While everybody was busy checking out the new iPhone and iPad Pro, new LG related developments were brewing this week. First off, the South Korean tech giant’s Watch Urbane LTE Second Edition wearable device is being brought back by major US wireless carrier AT&T.
LG has confirmed this week during the Mobile World Congress being held in the city of Barcelona in Spain that it has plans of bringing back its LG Watch Urbane LTE 2nd Edition in the later part of 2016, as explained by a spokesperson for the South Korean tech giant.
LG has decided to stop the sales of its Urbane Second Edition smartwatch just over a week after the Android Wear powered wearable device hit store shelves across the United States. As explained by the South Korean mobile giant, the reason behind the cancellation of the rollout of its newest smartwatch was an unnamed issue concerning the hardware of the wearable device.
Mark this down as another win for Android users, especially those who own, or are planning to get, wearable devices, particularly those that are powered by the Android platform. Google has officially announced that it has finally added cellular connectivity to Android Wear, the operating system that the tech giant designed specifically for smartwatches and other wearable devices.
Unbeknownst to many, LG was Google's main partner in developing the hardware components of the first Android Wear smartwatch a year ago. And now the South Korean is setting its sights on another endeavor: producing a smartwatch that actually looks fashionable and classy.
Just recently, LG previewed its newest smartwatch offering, the LG Watch Urbane. This latest wearable device is built with all the functionalities of a smartwatch, but its looks exude a more classic, analog feel.
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