LG will Show Watch Urbane at MWC


LG will announce its newest smartwatch at MWC in March 2015. The Urbane watch is made from full metal and is designed for the “sophisticated and cosmopolitan wearer”. It follows in the footsteps of the LG Watch R which the company released in the fall of 2014 and which is aimed at sports oriented users. Both smartwatches feature a circular face and a 1.3″ PMOLED display.

The rest of the specification that was published by LG is listed below. The watch will show the time in a dimmed mode to conserve energy and extend the battery life.

• Chipset: 1.2GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon™ 400
• Operating System: Android Wear™
• Display: 1.3-inch P-OLED Display (320 x 320, 245ppi)
• Size: 45.5 x 52.2 x 10.9mm
• Memory: 4GB eMMC / 512MB LPDDR2
• Battery: 410mAh
• Sensors: 9-Axis (Gyro / Accelerometer / Compass) / Barometer / PPG (Heart Rate Sensor)
• Colors: Gold / Silver
• Other: Dust and Water Resistant (IP67)

The price and availability will be announced at the time of release for each market. – NH