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LG Watch Sport

Updated: Jul. 13, 2018

Ranked 10th of 10 smartwatches with a Quid Score of 75.

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LG Watch Sport

Ranked 10th of 10 smartwatches with a Quid Score of 75.

Product Details

Product Details

Ranks 10th overall.

Key Information
  • Type: Smartwatch
  • Battery Life: 1.45 days
  • Built-in GPS: Yes
  • Fitness Measurements: Yes - Google Fit, can detect barometric pressure, gyroscope and accelerometer for tracking movements, heart rate monitor with PPG
  • Cellular Connectivity: Yes - LTE connectivity with AT&T 4G LTE Network
Other Information
  • Band Options: 1
  • Display Size: 1.38in. diameter
  • Case Material: Stainless steel 31 6L with brushed metal finish
  • Color Options: 2
  • Sleep Tracker: Yes
  • Storage Capacity: 4GB (only 2GB usable)
  • Heart Rate Sensor: Yes
  • Siri Voice Response: Yes
  • Sweat/Water Resistant: Yes - 30 minutes at a depth of 1.5m
  • Wireless Connectivity: Bluetooth 4.2 + Wifi
  • Additional Information: N/A

Expert Rating: 76%

Ranks 7th among competitors.

Expert Rating: 76%

Ranks 7th among competitors.

Experts like the Watch Sport’s Android compatibility. Phone calls require a SIM card (US) and there is minimal app support.

Full Expert Breakdown
  • Battery Life - Average
  • Functionality - Below average
  • Fitness Options - Above average
  • Design - Below average
  • Water Resistance - Below average
  • Usability - Average
  • Extra Features - Above average
Notable Positives
  • Accurate step counter
  • Easy to read screen
  • Wireless charging
  • Mic for vice controls
  • High scratch resistance
Notable Negatives
  • Bands are non-replaceable
  • Water resistant but not for swimming
  • Battery doesn't last a full day
  • No on-watch fitness tracking
Full Expert Breakdown
  • Battery Life - Average
  • Functionality - Below average
  • Fitness Options - Above average
  • Design - Below average
  • Water Resistance - Below average
  • Usability - Average
  • Extra Features - Above average

Customer Rating: 76%

Ranks 8th among competitors.

Customer Rating: 76%

Ranks 8th among competitors.

Customers like this device’s versatile functions and ease of use. The battery life is short in comparison to its competitors and its bulky build is an odd fit for some wrists.

Ideal for people:

Those who need a large screen to see, use Android devices, and require a general multi-purpose smartwatch.

Not ideal for people:

Those who prefer sleek design and need a long battery life.

Notable Pros:
  • Easy to pair
  • High customization
  • LTE option is convenient
  • Upgradeable to Wear Oreo
  • Versatile
  • Large face is easy to see
Notable Cons:
  • Bulky
  • Battery life doesn't last a full day
  • Technology not as advanced as competitors
  • Band isn't changeable
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Brand Score: 90%

Ranks 4th among competitors.

Brand Score: 90%

Ranks 4th among competitors.

LG’s company philosophy is broken down into 5 key concepts: Global, Tomorrow, Energy, Humanity, and Technology. Within the first 11 years of operation, the company produced Korea's first radio, refrigerator, and TV. LG began making watches in 2014.

Heritage - 5/5

In-Hwoi Koo founded Lucky-Goldstar in 1958, and the company rebranded itself as LG Electronics in 1995. LG’s goal is to make life easier for its customers. The company began in the home electronics market and later expanded into other categories including automotive components and cell phones.

Innovation - 4/5

In 2011, LG released the world's first modern LTE mobile chip. In 2016, the company developed a mosquito-repellent television.

Reliability - 5/5

LG’s site has an extensive support center with product-specific manuals. Additional LG customer service is available via community boards, social media accounts, online chat, email, and phone.

Social Good - 5/5

LG’s corporate responsibility programs are multi-faceted, encompassing business partners, customers, employees, communities, and the environment. The company upholds a transparent communication policy with all stakeholders.

Relevance - 4/5

LG uses Facebook and Twitter to promote its products, brand partnerships, and social responsibility initiatives. The company’s YouTube channel features product demos and tutorials.

Retail: Best Price $349.99

Ranks 10th in value among competitors.

Retail: Best Price $349.99

Ranks 10th in value among competitors.

LG offers a limited 1-year warranty for defects in materials and workmanship. It does not cover defects or damages resulting from abnormal use, nor does it cover the cost of shipping the product to the LG Customer Service Department.

Best Purchase Options
Amazon - $349.99
Best Purchase Option
Amazon - $349.99

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