LG G Watch R now available online for $299 from AT&T
Android Wear devices seem to be the talk of the town these days and the two names that currently lead the list are the Moto 360 and the recently announced LG G Watch R. Both the devices offer not only all the new features of Google’s Android Wear but also are currently two of the best looking round shaped smart watches that we have laid our eyes on. The Moto 360 does seem to have a head start as far as the sales are concerned but the Lg G Watch R should also catch up soon. The South Korean tech giants have now officially announced the price and availability of its elegant looking device starting from tomorrow, November 7th to all AT&T customers for $300 which is actually a tad bit more expensive than the Moto 360 (leather variant ) which is currently retailed at $250.
For now, the LG G Watch R would only be available if ordered online and can be purchased directly from AT&T’s website starting tomorrow. Let us give you guys a quick recap of what the G Watch R has to offer. The circular watch is only the second device of its kind besides the Moto 360 and it does pack a few punches as far as the aesthetics and hardware is concerned. The G Watch R features a premium PVD metal finish and is currently only available in black. As far as the device’s hardware is concerned, watch sports a 1.2 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 processor, 512 MB RAM, a 1.3-inch P-OLED Display and 4GB of internal storage. Like the Moto 360, the LG G Watch R is also compatible with any standard 22mm wristband and has an IP67 water resistance rating.
Motorola are also planning to release the metallic variant of its premium smart watch for $300 so now we’ll have to wait and see which OEM wins the race. For those of you who are looking for a watch that not only looks sleek and elegant, but also features all the cool features that Android Wear has to offer, then the LG G Watch R should definitely be on your holidays shopping list. Let us know your thoughts on both the wearable devices in the comments below. Cheers !!
LG G Watch R Tech Specs at a Glance
|Chipset||1.2GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 400|
|Display||1.3-inch P-OLED Display (320 x 320)|
|Memory||4GB eMMC / 512MB RAM|
|Operating System||Android Wear (compatible with smartphones running Android 4.3 and above)|
|Sensors||9-Axis (Gyro/ Accelerometer/ Compass), Barometer, PPG|
|Other||Dust and Water Resistant (IP67)|