LG G Watch R to launch in South Korea on October 14th, other markets later this month

The South Korean tech giant, LG has revealed that its second generation G Watch R will be released across the global markets by the end of this month. To debut with the same, the round shaped smartwatch will be initially released in the South Korean market on October 14th, announced LG. However, the firm has not officially shared the release plans of the smartwatch for the other markets yet.

LG G Watch R

Meantime, the latest reports that were going across the online world have suggested that the G Watch R will be retailing for a more expensive price tag than the squarish G Watch costing around KRW 352,000 (approx. Rs 20,300). Furthermore, these pricing details have been confirmed by LG via its official South Korean website.

Going by the specifications, the G Watch R arrives with a 1.3-inch circular Plastic OLED display with a resolution of 320x320 pixels. Also, the device arrives with a 1.2GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 processor teamed up with 512MB of RAM and 4GB of internal storage space. The other aspects of the Android Wear based smartphone include a 410 mAh battery and IP67 certificate to make it water and dust resistant.

The greatest rival of the LG G Watch R will be the Motorola Moto 360 as they both are similar in terms of specifications and shape.