The LG V40 ThinQ isn’t all LG introduced at its occasion in new York metropolis. The organization additionally took the wraps off the LG Watch W7, a smartwatch that’s some thing of a hybrid. Rather than make do with only a color touchscreen, it has mechanical watch hands, too.
LG is pitching it as an accessory for humans “who value the appearance of a traditional timepiece but choice the handy functionalities of a connected [watch].”
LG Watch W7 Hybrid Smartwatch Design
The Watch W7 measures 45.5mm x 45.4mm x 12.9mm, weighs 2.8 oz., and sports activities a notably small 1.2-inch, 360 x 360-pixel lcd display. And it’s IP68 rated, meaning it may withstand up to 1.5m of water for half an hour.
LG Watch W7 Hybrid Smartwatch Features
Under the hood is a Qualcomm Snapdragon wear 2100 system-on-chip — a piece of an anachronistic choice, thinking about the Snapdragon 3100 changed into introduced in early September — paired with 768MB of RAM, 4GB of inner storage, and a 240mAh battery.
In terms of connectivity, the W7 connects to devices via Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 4.2 Low Energy. A USB Type-C 2.0 supplies power via POGO pins. And rounding out its sensor array is an accelerometer, gyroscope, pressure sensor, compass, and altimeter.
Notably absent from that list are GPS, LTE, and a heart rate sensor. You’re also out of luck on the mobile payments front, since it doesn’t have NFC.
LG Watch W7 Hybrid Smartwatch Price
The LG Watch W7 price has been set as $449.99 for the US market, and will be available via Best Buy. The launch dates and price for the other markets will be announced locally at the time of availability.