The IWatch has been dominating the smartwatch market for a long time now, although there’s an endless variety of Android smartwatches, they still can’t get it right; but this situation will soon change. According to what the British “Daily Mail” reported on January 19th, Google will cooperate with LG, jointly launch Android Wear 2.0 operating system equipped with Google smartwatches and compatible with Apple’s mobile phones.
According to the US site VentureBeat that broke the news, the two companies will be on the 9th of next month in an event to display the two new LG Watch Sport and Watch Style, without the Google name in the moniker.
The Watch Style dial will have a thickness of 10.8 mm, 1.2 inches in diameter, the screen resolution of 360 × 360, with 512M RAM and 4G storage capacity, can be connected via Wi-Fi and Bluetooth, platinum, deep silver and rose gold three color options , and can replaceable strap.
Watch Sport dial will have a thickness of 14.2 mm, 1.38 inches in diameter, the screen resolution of 480 × 480, with 768M RAM and 4G storage, in addition to Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity, but also with 3G and LTE standard to support networking and communications. Also supports GPS and NFC radio functions, it can be used for online payment. In addition, this watch also has built-in heart rate sensor, can be used to monitor the relevant health data. With platinum and dark blue two color.
Both watches will be powered by the Android Wear 2.0 operating system that has not been released yet. Compared to the previous system, Android Wear 2.0 is an in-depth update that includes an improved and optimized user interface, support for Android Pay payments, a standalone watch app without a phone, and the recently released Google Voice Assistant.
It is expected that the two watches will be revealed on February 10th in the United States and actually launched on February 29th, after the Mobile World Congress held in Barcelona.