LG G Watch R on sale in November

Android Wear smartwatch landing in Europe first, followed by North America
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Following the big Android Wear update, LG has revealed that the G Watch R will be going on sale in Europe in early November, followed by a a roll-out across North America soon after that.

The LG G Watch R was first unveiled in August, ahead of IFA where it was demoed for the first time. It's a slick looking, circular smartwatch that boasts a 1.3-inch P-OLED display with an impressive resolution of 320 x 320.

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The G Watch R is encased in stainless steel, with a leather strap that uses the industry standard 22mm size, so you can personalise it. Packed inside is a 1.2GHz Snapdragon 400 processor, 4GB of storage, 512MB of RAM and 410mAh battery.

“While the original G Watch was designed to be a no-nonsense, pure Android Wear device, the G Watch R was developed with a more aesthetic eye," said Dr. Jong-seok Park, president and CEO of LG.

“The G Watch R represents LG's commitment to meld form and functionality together in perfect harmony and to create a device that not only looks great, but more importantly, offers technology that makes life more convenient."

There's no official word on pricing as of yet - we'll update this story once we hear more.

Check out our LG G Watch R hands-on review from IFA, and bookmark this page for all the latest LG G Watch R release date and price news.

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