AT&T New Device News, November 2, 2015
AT&T Expands Connected Smartwatch Portfolio with LG, Samsung, and Numbersync
November 2, 2015 – Starting Nov. 6, customers can order the Samsung Gear S2 and LG Watch Urbane 2nd Edition LTE, at att.com and AT&T1 stores nationwide. These are the first two smartwatches that are scheduled to support AT&T NumberSync, once available. AT&T NumberSync will allow you to keep your mobile number with you even if your phone isn’t.
With NumberSync for wearables you will be able to send and receive texts, as well as make and receive calls from your smartwatch using the same number that your friends, family, and colleagues already recognize.1 NumberSync is scheduled to be available at no additional cost first on the Samsung Gear S2, and then the LG Watch Urbane 2nd Edition in early 2016.
These are not just great looking watches, they can connect to the AT&T network on their own, making them even more useful. For the first time at AT&T, installment pricing for smartwatches will be available in our stores. You’ll now be able to enjoy the most advanced wearables on a plan that works for your budget.
Samsung Gear S2
With Samsung Gear S2 you’ll be able to connect throughout the country on AT&T’s network, so you can call, text, and email even when your smartphone is not close by.2 Stay connected on the soccer field when your phone is in the car, or let friends know that you’ll be late for dinner. With the Gear S2’s at-a-glance notifications you can stay updated on emails, appointments, and the latest news.
Gear S2 features a 33mm circular screen and 360x360 resolution that provides crystal clear viewing, so apps can be viewed with amazing clarity. Additionally, Gear S2 stands up to dust, dirt, water and sweat, so you can wear it to the gym or in the shower.3
Gear S2 will be available in AT&T stores starting Nov. 20 for $0 down and $15 per month for 20 months with an AT&T Installment Plan on Smartwatches4 or $199.99 with a two-year agreement5. Add the Gear S2 to a new or existing Mobile Share Value Plan for an additional $10 per month access charge.6 To see the Gear S2 in action check out this video.
LG Watch Urbane 2nd Edition LTE
LG’s latest wearable, LG Watch Urbane 2nd Edition LTE, is the first Android Wear device to feature cellular connectivity and runs on the nation’s most reliable 4G LTE network.7
This Android Wear device connects seamlessly with smartphones running Android 4.3 or higher.8 This smartwatch is a premium timepiece with a 35mm full circle display, stainless steel body, and TPSiV™ elastomer band. The side of the smartwatch has three buttons for navigation, so you can quickly access your preferred contacts and apps.
Watch Urbane also delivers a 480 x 480 resolution backed by a 570mAh battery. This lets you clearly read messages, check sports scores, and play your favorite music with ease.
LG Watch Urbane will be available in AT&T stores starting November 13 for $0 down and $15 per month for 20 months with an AT&T Installment Plan on Smartwatches or $199.99 with a two-year agreement. Add the Watch Urbane 2nd Edition to a new or existing Mobile Share Value Plan for an additional $10 per month access charge. Learn more about the Watch Urbane with this video.
1AT&T products and services are provided or offered by subsidiaries and affiliates of AT&T Inc. under the AT&T brand and not by AT&T Inc
2Req’s smartphone w/AT&T HD Voice-enabled postpaid wireless svc & compatible wearable on elig. wireless plan. Not avail. to business/gov’t customers (for CRU lines). Calls made & received on wearable subject to wearable rate plan’s standard calling rates. SMS/MMS messages sent/received through wearable count as data & data usage rates will apply. Add’l restr’s apply. Visit att.com/numbersync for details.
3Water-resistant and dustproof based on IP68 rating, which tests submersible up to 1.5 meters for up to 30 minutes.
4Gear S2 req’s pairing with any smartphone (sold separately) with 1.4 GB RAM and Android 4.4+ and the Samsung Gear app for activation, software updates, app downloads and to route calls, text messages and 3rd party app notifications from smartphone to Gear S2. Gear S2 has a non-removable SIM. Supported devices may vary by carrier and device. Some features may not be available. For best results, connect with compatible Samsung Galaxy devices. For a list of compatible smartphones, please visit: samsung.com/gearS2.
45Req’s well-qualified credit & 20-month 0% APR installment agmt. Mobile Share or Mobile Share Value plan is required & is extra. Deposit may apply. Tax due at sale. If wireless svc is cancelled, device balance due. Fees, other charges & restr’s apply.
6Mobile Share Value plan min of $20/mo for 300 MB plan charge plus $10/per month tablet access charge. Other devices have add ’l access charge ($10 to $40/mo). Fees, other monthly charges, overage, & restr’s apply. See att.com/msv for plan details.
7Monthly wireless service (voice & data) required. Early termination fee (up to $150) & other fees, charges & restrictions apply.
8Reliability based on nationwide 4G LTE. LTE is a trademark of ETSI. 4G LTE not available everywhere.
9Requires pairing with compatible smartphone (sold separately) with Android 4.3+ and the Android Wear app for activation, software updates, app downloads and 3rd party app notifications from smartphone to Urbane 2. To route notifications on the Urbane 2 when Bluetooth™ is unavailable, the compatible smartphone must also be on and connected to the internet.