Adreno 304 GPU

OpenGL ES 3.0


Integrated modem DSP shared for modem, GNSS, sensor processing, keyword detection, and audio


1.40″ 420×360 pixel


1.84× 1.84× 0.44 Inches


Motorola Clear Audio technology

Fluence™ noise cancellation technology

Snapdragon Voice Activation

Snapdragon Voice+

Touch – Multi-touch

Protection- Corning Gorilla Glass 4

Internal- 4 GB (Not Expandable)

GPS – No

Radio- No

USB – No

Sensors – Accelerometer, gyro, heart rate, Temp-sensor, humidity meter and, magnetometer

Battery – 630 mAh (upto 55 hours)

Expected Colours – Black Leather, Black Metal, Rose Gold/Blush Leather, Silver/Cognac Leather



Global Mode

  • LTE FDD and TDD
  • EV-DO and CDMA 1x


802.11n (2.4 GHz)


Qualcomm® SecureMSM™ hardware and software foundation

Power Management

Audio codec integrated into power management IC


eMMC 4.5


1 GB LPDDR3 400 MHz

Processing Technology



Qualcomm® IZat™ Gen8C


Supported (integrated NFC through NXP/Qualcomm collaboration)


Bluetooth 4.1 Low Energy

Other Features-

SMS, Email, Active Noise cancellation, Photo Viewer, Mp3, Voice Dialer Command

Moto 360  3rd Gen Look and Design

moto 360

There are high chances that this might come in Gold, Black Leather, Black Metal, Rose Gold/Blush Leather, Silver/Cognac Leather colors. However, these colors look pretty premium On a Watch. The Watch totally will be on stainless Steel , which will add the premium feeling More. Look is the last thing to worry about this watch.


Moto 360 2016 Price and Release date

Most likely the price will be around US $379 or INR21999 in India, because of the heavy hardware and Display. But, as told earlier The release date are not confirmed yet but you can assume the release will be in the First week of December or most likely 6 December.


If you need a Smartwatch for daily usage under a budget of 380$-400$ , this is the one for you. It will be a good buy. Cause the Moto never fails to satisfy. It will also have the Qualcomm Snapdragon Wear 2100, which is a feature rich SOC. It consumes less power and also gives the ability of LTE.






  1. Gary Herman September 24, 2016
  2. Motorola September 9, 2016
  3. Bryan Epling September 8, 2016

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