LG Electronics changes tack for smartwatch battle with Samsung


Wearable devices are just starting to take off and global electronics companies are racing to release smartwatches ahead of rivals to capture a bigger slice of the emerging next-generation market.

... LG plans to introduce a smartwatch jointly developed with Google. The G Watch will be released sometime between April and June this year. President Park Jong-seok (IMPM'07) of LG Electronics Mobile Communications Company said that the opportunity to work with Google "was the perfect chance for LG to really pull out all stops in both design and engineering."

Read full article: Nikkei Asian Review, March 25, 2014