LG Shows Off the G Watch, its First Android Wear Smartwatch

LG G Watch

If you’ve been waiting to get a better look at LG’s G Watch, then here’s some good news. The company has sent a website dedicated to the forthcoming device live, and it includes a variety of new images, plus a few teaser specs. Sadly, if you’re looking for a final feature list, or some concrete technical data, LG’s not ready to share that just yet.

Browsing the website reveals the G Watch will come in two different colours, Stealth Black and Champagne Gold. Both watches look to be exactly the same size, so we think LG is hoping the gold model will appeal more to female tech fans. There’s a chance it will too, thanks to the swish combination of a white strap and gold body.

LG has also confirmed the G Watch will be water and dust resistant, making it suitable for everyday wear, almost regardless of what you do. The watch will run Google’s Android Wear operating system, and interestingly, the screen is said to be “always on.” While this will be good for the basics, such as checking the time and incoming notifications, it may not be so good for the battery. Should we expect a day’s worth of use from the G Watch before it needs a recharge?

We’ve definitely been given a better look at the G Watch, but there’s no mention of the official release date. A previous report indicated it will be out in the UK around July, and that the price would be a competitive £180. We’ve got a couple of months to go before we find out if this is true.

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