A day after yesterday’s fairly comprehensive leak, the LG Ice Cream Smart has been officially unveiled today, and will be released in Korea through LG U+ on January 30.

LG Ice Cream Smart Key features:

  • Network: LTE
  • Chipset: 1.2GHz Quad core
  • Display: 3.5-inch LCD display (480 × 320)
  • Camera: 8MP rear camera / VGA front camera
  • Memory: 1GB RAM / 8GB ROM / Support microSD slot (up to 32GB)
  • Battery: 1,700mAh / removable
  • Operating System: Android 4.4 Kit Kat
  • Other features: DMB, FM radio, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, USB 2.0
  • Colors: Mint, Pink
  • Size: 118.6 × 59.4 × 16.9mm
  • Weight: 138g

Price is still unknown, also there is no word on whether the LG Ice Cream Smart will be released outside of the Korean market.

Source: LG

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After seeing so many people get hung up on complicated guides to manually update the LG G Watch R to 5.0.1, I thought I’d write the simple guide during my next bout of insomnia. So, no sleep tonight for me means a new guide for you. It’s very simple, with only four steps: 1) download the OTA update, 2) flash the 5.0.1 recovery, 3) prepare to sideload, and 4) sideload.

Here’s how to sideload the update without ROOT.

  1. Enter Bootloader (swipe top left-bottom right as soon as the LG logo pops up on boot)
  2. Unlock bootloader (fastboot oem unlock) and boot the watch normally once
  3. Turn off and re-enter bootloader
  4. Flash 5.0.1 Stock Recovery (fastboot flash recovery filename.img)
  5. Enter recovery and ADB sideload the update (tap the android, select install update from ADB and enter adb sideload filename.zip)
  6. Done!

Downloads:

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After some experimentation I cleaned up these instructions a little bit and confirmed this method works for me. Here’s what I did, real easy:

How to flash / unroot LG G Watch R

  1. Download Stock Boot, Recovery and System.img http://www.lg-phones.org/stock-boot-recovery-and-system-img-for-lg-g-watch-r.html
  2. Replace boot.img, recovery.img and system.img with their respective filenames
  3. Attach phone to computer, open terminal and issue:
    • fastboot flash boot boot.img
    • fastboot flash recovery recovery.img
    • fastboot flash system system.img
  4. Reboot and enjoy

Disclaimer: I am not responsible if you use this and brick your device or if your device blows up, implodes, catches on fire or it starts WWIII. Use at your own risk.

LG G Watch R Phone Photos – LG Cell Phone Pictures

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