Android Wear 2.0 release REVEALED - Google unveils the future of the smartwatch

LG Watch Sport Geekbench listing

LG Watch Sport Geekbench listing

This is "great for those who just want a plan for their watch", a Verizon representative said this afternoon, "or are now not a Verizon smartphone customer but would like a connected watch on Verizon".

"Today, we're launching Android Wear 2.0 to give you watch faces that do more, better ways to work out, more ways to stay in touch, new ways to use apps, and on-the-go help from Google Assistant". However, Google informs us that all-day battery life is possible on both models - even with LTE turned on, on the Sport. This rotating power button seems like a direct knockoff of the Apple Watch's Digital Crown, albeit a welcome one: Navigation at the twist of a dial is one of our favorite features of the Apple Watch, and an improvement over Android Wear's previous swipe-reliant interface.

If you prefer Verizon as your carrier, then know that Big Red is pricing the LG Watch Sport at $329.99 with a two-year contract. You can now personalize your Android Wear always-on watch face with information and actions from your favorite apps. Along with that users will also be able to make payments through their smartwatch through Android Pay as it has built-in NFC to support it.

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The LG Watch Style uses custom quick release straps available in three main colours; silver with natural leather, rose gold and cream leather or black on black.

Geekbench also lists the LG Watch Sport with 768 MB of RAM, which should be more than enough for smartwatch functionality. The company is encouraging developers to make standalone apps for its smartwatches and publish the app directly on the Google PlayStore. The Sport has more oomph in the tank though thanks to 768MB of RAM and a 430mAh battery compared to 512MB and 240mAh on the Style.

We're hoping to see the new LG smartwatches anytime soon as launch is expected this February 9. It comes with Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, LTE, GPS, NFC, a heart rate monitor, a barometer, and an ambient light sensor. According to company sources, Huawei's second smartwatch will launch shortly and will release in the United Kingdom anytime between April and May of this year. When a message is received, users can dictate or handwrite an answer, and "Smart Reply" includes intelligent, contextual responses based on the incoming message. The LG Watch Sport will retail through AT&T, Verizon and the Google Store.

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