LG gives G Watch update to prevent corrosion and irritation




LG rolls out an update for its smart watch G Watch which should ensure that less corrosion occurs when the charging pins. The electrical pins are in contact with the skin, using a chemical reaction with sweat can cause skin irritation.

The rollout of conscious update recently started, but it may take some time for the software to all users within. Although LG has not announced what the update with version number KMV78Y brings changes, itself seems to solve the corrosion problem to be the most important improvement: that confirmed a spokesman for Google versus Android Police.

LG’s G Watch has five pins on the back side which are used for charging. The smart watch However, there is a constant flow on the pins causing a chemical reaction can occur if the smart watch comes in contact with sweat, which acts as an electrolyte, on the skin. This reaction creates corrosion on the pins, but can also ensure that carriers of the watch may experience skin irritation.

The update for the smart watch ensures that there is no longer power at the pins when not charging. That should be the chemical reaction with the sweat on the skin, and therefore to solve the corrosion and irritation problem. What the update brings further improvements is not yet known.

Several users have complained in recent weeks that the charging pins quickly corrode and cause irritation. That, moreover, not only for the G Watch LG, but also for the series of gear-Samsung, which thus may suffer the same problem applies. It is unclear whether Samsung is working on an update.

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