While all eyes are on LG launching its flagship G6 smartphone at MWC 2017 next month, the company is believed to be hosting an event on February 9. If reports are to be believed, LG could launch the next-generation Android Wear smartwatches, called LG Watch Sport and LG Watch Style. Interestingly, February 9 is also the day Google s latest Android Wear 2.0 goes live, and LG s latest smartwatches are said to be the first devices to run on the new operating system. Also Read - LG launches GX soundbar with Dolby Atmos supportAlso Read - LG G8x ThinQ available with free one week trial offer in India: Check price, features, other offers
We have been treated to leaks and rumors about the LG Watch Sport and the LG Watch Style. Leaked images reveal what the upcoming smartwatches could look like. Leakster Evan Blass recently shared the image of one of the smartwatches, the LG Watch Style on Twitter. The LG Watch Style is shown in two different colors — silver and rose gold. If we recall, the LG Watch Style had been leaked earlier and the image is akin to the one shared by Evan Blass. The LG Watch Style as seen in the image sports a circular dial, with the date and fitness information displayed on the screen. Another display looks like a lockscreen with the step count as well. The digital crown is seen located on the right side of the smartwatch.
LG Watch Style, in silver (top) and rose gold (bottom) pic.twitter.com/JlHaq35bZ0
Evan Blass (@evleaks) January 28, 2017
LG Watch Style specifications
The LG Watch Style which is the smaller of the two smartwatches already has its details leaked. The smartwatch is expected to feature a 1.2-inch 360×360 pixels circular P-OLED display. The LG Watch Style is said to come with 512MB of RAM and 4GB of onboard storage. For power, LG could opt for a 240mAh battery on the smartwatch. Additional features include an IP67-certification for the LG Watch Style, making the smartwatch dust resistant and also water resistant up to a certain extent.
LG Watch Sport specifications
The LG Watch Sport will be the larger smartwatch, and will essentially also be the expensive one. It was seen in a black color with a circular dial and various fitness details displayed on the screen. Like the LG Watch Style, this smartwatch also features the digital crown on the right side and also has two additional buttons.
The LG Watch Sport is expected to feature a bigger 1.38-inch 480 480 pixels display. The smartwatch could come with 768MB of RAM, while its storage details are still unknown. The LG Watch Sport is said to come with IP68 certification, making it resistant to water and dust. The smartwatch could be powered by a 430mAh battery. ALSO READ: LG G6 leaked image offers a closer look at the phone ahead of MWC 2017
If the above stated rumors do turn out to be true, then it will surely be one event to look forward to. Google s Android Wear 2.0 is updated with a bunch of interesting features such as a dedicated app store, handwriting recognition and a full QWERTY keyboard. Android Wear 2.0 will also feature Google s AI-powered Assistant. ALSO READ: Google pushes Android Wear 2.0 release to 2017, will bring Play Store to smartwatch
LG Watch Style price
As per reports, the LG Watch Style is expected to be priced around $249 which rounds off to approximately Rs 17,000. There s however no word on what the Watch Sport could cost.
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