Android Wear 2.0 starts rolling out for AT&T's LG Watch Urbane 2nd Edition


Great news for LG Watch Urbane 2nd Edition owners who purchase their smartwatches through AT&T, as the carrier has just announced Android Wear 2.0 is now being pushed to the wearable device.



AT&T's LG Watch Urbane 2nd Edition is the last version of the smartwatch received this update after Verizon released it about a month ago. Not to mention the first generation model got Android Wear 2.0 back in April.



It's been almost seven months since Google launched Android Wear 2.0, but it looks like carriers have been delaying the release of the update for quite a long time.



Anyway, those of you who are still using LG's smartwatch should check for a new update. According to AT&T, the Android Wear 2.0 update weighs in at 345MB, so make sure you have enough storage before attempting to download the file.



Android Wear 2.0 brings a new user interface, watch face with complications, standalone apps, new input methods, Google Fit platform, as well as Google Assistant. On top of that, LG added Google's security updates to make the smartwatch more secure.


source: AT&T via AndroidPolice

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7 Comments

1. Cat97

Posts: 1892; Member since: Mar 02, 2017

I have purchased my Watch Urbane 2nd Edition from a New York AT&T store (now using it in Europe though) and I received AW 2.0 since 2 months ago... By the way, I think it's still the best smartwatch found on the market today. It has a 3-day battery life with mobile data enabled, because its antennas are inside the wrist strap which enables it to have a huge 560mAh battery. Plus a large round OLED screen, larger than the Gear S3. It also has a nano-SIM (as opposed to a stupid e-SIM) and comes unlocked even from AT&T, so you can just use it in any country with no issues.

2. Nopers unregistered

Thats a good one, coming from somebody with an Apple Watch series 2, the only advantage I see in the urbane is that it’s cheap. You may able to get 3 days tethered to your phone but the second you start using cellular that thing tanks. The gear S3 is rated for ~4 days with 65% of the battery capacity.

6. Cat97

Posts: 1892; Member since: Mar 02, 2017

:)) Sorry, but a rectangular watch with a 200 mAh battery is just...lame. It shouldn't even be compared with real smartwatches. I mean, the first modern smartwatch (LG G Watch) released more than 3 years ago, has better specs, it has double the battery size found in the Apple watches.

3. robinakilt

Posts: 14; Member since: Mar 30, 2012

Maybe I am missing something but I have never received the update to my Verizon LG Urbane 2nd edition watch. Verizon and LG have been horrible with supporting this device.

4. Mreveryphone

Posts: 1821; Member since: Apr 22, 2014

Gotta go dust off my urbane 2 so I can test out android pay on my watch...

5. jm405

Posts: 82; Member since: Mar 22, 2016

I have the AT&T version and I've had AW 2.0 installed for a while. I can confirm it gets about 2 days plus with LTE enabled. I use mine with a T-Mobile SIM though and my phone is almost always with me. If you use it as a standalone device without it connected to your phone via Bluetooth then the battery doesn't last more than a day if you make too many calls or stream music. My gear S2 kicks it butt though as a standalone device in regards to battery life.

7. Serious

Posts: 5; Member since: Aug 30, 2017

Too late. already left LG for the note 8 and gear s3.

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