Google Smartwatch First Leak

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New leaked information spotted online reveals the first specifications of the rumored first Google smartwatch.

Every respectable tech manufacturing company is building smartwatches these days, and in recent months we have seen a lot of new products belonging to this category being announced or arriving on the market. So why shouldn’t Google give a smartwatch to the world, too?

We’re pretty sure one could come up with various reasons why a Google smartwatch wouldn’t be making a lot of sense at this point in time, but that would a waste of time, to say the least, because word on the street has it that Google is already gearing up to jump on the wrist wearable bandwagon.

Apparently, Google had plans of launching its first smartwatch this March, but things got pushed and delayed, so the official announcement could arrive as late as June.

That’s interesting because we know the Google I/O is scheduled in late June, so the smartwatch might be revealed alongside the new Nexus 8 and Android 4.5. On top of that, we found out the watch will be manufactured by LG.

But for those who were eager to find out more about what Google might be cooking up in the smartwatch department, our favorite serial leakster @evleaks has just posted information regarding the specs of the device.

@evleaks has been known to be a decently reliable source, so here is what we should be expecting from this upcoming LG-made device. The smartwatch will have a 1.65-inch IPS LCD display with 280 x 280 pixels and bundle 512MB of RAM plus 4GB of built-in storage.

Of course, you’ll notice the lack of info regarding the processor and operating system. We can assume the OS is going to be Android, but there’s no specification about what the interface will look like and in which manner if any at all, the smartwatch will interact with phones, tablets or other devices.

But judging by what we see on the market, smartwatches like Pebble, Samsung’s Gear 2 and Sony’s own intelligent time-keeping companion, are actually built to be smartphone companions, keeping track and relying the notifications you get on your phone.

Some of them even take advantage of your phone’s internet connection to provide you with info extracted from third-party apps to keep you up-to-date with weather and such. Select models even allow you to place phone calls from your wrist.

A few smartwaches like the Omate TrueSmart and Neptune Pine can even act as smartphone replacements per se, due to their cellular connectivity feat. It’s too early to say which features we’re going to see implemented in the Google smartwatch, but taking into consideration this is the company’s first product, we expect something inspiring.

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