LG recently pumped out Watch W7, a Wear OS-run hybrid smartwatch. It’s been 20 months since their last watch offering, so it was natural our interest piqued.
Priced at a whopping $450, the watch is a mammoth addition to every wrist alike. While the design is certainly out of the box, there are a lot of things to be said for this stylish watch.
With an analog face and a digital interface, the watch is a unique blend as it has quartz-powered mechanical watch hands along with a fully-functional LCD touch display. It can even run in a ‘watch only’ mode that just tells you the time with mechanical bands on a black screen, and can last out nearly 100 days!
To create this beauty, LG onboarded a company called Soprod to incorporate the analog features. The watch also houses various sensors like barometer, altimeter, and compass along with stopwatch and timer.
- OS: Wear OS
- Display: 1.2-inch touch LCD (360×360 /300 ppi)
- Chipset: Snapdragon Wear 2100
- Battery: 240mAh
- Weight: 79.5g
- Available colours: One; Cloud Silver
- IP68 Water and Dust resistant
- Dimension: 44.5 x 45.4 x 12.9mm
The smartwatch, announced alongside V40 ThinQ, is the successor to LG Watch Sports which took the critics by storm some 20 months ago. While it is quite the opposite of its predecessor, it does pack plenty of lucrative features.
Price and availability
You can preorder it 7th October onwards, it will be available on Best Buy from October 14th at $450.
Going to wait for one with the new 3100 chipset…why would they even bother?
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