LG Android Wear Hits the Market

— July 14, 2014

Powered by Android Wear technology, LG Electronics launched the LG G Watch—compatible with smartphones running Android 4.3 or higher. The wearable has an intuitive user interface that features an "always on" display—allowing users to access information without ever having to wake the device. It also comes equipped with accurate voice recognition.

"We see this as the beginning of a long-term commitment to making wearables running Android Wear a household name," said Dr. Jong-seok Park, president and CEO of LG Electronics Mobile Communications Company. "We're confident that once consumers see how useful LG G Watch can be, it will be integrated into their daily lives, just as smartphone have done."

Key specs include:

  • Chipset: 1.2GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 400
  • Display: 1.65-inch LCD IPS (280 x 280)
  • Memory: 4GB eMMC / 512MB RAM
  • Battery: 400mAh
  • Size: 37.9 x 46.5 x 9.95mm
  • Weight: 63g
  • Connectivity: Bluetooth 4.0
  • Sensors: 9-Axis (Gyro/ Accelerometer/ Compass)
  • Other: Dust and Water Resistant (IP67)

LG G Watch is available for purchase from the Google Play Store and key retailers worldwide.

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