LG is rumored to launch two smartwatches next week that will be the first to run on Android Wear 2.0. The specs and prices of both the new flagships have been revealed, thanks to the multitude of leaks.
The LG Watch Sport and LG Watch Style will be made official on February 9. Both the wearables are to come with bigger screen and smart features that will make it really eye-catching.
An LG source had earlier revealed the pricing of LG Watch Style to be $250, according to a report on Android Police. Now, apparently the price of LG Watch Sport as well have been divulged. And yes, it will be costlier at $350.
The LG Watch Sport is the one to come with a larger screen size and few additions like a digital crown, extra buttons and a heart rate monitor. Further, it is expected to support Android Pay, Google’s contactless payment app.
To feature circular OLED displays, both LG Watch Sport and LG Watch Style will support Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity. The former is also tipped to support 3G and LTE data and GPS. Last week, images of one of the upcoming duo leaked revealing the design, display and leather-like straps. Popular leakster Evan Blass posted an image of the LG Watch Style in silver and rose gold versions.
Specs & Other Details
Specs wise, the LG Watch Style will have a 1.2-inch 360×360 pixels circular P-OLED display, 512MB of RAM and 4GB of onboard storage. To be armed with a 240 mAh battery, the smartwatch will carry a IP67-certification, making it dust and water resistant. On the bigger LG Watch Sport, you have a 1.38-inch 480×480 pixels display, 768MB RAM and a 430 mAh battery. It has all the necessary upgrades to make it desirable for the pricing.
On February 9, Google will be making Android Wear 2.0 official, the same time when LG’s new smartwatches will be shown off to the world.
Just recently Google announced the final Android Wear 2.0 developer preview with full iOS support. While the new OS will debut on flagship LG smartwatches, soon it will also roll out to few existing models and the new ones from Tag Heuer, Casio and ZTE, that will launch in coming months.