The LG Watch Urbane commitment to luxury and premium look but still betting on the potential of Android Wear
LG just released a few hours ago its new commitment in the field of smart watches and we have surprised everyone with their LG Watch Urbane . With a background of two generations in this new technological category, it seems that the time has come to go for luxury and premium look , so we know what we know so far of the new LG.
At first glance, the Watch Urbane looks like a refined and stylized version of the LG G Watch R . It retains the same format circular 1.3-inch screen, as well as such prominent frameworks were also in the previous version. However, this time the company has decided to equip your watch look more premium, and say aspect because its case is made entirely of .
Unlike the G Watch R, here we can choose between a gold or silver version, which will be accompanied by a strap 22mm leather. Of course, you could not miss a false traditional crown on his right side, which will act as the button to activate the screen. This is how LG again positioned halfway between a smartwatch technology and appearance of a conventional clock.
Inside we find a Qualcomm Snapdragon 400, the same as is included in the G Watch R, one of best smart watch phones, and a number of usual sensors like heart rate monitor, accelerometer or gyroscope. However, it incorporates a barometric pressure sensor that could be accompanied by specific new apps to take advantage. Here is a summary of the main specifications we leave:
- 3-inch OLED screen with 320 x 320 pixels resolution
- Qualcomm Snapdragon processor 400 1.2 GHz
- 512 MB of RAM
- 410 mAh battery
- Sistema operativo Android Wear
- Sensors: heart rate, barometer, gyroscope, accelerometer and compass
- Certification IP67 waterproof and dust
- Colors: gold and silver
LG wants to build wearables who dress and look like everyday accessories, not electronic devices
Of course, the LG Watch Urbane returns to bet on Android Wear as a traveling companion , a tendency of being away other companies such as Samsung. The CEO explained that this new smartwatch is an important part of its strategy to develop wearables who dress and look like everyday accessories, and not as electronic devices.
Some of us hoped that the next smartwatch from LG was the mysterious model shown in the past CES in Las Vegas, but it seems that more than one model is underway for this year. The rest of the details on this Watch Urbane will be revealed in the MWC 2015 Barcelona who attend as an accredited environment.