We are getting a better look at the Moto 360 as more details on Xiaomi’s and Meizu’s upcoming devices emerge. Let’s jump into it!
The Moto 360 is no stranger to Android Wear fans, but its details can be a bit of a mystery. The circular smartwatch offers the best looks and everything Android Wear has to offer, but there is a little more to be had. Upon announcement, it was said the device would have a unique charging technology.
We all guessed that was Qi Motorola was talking about, but today’s leak confirms our assumptions. The Moto 360’s official charger is a small black cradle with Qi capabilities. It displays your Moto 360 screen on a flat surface as it is being charged.
It’s also said the smartwatch will come with 2-day battery life, IP67 certification, an optical heart rate sensor and pedometer functions. The release date is still unknown, but we do know it’s coming “in the summer”.
Opinion: I am impressed to see this little device packing so much. It seems the Moto 360 is more than just good looks, after all.
Xiaomi aims to take over the market with yet another awesome affordable smartphone. This time they are taking the already-popular Redmi Note and adding 4G LTE capabilities to it. The price is only raised to CNY999, or about $169 USD, making it quite a steal.
For those who don’t know, specs include a Snapdragon 400 processor, a 5.5-inch 720p display, 2 GB of RAM and a great 3,100 mAh battery. You can learn more about the device by checking out our Redmi Note hands-on post. If you want to buy the 4G version, you will be able to starting August 12.
Opinion: This should be a great options for those looking for an affordable smartphone. It’s also quite capable and will handle tasks like a champ!
Sony has a respected position in mobile photography, with their sensors usually handling low-light situations like no other. Their latest 20.7 MP sensor is a beast, and now it seems non-Sony devices are ready to pick it up. To be more specific, new rumors indicate the upcoming Meizu MX4 will feature Sony’s 20.7 MP sensor.
Other rumored specs include a 5.4-inc 2K display, a Samsung processor, 3 GB of RAM and a fingerprint reader.
Opinion: The Meizu MX4 is looking to be quite the winner. Sony’s camera should be a nice compliment. It may lack the flare and gimmicks, but it works as it should.