LG set to launch 'Watch Phone' in the UK this August

Orange has announced its plans to offer LG's touchscreen watch phone in UK stores this August.

Available from Orange for a limited time period, the Watch Phone will be available at an exclusive price point on Orange pay as you go. Although Orange hasn't officially confirmed the price, gadget site T3 believe it could be close to £1,000 for the unit.

The touchscreen watch is crammed full of the latest technology. The device features a compact and stylish design with a Bluetooth headset, in-built speaker and a full touch-screen interface, as well as 3G+ and video-calling capabilities.

Tom Alexander, CEO Orange UK said: "The Watch Phone is the must-have gadget of 2009. It's handcrafted, exclusively limited, and will turn heads on the high street." According to Orange they are "focused on bringing a 21st-century experience to our 21st century customers".

If you're an Inspector Gadget fan then you'll be able to realise your dream and phone Brain too:

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