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LG Watch Style Retail Packaging Leaks Ahead Of Launch

8 February 2017, 6:56 am EST By Joshua King Tech Times
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As LG gears up to announce its new Android 2.0 powered smartwatches, the retail packaging for the LG Watch Style has leaked online.

For the unfamiliar, the company is reportedly poised to debut two smartwatches - the LG Watch Sport and the LG Watch Style - on Feb. 8.

As the debut of the wearable inches closer, the LG Watch Style's supposed retail packaging has emerged online. The leak is courtesy a BestBuy employee who shared the packaging images with publication GSM Arena.

"Thanks to a BestBuy employee, we now know what the LG Watch Style's front will look like. The device is circular with a single button on the right side and what looks like standard straps of either 20mm or 22mm width," notes the publication.

What The Images Reveal

The images shared by the publication not only show off the packaging of the LG Watch Style, which is expected to be $100 cheaper and smaller than the LG Watch Sport, but also give a glimpse into the design of the wearable.

The image for the LG Watch Style is placed on the center of the box's front. Android Wear is listed on either side of the box, as well as on the package's rear.

The Watch Style is placed front and center on the box, with Android Wear listed both on the side and rear of the box. The leaked images of the packaging also shows the tagline "Designed with our friends at Google" below the picture of the wearable.

The rear of the box shows off the safety sticker and one can also espy the code name for the smartwatch - LG-W270 - on the box's side. The label reveals that the LG Watch Style has been produced in Korea in January. The label also reveals that this is the Titanium color model as it mentions "Titan." The smartwatch has been granted FCC approval.

LG Watch Style Rumored Specs

The smartwatch is expected to have a 1.2-inch OLED display, which is circular. It will boast 512 MB of RAM and house a 240 mAh battery per rumors. The wearable will be IP67 certified, making it both water and dust resistant.

The Android Wear 2.0 powered smartwatch from LG will not support NFC or 3G. It will not have a heart rate monitor either.

Price And Release

The LG Watch Style is rumored to start at $249 per reports. The smartwatch will reportedly be available in multiple colors: Titanium, Sliver and Rose Gold.

The LG Watch Style and the LG Watch Sport are expected to debut on Feb. 8 instead of Feb.9.

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