LG Watch Urbane

LG has just announced a new Android Wear smartwatch device named the LG Watch Urbane. The new timepiece which has an all metal body that screams premium quality, will be introduced at MWC 2015 in Barcelona.

The LG Watch Urbane is a more premium version of the G Watch R with the same circular Plastic OLED (P-OLED) display; with narrower screen bezels, Gold or Silver polished stainless steel body and stitched leather bands. The bands strap can be replaced by any 22mm wide band that suits the wearer.

In terms of its purpose and according to the LG press announcement:

As its name suggests, the smartwatch is designed for a sophisticated and cosmopolitan wearer that delivers unparalleled technology and performance. LG Watch Urbane is the perfect device for wearers looking to add both style and high-tech flare to their everyday lives.”

Specs-wise it has a 1.3-inch P-OLED display, powered by a 1.2GHz qualcomm snapdragon 400 with 412MB RAM, 4GB space of internal storage and a 410mAh battery. It is compatible with smartphones running Android 4.3 OS (and above) and water & dust resistant.

Juno Cho, president and CEO of LG Electronics Mobile Communications Company, says:

“The LG Watch Urbane’s classic design and smart features make it the perfect smartwatch to complement our G Watch and G Watch R, which were designed as more casual and active devices. LG Watch Urbane is an important part of our strategy to develop wearable devices that are worn and viewed as everyday accessories, not electronic gadgets.”

Key Specs LG Watch Urbane
Status TBD
Operation System Android Wear™
Resolution 320 x 320, 245ppi
Display Diagonal 1.3-inch P-OLED
Processor(s) Snapdragon 400 1.2 GHz
Storage Capacity 4GB eMMC
Sensors 9-Axis (Gyro / Accelerometer / Compass) / Barometer / PPG (Heart Rate Sensor)
Battery Capacity (mAh) 410mAH
Colors Gold / Silver
Other Dust and Water Resistant (IP67)