LG releases 60-second video for its new Watch Urbane

LG releases 60-second video for its new Watch Urbane
LG announced last week that it would be unveiling a new smartwatch at MWC 2015 in Barcelona. Named the LG Watch Urbane, the Android Wear powered timepiece is the manufacturer's luxury timepiece with an all metal build, and a thinner design. Available in a gold or silver finish, the device offers the same 1.3-inch P-OLED display as the one on the LG Watch R. That means it will feature a resolution of 320 x 320 for a 245ppi pixel density.

The manufacturer has released a 60-second video showing off the Watch Urbane. LG says that with its new smartwatch, contemporary and classic unite. We also get a chance to see how some of the different watch faces look on the wearable in both gold and silver designs. Additionally, the video displays several of the strap options available for the watch.

Online retailer Expansys has started taking pre-orders for the LG Watch Urbane, although the $410.50 price is strictly a guess. We will know more about pricing and availability when LG officially unveils the Watch Urbane next week. Until then, you can check out the official video to get your fill of the device.



source: LGMobile

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20 Comments

1. Sakeem

Posts: 865; Member since: Sep 05, 2012

Not a bad looking watch.

3. sgodsell

Posts: 7533; Member since: Mar 16, 2013

I have to give credit where credit is due. This is a really nice looking watch. I myself like the silver looking watch better. I guess that's why I got the Moto 360 silver version (stainless steel). We know the starting price is a guess, but if its anything close to that $410, then its too much for a smart watch (IMHO). Although this smart watch is stainless steel as well.

5. Sakeem

Posts: 865; Member since: Sep 05, 2012

I agree with your points. I am waiting for the second generation of smart watches as i'm not too interested at the moment. This design does rival the 360. Especially without that black bar at the bottom. $410 is steep but let's see what the actual price will be. How do you like your 360? Pro's and cons.

11. sgodsell

Posts: 7533; Member since: Mar 16, 2013

Well I love the wireless charging. I was expecting it to charge really slowly being wireless, but in a about an hour its fully charged. It has a lot of storage for music which it can play directly to my Bluetooth headset, without the need to carry my smart watch. I just noticed with the latest lollipop they added a new double tap feature on the button. It toggles theater mode on/off. Android wear keeps on getting better all the time.

12. sgodsell

Posts: 7533; Member since: Mar 16, 2013

I should have added that the Moto 360 does not last as long as my Sony Smartwatch 3. I can get 3-4 days from the SW3. I can get 1-2 days from the 360. But for most people this is not a problem. Because most people charge their phones every night.

14. Sakeem

Posts: 865; Member since: Sep 05, 2012

Cool. Thanks for your thoughts.

17. sgodsell

Posts: 7533; Member since: Mar 16, 2013

Why wait for second gen. What is second gen for you? What would make you buy a smart watch?

2. TBomb

Posts: 1653; Member since: Dec 28, 2012

Best look smart watch i've seen. nicely done commercial too

4. j2001m

Posts: 3061; Member since: Apr 28, 2014

The best part is if it had the Apple logo on it it will sell better than Apple own watch, that how junk that thing is as this does not look gay

6. InspectorGadget80 unregistered

More beautiful than the iwatch

13. gehena1315

Posts: 54; Member since: Jun 12, 2013

Defo!

7. MOSFET

Posts: 18; Member since: Nov 10, 2014

The advert just shows the watch telling the time. What about the smart features of the watch, such as showing notifications, getting directions, making or responding to calls, etc? Without these, it's just a watch. And it's not necessary to spend much money to get a plain watch. Looks stylish but where's the substance?

8. Sakeem

Posts: 865; Member since: Sep 05, 2012

You have to wait until MWC when they unveil it.

9. RebelwithoutaClue unregistered

You don't need to see what LG has to offer when it comes to smartwatch functionality. Just read the Android Wear website. When it comes to function, all the AW watches offer the same thing

18. sgodsell

Posts: 7533; Member since: Mar 16, 2013

Some have different sensors or different features, but overall the Android Wear OS is the same for all. If this Urbane smart watch has the same specs as the LG G Watch R, then it will have really great specs, plus excellent battery life. Also it will have the highest PPI for any smart watch, and it will be the second POLED display used on a smart watch.

10. BlackhawkFlys

Posts: 928; Member since: May 07, 2014

Its called a teaser, that's why.

15. Evan_C

Posts: 153; Member since: Dec 15, 2014

Not a fan of LG's devices but lately their commercials have been something else! Job well done.

16. TechNerd

Posts: 66; Member since: May 03, 2014

To me it seems that LG's just reinventing the wheel with those designs. No innovation...

19. jessyi

Posts: 327; Member since: Jan 08, 2015

Very nice..still hoping that they would release a watch which looks like audi one.

20. manzer

Posts: 60; Member since: Apr 05, 2014

How bout show something other than a watch face. Maybe a txt message or a picture or something. I'm not just buying a watch.

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