Consumer Peripherals

Teardown: LG Watch Sport

29 September 2017
The following is an overview of a teardown analysis conducted by IHS Benchmarking.

LG has combined style and technology in the new LG Watch Sport. The watch featuring both Android Wear 2.0 plus a new look. With 4G LTE wireless connectivity, users can make calls, send texts and browse freely using "OK Google" without a smartphone. The LG Watch Sport even connects to wireless networks using your primary mobile number thanks to NumberSync.

Summary Points:

  • Android Wear 2.0
  • 1.38" Full Circle P-OLED w/On-Cell Touch
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon Wear 2100
  • 4GB eMMC NAND w/768MB Mobile DDR3 (Component Costs)
  • IP68 Certified

Target Market: Mass Market

Released: February 2017

Pricing:$350 USD

Availability: Worldwide

Total Cost: $103.63
(Direct Materials and Manufacturing)

Enclosures/ Final Assembly (Image Credit: IHS)Enclosures/ Final Assembly (Image Credit: IHS)

Major Components:

  • 1.38" Diagonal, P-OLED, LTPS, 480 x 480, On-Cell Touch, w/ Corning Gorilla 3 Cover Glass, w/ Integrated Flex PCB, 5.3g - MFR: LG DISPLAY CO LTD - MPN: LH138H02-ED01
  • Enclosure, Main, Top, Die-Cast Stainless Steel, Machined, Plated, w/ 3 Pressed-In Metal Inserts, w/ 3 Metal Tabs
  • Wireless Charging Cradle, Contain IDT P9235A Wireless Charging Transmitter, w/ Wireless Charging Coil & Ferrite Sheet - MFR: LG INNOTEK CO LTD - MPN: WCD-H100
  • Apps / Baseband Processor, Multi-Mode, Multi-Band, Snapdragon Wear 2100, Quad-Core 32-Bit ARM Cortex A7 1.1GHz CPU, Adreno 304 GPU, 28nm, PoP - MFR: QUALCOMM - MPN: MSM8909W
  • 12-Layer, FR4/RCF HDI, Any Layer Stacked Via, Lead-Free - MFR: LG INNOTEK CO LTD
  • Wrist Band, 3-Shot Injection Molded Polycarbonate & TPU, w/ 2 Pressed-In Threaded Brass Inserts
  • Charger, 5V, 0.85A, AC to USB Type A, w/ Plastic Sleeve & White Paper Label - MFR: WEI HAI SUNLIN ELECTRONICS CO LTD - MPN: MCS-02WRE
  • Power Management IC, 0.18um - MFR: QUALCOMM - MPN: PM8916

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