Method back in April, we heard reports that LG would be releasing a smartwatch utilizing Google’s freshly rebranded (at the time) Use OS. Called the LG Watch Watch, it was a hybrid that would in some way integrate Use OS with a an analog, mechanical watchface. It was expected to introduce in the Spring.

Months passed and we heard absolutely nothing. Now it appears it will not be a lot longer up until its main expose. Inning accordance with Evan Blass— you understand, that man who leakages each phone— LG will introduce the gadget in addition to its impending LG V40 ThinQ.

Blass does not offer much else in the method of information, aside from to state the gadget will be relabelled the LG Watch W7, so it’s unclear just how much the gadget has actually altered from the initial leakage. The gadget was stated to include analog hands under a 1.2-inch LCD show. These were the specifications we anticipated at the time:

  • Snapdragon 2100
  • 1.2-inch 360 ×360 display screen
  • 768 MB RAM
  • 22 mm strap
  • 4GB storage
  • Bluetooth 4.2, however no LTE
  • USB-C port
  • IP68 weather condition resistance
  • No NFC or GPS
  • 100 day battery life with Use OS handicapped

The analog watch hands would have the ability to offer info like a timer, compass or stop-watch. This mechanical element would likewise assist the gadget last an additional 4 days as soon as your battery diminished in Use OS mode.

That stated, a lot might have altered in between April and now. Most Importantly, Qualcomm just recently presented its very first brand-new wearable processor in years, the Snapdragon 3100, which guarantees considerably enhanced battery life. As explained by Phandroid, it’s quite possible that LG postponed the gadget to integrate this processor.

We’ll be at LG’s launch occasion next week, so ir will not be long up until we learn more.

Released September 29, 2018– 00: 00 UTC.