Motorola MOTOACTV

If you are a fitness fanatic, you might love this litte gadget from Motorola Mobility call MOTOACTV (Pronounced as Moto-Active).

MOTOACTV is a lightweight, wearable fitness performance tracker and smart music player. It has 8GB of storage for your favorite workout songs. MOTOACTV has a 1.6 inch full color Gorilla Glass touchscreen display that is scratch resistant, sweat proof and rain resistant. No, don’t take it for swimming. It most likely won’t survive a swim. The brightness will auto adjust for easy viewing both indoors and outdoors.It is just 4.6 x 4.6 x 0.96 cm and weighs 35 grams.

MOTOACTV is great for those who love numbers and statistics. MOTOACTV uses Motorola AccuSense technology and GPS to ensure measurement accuracy of time, distance, speed and calories burned. You can also track heart rate by pairing with a ANT+ heart rate monitor. After the workout, upload the results to MOTOACTV.com to analyse the performance and review using easy to understand charts, tools and programs. You can also get workout tips and training plans from fitness experts on MOTOACTV.com and an Android powered smartphone using the free MOTOACTV app available on Google Play.
Battery life is pretty alright. Up to five hours for outdoor workouts, 10 hours indoors, and nearly two weeks on standby. The MOTOACTV has Bluetooth® 4.0, ANT+ wireless connectivity, GPS, WIFI, Accelerometer and built in Radio. Unlike other wearable technology like the Sony Ericsson LiveView and Pebble, the MOTOACTV can pretty much function as a standalone without the need to pair with a smartphone. This is good because it won’t drain your precious smartphone’s battery. But it also means that MOTOACTV will cost a lot more.

The MOTOACTV is now available in Singapore at all Newstead outlets. Recommended retail price is S$399. All True Fitness, True Yoga and Bikram Original Hot Yoga members will receive a 10% discount upon flashing their membership card at any Newstead outlet. Anyone who purchases MOTOACTV will also receive a complimentary 14-day access to True Fitness worth $130.

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