LG put out its unaudited third quarter numbers, which showed consolidated revenue jump 12 percent annually to $12.5 billion. Despite a dip in revenue from its home entertainment division, LG still performed well due to the $2.75 billion in revenue generated by its mobile communications business, representing a 24-percent annual increase.
LG's flagship mobile gadgets — the G2 smartphone and the G Pad 8.3 tablet — are great mobile devices that have fantastic screens, top-end cameras and ample processing power. But making an impressive Android device is not enough to stand apart from the crowd in the ultra...
“The flexible display market is expected to grow quickly as this technology is expected to expand further into diverse applications including automotive displays, tablets and wearable devices. Our goal is to take an early lead in the flexible display market by introducing new products with enhanced performance and differentiated designs next year,” Dr. Sang Deog Yeo, executive vice president of LG Display said in a statement.
The first phone supporting all three of Sprint’s LTE bands has come through the FCC. As Phone Scoop points out, an LG device bearing the model number LS-980 yesterday showed up, indicating support for Sprint’s current 1900 MHz LTE frequencies as well as the 800 MHz and 2.5 GHz the carrier plans to deploy in soon. The handset supports both CDMA and GSM.
LG Electronics' latest quarterly report underlined challenges facing global electronics makers as weak TV demand and stiffer competition in smartphones undermine profit. The results Wednesday showed an 8 percent decline in April-June net profit to 155.5 billion won...
Late yesterday LG sent out invitations for its August 7 event to unveil its new G2 smartphone. The image accompanying the invite certainly looks like it’s hinting at fingerprint scanning technology for the phone. The picture shows the reflection of a finger pressing against a small panel on the back of the phone. Lighted up and down arrows above and below the panel seem to confirm rumors of a rear-mounted volume controls.
LG’s European vice president Kim Wong said his company isn’t planning on making the next Google Nexus handset. Speaking with All About Phones, Kim cited LG’s wish to push its own version of the Android operating system as a reason to move away from the Nexus, which runs stock Android.
LG Electronics Inc. said Wednesday its first quarter earnings shrank to less than one tenth of the year-earlier quarter as its TV business languished, masking a recovery in mobile phone sales. It forecast higher profit for the current quarter as new smartphone models and a revamped lineup of TVs hit shelves in global markets.
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean panel giant LG Display Co. said Monday that it logged a small profit in the first three months of the year, reflecting slackening orders from its key client, Apple Inc., during a typically slow period for consumer electronics.
The Korean electronics company just acquired HP’s now defunct mobile operating system and plans to implement the platform in connected home appliances. With the deal, LG gets the source code and an HP team of engineers who work with WebOS, as well as patents HP acquired when it bought the operating system from Palm.
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — LG Electronics Inc. said Monday its new smartphone with a full high-definition screen will go on sale in South Korea this week before hitting shelves in Japan in April. The Optimus G Pro smartphone features a 5.5-inch screen that packs over 2 million pixels, or twice as many as smartphones with HD screens.
MetroPCS Communications, Inc. today announced the launch of the Spirit 4G, a 4.5-inch touchscreen Android smartphone from LG Electronics. The Spirit 4G features 4G LTE connectivity for $199 after mail-in rebate with no annual contract.
LG Display reported a $299 million profit for the fourth quarter Thursday thanks to mobile product launches by key customers including Apple Inc. but warned that earnings will decrease in the current quarter as demand for iPhones wanes...
Fully 18.5 percent of U.S. mobile subscribers used Apple devices, according to ComScore's new three-month study, which covers the period from August through November 2012. Apple barely edged out LG, which took 17.5 percent in the same study. Motorola and HTC both saw small share declines, dipping to 10.4 and 5.9 percent, respectively.
Red Bend Software announced that LG Electronics has chosen Red Bend’s vRapid Mobile firmware over-the-air (FOTA) updating software and vDirect Mobile device management software for its new Optimus G smartphone.
The systemic weaknesses in Google's patents on its Android operating system has forced another handset manufacturer into a licensing agreement...
Apple and LG devices are tops with consumers according to J.D. Power and Associates...
LG Electronics today reported disappointing second-quarter earnings, with net profits falling over 87 percent...
LG Electronics today slashed its smartphone sales target for 2011 from 30 million to 24 million.
LG Electronics, manufacturer of flat panel televisions and mobile phones, today reported losses of $14.6 million in the first quarter.
AT&T made a major move into the prepaid space yesterday when it announced it would begin selling the Android-based LG Thrive to its GoPhone customers.
LG today unveiled the V900 Optimus Pad at Mobile World Congress. The device is similar to the company's G-Slate tablet...
LG Electronics reported its first quarterly loss in nearly two years as prices for flat screen televisions fell and devices like the iPhone provided stiff competition for its mobile phone business.
T-Mobile and LG Mobile Phones announced the upcoming availability of the Honeycomb-powered T-Mobile G-Slate, a new tablet device.