LG trademarks the health-focused “W Watch” smartwatch

LG’s first smartwatch will be the Android Wear-donning LG G Watch, but that might not be the only one by the South Koean on tap for an eventual release. A new trademark over at the USPTO tells of an “LG W Watch,” listed under the typical categories of fitness apparatuses and devices that communicate with your smartphone. The trademark doesn’t deliver any other information, though that’s hardly a surprise with these things. With that, we’re left up to our own imagination to figure out what, exactly, is coming.

LG’s G Watch is expected to launch in the next few months, but it looks like the company may already be planning ahead for its next smartwatch release. A trademark filed earlier this month by the South Korean company reveals plans for a device called the “W Watch” that should come packed full of biometric sensors. The W Watch may offer a number of fitness features, tracking your exercise, body fat, pulse, heartbeat and more. The device would also serve the same purpose as a regular smartwatch, intercepting text messages, calls, data and images sent to your smartphone. The trademark filing covers smartphones, pulse measuring devices and smartwatches, suggesting this could be be an extremely versatile device.

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