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The Moto 360 Smartwatch May Have an Always-On OLED Screen

Moto 360

On the heels of the announcement of Google’s Android Wear, the company’s smartwatch-centric wearables OS, Motorola announced the Moto 360, one of the first Android Wear devices. The Moto 360 is the first smartwatch that actually looks like a normal watch, with a round display and body. It looks like it’s going to be built like a real watch, too, with a scratch-resistant sapphire display. This news comes to us from “Houdabao,” (registration required) a user on Sina Weibo (via GforGames), the Chinese microblogging site. Houdabao has a great track record when it comes to leaking news about Motorola devices—he previously nailed reports about the Moto G, Moto X, and the Droid Ultra. If the report is true, the Moto 360 wouldn’t be the first time Motorola has used a round screen or sapphire on a product. Both of those distinctions belong to the Motorola Aura, a wild $2,000 fashion phone Motorola released in 2009.

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