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alaTest has collected and analyzed 10 reviews from magazines and websites. People really like the headphones. The design is also appreciated, but many are less positive about the connectivity and value for money.

usability, design, headphones

battery, value for money, connectivity

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other MP3 Players the Motorola MOTOACTV is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 91/100 = Excellent quality.

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(Based on 10 reviews)

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Motorola MOTOACTV Review


It's time to rock and roll all night and get active every day – Motorola MOTOACTV, that is, a tiny Android-based device which can clip to yourself in a host of ways, it feeding data to you on your exercise regiment on the daily. With this device you'll...

This device will be found helpful, or interesting at least, to both exercise enthusiasts and those who want to casually watch how many calories they’re potentially burning throughout their regular day. Provided you trust that the one-time cost of...

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Motorola MOTOACTV Review


Enter the MOTOACTV, a specialized device that Motorola hails as being the ultimate fusion of music and fitness, as it aims to whip us into shape by tracking and monitoring our physical activities. Yeah, it might simply be an MP3 player with some...

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Motorola MOTOACTV review


The Motorola MOTOACTV watch packs fitness features and GPS into a wearable gadget, and also offers an MP3 player and syncing with your Android-powered Motorola phone

Steps recorded on watch face ; Displays messages and alerts ; Various sports settings

Rather expensive ; Metal back condenses sweat ; Headphone jack positioning

Entering a market on the verge of a boom the Motorola MOTOACTV is an all-round strong device that ticks all the boxes. A good battery life means you will charge the device at most twice a week based on frequent use while the ease at which activity...


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The Motorola ACTV sees Motorola Mobility branch into a new sector. It's a bold move, taking on the established Nike+, Polar, Garmin and Timex, to name a few. But does the Motorola ACTV bring anything new to the table? Does it offer a viable alternative...

Wide range of features, compatibility with plenty of accessories and sensors, easy to use, convenient wireless syncing, nicely designed interface, supports it well, variety of straps and mounts

Not properly waterproof, battery life isn't fantastic

An impressive feature set should give the ACTV wide appeal for athletes, especially runners. The interface is modern and easy to navigate, with plenty of customisation supporting a sports system through that offers just about everything...

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A revolution in GPS that blurs the boundaries of MP3 player and training aid

nbsp;Motorola MotoACTV – small and lightAt only 46x46mm and weighing just 34g, this music player and GPS sensor is both light and barely noticeable. It’s like an iPod Nano with a built-in tracker.

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Although Android is most popularly used as a mobile phone operating system, it has the scope to be used in a far wider range of devices. Motorola's Motoactv is a great example of the operating system's potential. It uses a highly customised version of...

This glossy sports tracking device has loads of innovative and very useful features, but also has a number of disappointing limitations and an inappropriately short battery life

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First look: A GPS fitness tracker and music player which outpaces the competition and will get sport watch manufacturers sweating.

Rainproof ; On-device route mapping ; Music player ; Bluetooth pairing with phone and headphones ; Physical buttons

Limited data sets

We were impressed at the functionality on the watch which includes a live GPS map which shows your location as well as recorded route on a map, something unmatched on any sport watch. It even has a virtual partner function so you can run against your...

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Motorola MotoACTV review


There are a lot of portable exercise computers around, notablyfrom the likes of Nike+, Polar, Garmin and Timex -- even Nokiagot in on the act a while ago with the N79 Active -- but the latestkid on the exercise block is the Motorola MotoACTV...

Slick looks, packed with features, innovative attachment system forwrist, belt or handlebar

Not cheap, battery life not great

The Motorola MotoACTV is a very smart looking device with aninnovative system for attaching it to your wrist, arm, belt or bikehandlebars. The interface is slick, it's easy to use and sync withyour computer and keeps track of your workout stats. There...