LG's Android Wear smartwatch may arrive in June
A report citing LG's arm in France has the smartwatch slated to arrive around the same time as Google's developer conference.
Google's first Android Wear smartwatch may just be around the corner.
Google and LG's G Watch could launch in June for 199 euros ($274.50), according to French news site Les Numeriques, which got confirmation from LG's arm in France. Tech site Unwiredview.com first spotted the report.
The launch time and price was apparently only applicable in France, but could indicate its plans elsewhere elsewhere.
The G Watch marks Google's first foray into the smartwatch arena, a business that has seen a lot of entrants and interest, but few sales. Google is attempting to create a level of consistency with the next wave of smartwatches with its Android Wear operating system -- a version of Android customized for wearable products.
LG spokesman Ken Hong declined to comment, noting that he couldn't confirm or deny speculation. A spokesman for Google couldn't immediately be reached.
A June launch would be right around the Google I/O developer conference, which runs for two days starting June 25.
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