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

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LG made its wearables debut with the GD910 in 2009

LG made its wearables debut with the GD910 in 2009

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.

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posted on 26 Dec 2013, 02:02 4

1. KINGJUAN27 (Posts: 210; Member since: 02 Jul 2012)

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

posted on 26 Dec 2013, 02:05 2

2. xperiaDROID (banned) (Posts: 5629; Member since: 08 Mar 2013)

All smartwatches look the same.

posted on 26 Dec 2013, 02:08 7

3. DONUT (Posts: 431; Member since: 27 Jun 2013)

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

posted on 26 Dec 2013, 05:05

8. asingha94 (Posts: 295; Member since: 08 Apr 2012)

lol to you!!Its a smartwatch!!

posted on 26 Dec 2013, 10:35

15. dirtyfuckingdanglez (Posts: 1; Member since: 26 Dec 2013)

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

posted on 26 Dec 2013, 02:23 1

4. Sauce (unregistered)

Looks better than samsungs imo

posted on 26 Dec 2013, 02:38

5. Jklaz (Posts: 159; Member since: 01 Jul 2013)

Someone needs to partner with Rolex

posted on 26 Dec 2013, 09:15

14. StreetNerd (Posts: 836; Member since: 08 Dec 2010)

nah better take Patek Philippe ;)

posted on 26 Dec 2013, 04:04 6

6. MarkArigayo (Posts: 240; Member since: 18 Dec 2013)

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

posted on 26 Dec 2013, 04:21 4

7. hassoups (Posts: 473; Member since: 06 Jun 2013)


posted on 27 Dec 2013, 19:27

17. phljcnth (Posts: 496; Member since: 30 Apr 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.

posted on 26 Dec 2013, 05:13

9. joey_sfb (Posts: 6540; Member since: 29 Mar 2012)

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

posted on 26 Dec 2013, 05:21

10. roozbeh101 (Posts: 95; Member since: 31 Mar 2012)

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

posted on 26 Dec 2013, 07:32 2

11. MANGUELPR (unregistered)

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

posted on 26 Dec 2013, 08:07 1

13. willard12 (unregistered)

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

posted on 26 Dec 2013, 07:48

12. RandomUsername (Posts: 808; Member since: 29 Oct 2013)

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

posted on 26 Dec 2013, 23:38

16. GeekMovement (unregistered)

Looks nice.

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