LG G Watch R: Reviews, Specs, Apps, Features & News

LG G Watch R review – one step forward, two steps back

LG G Watch R review – one step forward, two steps back

The original LG G Watch, covered here, was clearly first generation hardware but still had its fans and attractions – and indeed Android Wear and its firmware has continued to improve. But we now have second generation hardware from LG… and, not to put too fine a point on it, the G Watch R is something of a kludged disaster of a design. And here’s why…

Moto 360 now available from T-Mobile, LG G Watch R arriving November 19

Moto 360 now available from T-Mobile, LG G Watch R arriving November 19

The Moto 360 has been available for a bit of time now, but LG’s G Watch R is a relative newcomer. Either way, they’ll be a nice addition to T-Mobile’s device lineup.

LG G Watch R now available from Google Play Store

LG G Watch R now available from Google Play Store

The LG G Watch was first introduced at the end of August, 2014, and while it was rumored to launch in the middle of October, it turns out the wait was a bit longer than expected.

Sony SmartWatch 3, LG G Watch R and the ASUS ZenWatch go up for pre-order in the UK

Sony SmartWatch 3, LG G Watch R and the ASUS ZenWatch go up for pre-order in the UK

The latest batch of Android Wear smartwatches from LG, ASUS and Sony are now up for pre-order in the United Kingdom on Expansys. 

LG G Watch R is reportedly landing on October 14

LG G Watch R is reportedly landing on October 14

On August 28, LG officially introduced the G Watch R, a circular smartwatch that, in some areas, improved on the design that LG introduced with their first Android Wear-based device, the G Watch earlier in 2014. Unfortunately, LG didn’t highlight just when the new device would land on store shelves. Now, a new report from The Wall Street Journal claims to know the launch date.