The South Korean giant LG on Thursday have unveiled new wearable product ahead of IFA 2014 and the two manufacturers introduced them with a different design and variation. LG has gone ahead and detailed the G Watch R circular smartwatch, which it teased earlier this week. Full information can be grabbed right after this fold!
LG’s G Watch R availability to the users will be starting from Q4 this year. Dr. Jong-seok Park, president and CEO of the LG Electronics Mobile Communications Company in a press statement said these words:
What we’ve noticed in the year of the wearable is that this is a category that can’t be compared to smartphones and tablets. Wearables are also accessories and consumers will want more than one to choose from. So we wanted to complement the modern design of the original G Watch with the classic look of the G Watch R. Customers can’t go wrong with either device.
The LG G Watch R features a circular 1.3-inch Plastic OLED or P-OLED display, a technology first seen with the LG’s G Flex smartphone. Display comes with a 360×360 pixels resolution and unlike Moto 360, it is claimed to utilize 100 percent of the watch face.
The LG smartwatch falling under the Android Wear roof, the G Watch R is powered by a 1.2GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 processort coupled with 152MB of RAM. Specifications wise, the smartwatch features the same amount of built-in storage as the Gear S (4GB), and it packs with a 410mAh battery and it is also IP6-certified and is suggested by the firm to run for 30 minutes in 1 meter of water.
The LG G Watch R is capable for voice recognition notifications that can provide info related to missed calls, upcoming meetings, events, and local weather report. LH Health and fitness apps are also implemented with the ability to track users’ heartbeat via the embedded photoplethysmography (PPG) sensor.
Notably, the LG G Watch R allocated with other sensors such as the 9-axis (gyro/ accelerometer/ compass), and barometer.Sports with a stainless steel frame, and supported by a 22mm calf-skin leather strap. Available in Black color only. Pre-order LG G Watch R after IFA event!