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LG's fitness wearables: Lifeband Touch and Heart Rate Earphones (pictures)

Close-up and personal with LG's fitness band and heart-rate earbuds, from CES 2014.

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The LG Lifeband Touch and Heart Rate Earphones, announced at CES 2014, are the first fitness wearables made by LG. The Lifeband Touch is a wraparound black fitness band with its own touch OLED display, designed to work on Android and iOS. Read our hands-on impressions here.
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The band comes in several sizes, and is water-resistant but not waterproof.
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The Lifeband Touch pairs with heart rate monitors to get additional health data.
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The Heart Rate Earphones and Lifeband Touch are made to work together.
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The Lifeband Touch can do some limited two-way communication with a phone. Here, it's controlling volume.
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Tracking heart rate via the LG fitness app.
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Checking on heart rate.
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Daily fitness goals can be tracked by glowing colors on the Lifeband's circular button.
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Starting a timed activity via the app.
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The Heart Rate Earphones have sensors in the earbuds that collect heart rate data and send it over Bluetooth to the Lifeband Touch.
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They feel good, and are meant to double as high-quality Bluetooth earphones.
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The earphones loop around the ear, and have an extra clip-on module with a remote.
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A look at the whole package.
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The remote, up-close.
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You can track heart rate even without the Lifeband Touch.

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