LG / Google Smartwatch Specs Leaked

LG / Google Smartwatch Specs Leaked

A few days ago, we talked about Google’s plans to release a wearables SDK in the coming few weeks. But as it turns out, the Mountain View giant may be working on a bit more than an SDK release. Rather, the company is developing its own self-branded smartwatch with LG as the manufacturer—that is, if leaks are to be believed.

The LG-sourced Google smartwatch will allegedly feature a 1.65″ IPS LCD running at a 280×280 resolution, half a gig of RAM, 4 gigs of storage, and a currently unknown processor. This info comes courtesy of Twitter leaker extraordinaire @evleaks. And with these specs, it’s safe to say that this is in direct competition with Samsung’s Galaxy Gear 2.

It’s nice to see some hardware specs even if it’s all just unverified, leaked info. But what’s on everyone’s mind isn’t the hardware—it’s the software. The UX/UI and how well such a device integrates with your current smartphone will make or break its success. We can’t wait to see more of what Google’s up to. 2014 is truly shaping up to be the year of wearable tech, and it’s about time to see Google’s entrance into the field.

[Source: @evleaks]

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Will Verduzco
Will Verduzco

Will Verduzco is the former Editor-in-Chief and Portal Administrator of the XDA-Developers Portal. He has been addicted to mobile technology since the HTC Wizard. But starting with the Nexus One, his gadget love affair shifted to Google's little green robot. You can now find Will writing for the Swappa Blog, though he still pops up on XDA from time to time.