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Leather smartphone? LG G4 goes for a different luxury look

The flagship phone for LG comes crafted in several leather styles, while the LG Watch Urbane goes on sale for the same price as an Apple Watch. Also, Facebook takes on Skype with video calling.

Soon you can buy a leather smartphone to match your couch.

In this CNET Update, get a quick overview of LG's new G4 smartphone -- which comes crafted in six different leather styles -- and learn how it stands apart from other Android phones . If you want an LG smartwatch to go with it, the LG Watch Urbane is now on sale in the Google Store:

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Also in this tech news roundup, Facebook is taking on Skype with its own video chat service inside the Messenger app. The Facebook-owned Instagram app also got a few upgrades with emoji hashtags.

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Leather smartphone? LG G4 goes for a different luxury look