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LG G Watch based on Android Wear to hit stores by July for £180

The Android Wear invasion is drawing closer and the tech world is abuzz will details about the smartwatches. Now, it is the time to discuss about the LG G Watch that is based on Google’s wearable software.

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Reports from Pocket-Lint show that they have managed to get hold of the smartwatch’s final prototype. Through the device lacked complete operability, it has been confirmed by the South Korean firm that the device will hit the stores in UK ahead of July for a price of £180 (approx. Rs 18,000). However, there is no official word regarding the global launch of the G Watch.

Lately, LG held an event in UK where it showcased the non-functioning prototype of the G Watch, its first ever smartwatch. However, there is no information on the specifications of the smartwatch expect for the detail that it will arrive with swappable straps.

Google announced the Android Wear software and tied up with hardware manufacturers such as Samsung, HTC, Asus, Motorola and LG and other fashion brands such as Fossil to design smartwatches that are based on the software.

As for the specifications, the LG G Watch is believed to come fitted with a 1.65 inch display with a screen resolution of 280×280 pixels, 4 GB of internal storage and 512 MB of RAM. In a teaser posted earlier, the screen of the G Watch showed Google Hangout chats and time at the top-left corner.

LG is not the only one to have launched a smartwatch based on Android Wear software as Motorola has also come up with Moto 360 smartwatch running the same platform. Moreover, the Moto 360 is confirmed to debut on sale this summer starting with U.S. in different styles.


Abhishek Bhatnagar

Abhishek Bhatnagar, a known technology blogger & YouTuber from India. A Software Engineer by qualification, now he works as the editor-In-Chief, Webmaster, & Managing Director at Gadgets To Use. He runs a number of other technology websites as well.