LG has finally entered the wearable technology segment, with the
announcement of its Life Band Touch fitness wristband. The South Korean
manufacturer will be showcasing the Life Band Touch fitness wristband at
CES 2014. The company has yet to reveal the pricing and availability
details of the LG Life Band Touch.
Notably, the latest wearable from
LG can sync with Android and iOS
devices using Bluetooth 4.0, though the company has not detailed whether
the device can work with smartphone, tablets or even both.
Life Band Touch wristband can also track physical activities such as
steps taken, distance covered and calories consumption. The Life Band
Touch features an OLED touch display which works as a watch and shows
notifications from the connected device. In addition to the LG Life Band
Touch, the company has also introduced heart beat earphones (Heart Rate
Earphone), which can check user's blood flow in the ear, according to
The Life Band Touch also includes touch controls for music
playback and receiving calls from the synced device. The LG Life Band
Touch wearable fitness wristband will be pitted against the likes of
Nike's popular FuelBand.
LG has already revealed
plans to expand its Ultra HD TV line-up and has announced a new
premium line-up at the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in
Earlier on Monday, the South Korean electronics giant
revealed that the company would showcase the premium UB9800 series 4K
Ultra HD TVs at CES 204, consisting of 65-inch, 79-inch, 84-inch and
98-inch units. LG's new Ultra HD TV models feature 3840x2160 pixels
resolution and equip Ultra IPS panels.
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