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Google announced Wednesday that a pair of square-faced Android Wear-powered smartwatches would be offered for purchase on the Google Play Shop, and also the business has actually opened up the floodgates to enable individuals to pre-order them.

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The LG G See prices $229, and is slated to ship from Google’s stockroom by July 3. It sports a 1.65 inch display screen, 4 GB of storage space, 512 MB of RAM and also a 400 mAh battery that’s made to last for a day of use. Interested purchasers could get the watch in either a black physical body with a black wristband, or a gold body with a white wristband.

Samsung’s Equipment Live smartwatch is a more affordable choice at $199, yet it’s currently slated to deliver on June 8, five days later than LG’s offering. Its layout mirrors that of the Galaxy Equipment 2, though it does not have all its brother or sister’s bells and also whistles, like a camera and IR blaster.

At the minute, the Gear Live just includes a black wristband and a silver face, though Samsung’s other ventures right into the smartwatch world appear to indicate that the company might increase its option in the future.

SamsungGearLive, geeky gadgets

Like the LG, Samsung’s offering has 4 GB of storage space and also 512 MB of RAM. Its 1.63 inch, 320 x 320 pixel screen is greater resolution compared to the one on the G Enjoy, and also it weighs somewhat less, in part since it just showcases a 300 mAh battery. (Samsung claims that capability is still sufficient for a day’s worth of use.)

Android Wear is created to work with tools running Android 4.3 ‘Jelly Grain’ or higher, and also brings a selection of smartphone features to individuals’ wrists. Individuals that acquire an Android Wear watch will get accessibility to their phone’s notifications on their writs, and could communicate with applications making use of touch or voice commands.

Those people that choose a rounded smartwatch layout could be thinking about Motorola’s Moto 360, which is slated to release later this summer.