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LG Watch Urbane 2nd Edition LTE – A Peek in the new Android Wearable!


LG Watch Urbane 2nd Edition

Android Watches are storming the market like there is no tomorrow. Each of the watches have offered at least some slight advantages over the others, but the crowded market is still difficult to gauge with users not sure about the best pick of the lot.

Enter  Second Edition LTE. As one lays geeky hands over the new LG Watch Urbane, one thing is for sure that the design looks special compared to other watches. It also inherits outstanding looks from its predecessors in the LG line-up and boasts of a superior performance that can be witnessed in a slew of other LG wearables. This watch though happens to be one of a kind.

This is the first Android smartwatch that now features cellular connectivity, which is a first for Google. One can use the device without the need for Bluetooth or WiFi for cellular calls. One can now leave their smartphone and stay connected easily through their new LG Watch Urbane.

First Impressions

One can be sure that the LG Watch Urbane LTE will be on the top of the list of the best Android Wear based smartwatches because it has everything that a techie needs. It features the powerful Snapdragon 400 processor, an incredible 768 MB of RAM, ample 4 GB internal storage, and a 480p resolution P-OLED screen which houses a reasonable 570 mAh battery.

This smartwatch resembles a classic timepiece with its impeccable stainless steel body and durable rubber band. It has a high-resolution display with 348ppi and a full circle shape.

Three buttons feature in the right side for quick access to shortcut settings. One can use these buttons to access contacts, LG Health and a sizeable apps list. The ambient mode can be put into action with a simple press of the crown button too.

The Personal Trainer with Interactive Faces

LG Watch Urbane is a perfect trainer that can train your health for optimum levels in diverse ways. One can check activity and body status having the smartwatch strapped on the wrist. One can download thousands of Android Wear apps easily along with pre-installed apps that feature health and fitness-related apps too.

The interactive watch face also facilitates quick responses to user interactions and changes display designs beautifully. You can choose graphical elements that are stylish and functional.

Salient Features of LG Watch Urbane

  • Stainless Steel 316L case with Brushed Metal Finish
  • 1.2 GHz Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 400 processor with a full circle P-OLED 348 ppi display
  • 768 MB RAM, 4 GB eMMC storage space with a 570 mAh battery
  • LTE/ 3G, Bluetooth® Version 4.1; Wi-Fi® Connectivity and Offline Music Play
  • Also sports sensors for barometer, PPG (Heart Rate Sensor) and the like
  • IP67 Certified and waterproof smartwatch

Availability and Tentative Price

LG is first launching its gadget in USA and Korea and AT&T has started shipping the watches. It is also available online first. After November 13th, AT&T will get the device in its stores. The price is set at $199.99 on a 2-year contract with AT&T, and $299 off-contract, thus actually delivering better than Verizon‘s deal which will start pre-orders from November 12th. Verizon is selling the LG’s wearable for about $449.99 on a 2-year contract and at the rate of $499.99 without signing documents. Shockingly, the prices are way too high compared to AT&T.

Keval Padia
Keval Padia is the founder & CEO of Nimblechapps, a fast-growing mobile game development company. The current innovation and updates of the field lures him to express his views and thoughts on certain topics.