LG is also working on a Smart Watch: Report

Suddenly there is a flood of news about manufacturers working on their own Smart Watch variants. This morning itself, we told you about Google’s Smart Watch plans. Apple and Samsung are already rumoured to be working on their version of connected watches, so how can LG be left behind.

Image of LG Watch phone, which was released in 2009. Credit: CNET
Image of LG Watch phone, which was released in 2009. Credit: CNET

According to a report in Korea Times, LG is also working on a Smart Watch, as a part of its long-term strategy to keep its competitiveness in the volatile industry. It is important for the companies to remain ahead of the curve else they might be left behind in the race of next big thing and LG seems to understand that.

“It is one major part of many currently non-commercialized products under development by LG Electronics. The company has spared no efforts to invest in products that it believes are must-haves to stay ahead technology wise in the market, whatever the situation maybe,” Korea Times’ source revealed.

There is no word on which operating system be powering the LG Smart Watch, but Android and Firefox OS seem to be viable options for the company.

Looks like Smart and connected watches are the next battle ground for global giants.


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