The LG Watch Urbane 2nd Edition, the first Android Wear smartwatch to feature cellular connectivity, which was unveiled by LG last month, will begin rolling out to customers worldwide starting this month in the United States and Korea. This will be available in other global markets of Europe, Asia and the Commonwealth of Independent States in the following months and LG has not given the exact time frame for the same. LG has also not revealed the price of this smartwatch, which as usual will be made known at the time of launch in the respective markets.
The LG Watch Urbane 2nd Edition has the option to connect via 4G, 3G, Wi-Fi or Bluetooth for receiving calls or making calls from it without the need of a phone. It works seamlessly with Android smartphones or can be used without the phone. LG Watch Urbane 2nd Edition is tether-free and compatible with both Android and iOS platforms. Cellular enabled features will vary across Android and iOS.
The latest LG Watch Urbane 2nd Edition has 1.38-inch full circle P-OLED display with a resolution of 480 x 480 and 348ppi. It has a diameter of 44.5mm and gives resemblance of a classic timepiece with its hairline-etched stainless steel body and durable hypoallergenic TPSiV elastomer band. It comes with a high-capacity 570mAh battery and Power Saving Mode to last throughout the day and more.
On this watch, three buttons are provided on the right side to provide quick access to shortcut settings such as contacts, LG Health and apps list. Ambient mode can now be enabled or disabled with a simple press of the crown button. In addition to the 16 included watch faces, fitness-related features such as heart rate tracking, workout tips and stress level monitoring are also offered.
Chipset: 1.2GHz Qualcomm SnapdragonT 400
Operating System: Android Wear (Cell-connected Version)
Display: 1.38-inch P-OLED Display (480 x 480 / 348ppi)
Size: 44.5 x 14.2mm
Memory: 4GB eMMC / 768MB LPDDR3
Network: Bluetooth 4.1 / Wi-Fi / LTE / 3G
Sensors: Accelerometer / Gyro / Compass / Barometer / PPG / GPS
Color: Space Black / Opal Blue / Luxe White / Signature Brown
Other: Dust and Water Resistance (IP67)