LG is not done yet, they have just announced the V10 a new premium smartphone that has dual screen, dual front cameras, and a metal design. But they has just announced the first Android Wear smartwatch with LTE connectivity inside and that is the LG Watch Urbane 2nd Edition.
The LG Watch Urbane 2nd Edition is the newest smartwatch from LG and continues the Urbane series. LG is technically only previewing the device for now, as we don’t have exact pricing or availability yet. It will launch in the United States and Korea first, followed by markets in Europe, CIS, Asia and the Middle East.
The Urbane 2nd Edition is truly a tether free device with 4G LTE, 3G, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity built-in. It will work seamlessly with your smartphone or without. The Urbane 2nd Edition will also work with both iOS and Android device, although keep in mind some feature may not be available on the iPhone.
The 2nd Edition of the Urbane bring a sharper 1.3-inch P-OLED display with 348 pixels per inch and a resolution of 480 X 480. It has a diameter of 44.5mm and has a hairline-etched stainless steel body and durable hypoallergenic TPSiV elastomer band. It is still running Android Wear as the operating system and is powered by a 1.2GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 processor with 4GB of RAM. You will get a 570mAh battery inside and a Power Saving Mode to make sure it lasts the whole day.
You will also now find three buttons on the right side of the watch. This will let you have quick access to applications and settings like contacts, LG Health and apps list. Out of the box you will get 16 watch faces and new fitness-related features.
Be sure to stay tuned to NJTechReviews for all the news on the LG Watch Urbane 2nd Edition. In the mean time check out full specifications, a gallery, and a video on the watch below.
- Chipset: 1.2GHz QualcommSnapdragonTM 400
- Operating System: Android WearTM (Cell-connected Version)
- Display: 1.38-inch P-OLED Display (480 x 480 / 348ppi)
- Size: 44.5 x 14.2mm
- Memory: 4GB eMMC / 768MB LPDDR3
- Battery: 570mAh
- Network*: Bluetooth 4.1 / Wi-Fi / LTE / 3G
- Sensors: Accelerometer / Gyro / Compass / Barometer / PPG / GPS
- Color*: Space Black / Opal Blue / Luxe White / Signature Brown
- Other: Dust and Water Resistance (IP67)