Google has finally put a stop to all rumours around LG Watch Sport and Watch Style. These two new smartwatches are the first one to be announced with Android 2.0 operating system. Further, the smartwatches feature a P-OLED (Polymer-OLED) display and also gets resistance against water and dust with IP68 and IP67 certification for ‘Sport’ and ‘Style’ variant respectively.
Talking about specs, the Watch Sport features a 1.38-inch P-OLED display with a resolution of 480 x 480 pixels. The watch also gets a rotating button along with two customizable buttons on the right side. It is equipped with a 1.1GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon Wear 2100 chipset clubbed with 768MB of RAM and 4GB of internal storage. Under the hood, the watch packs in a 430mAh battery. In terms of connectivity, the Watch Sport feature Bluetooth 4.2 LE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, LTE, 3G, and NFC (For Android Pay).
Coming to Watch Style, it sports a 1.2 OLED display with a resolution of 360 x 360 pixels. It gets the only single rotating button and lacks the other two buttons. Under the hood, it is powered by a 1.1GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 2100 chipset coupled with 512MB of RAM and 4GB of internal storage. It packs in a 240mAh battery.
Both the watches come with swappable bands and runs on all the Android devices (Android Jellybean and above) as well as iOS devices. Android Wear 2.0 is all new ecosystem for wearable by Google. It also gets built-in ‘Google Assistant’ which can be easily accessed by “OK Google” voice command. Thanks to Android Wear 2.0, the all new LG watches are LTE-enabled which lets you connect with the internet without the need of a smartphone.
The Sport variant comes in rose gold, silver, and titanium colors and is priced at $249 (Rs 68700). Whereas the Style variant is priced at $349 (Rs 23,500) and comes in two colors – titanium and dark blue. Both of these smartwatches will go on sale starting from tomorrow i.e., 10th February. However, there’s no word about the availability of these watches in India.