LG's first wearables to be called the G Arch and G Health

A very short report out of the ever-resourceful Korean media has started making rounds on the internet, a report that claims that LG's upcoming smartwatch could end up being called the 'G Arch'. What's even more, we're also told that the company is deep into the development of a fitness- and health-tracking wristband, dubbed G Health.

Equally as unconfirmed is the information about the launch of LG's first modern wearables supplied by the report, which puts the Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2014 as the likely venue of the South Korean underdog's entry into the fledgling industry. Obviously, while we've known about LG's plans to entertain the possibility of wearables managing to entrench themselves into our lives (much like smartphones), there's honestly no telling whether the mobile expo over in Barcelona will see these materialize.

Information about the innards of both these devices is palpably scarce as of this writing, though we are led to believe that, for its part, the G Arch will work in tandem with an LG phone (no word on whether all Androids qualify), while G Health is supposed to work much alike to Nike's Fuel Band series. In any case, February, which is when the MWC will take place, isn't too far off now, so we'll keep you posted as soon as we start hearing more.



16. GeekMovement unregistered

Looks nice.

12. RandomUsername

Posts: 808; Member since: Oct 29, 2013

G Arch? Sure hope it has a flexible display :D

11. MANGUELPR unregistered

Someone forgot to mention the LG Prada in 2006 with the Smart-Watch.

13. willard12 unregistered

I don't believe the Prada had an OS to be considered a smartphone.

10. roozbeh101

Posts: 99; Member since: Mar 31, 2012

the best usage of a smartwatch is to wear it for cheating on exams! PHD here I come!

9. joey_sfb

Posts: 6794; Member since: Mar 29, 2012

I wonder what the price in 2009? I would have bought one if I have seen them within affordable price range.

6. MarkArigayo

Posts: 240; Member since: Dec 18, 2013

LG is better than Samsung in term of R & D whereas Samsung wins in marketing strategy.

7. hassoups

Posts: 473; Member since: Jun 06, 2013


17. phljcnth

Posts: 567; Member since: Apr 30, 2012

How come when all the phones LG released are Galaxy-wannabes? Just see how the G phones and its UI look. LG will always be an underdog emulating Samsung.

5. Jklaz

Posts: 159; Member since: Jul 01, 2013

Someone needs to partner with Rolex

14. StreetNerd

Posts: 870; Member since: Dec 08, 2010

nah better take Patek Philippe ;)

4. Sauce unregistered

Looks better than samsungs imo


Posts: 210; Member since: Jul 02, 2012

It looks like a Sony Smartwatch inspired Galaxy Gear.. LOL

2. xperiaDROID

Posts: 5629; Member since: Mar 08, 2013

All smartwatches look the same.


Posts: 436; Member since: Jun 27, 2013

thats the LG GD910, released before both the GGear and SW. do some research

8. asingha94

Posts: 295; Member since: Apr 08, 2012

lol to you!!Its a smartwatch!!

15. dirtyfuckingdanglez

Posts: 1; Member since: Dec 26, 2013

Its not a smartwatch you ignorant idiot. Its a watchphone..

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