LG’s Android Wear-based G Watch priced at £180 for UK

LG is to charge £180 in the UK for its first Android-powered smartwatch, the G Watch, and the device will go on sale in July, reports the Daily Telegraph.

LG G Watch

LG's Android Wear-based G Watch

The announcement was apparently made at the company's UK showcase in Weybridge, and is the first indication of UK pricing for the Android Wear technology.

Matt Warman writes:

It indicates that Google will target a much lower price point for its wearable devices that companies such as Samsung have previously aimed at with their Gear smartwatches.

LG also revealed a non-functioning demonstration unit, showing a rectangular watch face with no buttons and a plastic strap, in line with their previous mock-ups. It contrasts with the round Android Wear device shown by Motorola when Google announced the software earlier this year.

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