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"Game changer" LG G Watch 2 could show at IFA

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The LG G Watch has only been on sale for a little under two months, but a new report says that LG is getting ready to show off the LG G Watch 2. According to the Korea Times, LG has a "serious game changer" wearable that it is going to be shown off at IFA, which is happening from September 5th to the 10th in Berlin.

The report says an LG official told Korea Times that LG has been "working on a September release for the new smartwatch alongside Google's wearable platform. The IFA fair may be the venue to see the upgraded smartwatch." The details about the watch are fairly scarce though. It is said to feature an OLED display, which would be a change from the IPS LCD display found in the current G Watch. And, the new watch will reportedly use a Qualcomm processor, but LG does have plans to use its own Odin processors in the future. 

Beyond that, there isn't much to say. Unsurprisingly, the LG G Watch 2 is said to be a competitor for the as yet vapor iWatch. It is unclear though whether the general public will actually get to see the G Watch 2, or if it will only be shown to clients. An LG official said that "LG Electronics is being approached by a lot of authoritative watchmakers for strategic collaboration", so LG may just show the watch to clients in order to work on those partnerships. 

We'll definitely be on the lookout though, and we'll bring you anything that comes out about the next LG G Watch. 

source: Korea Times

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posted on 17 Aug 2014, 16:34

1. amats69 (Posts: 1523; Member since: 12 Nov 2012)

LG G watch withFlexible display?

posted on 17 Aug 2014, 16:46 1

5. Duketytz (Posts: 534; Member since: 28 Nov 2013)

Nah I will must prefer traditional one:) maybe leave the flex for a few years later!

posted on 17 Aug 2014, 16:52 1

8. amats69 (Posts: 1523; Member since: 12 Nov 2012)

actually im just guessing lol...i just dont have interest on this smartwatches..i still prefer the Casio G schocks watches... but i admit that on all announced smartwatches the moto 360 is the best choice.

posted on 18 Aug 2014, 05:00

15. neela_akaash (Posts: 1230; Member since: 05 Aug 2014)

Atleast 2014 is gonna end with some good stuff..... Hopefully.

posted on 17 Aug 2014, 16:55 1

9. Jinto (Posts: 436; Member since: 15 Jan 2014)

Make it round

posted on 17 Aug 2014, 16:34 1

2. VyktorJonas (Posts: 40; Member since: 26 Mar 2014)

hopefully it's a rounded smartwatch this time

posted on 17 Aug 2014, 16:35

3. fzacek (Posts: 2486; Member since: 26 Jan 2014)

Sounds like LG is desperate...

posted on 17 Aug 2014, 20:28

11. sgodsell (Posts: 4896; Member since: 16 Mar 2013)

Considering they grew in market share last quarter and increased their sales. I don't think LG is desperate. Also the LG G watch only came out at the end of June, beginning of July, so the last time I looked we are in the middle of August. Not even 2 months have gone by yet since Android wear devices were launched. I think the oled screen would be better, because only the pixels that are actually lite will use power.

posted on 17 Aug 2014, 21:59

12. fzacek (Posts: 2486; Member since: 26 Jan 2014)

But why would they be making a new watch less than two months after the first one was released?...

posted on 17 Aug 2014, 16:43 2

4. Drsarcastic (Posts: 134; Member since: 23 Jul 2014)

Two months? Really lg?

posted on 17 Aug 2014, 16:47

6. 0xFFFF (Posts: 3806; Member since: 16 Apr 2014)

""serious game changer"

Two months of battery life?

posted on 17 Aug 2014, 16:52 3

7. nctx77 (Posts: 2403; Member since: 03 Sep 2013)

"Game Changer" LOL! The only game changing going on for the rest of the year will have a bitten fruit on the back. Wait for the blueprint people. I've been saying this for the last year.

posted on 17 Aug 2014, 19:13 1

10. pavsidhu (Posts: 214; Member since: 20 May 2014)

Still getting the Moto 360!

posted on 17 Aug 2014, 22:13 1

13. rjmlive (Posts: 71; Member since: 07 Apr 2012)

Stop saying game changer. geez.

posted on 17 Aug 2014, 23:27

14. gigaraga (Posts: 1454; Member since: 29 Mar 2013)

No more Android Wear? Maybe LG's own platform or at least something unique like how LG does it with their phones

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