Motorola was the first one to announce its circular display smartwatch Moto 360 which comes with Android Wear. However, the company has not made any official announcement as to when will it release the device. Today, LG made a fast move and announced its LG G Watch R that comes with a circular display and is based on Android Wear. The LG G Watch R comes with a 1.3incl Plastic OLED screen having 320×320 pixel resolution. According to LG, the display provides some “stunning image clarity” in all situations including bright sunlight. Take a look at some of the official images released by the company.
Similar to the first LG G Watch, the LG G Watch R comes with a IP-67 certification that makes it to be water and dust resistant. The device comes with several fitness apps which allows users to monitor heart rate through the built-in PPG sensor. The smartwatch is powered with a Snapdragon process at 1.2GHz clock rate, 512MB of RAM, 4GB of built-in storage and a battery capacity of 410mAh. The circular dial of the watch is made up of some premium quality stainless steel along with a calf skin leather strap.
The smartwatch will be launched in selective markets in the fourth quarter of the year and the price is a surprise at the moment. We expect to get some more info regarding this trendy looking gadget from LG next week at the IFA 2014 event.