Google Store now sells the LG Watch Urbane, Apple Watch-like price tag attached; Moto 360 discounted

Google Store now sells the LG Watch Urbane, Apple Watch-like price tag attached; Moto 360 discounted
In case you're not planning to buy the LG Watch Urbane from Verizon (which is getting ready to release it tomorrow), you can order the new smartwatch right now from Google Store. Google is asking $349 for the LG Watch Urbane, which thus becomes one of the most expensive Android Wear devices to date. As you may know, $349 is also the starting price of the Apple Watch (the Sport model).

It looks like Google Store lets you buy the Watch Urbane only if you reside in one of the following countries: US, Canada, UK, Ireland, France, Spain, Italy, Germany, Hong Kong, South Korea, or Australia.

Thanks to a stainless steel frame and a circular display (1.3 inches with 320 x 320 pixels), the LG Watch Urbane resembles a traditional watch. The timepiece features a heart rate sensor, a quad-core Snapdragon 400 CPU, 512 MB of RAM, 4GB of storage space, and a 410 mAh battery. Check out our LG Watch Urbane hands-on to get a closer look at the device.

Meanwhile, if you want to buy another Android Wear smartwatch from Google Store, you may want to know that the LG G Watch R now costs $249 (down from $299), while Motorola's Moto 360 can be purchased for as low as $179.

source: Google Store via Android Police, Droid-life



1. DirtyDan23

Posts: 280; Member since: Aug 12, 2014


2. MarquiX unregistered

Guess who getting a moto 360 then.

8. sgodsell

Posts: 7423; Member since: Mar 16, 2013

At that price. Its well worth it. If I didn't already have one, then I would have bought it for sure.

3. arch_angel

Posts: 1651; Member since: Feb 20, 2015

The Lg watch urbane has 1gb of ram fix the article pa.

9. sgodsell

Posts: 7423; Member since: Mar 16, 2013

No that is the LTE version that has 1 GB of ram. This is non LTE LG Urbane version.

10. arch_angel

Posts: 1651; Member since: Feb 20, 2015

ah i thought that might have been the case but i waited to long to delete my post. thanks for the correction.

4. SamDH1

Posts: 419; Member since: Apr 21, 2015

Well that looks purrrrrrtty :]

5. jessyi

Posts: 327; Member since: Jan 08, 2015

Better looking than the apple watch.worth it.

6. arch_angel

Posts: 1651; Member since: Feb 20, 2015

really tempting to get a g watch r now. but i must resist until the g watch r 2 or Samsung's upcoming circular smart watch.

15. Taters

Posts: 6474; Member since: Jan 28, 2013

I am a weaker man than you are. I already ordered it even though I really should have waited to see the Samsung Orbis first. Oh well. It's not shipping for like 2-3 weeks in Canada though for some reason.

17. arch_angel

Posts: 1651; Member since: Feb 20, 2015

ha nice bro

7. DeusExCellula

Posts: 1390; Member since: Oct 05, 2014

Moto 360 callin my name but common sense keeps stopping me

11. TheBiz

Posts: 232; Member since: Apr 13, 2015

moto 360 is worth trying i have it and its the sexiest android wear ive seen ,watch faces are awesome get one before pruces go up sure these arent of much use but these are cool

12. seven7dust unregistered

looks good but the circular Display is too small for a smartwatch

13. RoboticEngi

Posts: 1251; Member since: Dec 03, 2014

Look here apple. This is how a smartwatch should look like.

14. Canaan

Posts: 351; Member since: May 25, 2014

Too expensive, it seems to have the same internals as the G watch R

16. Feanor

Posts: 1379; Member since: Jun 20, 2012

Not only same internals but also same materials. The G Watch R is also stainless steel with leather strap. But it's only $50 more expensive than the original price of the G Watch R, so I find the price reasonable. Obviously now, thanks to the reduced price, the G Watch R looks like a bargain, but it seems that LG will try to differentiate the two models further by allowing WiFi connectivity only for the Urbane.

21. JunitoNH

Posts: 1946; Member since: Feb 15, 2012

Give it three months, it will go down substantially.

18. Scorpion67 unregistered

Please tell me does the Apple watch look better than this smartwatch? please, I'm begging you, explain!

19. hortizano

Posts: 294; Member since: May 22, 2013

I just can't afford it at that starting price.. Back to my always trusty Casio...

20. HASHTAG unregistered

I think I may sell my Moto 360 for this.

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