LG Pay demoed ahead of commercial launch in June

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LG has demoed its LG Pay payment service at the World IT Show 2017 exhibition in COEX, Seoul ahead of commercial launch in June. It uses  Wireless Magnetic Communication (WMC) technology, a magnetic technology that can be used as an ordinary credit card when making offline payments. A magnetic signal is generated from a mobile device and is paid to a credit card terminal. Continue reading “LG Pay demoed ahead of commercial launch in June”

LG X Venture with 5.2-inch 1080p display, 16MP camera, water and shock resistant body announced

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LG today announced X Venture, the company’s latest smartphone in the ‘X Series’. It has IP68 ratings for water and dust resistance, has passed 14 MIL-STD 810G tests designed for the U.S. military, is resistant to extreme temperatures, shock and water, and can be immersed in 1.5m of water for up to 30 minutes. Continue reading “LG X Venture with 5.2-inch 1080p display, 16MP camera, water and shock resistant body announced”

LG G6 gets a Rs. 10000 price cut in India for limited period, available for Rs. 41990

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LG launched its flagship G6 smartphone in India for Rs. 51,990 in India last month. Now it has received a Rs. 10,000 price cut in the country under new BYOD offer, and is available for Rs. 41,990 for a limited period (May 18 to June 15, 2017), according to Mumbai-based retailer Mahesh Telecom.

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LG X Power 2 with Android 7.0 Nougat, 4500mAh battery starts shipping globally

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LG had announced X power2 smartphone in the ‘X series’ in February ahead of MWC 2017. Now, the company has started global roll out of the phone with North America followed by Asia, Europe, Latin America and other regions.  Continue reading “LG X Power 2 with Android 7.0 Nougat, 4500mAh battery starts shipping globally”

LG posts highest quarterly operating profit in 8 years in Q1 2017

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LG Electronics has reported revenues of 14.66 trillion won (US$ 12.70 billion) in the first quarter that ended March 31, 2017, which is up 9.7% compared to the same quarter last year. It has reported operating income of 921.5 billion won (US$ 798.3 million), up 82.4% for the same quarter in 2016, after a operating loss of 35.2 billion won in the last quarter. This is LG’s highest quarterly operating income in eight years, driven by increase in sales in Home Appliance & Air Solutions Company. Continue reading “LG posts highest quarterly operating profit in 8 years in Q1 2017”

LG G6 with 5.7-inch Quad HD+ display, Dual 13MP rear cameras launched in India for Rs. 51990

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LG just launched its flagship G6 smartphone at an event in India, as it had promised. It was introduced at MWC 2017 event in Barcelona back in February and packs 13-megapixel dual rear cameras with dual-tone LED flash, OIS 2.0, manual mode,  125-degree lens for secondary camera and a secondary 5-megapixel front camera with 100-degree wide angle lens.

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LG G6 Battery Life Test

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LG is all set to launch its flagship G6 smartphone in India next week. We brought you the review of the G6 recently, here we have the battery life test of the smartphone. The G6 packs a 3300mAh built-in battery, slightly bigger than the 2800mAh battery on the LG G5 and supports Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0 fast charging. Check out the test results below. Continue reading “LG G6 Battery Life Test”

LG G6 said to launch in India for Rs. 51990, go on sale from April 29

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LG today started pre-bookings for its flagship G6 smartphone ahead of launch on April 21st. It also announced special offers including up to Rs. 7000 cash back. Now Mumbai-based retailer Mahesh Telecom has revealed that the G6 will launch at Rs. 51,990 (MOP) and will be available 29th April, before the Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ go on sale on May 5th. Continue reading “LG G6 said to launch in India for Rs. 51990, go on sale from April 29”

LG G6 pre-booking begins ahead of India launch on April 24, special offers include up to Rs. 7000 cash back

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LG has started pre-booking for its flagship G6 smartphone ahead of launch on April 21st. As a special offer it is offering up to Rs. 7000 cash back (Rs. 5000+ additional Rs. 2000 cash back) for HDFC Bank and SBI Card holders and 50% off on LG Tone Active+ HBS-A100 headset on all pre-bookings. Rs. 5000 and discount on headset are valid till May 31st and additional Rs. 2000 cash back is valid till April 30th. You can pre-book through LG India website or through your nearest stores. Continue reading “LG G6 pre-booking begins ahead of India launch on April 24, special offers include up to Rs. 7000 cash back”

LG G6 pre-registration begins in India, expected to launch soon

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LG started rolling out its flagship G6 smartphone globally starting this month from U.S. and Canada after it was launched in Korea. The company already confirmed that the G6 will roll out in other countries worldwide including Asia over the course of the next several weeks. Recently the company has started taking pre-registrations for the smartphone, similar to that Samsung did not its Galaxy S8 devices. Continue reading “LG G6 pre-registration begins in India, expected to launch soon”

Android Wear 2.0 roll out for LG G Watch R and Watch Urbane begins this week, Watch Urbane 2nd Edition in May

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Back in February Google confirmed the list of Android Wear watches that will get the Android Wear 2.0 update. Recently Android Wear 2.0 update started rolling out for Fossil Q Founder, Casio Smart Outdoor Watch WSD-F10 and Tag Heuer Connected after a slight delay. It also started rolling out for couple of LG watches. Today LG has confirmed that the update will be available for LG G Watch R and Watch Urbane this week. Continue reading “Android Wear 2.0 roll out for LG G Watch R and Watch Urbane begins this week, Watch Urbane 2nd Edition in May”

LG expects 82.4% increase in operating profit YoY in Q1 2017

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LG Electronics today announced its preliminary earnings results for the first quarter of 2017, which will be announced later this year. The company expects to make 14.7 trillion Korean won and operating profit of 921.5 billion korean won. It expects revenues to be 9.7% higher and operating profit 82.4% higher than the same period last year, ts second-best in quarterly profits ever. Continue reading “LG expects 82.4% increase in operating profit YoY in Q1 2017”

LG G6 global roll out begins this week, available in the U.S. from April 7, coming to Asia, Europe and more regions soon

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LG introduced its flagship G6 smartphone at its MWC 2017 event in Barcelona back in February. The company started taking pre-orders for the smartphone across several U.S. carriers last month, today it has announced that it will roll out globally starting from week, starting from the U.S. tomorrow, April 7th through 11 North American mobile carriers including Verizon, Sprint, AT&T, T-Mobile and US Cellular. It will also be available in Canada on the same day. Continue reading “LG G6 global roll out begins this week, available in the U.S. from April 7, coming to Asia, Europe and more regions soon”

Samsung Galaxy S8 vs LG G6 – What’s Different

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LG announced the 6th Generation G smartphone at MWC and it has been getting praises from all over. We ourselves quite liked the device and you can read all about it in our review. But Samsung is coming out with the S8 soon with all guns blazing. While we will be comparing the smartphone’s in detail once we have both the device together, we though that a detailed spec comparison will be helpful for the time being.

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