Join us at TNW Conference 2022 for insights into the future of tech →

Your sardonic source for consumer tech stories

This article was published on March 18, 2014

LG announces the G Watch, an Android Wear smartwatch built in ‘close collaboration’ with Google

LG announces the G Watch, an Android Wear smartwatch built in ‘close collaboration’ with Google
Josh Ong
Story by

Josh Ong

Josh Ong is the US Editor at The Next Web. He previously worked as TNW's China Editor and LA Reporter. Follow him on Twitter or email him a Josh Ong is the US Editor at The Next Web. He previously worked as TNW's China Editor and LA Reporter. Follow him on Twitter or email him at [email protected].

Following the unveiling of Google’s Android Wear platform for wearables earlier today, LG has announced the G Watch, an upcoming smartwatch “developed in close collaboration” with Google. The device is scheduled to arrive in the second quarter of 2014.

lg-gwatch

Similar to the Nexus devices that LG worked on with Google in the past, LG is acting as a “lead partner” on one of the first examples of the Android Wear program.

Motorola also announced a smartwatch – the Moto 360 – on Tuesday.

LG G Watch announcement

Get the Plugged newsletter

Subscribe to our snarky newsletter all about consumer tech.

Also tagged with