LG took the wraps off the LG Watch W7, a smartwatch that’s something of a hybrid

Posted on Mar 12 2019 - 12:19pm by David Gregorio

Does a smartwatch must be a timepiece with out mechanical hands?

LG is addressing this belief head-on with the hybrid Watch W7 (just introduced alongside the V40 ThinQ). Yes, it does have a screen, however there also are a couple of arms that stick out to inform time classically.

The LG Watch W7 release for $449.99. Pre-orders started out, completely at BestBuy within the U.S.

LG Watch W7 Hybrid Smartwatch Design

The Watch W7 features a stainless-steel metallic body, that’s meant to make the watch experience comfy and robust. it’s got three bodily buttons, along with one with a rotating crown input, and has quick launch 22mm black rubber straps. What’s more, the watch is well suited with all preferred 22mm watch bands.

The LED show provides more layout for watch faces and shows facts like some other Google put on OS watch. in addition to keeping correct time, the analog arms also display additional statistics such as altimeter, barometer, stopwatch, timer and compass instructions. because this tool runs Wear OS by way of Google, it is able to be customized hundreds of various ways with particular watch faces and headaches to be had on-line.

LG Watch W7 Hybrid Smartwatch Features

The LG Watch W7 combines enhanced performance and functionality with remarkable style. This wearable combines mechanical movement with digital functionalities in a single timepiece. The W7 is developed in partnership with Swiss company Soprod and features high-precision quartz movement and physical watch hands wrapped in a stainless-steel body. Beneath the W7’s steel hood and Gorilla Glass 3-shielded display is a Snapdragon Wear 2100 chip with 4GB of storage and 768MB of RAM in support.

LG Watch W7 Hybrid Smartwatch Price

The LG Watch W7 is compatible with any 22mm band and will be available for $449. It starts shipping on next week.

At that price point, LG’s targeting the upmarket Wear OS segment that includes the $549 Casio Pro Trek WSD-F30, among others.

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