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Jan-10, 2015

The world’s first watch-style wearable to feature a fully circular Plastic OLED (P-OLED) display, inspired by classical and premium timepieces.

Doha, 10th JAN 2015 — LG Electronics (LG) newest Android wearable, LG G Watch R, is available for purchase at all Jumbo Electronics showrooms, across major hypermarkets  and other major dealers in Qatar.  
 
The LG G Watch R made its world debut at IFA 2014 to much interest and with its stylish looks and smooth, speedy performance, became one of the show’s most mentioned new products. The world’s first watch-style wearable to feature a fully circular Plastic OLED (P-OLED) display, the G Watch R was inspired by classical and premium timepieces. The 1.3-inch circular P-OLED display takes advantage of every pixel, producing images with stunning color and accurate viewing at all angles even under bright sunlight.
 
Designed and built to last, the LG G Watch R features a classic design encased in durable stainless steel and aluminum powered by a 410mAh battery. Like the original LG G Watch, the G Watch R delivers optimal performance through its powerful but efficient 1.2GHz Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 400 processor with 4GB of storage and 512MB of RAM. With an Ingress Protection rating of IP67, the device is completely protected from dust and water resistant for up to 30 minutes at a maximum depth of one meter. The G Watch R, designed with personalization in mind, is compatible with any 22mm wide watch strap.
 
The LG G Watch R offers six new pre-loaded watch faces and improved power savings in ambient mode. The update to Android WearTM OS will add even more features and functionality to G Watch R such as offline music playback. Updates will be performed seamlessly through the smartphone with the owner’s permission.
 
“While the original G Watch was designed to be a no-nonsense, pure Android Wear device, the G Watch R was developed with a more aesthetic eye,” said Dr. Jong-seok Park, president and CEO of the LG Electronics Mobile Communications Company. “The G Watch R represents LG’s commitment to meld form and functionality together in perfect harmony and to create a device that not only looks great but more importantly, offers technology that makes life more convenient.”

Mr. CV Rappai, Director & CEO, Jumbo Electronics – Sole Distributor for LG Electronics in Qatar, said: “The LG G Watch R is available at QR 1199. With a completely round dial it looks and feels like a classic timepiece with a modern touch which our customers will enjoy wearing for any occasion. The customizable dial and band means it’s a different watch on your wrist every time.”
 
For more product images and videos, please visit www.lg.com/global/gwatch/r.
 
Key Specifications:

■ Chipset: 1.2GHz Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 400
■ Display: 1.3-inch P-OLED Display (320 x 320)
■ Memory: 4GB eMMC / 512MB RAM
■ Battery: 410mAh
■ Operating System: Android Wear™
   (Compatible with smartphones running Android 4.3 and above)
■ Sensors: 9-Axis (Gyro / Accelerometer / Compass)
   Barometer
   PPG (Heart Rate Monitor)
■ Color: Black
■ Other: Dust and Water Resistant (IP67)
■ Band Type: Changeable
 
 

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