Motorola MotoActv Review

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Motorola MotoActv Review

In the race for the best fitness gadget, Motorola don’t want to get behind in this game which is why they released the MotoActv to aide every fitness enthusiast out there. This watch-like gadget is touch screen-based and includes both a GPS and a music player to correlate the data in a beautiful manner. It also contains a lot of great features that will surely be useful for every fitness enthusiast and will help them monitor their workout in every step of the way.

The Design

This small red and black square gadget has a HWD of 1.75 by 1.75 by 0.25 inches. The 16GB version of this gadget will cost you a small fortune of $299.99. It includes a clock and an accelerometer that can record a lot of data such as the distance and pace. It can be linked to a Nike+ service and can be used with compatible gym equipment. You can say that it is a compact and fashionable gadget to wear on your wrist.

Set Up

You can easily download the free app for both Mac and PC without any hassle or whatsoever. Transferring music to your device can be easily done as well just by using a music playing software and a USB cord then you’re good to go. But if you want a variation of different music genres, this device is capable of accessing the FM radio which will surely make your tunes fresh. The computer will also recognize it as a mass storage device so you can easily drag and drop files if you want to.

Informative Data

If you are looking for a music player than can also provide you with loads of workout data and other features then the Motorola MotoActv is not a bad choice at all. However, you should know that it comes at an expensive price. But despite that, the analysis, data tracking and general display are fantastic. You can definitely say that it can be your fitness buddy in every step of the way.

The bottom line for this gadget is that it does so well in displaying and correlating your data from your workouts including the route map and pace for every song in your playlist. This one surely belongs to the lineup of hybrid music player/fitness tracking devices but it still comes at a pricier cost than the other ones in the race.