LG's upcoming wearable device powered by Google's Android Wear will feature support a SIM card for making and taking calls.
According to Korean media inews24, LG's G Watch - which will launch in July - will feature cellular connectivity through universal subscriber identity module (USIM) allowing users to make and receive calls.
The report further suggests Korean network operator LG U+ will be the first to release the LG G Watch in South Korea.
Should the report prove accurate, Lg's smartwatch will not be the only wearable device to have this feature, as Samsung is said to be workiong on a new smartwatch which will work independently of your smarpthone - enlike the Gear smartwatches currrently on the market.
Currently, Samsung is believed to be in talks with network operators in the US, South Korea and Europe about the upcoming smartwatch, which is expected to be unveiled between June and July. Samsung's new wearable will run on its home-grown Tizen operating system.
LG has confirmed that its smartwatch will be available in the UK before July with a suggested retail price less than £180.
The LG G Watch will have a 1.65in IPS LCD display with resolution measuring 280 x 280 pixels. It will have 512MB RAM and 4GB internal storage capacity.
Further details about the LG G Watch are expected at the 7th annnual Google I/O 2014 conference which is taking place on 25 June.