LG Watch
An exhibitor demonstrates using a LG Watch Urbane during the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona March 5, 2015. Reuters/Gustau Nacarino

An LG Watch Style image has leaked online that is slated to run on the latest OS. Google will also launch an Android Wear 2.0 beta build on Feb. 9. Reports have claimed that LG is gearing up to launch two smartwatches, LG Watch Style and LG Watch Sport. The LG Watch Style will launch in two attractive colours, Silver and Rose Gold. The leak comes from well-known tipster Evan Blass, who shared the image on his Twitter account as he always does. The Android Wear 2.0 powered LG smartwatch is expected to be unveiled at MWC 2017.

According to Tech Times, LG has not made any official announcement regarding the smartwatches it is slated to unveil. The company also refused to divulge any information at the CES 2017 event. As per earlier reports, the LG Watch Style will sport a circular display. LG and Google have reported joined hands to develop smartwatches and will soon unveil devices running on the Android Wear 2.0. There is a strong possibility that the LG Watch Style and Sport will be unveiled on Feb. 9.

The smartwatch will hit US shelves a day later and other regions will get it in March. Android Wear product manager, Jeff Chang, has also stated that Google will release its highly-anticipated Android Wear 2.0 smartwatches along with the LG Watch Style and Sport and it will be the company’s first smart wear products to be loaded with the latest version of the operating system. Even though the prices of the smartwatches are no yet known, it is expected that the Sport version will be more expensive than the Style version.

The LG Watch Style will also be the smaller one and may sport a 1.2-inch P-OLED circular display (360 x 360). It will have an internal storage capacity of 4GB and will be powered by a 512MB RAM and 240 mAh battery. It is expected to be 10.8mm thick and may receive IP67 certification. The device will have Wi-Fi and Bluetooth compatibility though other features such as heart rate sensor, GPS, mobile data and NFC may be missing. Both the LG smartwatches are expected to come with a digital crown button that will make navigation quite easy.

On the processor front, the LG Watch Style could come with a Qualcomm Snapdragon Wear 2100 or Snapdragon Wear 1100 chipset. Stay tuned on IBT AU for more updates on the LG Watch Style and Sport.