- Brings standalone app and Google play store
- There is improvement to messaging and fitness
Samsung’s Gear S3 Frontier has some tough rivalry coming.Based on a new leak, the LG-Google Android wear smartwatch collaboration is about to yield a cool new product. The gear will be named Android Wear 2.0, and it’ll seemingly have the punch to unseat Samsung’s S3 Frontier. Samsung’s smartwatch, which is set to get a major software upgrade in months to come, was revealed at the consumer technology tradeshow one year ago.Android wear 2.0 wearables made by LG and Google (hardware collaboration) will hit the market sometimes February this year.As Stated in the latest report, the new Android Wear will be selling for about $249. This is quite cheaper than Samsung’s device which goes for about $349.Samsung Frontier S3 has a remarkable always-on screen which is extremely responsive and its rotating bezel is still one of the best ways to steer on such a tiny display. Other advanced features make the Gear S3 more serviceable but the new collaboration of Google and LG seems like it’s worth competition.LG is looking forward to releasing two different variants, the LG Watch style and LG Watch sport. LG watch sport is waterproof and rustproof. It appears to be targeted for fitness fans. Reports also point out that the sport will be the more powerful of the 2 LG Watches, sporting 768MB of RAM and 430mAh battery making it last for days after a single charge. The device performs a variety of tasks and apps launch fast. If you are a Gear S3 owner, you will feel right at home with the new Android wear 2.0.The LG Watch appears to appeal to those looking for a device with a lasting battery and a smaller face. The Watch sport will be accessible in a choice of either dark blue or titanium, silver and rose gold. Earlier reports indicates that the two devices will come with Bluetooth and Wi-Fi connectivity, with LG sport Watch offering NFC and GPS making thus making it more accurate for tracking activities. Users will also be able to process transactions using Android Pay. These new capabilities (User Interface, Bluetooth, Operating systems, and Mobile apps) are to be complemented by an upcoming play storeBoth devices have the ability to connect to your Smartphone, including iPhone devices and will feature dust and water resistance.Google is set to improve its software for the Wear 2.0, with the upcoming update rumored to include:
What's my model number?
There are several ways to locate your model number:
- Option 1
- On your device, go to Settings, then "About device" and scroll down to "Model number"
- Option 2
- Often times you can view the model number inside the device, by removing the battery
- Option 3
- Using Samsung's model/serial number location tool