LG has announced an LTE variant of its all-metal Watch Urbane, which will hit the shelves at Mobile World Congress next week. The LG Watch Urbane LTE drops Android Wear for a new proprietary OS, as it lets users make voice calls over VoLTE without requiring a phone. Moreover, the LG Watch Urbane LTE is one of the first wearables to support NFC mobile payments.
It’s still unknown what OS will the watch use. The LTE-compatible wearable comes with a 1GB of RAM inside, which is exactly double the original model, including a 700mAh battery unit to manage all the LTE expenses. Keeping the screen size 1.3-inch, the company is offering three-button configuration on the lateral side for navigation and easy access to settings.
The LTE iteration of LG Watch Urbane also supports group voice chat, GPS, fitness tracking, heart rate monitoring, and many more. LG will showcase the Watch Urbane LTE next week at MWC 2015, linear to the original Watch Urbane. Till then, Stay tuned!
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