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LG W Watch could be the G's fitness-focussed friend

We still don't know an awful lot about the LG G Watch, but it seems LG is already looking ahead to what's next.

A patent filing suggests that another wearable, named the W Watch, is on its way and this one could be more focused on fitness.

There's an explicit reference to heartbeat measurement, as well as "receiving, processing, transmitting and displaying the information of exercise/body fat/BMI."

W is for wearable

It's unclear whether this is will be a successor to the as-yet-unreleased G watch or a separate device to exist alongside it.

But if the G Watch misses these extra health-based functions, it's possible that LG will offer two versions of its wearable: one for those who want a life assistant (Google Now) and one for those who want a personal trainer.

LG's G Watch is set to usher in the era of Android Wear later this year. This week we learned that the smartwatch will have an always-on display, and will also come available in "champagne gold".

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Hugh Langley

Hugh Langley is the ex-News Editor of TechRadar. He had written for many magazines and websites including Business Insider, The Telegraph, IGN, Gizmodo, Entrepreneur Magazine, WIRED (UK), TrustedReviews, Business Insider Australia, Business Insider India, Business Insider Singapore and more.