Finally, LG has announced the much-awaited LG watch Urbane in India. It is fist of its kind of smart watch which is powered by Android 5.0 and will work efficiently with smartphones running on Android 4.3 or above. The watch known as Urbane was globally unveiled at the MWC 2015 and till now, the watch has received many awards and for its design and OLED display.
The watch is a perfect example of style and functionality. It has a full stainless steel metal body and features a genuine leather strap. It is available in two colors and also features a narrow bezel which gives it a sleek and classic look. The best part of this watch is that the band can be easily exchanged with any replacement 22m leather, metal or silicone strap. The feature of complete convenience and personalization makes it unique from others.
The watch offers Wi-Fi connectivity which is first of its kind in a smart watch. The always on app feature keep the display from going dark when running or navigating. There is an improved UX which goes easier on eyes and everything is now front-and-center on the display. The watch also features latest OS which allows to send emoticons which can be directly drawn on the watch. For example, if you draw a smiley face or a clock showing specific time or any other picture, Android Wear will match this drawing to the closest emoticon and will send it to another watch or smartphone. You can change the font size on the watch and can also see the notifications even when you are looking at another function like directions. Another feature locks the screen automatically when it is removed from the wrist.
The two most unique and innovative features of this watch are LG Call and LG Pulse. The LG Call feature allows the user to access recent calls and favorite contacts list on the connected phone so that it can be dialed directly from the watch. If you connect the watch with Bluetooth, you don’t need to remove it from your pocket to make the call. The LG pulse feature is dedicated to health and fitness. It reports the average heart rate over the entire duration of the activity and also displays a heart rate graph which will be shown on LG health, a feature which will soon roll out in the watch.
LG Smart watch urbane will be available in India for Rs. 30,000. It will be available in Rose Gold and Silver color.