03-28-2012 03:09 PM
Are these 2 devices the same? Can the standard edition be upgraded? Does the Golf edition have all the fitness features of the standard model? If the standard does not have the golf features and vice versa, can they be upgraded via software update? How about the multi sport edition, what is the difference between all of these models? I was going to but but dont want to get stuck with something of limited functionality. I could not find a chart on the website with a feature comparison between models.
Also, are all models available in 8gb or 16gb?
Please let me know ASAP as I would like to get it for this weekend.
03-28-2012 04:11 PM
I think the multi-sport edition has the heart rate and cycling sensors bundled with the standard version product. I noticed that when I was looking into what the multi-sport edition was all about.
Can't help you w/ the golf edition b/c I'm not sure anyone knows these answers for certain other than Motorola. If you want it for the weekend...the golf version isn't released yet... so you'd need to go w/ one of the 8gb or 16gb standard models.
03-28-2012 08:58 PM
Thats helps. Im wondering if the golf edition will just be via SW update or all different hardware / software. Anyone else know?
03-28-2012 10:56 PM
I looked into this just a little more on the website and upon further inspection they advertise the Multi-Sport Addition as just a bundle. If you bought all the things that they advertise seperately — MOTOACTV 8 GB fitness tracker and smart MP3 player ($249.99), MOTOACTV Bike Mount ($29.99) , Motorola Bike Speed + Cadence Sensor ($59.99), Motorola Heart Rate Monitor Chest Strap ($69.99), Motorola SF200 Sports Headphones (come with the device) and more (the only thing that I don't know about) — it would cost you $409.96 without the "more". So that leads me to believe that, "It’s the perfect package to help you track your performance and hit the road safer. Buy yours now for only $399.99!" So you get a little bit of a discount if you bundle all the different things together.
About the Golf Edition, it looks as though it will only be offered in the 16GB device since the Golf Edition boasts "20,000 courses worldwide" and all that GPS information that is needed to access those courses and all the different information that each hole has makes it look like you will need a lot of GBs. Also, the price indicates this as well $299.99 (same as the 16GB model).
That is my 2 cents. I don't work for Motorola so I am not the authority but I just wanted to chime in since Moto hasn't yet (and they probably will not until the device officially launches/ships.
03-28-2012 11:08 PM
Other related Golf Edition information can be found here:https://forums.motorola.com/posts/08067873be
Just in case you have missed the thread.
03-29-2012 11:51 AM
I know you have many questions about the new MOTOACTV Golf offer. Here's how it's going to work.
A Beta "golf edition" of the MOTOACTV software, tailored for golfers, will be available to all current MOTOACTV owners via a software update April 2 - 16. Additionally, a new retail version of MOTOACTV, called MOTOACTV Golf Edition, will be available in May with final production software and over 20,000 courses preloaded.
Here are some key points about this special offer
03-30-2012 09:05 AM
Matt, great news about the Golf Update, I do have a couple of questions though.
I have to say, i love my motoactv, the inclusion of the golf software has really raised the bar for a fitness/sports device.
Keep up the great work!
03-30-2012 12:30 PM
2. I have the 8GB version, it sounds like you will be running 2 versions of 8GB software? Assuming you'll still be adding features to the multi-sport side of the software, will I still have access to upgrades to both the multi-sport and golf software after the cut off date?
I was wondering the same thing.