LG Watch Urbane all-metal luxury Android Wear smartwatch announced

LG Watch Urbane

LG has announced LG Watch Urbane, the company’s first luxury Android Wear smartwatch with metal build, ahead of Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2015. The LG Watch Urbane is more formal with a thinner profile and resembles a luxury timepiece, says LG. It has stainless steel body with stitched natural leather strap and the strap can be replaced with any 22mm wide band.

LG Watch Urbane

It resembles the LG Watch R with 1.3-inch (320 x 320 pixels) P-OLED Display, but it has narrower bezel. Other specifications are similar to the G Watch R, including a 1.2GHz Snapdragon 400 SoC, 512MB RAM and 4GB internal storage. It is dust and water resistant and can stay in water up to meter deep for 30 minutes, packs a 410mAh battery and also has photoplethysmography (PPG) sensor to measure heartbeats.

LG Watch Urbane specifications

  • 1.3-inch P-OLED Display (320 x 320), 245ppi
  • 1.2GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 processor
  • 512MB LPDDR2 RAM, 4GB eMMC
  • Android Wear OS (compatible with smartphones running Android 4.3 and above)
  • Size: 45.5 x 52.2 x 10.9mm
  • Dust and Water Resistant (IP67)
  • Sensors: 9-Axis (Gyro/ Accelerometer/ Compass), Barometer, PPG (Heart Rate Sensor)
  • 410mAh battery

The LG Watch Urbane comes in polished silver and gold finish. It will be showcased at the MWC 2015 next month. Pricing and availability would be announced locally at the time of launch.

LG Watch Urbane


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