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LG G Health trademark discovered; it may be LG's first smartwatch

A trademark filling for "LG G Health" seems to indicate that LG is working on its own smartwatch, although the device is yet to become official.
October 28, 2013
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A trademark filing for “LG G Health” apparently reveals that the South Korean company may be working on a smartwatch of its own, although nothing is yet official.

The LG G Health may be the name of such a product, according to the documentation available from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) found by Phandroid.

The document clearly mentions the fact that the G Health is a mobile device and lists “watches” as well, although the “smartwatch” term is not present:

[quote qtext=”Watches; Watchbands that communicate data to personal digital assistants, smartphones, and personal computers through Internet websites and other computer and electronic communications network.” qperson=”” qsource=”” qposition=”center”]

The trademark filing has an October 23, 2013 date, although that doesn’t mean a product launch is near.

LG G Health

What’s clear from the name is that the device will surely have some health-related features on board, which makes perfect sense for a smartwatch.

This isn’t the first time we hear that LG is interested in making its own smartwatches, with a previous report suggesting that such a device may have a flexible display on board. According to the same report, the device could be launched at some point next year.