Google and LG will announce the Watch Sport and Watch Style on February 9

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With Android Wear 2.0 set to launch on February 9, we’re now expecting to see an announcement of the first Android Wear 2.0 watches on the same day: Google and LG’s Watch Sport and Watch Style.

According to VentureBeat’s Evan Blass, the Watch Sport will be the flagship model with a 1.38-inch 480 x 480 display, 768MB, 4GB of storage and a 430mAh battery. The Watch Style will have slightly less impressive specs with a 1.2-inch 360 x 360 screen, 512MB of RAM, 4GB of storage and a much smaller 240mAh battery.

The Watch Sport will be 14.2 millimeters thick and be available in titanium and dark blue colors. The Watch Style comes in at 10.8 millimeters thick, has swappable straps, and will be available in titanium, silver and rose gold.

Blass says both watches will have Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity, but with the Sport being the flagship, it’ll have a whole lot more features. This includes 3G and 4G LTE cellular connectivity, GPS and, of course, NFC for taking advantage of Android Pay.

A major change that we’ll see from past smartwatches is that these two will actually have Google Assistant integration — the same Assistant found on the Pixel, Google Home and Google Allo.

We’ll supposedly see these watches on February 9. Google and LG are expected to host a joint-event, officially launching Android Wear 2.0 alongside the Watch Sport and Watch Style.

source: VentureBeat


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