Google and LG Introduce Watch Sport and Watch Style, Available February 10

Google and LG officially unveiled the Watch Sport and Watch Style today after weeks of leaks. The devices are very much what we expected: one is a fully-featured sport-style connectivity and Android Pay, while the other is more fashion-focused.

The Watch Sport is “Android Wear’s most powerful watch yet,” according to Google. It features GPS, NFC for payments, a heart rate sensor, and cellular connectivity with AT&T and Verizon. It’s body features three buttons, including a rotating power button that helps you navigate the watch and comes in dark blue or titanium.

As for other specs, you are looking at a 1.38-inch circular POLED display, 430mAh battery, 4GB storage, 768MB RAM, and the Qualcomm Snapdragon Wear processor. (more…)

LG G6 MWC Event Invite Shows Exactly the Phone We Expect, One With Minimal Bezel

Yesterday afternoon, LG sent out their official MWC event invites to the press (above), confirming again that they will reveal the LG G6 on February 26. LG is so excited, they are calling the day, “LG G6 Day.” And look, the G6 will be the biggest unveiling of MWC, so they should go all out and seize the day, especially knowing that Samsung will only be around to show off a tablet and tease the Galaxy S8.  (more…)

Here are the LG Watch Sport and Watch Style User Guides

LG and Google may announce two new Android Wear watches this week, the LG Watch Sport and Watch Style. Even though these are LG devices, packaging hints at these being influenced (at least in terms of design) by Google. I don’t know that I would call them “Nexus” watches, but you get the feeling that LG and Google teamed up to create what they believe to be the ultimate Android Wear devices as a way to launch Android Wear 2.0.

While we wait for LG and Google to fully unveil these new wearables, we wanted to add to the pre-launch story today by sharing the user guides for each watch.  (more…)

LG Watch Style Packaging Spotted, Launch Now Reported to Take Place February 8

Over the weekend, there was a bit of development in the Android Wear category, with packaging for the LG-made Watch Style getting spotted inside what appears to be a retail store. Not only that, but previous reports suggesting LG and Google intended to unveil the device (and the Watch Sport) alongside Android Wear 2.0 on February 9 have changed, with the latest intel claiming that the launch has been bumped up one day, now scheduled for February 8.  (more…)