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LG develops a new 6-sided battery for longer-lasting smartwatches

LG's new hexagonal battery will allow smartwatches to enjoy much longer battery lives
By: Anthony Garreffa | Wearable Computing News | Posted: Jun 30, 2015 10:32 am

With smartwatches becoming more common, LG has just unveiled its latest battery from its battery arm, LG Chem. The company has started shipping hexagonal-shaped batteries that promise 25% more capacity than circular batteries.

 

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These new batteries will provide an additional four hours average use, without having smartwatch owners having to go into low-power mode, or the smartwatch completely running out of juice. LG has said that it's working on more unusually-shaped batteries, something that will continue to add more battery life into the wearables.

NEWS SOURCES:Engadget.com

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