The Moto 360 had very interesting prototype models that look nothing like the final design

BY Evan Selleck

Published 8 Sep 2014

Moto 360 prototype

Before Motorola’s Moto 360 was unveiled in the spring of 2014, it looked quite different. And that should not come as a surprise for many, considering it’s not a secret that almost every device goes through a plethora of different planning and design stages. Motorola’s smartwatch isn’t any different. And now some of those prototype models have been revealed.

Thanks to images caught by Droid-Life, as the publication was toured through Motorola’s labs in Chicago, Illinois, we can see that the Moto 360 looked strikingly different throughout its development stages, and ultimately into the circular smartwatch we know today. Specifically, there was a lot of bezel and a lot of squares.

image Moto 360 prototypes2

None of them really stand out, to say the least. In fact, they look more like plastic fitness watches than a premium smartwatch. A far stretch from the current design.

What do you think of the older designs?

[Via Droid-Life]