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A keen-eyed redditor has spotted an addition of code from CyanogenMod(CM)’s Github showing that CM will be adding “save to raw image” to it’s camera app. For the geeky ones out there who might not know what is this feature about, I will be explaining in simplified details and terms. Skip the next section if you do not want to read the nitty gritty details. With raw format, the camera captures very detailed pictures whereas Joint Photographic Experts Group(JPEG) records details that are obvious.That is probably the reason why raw files are typically 2-6 times larger than JPEG files. This is due to the complete data from the camera’s sensor. So, a 5 Megapixel(MP) camera will produce a 5MB raw file. As smartphones storage become larger compared to 3 years ago, it is now possible to capture high quality image without sacrificing quality.Currently it is impossible to grab a raw photo […]continue reading
Looks like LG has prompted Samsung to issue their announcement of a new smartwatch a bit early. Shortly after the announcement of G Watch R, Samsung announced it’s very own Gear S running none other than, Tizen.continue reading
After a couple of teases by LG, the G Watch R Specs have been officially announced!
What we know about the watch:
- 1.2GHz Snapdragon processor
- 512MB of RAM
- 4GB of internal storage
- 410mAh battery
- 1.3″ Plastic Organic LED(P-OLED) display
- stainless steel body(Metallic!)
- heart-rate monitor
Of course not to forget, the G Watch R is powered by Android Wear which means that it will offer Google Now-based experience. You will get notifications, easy access to notes ,calendar,directions,reminders and more.
LG claims that it produces very clear images even under direct sunlight. The screen rests in a stainless steel frame, and comes with an interchangeable calf skin leather strap.
This watch is unlike LG’s previous smartwatch as it offers much more fitness tracking capabilities.
Personally, I like this watch from the aesthetic point of view, but functionality wise, it looks like every other smartwatch out there.
Although LG has released nothing about the price,but we do know that the G Watch R is coming in the fourth quarter of 2014.
LG READYING SNEAK PEEK OF NEW G WATCH R AT IFA 2014
New Android Wearable First to Feature Full Circle P-OLED Display
SEOUL, Aug. 28, 2014 — Following the June release of one of the first-to-market wearable device powered by Android Wear™, LG Electronics (LG) is quickly expanding its wearable product offerings with the unveiling a new Android Wear device — the LG G Watch R at IFA 2014 in Berlin next week. The LG G Watch R is the world’s first watch-style wearable device to feature a circular Plastic OLED (P-OLED) display and utilizes 100 percent of its watch face.
The most eye-catching feature of the LG G Watch R is its 1.3-inch full circle P-OLED display that produces stunning image clarity even under bright sunlight and superb clarity when viewed from any angle. Powered by a powerful 1.2GHz Snapdragon 400 processor, the LG G Watch R offers 4GB of storage, 512MB of RAM and a durable 410mAh battery. This Android Wear device will effortlessly run all compatible apps available in the Google Play Store and with an Ingress Protection Rating of IP67, the LG G Watch R is designed to run for up to 30 minutes in one meter of water.
With Android Wear™ at its core, the LG G Watch R delivers essential and relevant information exactly at the right time and place through voice recognition notifications. With a suite of LG health and fitness apps, users can also monitor their heartbeats with the support of the embedded photoplethysmograpgy (PPG) sensor. And the smart notifications provide users with important reminders of missed calls and messages, upcoming meetings, events, and local weather forecasts.
With an artisanal elegance, the LG G Watch R boasts a refined aesthetic that is reminiscent of traditional timepieces. Replete with a circular watch face, this elegantly crafted Android wearable has classic curves encased in a strong, durable stainless steel frame and carries a suite of watch faces that are accessible with a simple touch of the display. Its interchangeable 22mm calf skin leather strap also complements its overall aesthetic, giving it an air of modern prestige.
“What we’ve noticed in the year of the wearable is that this is a category that can’t be compared to smartphones and tablets,” said Dr. Jong-seok Park, president and CEO of the LG Electronics Mobile Communications Company. “Wearables are also accessories and consumers will want more than one to choose from. So we wanted to complement the modern design of the original G Watch with the classic look of the G Watch R. Customers can’t go wrong with either device.”
The LG G Watch R will be available in key markets early in the fourth quarter of 2014. Prices and details of availability will be announced locally at the time of launch. Visitors to IFA can see LG G Watch R up close in Hall 11.2 of Messe Berlin from September 5-10.
Via Android Police
LG is said to be launching a round Android Watch at IFA and claims to be “The first wearable to fully utilize its circular shape.” With this new watch, LG is now threatening Motorola’s 360. The video made a dig at the Moto 360 about 16 seconds in, with cool looking animation rounding an almost-round shape with words “Feel the gap”.
Will you buy it even if it is not circular?