Unlike the Android Wear-based original, the LG Watch Urbane LTE will feature a proprietary OS that the company says is not webOS, which runs its smart TVs and was shown off on an Audi watch. It also has a walkie-talkie feature for group voice chats as well as an SOS button to quickly place a call to your contacts in case of an emergency.
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It will also sport sensors for GPS and fitness tracking, as well as atmospheric pressure and heart rate monitoring. The watch will also support translate foreign languages via voice recognition. A 700mAh battery (significantly larger than the original Watch Urbane’s 410mAh battery) keeps the timepiece ticking.
LG will show off the device next week at MWC; hopefully we’ll get a chance to see how it looks and feels up close.