“Moto 360 is currently sold out online, but we are working hard to replenish stock,” the company said in a statement to a tech site. “Availability may be limited for a while due to high demand.” The company refused to say how many of the devices it has sold.
If you’re fascinated to buy the $250 gadget as soon as it’s available, Motorola.com has a notification option just for that purpose. Just go here, hit the “Notify me” link, and enter your email address.
The watch will also be head to all Best Buy retail stores by Sept. 14 and is being put up for sale on that retailer’s website as well as via the Google Play store. The watch is also listed as sold out at Best Buy’s website.
A BestBuy representative said that “customer interest was high” as soon as the Moto 360 went on sale on BestBuy.com. The retailer is permitting customers to hold back a watch at their local store by putting a $25 deposit in the form of a gift card. The card can then be used to buy the Moto 360 once it is available.
Tech specs for the Moto 360 include a 1.56-inch 320×290 display, good for 205ppi, and it has a 46mm diameter watchface. The 320mAh battery will get you about a day of mixed usage together withTI OMAP 3 processor. There’s 4 GB of internal storage and 512MB of RAM, a pedometer, heart rate monitor, two microphones, and the watch is rated for IP67 immersion shield, which means it is dust tight and submergible up to 1m of water for half an hour.
It’s not the first time Motorola has ran into problem keeping its fresh products in stock. Motorola’s also had problems keeping the Moto X in stock during the different sales it ran for the smartphone over the previous year. Motorola said that consumers can register in its website to be notified when it is back in stock. Motorola has also said it will add other carriers and retail partners later this year.