- Nov 9, 2015
Google has announced that Android Wear will be getting cellular support, which means compatible devices will now be able to use cellular data to access the watch functions even when the phone is not around. It also brings calling functionality, so now you can make and receive calls on the watch itself. This means the watch will no longer be dependent on your smartphone, and can function fully without it, which is perfect for times when you want to leave your phone behind, such as when you are working out, but still want to stay connected. The first Android Wear device to get cellular support is the LG G Watch Urbane 2nd Edition LTE, which has more words in its name than total Android Wear devices. It's a stunning looking watch nonetheless with a fully circular 1.38-inch 480x480 P-OLED display, 1.2GHz Snapdragon 400 processor, 768MB RAM, 4GB storage, LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, heart rate monitor, 570mAh battery, and IP67 certification. The LG G Watch Urbane 2nd Edition LTE (sigh) will be available on AT&T and Verizon in the US. The international variant will be coming in a few months. Other manufacturers will also be coming with their own cellular compatible watches in...