LG has announced a new smartwatch running the Android Wear operating system to be launched at Mobile World Congress ( MWC ) 2015 .

LG Watch Urbane Overview

LG announces it’s new smartwatch LG Watch Urbane, which is generally known as upmarket version of your LG G Watch R. The LG watch Urbane sporting activities an all-metal body that has a circular display. The smartwatch will likely be showcased during the upcoming Mobile World Congress 2015 in Barcelona.

LG Watch Urbane will be released in Gold and silver colors with a 22mm natural leather strap, which can be swapped with any strap of your respective choice. The smartwatch will likely be powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 processor and still have a 1. 3-inch P-OLED 320x320p display, 512MB of RAM as well as a heart-rate sensor.

LG Watch Urbane Smartwatch Review

LG Watch Urbane Smartwatch Review

Design and Features

The Watch Urbane is touted as the upgraded version of the G Watch R but with minor tweaks. The screen bezels have been slimmed down which enhances the outlook of this gadget. The Watch Urbane features a stainless steel chassis with gold and silver polishes lining up the same. What adds to the elegance is the leather band which is stitched and looks equally good on both women and men. The best part however is that the leather strap can be swapped for those 22mm standard watch bands.

In terms of physicality, the Watch Urbane measures 45.5mmx52.2mmx10.9mm. Other notable features include the heart rate monitor and the built-in barometer. This Smartwatch runs the Android wear which is a modified version of the Android OS, meant for the wearable gadgets. Battery is a 410mAh unit.

Powering the Watch Urbane is the Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 SoC with featured CPU clocking at 1.2GHz. RAM allotted to this watch is 512MB besides the built-in memory support of 4GB. This Smartwatch also features IP67 certification for water and dust resistance.

LG Watch Urbane Specifications:

  • 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 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.