NEW YORK — The $229 LG G Watch and $199 Samsung Gear Live are available this week with 1.2GHz CPU, 4GB memory, 512MB RAM, Bluetooth 4.0 LE, always-on display, and IP67 water-proofing and dust-resistance ratings. The LG model began shipping from Google Play on July 3 with s 1.65- inch 280 by 280 IPS LCD display and 400 mAh battery. The Samsung model features a 1.6-inch 320 by 320 SuperAMOLED display and 300 mAH battery for one-day operation. It ships from Google Play on July 8.
For its part, Motorola plans summertime availability of its model, whose details haven’t been revealed, but unlike the others, it will feature a round display.