Earlier this week, LG released a teaser clip for its new and upcoming round-shaped Android Wear smartwatch called G Watch R, today the Korean company has officially announced the device ahead of the company's event at the IFA in Berlin next week.
Just like the teaser promised, the LG G Watch R is a circular faced smartwatch which is LG's answer to Motorola Moto 360's feature of the same shape. LG said that the device uses its 100% 1.3" P-OLED display. It has a resolution of 320x320 pixels.
Under the hood is a 1.2GHz Snapdragon processor partnered with 512MB of RAM and a 4GB internal storage. It is also an IP67 certified gadget which makes it water and dust resistant. It is the second smartwatch by LG powered by Android Wear OS, a software platform Google specifically created for wearable devices.
LG G Watch R Specs:
- 1.3" Plastic OLED Display
- 320x320 resolution
- 1.2GHz Snapdragon Processor
- 512MB RAM
- 4GB Internal storage
- IP67 Certificate Dust and Water Resistant
- Heart rate monitor
- Stainless Steel Frame
- 410mAh Battery
Even though it has been announced we can still expect to see this device at the IFA event next month and possibly hear more about the G Watch R. Pricing is not unveiled though but most likely to be announced locally as the device will be rolled out in key markets in fourth quarter of the year.