Alongside the ultimate 5-camera smartphone LG V40, the company also announced the LG Watch W7 Hybrid Smartwatch featuring mechanical hands, 100-day battery life, and powered by Google’s Wear OS formerly known as the Android Wear. The LG Watch W7 is a wearable device that combines mechanical movement with digital functionalities.
The LG Watch W7 is designed for those who value the look of a traditional analog timepiece but desire the convenient functionalities of a connected smartwatch. It features high-precision quartz movement and physical watch hands wrapped in a stainless steel body.
Spec-wise, it is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 2100 mobile platform with 768 MB RAM and 4 GB eMMC internal storage. The LG Watch W7 features a 1.2-inch LCD display (360 x 360 pixels resolution) and is water and dust resistant IP68 certified. Furthermore, it offers USB Type-C connectivity, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, and Bluetooth 4.2 BLE.
The LG Watch W7 offers up to two days of battery life on a single charge and an additional 3-4 days in analog-only mode. In the mechanical watch-only mode with its ‘smart’ features disabled, it offers up to 100 days of battery life or more than 3 months on a single charge.
The LG Watch W7 comes in just one color model – Cloud Silver and is compatible with all standard 22mm watch bands. The price starts at US $450 equivalent to Rs 33,203 in India. The LG Watch W7 will be available in the US from 14th October 2018, pre-orders start from 7th October 2018.
LG Watch W7 Key Specifications
- Display: 1.2-inch LCD display, 360 x 360 pixels resolution (300 ppi)
- Software: Wear OS by Google
- Protection: IP68 Water and Dust Resistance
- Sensors: 9-Axis, Pressure
- Movement: Quartz Movement, 2 Hands, Micro Gearbox
- CPU: Up to 1.2 GHz Cortex-A7 Qualcomm Snapdragon Wear 2100 Platform
- GPU: Adreno 304
- Memory: 768 MB RAM, LPDDR3
- Storage: 4 GB, eMMC
- Connectivity: USB Type-C 2.0, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2 BLE
- Battery: 240 mAh
- Color: Cloud Silver
- Dimensions: 44.5 mm x 45.4 mm x 12.9 mm
- Weight: 79.5 grams
LG Watch W7 Key Price & Availability
- Price: US $450 (~Rs 33,203)
- Availability: From 14th October 2018 in the US, pre-orders from 7th October 2018.