Moto 360 smartwatch is the second-generation, Android Wear-based smartwatch that was announced in 2015 at IFA and was discontinued by Motorola in 2017. Well, recent reports claim that the Moto 360 is about to get another revamp, the third-generation, but this latest release will not be developed by Motorola.

According to reports, the latest upgrade or the third-generation Moto 360 will be made by a relatively unknown company based in Victoria, British Colombia. The Canadian company eBuyNow eCommerce Limited will be the new licensee for the Moto 360 smartwatch brand. While the Canadian licensee will continue to use the same design and logo, the company is also adding a few changes.

On the hardware side, the company also adding a new extra button to keep the crown with its laser-engraved Motorola batwing logo at 2 o’clock company, while the flat tire display will be removed. The new smartwatch will bring a 1.2-inch always-on fully circular AMOLED display, which will allow a 390 x 390 resolution. The device will be covered with the super-strong Corning Gorilla Glass and enclosed in PVD/DLC coated SUS316 stainless steel.

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Inside the device, you get a Qualcomm Snapdragon Wear 3100 chip along with 1GB of RAM and 8GB of internal storage. The new Moto 360 smartwatch will support Bluetooth 4.2, WiFi, NFC, and GPS. The device also will come with a gyroscope, barometer, accelerometer and will be a 3ATM water-resistant, according to the product support page.

The device’s 335mAh battery and support for Quick Charge technology will ensure an all-day battery power for the new smartwatch. In addition to the fast charging technology, the new smartwatch also comes with Battery Saver Mode, which will activate when the battery power hits a critical level. The Battery Saver Mode will allow the device to show time up to 3 days.

The new Moto 360 smartwatch will run on the latest version of Google WearOS, the version of Google’s Android mobile platform designed for smartwatches and wearables. This version of Android OS supports a wide range of features and applications.

The third-generation Moto 360 smartwatch will use a 20mm strap and will ship with leather and silicon straps. The device will come in three colors, Phantom Black, Rose Gold, Steel Gray, and Rose Gold. The new Moto 360 smartwatch will be made available for pre-order first in Canada, the United States and the United Kingdom in mid-November. It will go on sale next month for $350.