South Korea: LG launches the Urbane LTE WebOS software based standalone smartwatch.
LG just launched on its domestic market South Korea the LG Watch Urbane LTE version WebOS Software based smartwatch.
The LG Watch Urbane LTE can make and receive calls, send and accept text messages, make push-to-talk calls with other phone over the same network and also make mobile payments through near-field communication.
The new smartwatch comes with its own universal SIM card; resultantly phone calls run over a 4G LTE network.
The LG Urbane LTE features include the choice to use it like a walkie-talkie, NFC payment capability, speech translator and GPS location sharing.
Not a word yet about when LG will sell it in other countries.
The Price ot the smartwatch is 650.000 Korean WONS (US$589.-)