Always-On Display with Ã¢â‚¬Å“Glance-ableÃ¢â‚¬Â Smart Notifications Right From Your Wrist
LG today announced that the LG G Watch, one of the first to market wearable running Android WearÃ‚Â is now available for purchase from the Google Play StoreÃ‚Â as well as key retailers around the world.
The LG G Watch is the first Android WearÃ‚Â device to feature a button-free design with a display that remains Ã¢â‚¬Å“always-onÃ¢â‚¬Â for maximum convenience and usability.
Ã¢â‚¬Å“As one of the first Android WearÃ‚Â devicesÃ‚Â to market, we see this as the beginning of a long-term commitment to making wearables running Android Wear a household name,Ã¢â‚¬Â said Dr. Jong-seok Park, president and CEO of LG Electronics Mobile Communications Company.
Ã¢â‚¬Å“WeÃ¢â‚¬â„¢re confident that once consumers see how useful and compelling LG G Watch can be, it will be integrated into their daily lives, just as smartphone have done.Ã¢â‚¬Â
Highlights of the LG G Watch include:
Compatibility with smartphones running Android 4.3 or higher with the Android WearÃ‚Â app available at Google Play Store
Simple newÃ‚Â user experience designed around cards, whichÃ‚Â provideÃ‚Â usefulÃ‚Â information on your wrist when itÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s needed
Accurate voice recognitionÃ‚Â so you canÃ‚Â getÃ‚Â thingsÃ‚Â doneÃ‚Â quickly and easily by just asking questions
The Ã¢â‚¬Å“Always-OnÃ¢â‚¬Â screen allows you to glance at information without having to wake the display or pressing any buttons
Powered by a large 400mAh battery, the largest among Android Wear devices
Straps are interchangeable with any standard 22mm watch band
The LG G WatchÃ‚Â will beÃ‚Â available both online and offline in twelve countries:Ã‚Â United States, Canada,Ã‚Â France,Ã‚Â Ireland, Germany,Ã‚Â Italy,Ã‚Â Spain,Ã‚Â United Kingdom, Australia, India, JapanÃ‚Â and South Korea. In fifteenÃ‚Â otherÃ‚Â countries, among which include key marketsÃ‚Â such asÃ‚Â Brazil, Mexico, Russia, Singapore and New Zealand,Ã‚Â theÃ‚Â LG G WatchÃ‚Â will beÃ‚Â available at retailers.Ã‚Â Prices will be announced locally in each market.
Chipset: 1.2GHz Qualcomm SnapdragonÃ¢â€žÂ¢ 400
Display: 1.65-inch LCD IPS (280 x 280)
Memory: 4GB eMMC / 512MB RAM
Operating System: Android WearÃ¢â€žÂ¢
(compatible with smartphones running Android 4.3 and above)