Smartwatches enter a wearable realm that have long been dominated by luxury brands like Omega, Mondaine, Swatch, and Armani. It’s these same brands that are also none to pleased about their own designs slowly spreading throughout the internet and onto our smartwatches.
Does a wristwatch have to be round? What advantage does it actually bestow over a square or rectangle or any other shape? LG’s G Watch R improves in that sense from the original G Watch with a rounded OLED face, but it makes a number of compromises to get there….