The first smartwatch in Google's Android Wear lineup supporting NFC payments will soon be available from South Korea’s LG, according to reports from Android Police and other sources.

The news confirms a surge of rumors in recent months that various Android Wear products will soon be unleashed to support the payment features enabled in the Android Wear 2.0 software update. Though Google's Android Wear beat the Apple Watch to market, most of Google's smartwatch partners did not include NFC technology.

Numerous Android Wear products have been rumored to be in development for months, with rollout expected soon.

LG Urbane smartwatch
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