The second generation of the Moto 360 smartwatch made some big improvements over its predecessor when it was released a few months back, chief among them having a design that was actually watch-like. Now, a fitness-focused version of that watch, the Moto 360 Sport, is finally coming in January.

The Sport’s main departures from the normal, Android Wear-equipped 360 model? For one thing, it comes with GPS, and a transflective display that makes the LCD screen more readable inside and outside. There’s also a non-removable, rubber-ish watchband—in white, black, and orange—designed to wick away sweat. That means this watch is a little more resistant to dust and water with an Ip67 rating–but it also means it won’t be nearly as customizable as its more fashionable counterparts via Moto Maker. You win some, you lose some.


Of course, like any fitness tracker, the Sport has a heart rate monitor, which integrates with Moto Body, Motorola’s own fitness app, as well as other third-party apps. The Sport also reports all-day battery life, but if you’re going to use that GPS liberally, we’d expect battery life to be much lower.

Here are a few mock units of the smartwatch, which we saw way back in September:


The watch will actually start selling in Europe on December 18, but you’ll have to wait a few more weeks in the US (January 7) before you can spend $300 on your new workout companion.



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