Poll: Apple Watch vs LG Watch Urbane - which one gets the design crown?

Poll: Apple Watch vs LG Watch Urbane - which one gets the design crown?
One of today's best surprises is the new LG Watch Urbane. We sang its praises before, and we'll sing them again. This thing brings a new level of class to smart wearables! Yes, the Moto 360 looks great as well, but it doesn't make quite the same glamorous fashion statement. Speaking of which, this is exactly what the Apple Watch and the LG Watch Urbane want to be - a fashion statement on behalf of the technological industry. Not a wrist computer, not a notifications beeper, not a pedometer with a leather strap. This is tech for fashionistas, and fashion for the techies. It's also the way to go if smartwatches are to make an impact on the mass market. Moto, LG, and Apple know full well that Android Wear or iOS alone won't put their products on people's arms. It is imperative that they are as beautiful as the traditional timekeepers we know and love, which is quite the design and technological challenge.

Right now, we're asking you about the design part only. Which one - Apple or LG - did a better job making its smart-watch look amazing? Vote with your opinion, friends!

Apple Watch vs LG Watch Urbane

The Apple Watch
20.32%
The LG Watch Urbane
79.68%


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95 Comments

1. seanwhat

Posts: 321; Member since: Jul 11, 2013

Neither of those deserve to get the crown.

11. Scott93274

Posts: 6042; Member since: Aug 06, 2013

Damn! You beat me to it! lol

40. Mxyzptlk unregistered

Your Apple trolling got old months ago.

43. Scott93274

Posts: 6042; Member since: Aug 06, 2013

But I'm an equal opportunist troll, I said both brands look ugly. Come on Kanye, I know you can read!!! You're a genius after all, remember!?!?!??!

46. bendgate unregistered

Your Android trolling got old years ago.

90. simpleas

Posts: 196; Member since: Apr 30, 2014

Yup, and the only reason he's saying both sucks is because the apple one truly looks like crap and he can't deny that. So he brings down the LG along with it, typical ifart mentality. Anyone with an eyeball can see the lg looks much better.

73. InspectorGadget80 unregistered

You been trolling since you were on this blog site.

78. Mutation.X

Posts: 185; Member since: Feb 09, 2015

Stop trolling Mxzyptlk.

17. LetsBeHonest

Posts: 1548; Member since: Jun 04, 2013

Lol. Anyway I love Apple designs especially iPhone 4S,5 and iPad. They definitely looks premium IMO even IP6,6+ which looks good in my opinion. But Apple watch in my opinion looks cheap. Of course I haven't seen it in real life but as far as those renders and official pictures looks pretty cheap to me. Hope it looks much better in real life

26. Aploine

Posts: 445; Member since: Oct 24, 2013

Even if Apple Watch has the more-neutral-you-die design i voted for it, because I was waiting for something more modern from LG. It feels some how like the earlier years of smartphones when they where ugly and not so useful like today. None of these two takes the crown imo

33. Finalflash

Posts: 4063; Member since: Jul 23, 2013

Yea but between the two which one would you pick. Honestly, nothing is uglier than the Apple watch design, so gun to my head I would pick the LG one.

37. spin9

Posts: 310; Member since: May 31, 2014

At least AW can take some different bracelets and be saved. I never liked that classic general design of watches and i have many years to wear one

56. VZWuser76

Posts: 4974; Member since: Mar 04, 2010

The majority of smartwatches out there can take multiple bands. They take most any band that will work on a normal watch (except the Moto360 which can take a percentage of regular watch bands due to clearance issues). IIRC the Apple watch has a proprietary band, which means you can't just get any old watch band, you'll need to get them from Apple or one of the companies they may partner with.

2. mistercarter

Posts: 360; Member since: Sep 01, 2011

i love LG's smartwatches, specially that one previewed at CES this year in collaboration with Audi, but really, the new Watch Urbane is fugly like something an octogenarian would buy

23. maherk

Posts: 7056; Member since: Feb 10, 2012

Yup, the Watch that was shown at CES during Audi's keynote is spectacular, i don't see why LG didn't go with that design. I would pick the G Watch R over this(matter of fact i already did), and this over the Apple watch. The only reason the Apple Watch will sell is because of the brand, nothing really special about it.

28. Martin_Cooper

Posts: 1774; Member since: Jul 30, 2013

Probably cause it was designed by Audi and LG just made it since it has the experience of making it and producing it. Audi has sick designers that have designed amazing limited products.

44. maherk

Posts: 7056; Member since: Feb 10, 2012

Lol you think so? LG designed it and announced that it will be released later on, although it won't be running on Android Wear.

3. Neros

Posts: 1016; Member since: Dec 19, 2014

Easiest vote ever.

4. nctx77

Posts: 2540; Member since: Sep 03, 2013

Lol! Fake gold and silver? This will sell an extra 50 watches this year. Apple owned this sector and it hasn't even released its watch yet! Android wear is a FAIL! The fact that it's way more robots on this site, the pole will be lopsided.

5. joey_sfb

Posts: 6794; Member since: Mar 29, 2012

I think you better run back to Apple insider for reinforcement.

6. nctx77

Posts: 2540; Member since: Sep 03, 2013

Lol! That cheap @$$ looking watch dude? Zero R&D on this thing. 720,000 watches In a year for multiple companies? Why you even talking to me. This will do nothing to change that. Who wears fake jewelry? the design on this thing looks like a cheap Walmart watch that got Android wear slapped on it. Give me a break! LOL!

12. tedkord

Posts: 17512; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

They both look awful. Two fugly designs, but the Apple design is uglier.

62. fzacek

Posts: 2486; Member since: Jan 26, 2014

That pretty much sums it up...

83. medtxa

Posts: 1655; Member since: Jun 02, 2014

Lg is just like classic watch it's depend on taste but I like it, not for kid's taste though, apple watch looks stupid..

21. Scott93274

Posts: 6042; Member since: Aug 06, 2013

The iPhone is fake jewelry. If you were to go to a middle school you'll see all the preteen school girls walking around with their iPhones in pretty little bejeweled cases. Just thought that I would point that out for you... that and the fact that you can buy the iPhone at Walmart as well.

38. RebelwithoutaClue unregistered

You rather go for a gold plated iPod nano swatch? lol

58. VZWuser76

Posts: 4974; Member since: Mar 04, 2010

So you think that the gold Apple watch going for thousands of dollars will be a bigger seller? That will be only for people who have enough disposable income to waste on what is essentially a smartphone peripheral.

95. RebelwithoutaClue unregistered

I do wonder something. In the pictures with the golden Awatch, the side of the crown has the same color as the band. But the bands are quite easily interchangable. The crown isn't. It's a bit inconsistent of them.

67. Sakeem

Posts: 865; Member since: Sep 05, 2012

Someone is angry for some reason. Its just a poll on which watch looks better. Wow.

7. jaytai0106

Posts: 1888; Member since: Mar 30, 2011

Please explain it to me how Apple owned this sector without releasing Apple Watch. It's hard for me to compare the sales number between all other android wears and smartwatch to 0 from Apple Watch.

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