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MOTA smartwatch available now exclusively on Groupon

By Adam Zeis on 3 Feb 2014 10:43 am

MOTA has announced its first generation smartwatch is now available exclusively from Groupon. The $49.99 deal will net you one device that retails for $79.99. The MOTA is available in black or white and is compatible with Android and iOS devices. It inlcudes call vibration, a microphone and speaker, one-touch answering, caller ID, an anti-lost function and more. You can also stream and control music directly though the device.

If you're looking for a low-cost, no frills watch, the MOTA looks like a good offering at only $50.

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Press Release

MOTA Announces its First Generation SmartWatch Exclusively Available on Groupon

MOTA announces the availability of its first generation SmartWatch exclusively on Groupon.

Sunnyvale, CA (PRWEB) February 03, 2014 MOTA announces the availability of its first generationSmartWatch, a wearable device for a hands free solution exclusively on Groupon. The MOTA SmartWatch pairs with all Bluetooth enabled smartphones including Apple iPhone and Samsung Galaxy via a stable 2.4 Ghz wireless frequency.

“MOTA will be at the forefront of consumer electronic trends,” said Kevin Faro, Vice President of Sales and Marketing. “Wearable technology is a fascinating industry and we believe consumers will respond very well to our innovation and product experience.”

The watch is engineered for superior performance. The specifications include integrated premium speakers, a microphone, and a vibrant LED screen. Users are alerted of incoming calls with a gentle vibration. The easy-to-read LED screen displays caller ID for existing contacts, incoming call numbers, the time, battery level, and other functions. Incoming calls are answered by pressing any button on the display. Phone conversations can be carried via the high-quality built-in microphone and speaker system. The anti-lost feature alerts owners more than five feet away from the phone. This new SmartWatch is stylish, easy to use, and comfortable. It’s the hands-free solution for today's mobile technology.

“MOTA is launching its SmartWatch on the internet’s most vibrant and active shopping experience, Groupon. This creates a sense of excitement and exclusivity for Groupon’s tech-savvy subscribers,” added Kevin Faro.

MOTA SmartWatch will be available for purchase in limited quantities starting February 3rd, 2014 via

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MOTA smartwatch available now exclusively on Groupon


I cannot, only because I know nothing about it nor have I used it. For $50 though it does sound kind of cool, though features are limited. 

Adam get a hold on one of these. We need to know how it handles notifications.

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Hmmm.... Idk about this one. My biggest concern is lack of support for text or email notifications which is the main reason I would want one. I would almost say its more of a Bluetooth headset for your arm. Another issue I see is the same as the Todd Hamilton iWatch concept Adam posted about on 1/22/14, the vertical display would make reading any notifications a bit awkward. Wish Mota went into more detail on their website. Still for $50 it's not a bad whistle wetter for what's out there.

I ordered one how can you go wrong for 50 dollars could be pretty cool.

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It looks like this watch works exclusively with standard Bluetooth profiles. Meaning it should provide all the same features for Windows Phone or any smart phone. However, non-Bluetooth standard features like SMS, email, calendar, Twitter, Facebook, etc. that require a host app on the phone are probably not possible at all. Still for $50 probably a good value at least until Archos comes out with their low-end smart watch.

Looks cool, love the design ... And for the price it isn't too shabby. A bit too low end for me, perhaps if they improved the materials a bit ... Higher res display this would be more compelling for me.

I received mine yesterday and for a limited device it seems well made. It is a bracelet that I use along side my pebble and seems to work fine. Remember this is not full function but the phone calls work well and music is perfect coming from my wrist. Like the post above it is like a bluetooth headset. I will recommend this if you realize it is not a true smartwatch.

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Hi fkpalm. As it uses a traditional BT rather than the low energy I'm worried about the autonomy of the smartphone. Do you have any feedback?

So I bought one from Groupon it took a week to get and they are shipping them from "Groupon Returns" I got an open box product and had scratches on it.. I asked for a refund or 1/2 credit. The watch is only in miltary time, the sound isnt too bad making and getting calls, the small is really small. But Im still mad they sent me a returned product.