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LG Watch Sport Specifications – Just like the name goes the LG Watch sport (W280) is a standalone sporty smartwatch that has quiet a whole lot of interesting features built in. It comes with GPS, HRM and NFC chip which powers Google pay. The Watch Sport was released in February, 2017, runs on Wear OS 2.1 and is powered by Snapdragon 2100.

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LG Watch Sport Full Specifications


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Device nameLG Watch Sport
Device typeSporty/Finess smartwatch
Released dateFebruary,2017
Ideal forUnisex


Display typeP-OLED
Display size1.38 inches
Screen resolution480 x 480 pixel
Pixel Density348 ppi
Input typeTouchscreen plus 3 buttons (1 digital crown rotating and 2 rigid buttons)


Dimension44.5 x 44.5 x 14.2 mm
Weight89 grams (straps included)
Casing materialStainless steel
Strap/band materialSilicone
Bezel Material
Band size22 mm
Screen protectionCorning Gorilla glass
Water resistantYes, IP67
Swim-proofNo, not recommended


Internal storage4 GB (about 2G available)
Memory card slotNone


BluetoothBluetooth smart v4.2 LE
Wi-FiYes, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n


SIM slotYes, nano SIM card


Email alertYes
SMS alertYes
Calls alertYes
Event reminderYes
Weather forecastYes
Facebook notifacationYes
Twitter notificationYes
Whatsapp notificationYes


Sleep trackingYes
Heart rate monitoringYes
Distance coveredYes
Steps climbedYes
Calories burntYes
Calories ConsumptionYes


Bluetooth musicYes


Accelerometer Yes
Magnetometer --
Heart rate monitor (HRM)Yes
Gyroscope Yes
Ambient lightYes
Other sensors--


Operating system (OS)Wear OS 2.0
ChipsetQualcomm Snapdragon MSM8909W Wear 2100
CPUQuad-core 1.1GHz Cortex-A7
GPUAdreno 304


Type of batteryNon-removable Li-ion
Battery capacity 430mAh
Battery lifeStandby: 1 - 2 days
Mixed usage: 15 - 20 hours
ChargingWireless charging cradle
Charging timeAbout 2 hours


Payment systemGoogle Pay
Compatibility Android 4.3 or later.
iOS 9.0 or later.
Companion app--
Customizable watch faceYes
Interchangeable band Yes, 22mm
Voice commandYes


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Wireless charging cradle
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LG Watch Sport (W280) Features


The LG Watch Sport just like the name goes comes in a sporty elegant design with a prestigious and beast-like appearance. It is a suitable wear for both men and women, but will be a perfect fit for men. The LG Watch Sport has a 1.38 screen size that is stands out in visibility. Powered by P-OLED, it is visible even under bright sunlight without needing to strain your eyes. The LG Watch sport is touchscreen and also has 3 buttons that aids in the easy navigation of the interface. The watch face can be customized, there are 11 preloaded watch faces to choose from allowing you customize the look of the watch face.

The LG Watch Sport body is built to last long, the casing is made of a stainless steel material while the 22mm straps which are interchangeable are made of thermoplastic material. There is also a Corning Gorilla glass screen protection that is scratch and dust resistant.


The LG Watch Sport battery life is quiet impressive but below our expectation. The battery has a capacity of 430mAh which on standby last about 1-2 days on average while mixed usage will see the battery life reduced to 15 -20 hours. Not so great, but will serve for extreme sport activities. The battery can be charged via a wireless charging cradle that takes about 1-2 hours to fully charge a completely depleted battery.


The LG Watch Sport comes with a 4GB internal storage space that lets you store all your favorite files directly into the watch. About 2.5GB is available after system requirements, you can stream music from
Google Play or download directly using network connectivity. This allows you listen to your favorite tracks on the go while working out, in the office or just recreating.

Water Resistance/Protection

The LG Watch Sport is certified IP67 which means it passed the 1 meter under water for 30 minutes test. So its waterproof, you can wear it under the rain, to the shower but not to the pool. This is not the perfect smartwatch for tracking your swimming activities. When the smartwatch comes in contact with water you should dry it up with a clean soft clothing material.

Activity/Fitness tracking

The LG Watch sport is a great choice that lets you track your activities effortlessly. It has all the standard sensors for fitness tracking built in. There is A-GPS built in for more accurate outdoor tracking of activities such as location, routes and distance. There is also HRM sensor built in which automatically tracks your heart rate variations allowing you detect changes early enough.

The Watch Sport also has an accelerometer, gyroscope and barometer built in which lets you track your movements. The good thing is that these sensors automatically tracks your body movements when you move your body.. You can view and manage fitness stats via Google Fit and LG health app.

  • It lets you track steps and distance covered.
  • The inbuilt GPS lets you track routes, locations and distance.
  • The HRM lets you track heart rate vibrations.
  • It can also track your sleep, calories burnt and calories consumed, hiking and more.

Notifications & Application

The LG Watch Sport is a perfect companion when it comes to notifying you and keeping you updated with notifications on your phone. The smartwatch when paired with a compatible smartphone alerts you when there is a new notification from native and third-party apps on your phone. You can setup schedules and reminders via the timer and alarm featured.

The LG Watch Sport runs on Wear OS 2.0 which opens a whole lot of possibilities. You can install your favorite apps directly on the watch. The good thing is the Watch Sport is a standalone smartwatch which lets you make and receive calls directly from the watch without needing your phone. With the inbuilt microphone you can access the voice command features which lets you utilize Google assistant. The Watch Sport is compatible with android 4.3 or later and iOS 9.0 or later.

With the LG Watch Sport you can also send and receive messages directly from the watch, you can enable screen lock for privacy. There is NFC chip built into the LG Watch Sport that powers Google Pay contactless payment system. The Watch Sport is powered by Snapdragon 2100 chip.


  • Elegant and sophisticated sporty design.
  • The Straps and watch faces are customizable.
  • Its capable of tracking lots of activities.
  • Supports 2G/3G/4G cellular connectivity.
  • The watch is built for durability.


  • Its not swim-proof.
  • The battery life is not so great.

Editor’s Ratings

Here is our rating on LG Watch Sport (280)

3.9 out of 5 stars (3.9 / 5)
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