LG Watch Sport spotted running Android 7.1.1 Nougat on Geekbench


The Android Wear 2.0 is rumoured to be launching on February 8, and we have been reading plenty of information regarding two smartwatches –  LG Watch Sport and LG Watch Style – that are expected to debut with the new version of Google’s operating system for wearables. Images of these smartwatches were leaked a few days ago. The LG Watch Sport has now appeared on Geekbench’s database, giving us a small glimpse of its hardware and software specifications.

LG Watch Sport: Specifications

LG Watch Sport Geekbench

As per Geekbench’s database, the LG Watch Sport runs Android 7.1.1 Nougat (most probably, Android Wear 2.0) and uses the codename ‘Swordfish,’ a codename that was earlier leaked by AndroidPolice. The smartwatch is rumoured to feature a 1.38-inch display with a resolution of 480 × 480 pixels. The smartwatch seems to be equipped with an unknown quad-core processor clocked at 1.4GHz. It will pack 786MB of RAM and 4GB internal storage.

Connectivity wise, the LG Watch Sport is expected to feature standalone cellular support (LTE), Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2, NFC, GPS and a heart-rate sensor. It will most probably be IP68 certified, given the ‘Sport’ moniker, and it might come packed with a 430mAh battery according to some previous reports. Also, rumours also indicate that the smartwatch might feature support for Android Pay which will compete with Apple Pay and Samsung Pay.

LG Watch Style

LG Watch Sport: Expected Price & Availability

It is being reported that the LG Watch Sport will be priced at $349, which means that it might cost $100 more than the LG Watch Style (costing $249). The official launch is said to be on February 8, 2017, where we might get to know more information about these smartwatches.

[Source: Geekbench]