Android Wear 2.0 smartwatches announced -- LG Watch Style, Watch Sport

LG in collaboration with Google has announced its long-rumored smartwatches -- Watch Style and Watch Sport . The smartwatches will the be the smartwatches to run on Android Wear 2.0. The LG smartwatches with Android Wear 2.0 will be launched in the US on February 10. Both the watches are dust resistant. They are tough as well, after all what's the point of wearing a watch prone to physical damage. Looks-wise they seem to be simple and elegant. So just focus on the features. Do they have the ones you want in a smartwatch?

The LG Android 2.0 smartwatches come with smarter Google Assistant.

LG Watch Style

Price:  $249 for titanium and silver, and $279 for the rose gold. The LG Watch Style has a stainless steel body with leather strap.

  • 1.2-inch 360x360 resolution circular P-OLED display with Gorilla Glass
  • Ambient light sensor
  • Connectivity Options include: Bluetooth, Wi-Fi
  • Powered by Snapdragon Wear 2100 chipset with 512MB RAM
  • 4GB storage
  • 240mAh battery charged wirelessly
  • IP67 water-resistance rating

LG Watch Sport

Price: $349 in titanium and Google Store-exclusive dark blue.

  • 1.38-inch 480x480 resolution P-OLED display
  • Connectivity options include: Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, LTE, GPS, NFC (to use Android Pay).
  • Powered by Snapdragon Wear 2100 chipset with 768MB RAM
  • 4GB storage
  • 430mAh battery
  • IP68 water-resistance rating.
  • sensors such as heart rate monitor, barometer, and ambient light sensor

Availability: The LG smartwatches will be available at Google Store.

LG Watch Style will be available from Best Buy.

LG Watch Sport will also be available from AT&T and Verizon with LTE connectivity.

The smartwatches will become available in US at launch. Followed by launches in some other key countries.


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