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LG G Watch review: A dull container for Google's exciting new smartwatch OS

At a Glance

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  • LG G Watch
    $230.00

    Android Wear is a solid step forward in smartwatch interface design, but LG's implementation is uninspired and costs $30 more than Samsung's very similar hardware.

At a Glance

Android Wear is a solid step forward in smartwatch interface design, but LG's implementation is uninspired and costs $30 more than Samsung's very similar hardware.

Price when rated: $230

Pros

  • Easy to attach wristband.
  • Convenient charging cradle.
  • It runs Android Wear!

Cons

  • More expensive than slightly better competition.
  • Impossible to read in sunlight.
  • Extremely boring industrial design.
  • Poor battery life.
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G Watch R vs. Moto 360: Picking the best Android Wear watch

Oct 20, 2014 4:27 PM

We've fully tested both circle-display smartwatches. Here's why LG's competitor takes the Android Wear crown.

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