In a press release on 28 Aug 14, LG has announced a new Smartwatch, the G Watch R and will be available in the market (online and offline) with a tag price 299 Euro.
The company also confirms that, all compatible apps from the Google Play Store run smoothly on the device with Android Wear. Even in one meter of water carries the G Watch R up to 30 minutes without any problems their work. This is confirmed by the “Ingres Protection” certification IP67.
The LG G Watch R has a photoplethysmography (PPG) sensor that puts users in a position to control their heartbeat. For this, they can rely on a suite of LG health and fitness apps. It also reminds the wearer of missed calls and messages, upcoming appointments, events and supplied him with regional weather forecasts.
With its refined aesthetics, the LG G Watch R offers the elegance of traditional watchmaking. The display of the Android wearables with its classic curves is surrounded by a strong and durable stainless steel case. With a touch on the screen the user can select the dial of your choice from a number of ways. The elegant appearance is complemented by the removable, 22 mm wide bracelet in calfskin.
“The product category of wearables can not be with the smartphones and tablets compare,” says Jong-seok Park, President and CEO of LG Electronics Mobile Communications. “Wearables also act as accessories and consumers want a choice of options. That’s why we wanted to complement the modern appearance of the first G Watch with the classic look of the G Watch R. ”
The LG G Watch R will be available in Germany from October at a recommended retail price of 299 euros, in black colour.
Key features and specifications of LG G Watch R :
- CPU: Qualcomm 1.2 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 400
- Screen Size : 1.3 inch (approximately 3.3 cm) P-OLED (320 pixels in diameter)
- Internal Memory : 4GB eMMC, 512MB RAM
- Battery : 410 mAh
- Operation System : Android Wear (compatible with smartphones running Android 4.3 or higher)
- Sensors : 9-Axis (Gyro, accelerometer, compass), barometer, PPG
- Dust and water resistant (IP67)