LG Watch W7 Hybrid Smartwatch Launched With Google Wear OS

LG has launched a new hybrid smartwatch that ‘combines mechanical movement with digital functionalities.’ It features a circular LCD display along with a pair of mechanical hands. The new LG Watch W7 is powered by Snapdragon Wear 2100 SoC and runs Google Wear OS. It can be customized with different watch faces and complications available online. Read more to find about LG Watch W7 Hybrid Smartwatch Price in India, Specifications, and Features

LG Watch W7 Hybrid Smartwatch

Price and Availability

Price $449.99 (approx Rs 33,200)

The LG Watch W7 is priced in the US at $449.99 (approx Rs 33,200). It will be available for pre-orders from October 7. Sales slated on October 14. As of now, there is no information about an Indian launch date or price.

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Specifications and Features

  • Wear OS
  • 1.2-inch LCD display
  • Mechanical hands
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 2100 SoC
  • 768MB LPDDR3 RAM
  • 4GB eMMC storage
  • 240mAh battery
  • Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
  • Bluetooth 4.2
  • USB Type-C 2.0 port
  • Stainless steel body
  • Physical watch hands
  • Water and dust resistant
  • Two color options

The LG Watch W7 is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 2100 processor along with 768MB LPDDR3 RAM and 4GB eMMC storage. It runs Wear OS by Google. Connectivity options include Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2 BLE. and USB Type-C 2.0 port.

The hybrid smartwatch is backed by a 240mAh battery that can last up to two days in full operation mode and further an additional 3-4 days in analog-only mode. LG claims that the mechanical watch-only mode (with smart features disabled) offers up to 100 days od usage. Sensors on the wearable include a 9-axis sensor and a pressure sensor.

LG Watch W7 Hybrid Smartwatch

In terms of dimensions, the hybrid smartwatch measures 44.5 x 45.4 x 12.9mm and weighs 79.5 grams. It sports a stainless steel body and comes with IP68 certification (water and dust resistant). The new smartwatch features ‘high-precision quartz movement.’ It is compatible with all standard 22mm watch bands. 

The LG Watch W7 sports a 1.2-inch LCD display with a pixel density of 300ppi and a resolution of 360 x 360pixels. The watch hands blend with the LCD screen to help display information. Additionally, the mechanical hands also display details such as an altimeter, barometer, stopwatch, timer, and compass directions.

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Conclusion

The LG Watch W7 is the company’s first wearable to run new Google Wear OS. It has been developed in partnership with Soprod SA of Switzerland. The hybrid smartwatch is designed to seamlessly merge analog and digital elements. The analog setup ensures long battery life and accurate time tracking.

The new wearable is aimed at users who want ‘the look of a traditional analog timepiece but desire the convenient functionalities of a connected smartwatch.‘ It was originally expected to be launched in April this year as LG Watch Timepiece.

What do you think of the features and price of the new hybrid smartwatch? Will you pick up the new LG Watch W7? Share your thoughts with us in the comments section below.

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