Yonhap News AgencyMarch 18, 2014 22:01
By Kang Yoon-seung
SEOUL, March 19 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's No. 2 tech giant LG Electronics Inc. said Wednesday it plans to release its first smartwatch in the second quarter of this year, jumping into another battle with Samsung Electronics Co. in the wearable market.
Jointly developed with U.S. Internet giant Google Inc., the LG G Watch is powered by Android Wear, an operating system optimized for wearable devices, and will be connected to all Android smartphones, the company said.