LG fully unveiled their LG G Watch R this week. It’s a circular smart watch with a sporty design that brings a different look and feel to the current roster of Android Wear smart watches. LG was so chatty that they even reportedly mentioned a solid release date to the Wall Street Journal. According to them, the smart watch is set to launch October 14th, which is a short one and a half months from now.
The G Watch R is just one of two smart watches on the market that have attempted to go with the traditional round form factor of actual watches. Motorola’s Moto 360 is the other, and it was largely heralded as the best looking smart watch we’ve seen to date.
Some say Motorola still owns that crown, though we’re sure there are more than enough fans of LG’s take on the form factor for them to justify bringing this product to market. Unfortunately we have yet to hear about other factors that may sway purchase decisions — such as a price — but we’re sure all of that knowledge will be made public by the time mid-October rolls around.