LG will begin selling its Lifeband Touch wearable device, which was first announced in January, on May 18 in the U.S., with Asia and European markets to follow. The company will also offer its Heart Rate Earphones this month. While LG announced available for both products on Tuesday, it hasn’t yet stated a price for either device.
The LG Lifeband Touch is the company’s first take on a health-tracking wearable that works with both Android(s goog) and iOS(s aapl) devices. Available in three sizes, the Lifeband Touch has a touchscreen display and a pair of sensors: an altimeter and a three-axis gyroscope. These can measure movement as well as air pressure, so they’re useful for tracking stairs climbed, for example. Because the device has just a few sensors and uses a power-efficient OLED screen, LG says the Lifeband Touch can run for 5 days between charges.
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