LG G Watch makes worldwide debut
Owning a watch can be a source of pride and joy for anyone, and after all, being punctual is definitely one of the better traits that one can exhibit, don’t you think so? While some of us rely too much on our smartphones to tell the time, perhaps it is time to jump aboard the smartwatch bandwagon that is starting to gain momentum. With a fair number of players in the market already peddling their respective wares, here we are with the LG G Watch that runs on Google’s very own Android Wear platform.
Those who are interested in picking up the LG G Watch will be able to do so now, where you can place your order via the Google Play Store. Of course, worldwide availability does not automatically translate to every single market getting this smartwatch, since it will still be subject to availability according to the various regions that LG is involved in. One thing is for sure – the LG G Watch happens to hold the status of being the first Android Wear device that boasts of a button-free design alongside a display that remains “always-on”, delivering maximum convenience and usability.
As for the hardware specifications of this chic yet modern timepiece, we are looking at a 1.2GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 processor running proceedings from within, accompanied by a 1.65” LCD IPS display at 280 x 280 resolution, 4GB of internal memory, 512MB RAM, a 400mAh battery, Android Wear that is compatible with smartphones running Android 4.3 and above, Bluetooth 4.0 connectivity, all crammed into a 63 gram chassis that is IP67 rated for dust and water resistance, measuring 37.9mm x 46.5mm x 9.95mm. Interested parties will be able to pick it up in White Gold or Black Titan colors.
The LG G Watch has arrived both online and offline in a dozen countries: United States, Canada, France, Ireland, Germany, Italy, Spain, United Kingdom, Australia, India, Japan and South Korea. Another fifteen countries, where among them include key markets such as Brazil, Mexico, Russia, Singapore and New Zealand, will hit retail stores in due time. Pricign varies from market to market.