X

This website uses cookies.

This website uses cookies to improve user experience. By using our website you consent to all cookies in accordance with our Cookie Policy.

I agree
Learn More
Great Geek Gifts in the Technabob Shop! Follow Us: Subscribe | Facebook | Twitter | Pinterest
AWESOMER MEDIA SITES: THE AWESOMER | MIGHTYMEGA | 95OCTANE
Cool Gadgets, Gizmos, Games and Geek Stuff on Technabob

Motorola MOTOACTV Smart Watch Ready to Take on the iPod Nano

by Conner Flynn
Advertisement

Not a fan of the iPod Nano? Is it not smart enough for you? Well, you may have a decent alternative soon. At its NYC press event today Motorola announced MotoACTV, the company’s new smart watch. Admittedly, that image doesn’t shout style and make me want to buy one, but what does it have going for it?

motorola_motoactv_watch

Well, it has a 600MHz processor and weighs just 35 grams for one thing. MOTOACTV combines a GPS-enabled touchscreen watch with a smart music player. Those looking for a watch to workout to should like the fact that it learns songs that will make you exercise harder and it plays those songs more often. (This is where the ACTV part comes into play. Get it?)

motorola_motoactv_media_player

There’s also a built-in heart rate monitor and it will give you performance stats like duration, distance, avg. pace, calories burned, and avg. heart rate through a Bluetooth headset. It also has an FM radio built in, and will peer with your smartphone to allow your to answer calls or read texts from the watch display.

motorola_motoactv_online_stats

It will track your running, walking and cycling stats outside, and treadmill and step machine stats indoors. If you like, you can access your stats via a web browser as well at motoactv.com. So yeah, basically this is a smart-Nano for fitness geeks. MOTOACTV will be available on November 6th, with an 8GB version costing $249.99 (USD) and a 16GB model for $299.99.

[via TechCrunch]

Deals in The Technabob Shop



Advertisement

More from Awesomer Media...

Hosts Gotta Be Free in The Westworld Season 2 SDCC Trailer

Hosts Gotta Be Free in The Westworld Season 2 SDCC Trailer

Stranger Things Season 2 Trailer Brings Back the Hawkins Gang

Stranger Things Season 2 Trailer Brings Back the Hawkins Gang

Westworld Season 2 (Trailer)

Westworld Season 2 (Trailer)

Die-cast Gipsy Danger Action Figure

Die-cast Gipsy Danger Action Figure

Ford Bronco to be Based on Brazilian Troller?

Ford Bronco to be Based on Brazilian Troller?

A Day at the Track with Infiniti

A Day at the Track with Infiniti