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LG to debut its first all-metal Android Wear device, the Watch Urbane at MWC 2015

By Ian Chee & Cookie Monster - on 16 Feb 2015, 2:20pm

LG to debut its first all-metal Android Wear device, the Watch Urbane at MWC 2015

 The LG Watch Urbane in gold finish. <br>Image source: LG

LG just announced the latest member of its smartwatch portfolio, the Watch Urbane which will debut at Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2015.

As its first all-metal Android Wear device, the Watch Urbane is positioned as an luxury wearable for consumers who want both style and high-tech flare in their lifestyles. Similar to the G Watch R, the Watch Urbane sports a 1.3-inch Plastic-OLED (P-OLED) display with a resolution of 320 x 320 pixels and narrower bezels.

It comes with a stainless steel body that is rated IP67 dust and water resistant, and is available in two colors - polished silver and gold finish. LG bundles the Watch Urbane with a natural leather strap and it can be easily replaced by any 22mm wide band. 

The Watch Urbane also has a photoplethysmography (PPG) sensor that can measure your heart rate and average pulse during workouts. Other specs include a Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 quad-core 1.2GHz processor, 512MB RAM, 4GB internal storage space and a 410mAh battery.

More information about the Watch Urbane should be available on the show floor at MWC 2015. If you are interested in buying a smartwatch today, do check out our smartwatch shootout article where we compared the ASUS ZenWatch, the Motorola Moto 360, G Watch R and Samsung Gear.

The LG Watch Urbane in polished silver. <br> Image source: LG

Source: LG