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LG Watch Style and LG Watch Sport officially announced

Along with the launch of the new Android Wear 2.0 update is the official announcement of the first smartwatches to sport the version out of the box.

The LG Watch Style and LG Watch Sport are the fortunate pair to have Android Wear 2.0 pre-installed. Both are designed in collaboration with Google.

The LG Watch Style is the light-weight wearable of the two and is available in silver, rose gold, and titanium. It has a rotating side button that lets you easily scroll through your stream, bring up the app launcher, or get help from Google Assistant.

LG Watch Style specs:
1.2-inch P-OLED @ 360 x 360 pixels
1.2GHz Snapdragon Wear 2100 quad-core processor
4GB internal storage
WiFi 802.11b/g/n
Bluetooth 4.2 LE
240mAh battery
IP67 water-resistant

The LG Watch Sport is the beefiest as it comes complete with GPS for tracking, a heart rate sensor, and cellular connectivity. There are also dedicated buttons for Google Fit and Android Pay, plus a rotating side button.

LG Watch Sport specs:
1.2-inch P-OLED @ 480 x 480 pixels
1.2GHz Snapdragon Wear 2100 quad-core processor
4GB internal storage
WiFi 802.11b/g/n
Bluetooth 4.2 LE
Heart Rate sensor
430mAh battery
IP67 water-resistant

The Wear Sport sells for $349 unlocked (~Php17.5k) while the smaller and less-equipped Wear Style is $249 (~Php12.5k) or $279 (~Php14k) for the rose gold version. Both will be available starting on February 10th. Philippine availability is yet to be announced.


This article was contributed by Daniel Morial, a film school graduate and technology enthusiast. He's the geeky encyclopedia and salesman among his friends for anything tech.

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