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LG G Watch R arriving on December 1

Announced back in August, LG is finally releasing the LG G Watch R in the Philippines this December. Our source points to a possible launch date of December 1 but that’s still subject to when the BOC (Customs) will send them out of the ports.

This 2nd-generation smartwatch from LG succeeds the original G Watch (read our review here) which has a square face. The G Watch R has a rounded face with OLED display, thus the R suffix in the name.

LG G Watch R specs:
1.3-inch P-OLED Display @ 320×320 pixels
1.2GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 400
4GB internal storage
9-Axis (Gyro/ Accelerometer/ Compass)
photoplethysmography (PPG) sensor – to monitor heartbeat
Dust and Water Resistant (IP67)
410mAh battery
Android Wear OS

The original G Watch sold for US$229 in the US Play Store and also released in the Philippines a couple of months ago at Php8,990. We’re hoping the LG G Watch R will be sold at the same price point.

Abe is the founder and Editor-in-Chief of YugaTech. You Can follow him on Twitter @abeolandres.

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3 Responses

  1. jigen says:

    review sounds a bit bias.the thing you say that you dont like are all in the iphone .I think your an Iphone user

  2. Easy E says:

    I forgot, have you guys reviewed the asus zen watch already? It is priced at $199 also, so these smart watches are at the same price point.

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