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Android Wear: The bloatware that turned into gloatware

09 February 2017

For now your only option if you want to use Android Pay on your smartwatch is to re-lock the bootloader on your smartphone, but that may trigger a factory reset on certain devices and means you won't be able to enjoy any of the awesome mods that are posted on our forums.

According to him, both the LG Watch Sport and LG Watch Style will launch on the same day and both will be the first devices to run Google's generation operating system for wearables.

"Today, we're launching Android Wear 2.0 to give you watch faces that do more, better ways to work out, more ways to stay in touch, new ways to use apps, and on-the-go help from Google Assistant". In the same article, both the LG Watch Sport and Watch Style will likely debut the Google Assistant.

According to VentureBeat, ZTE showed off two watches; Venus 1 and Venus 2 at Mobile World Congress a year ago, although they were considered primarily activity trackers that lack the robustness of a full wearable platform.

First of all, those of you who've chose to go for Huawei's smartwatches will be pleased to know the Chinese company will have the following products updated to Android Wear 2.0: Huawei Watch and Huawei Watch Ladies.

Verizon is selling the LG Watch Sport for $380 outright or for $330 on a two-year contract.

Android Wear improves upon its earlier release in a variety of ways. One is used for Google Fit and the other for Android Pay while the Crown lets you zip through the menus and any notifications. Apart from the user manuals, the retail packaging for the Watch Style variant has also been leaked and mentions the South Korean company's partnership with Google to design the device. To differentiate it from other smartwatches, the watch faces on the Wear24 automatically changes the information shown on display according to the location.

The LG Watch Sport also has an accelerometer, ambient light sensor, barometer, gyroscope, and heart rate sensor. Just like Watch Sport, the Wear24 also supports 4G LTE connectivity.

It comes with the circular display sporting a power button on that might be rotatable. According to company sources, Huawei's second smartwatch will launch shortly and will release in the United Kingdom anytime between April and May of this year. The user can make calls and send text messages directly from the smartwatch.

The expected price for the LG Watch Sport is $349, while the LG Watch Style will cost $100 less at $249.

Watch Sport is expected to be resemble LG Urbane 2nd Edition LTE and Moto 360.

Android Wear: The bloatware that turned into gloatware