Saturday , September 22 2018 Ausdroid » Software » Apps, Games & Google Services » LG G Watch R now available from Google Play for $349

G Watch R - Google Play
After a long wait, Google has today announced that the LG G Watch R is now available for purchase on Google Play and as a bonus, it’s live in the Australian Google Play Store.

The Watch has been listed in the devices section in Black only for $349, a small step above the US price of US$299. The G Watch R will ship from Google Play in 1-2 Business days and there’s only one shipping option available: International Priority for an additional $19.95, which should deliver the watch to your door in 2-7 business days. The G Watch R is of course the first Android Wear watch to make full use of the circular display.

The G Watch R comes with a Charging Cradle, Travel Adaptor and Data USB Cable in the box, as well as the G Watch R, which has what’s been seen as a fairly standard hardware listing, including :

  • 1.2GHz Qualcomm® Snapdragon 400
  • 1.3-inch P-OLED Display (320 x 320)
  • 4GB eMMC / 512MB RAM
  • 410mAh
  • Android Wear – compatible with smartphones running Android 4.3 and above
  • 9-Axis (Gyro/ Accelerometer/ Compass), Barometer, PPG
  • Black
  • Dust and Water Resistant (IP67)

The G Watch R is only available on Google Play in Australia, Japan and the United States, so it’s fairly limited. We’re expecting word from LG Australia later this morning on retail availability of the G Watch R and we’ll definitely be getting one in for review, so stay tuned for that.

Are you purchasing an LG G Watch R?

Source: Google Play.

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Ordered from Play Store immediately after noticing, tried to cancel the order a few hours later and couldn’t. Tonight its marked as shipped. Oh well, guess I’m giving up on the Moto 360 then. I wish I had known it would be in stores too, could have picked the G Watch R tomorrow.

Nick Tsiotinos
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I also bought mine from MobileZap. Great service – delivered in 3 days. Got it yesterday and a couple of dollars cheaper than Google Play (who incidentally are quoting 5-7 days delivery).

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I copped mine yday from mobilezap for a couple dollars cheaper. Dreamseller on eBay in Korea is nearly $20 cheaper but if I was buying today google play prob best for peace of mind

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Decided to cancel my order. I’ll stick with my Gear Live. Anybody know how long it takes for Google to refund the money?

Tango India Mike
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Tango India Mike

Prefer the silver version

vijay alapati
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vijay alapati

That’s price is nexus 5 now from online stores

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