LG G Watch

68
Engadget
Score
It has some redeeming qualities, but you could still do better.
68

It has some redeeming qualities, but you could still do better.

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Engadget Review

Android Wear review: Taking smartwatches in the right direction

It's not much of a looker, but the LG G Watch is a respectable Android Wear device. Its battery life is slightly better than the Samsung Gear Live, but it's also more expensive and doesn't offer as nice a display.

Pros
  • Performs well
  • Swappable wristbands
  • Charging cradle is easy to use
  • Water-resistant
  • Easier to read in sunlight than competition
Cons
  • More expensive than the Gear Live
  • Display has lower resolution than competition
  • Horrible battery life
  • Limited to newer Android devices
  • Unattractive design
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Portability (size / weight)

5.6
 

Display

5.8
 

Design and form factor

6.2
 

Features

6.7
 

Ease of use

7.0
 

Durability

7.8
 

Battery life

5.2
 

How It Stacks Up

82

Engadget

82
 

Critic

87
 

User

80
 

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82
 

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67
 
74

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74
 

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73
 

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80
 
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How It Stacks Up

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82
 

Critic

87
 

User

80
 

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