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Photos leak of Google's prototype smartwatch, built by Motorola

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 26 Feb 2014 19:03 User comments (5)

Photos leak of Google's prototype smartwatch, built by Motorola AndroidPolice has released some leaked pictures of an early prototype of Motorola's smartwatch.
The photos do not reveal too much but show off a standard square display with large bezel (and Moto logo), a rocker and a power button on the lower left of the watch. In keeping with Android, there is a capacitive "back" button on the face.

On the other photo, we can briefly see the settings screen which includes a developer mode, giving credence to the fact that it was an early dev prototype.

Also tough to see is the icons on the rocker, one of which looks like a microphone with the other looking like a person. It is a possibility that one is for fitness and the other is for Google Now or other voice activation features.

More recent rumors have LG building the Google Now smartwatch for release in June at the company's I/O conference.

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5 user comments

126.2.2014 19:13

Eh......specs better supersede that of the new Galaxy S5.

Otherwise.....forget this!

227.2.2014 19:40

smart watch,,, smart car, whats so SMART about it, because it can tell the time date or make phone calls?

if its smart, it will wipe my ass for me.

why do they call smart cars smart? because there small!??? no there just more dangorouse.

u can take your smartwatch and stick it up your ass lol. i will stick with my cell phone rather than look like a doosh with an oversized pimp watch that tells me the date and time lol

327.2.2014 23:27

Originally posted by 1nsan3:
why do they call smart cars smart? because there small!??? no there just more dangorouse(sic).

Much safer to run over the kiddies in a 4WD when crusin' the central business district. Rofl.



Its a lot easier being righteous than right.

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428.2.2014 0:11

In a time where phone batteries are hardly lasting a day before always needing to be charged the only real feature I could see being useful with these watches is 1 the clock, as i still where a watch, and secondly if it has true GPS With maps on it that alone would make for a viable product, but most likely the GPS is assisted.

55.3.2014 12:01

I read somewhere that the black market for knockoffs in China is a very good indicator of how things will do when they are released in the US. Nobody is touching the knockoffs of either Google Glass or any watch/smartphone combination. We shall see...


Geordie in Houston...

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