LG Q2 2016 profits up 140% YoY, mobile revenue down due to weak G5 sales

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LG Electronics has reported revenues of 14 trillion won (US$ 12.05 billion) in Q2 that ended June 30, 2016, which is up 0.6% compared to the same quarter last year with operating profit of 584.6 billion won (US$ 503.10 million), up 140% from the same period the previous year, mainly due to strong growth in Home Appliance & Air Solution and Home Entertainment sectors. Continue reading “LG Q2 2016 profits up 140% YoY, mobile revenue down due to weak G5 sales”

LG X Screen with secondary display launched in India for Rs. 12990

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LG has launched X Screen in India, as it had promised last week. It was announced during the MWC earlier this year and features 1.76-inch ‘Always-on’ second screen, in addition to 4.93-inch HD In-cell Touch display. This will allow users to easily access frequently used apps, answer calls without interrupting the current activity or just play music. Continue reading “LG X Screen with secondary display launched in India for Rs. 12990”

LG Action Cam LTE with live streaming launched in Korea, pricing revealed

LG Action Cam LTE

LG introduced Action CAM LTE back in May this year. Today the company has launched it in Korea. It has built-in 4G LTE support and lets you live stream directly to sites such as YouTube Live without a smartphone.

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LG X Screen with secondary display launching in India on July 18

LG X Screen

LG has sent out invites for the launch its X Screen smartphone in the latest X series in India on July 18th. It was announced during the MWC earlier this year and features 1.76-inch ‘Always-on’ second screen, in addition to 4.93-inch HD In-cell Touch display. This will allow users to easily access frequently used apps, answer calls without interrupting the current activity or just play music. Continue reading “LG X Screen with secondary display launching in India on July 18”

LG Stylus 2 Plus officially launched in India for Rs. 24450

LG Stylus 2 Plus

LG has officially launched the Stylus 2 Plus smartphone in India, as expected. It packs a 5.7-inch 1080p IPS Quantum display, is powered by a 1.4GHz octa-core Snapdragon 430 processor, runs on Android 6.0 (Marshmallow), has a 16-megapixel rear camera with LED flash and a 8-megapixel front-facing camera with LED flash.

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LG Stylus 2 Plus with Snapdragon 430, 3GB RAM launching in India soon for Rs. 25990

LG Stylus 2 Plus

LG is all set to launch the Stylus 2 Plus smartphone in India soon. It started rolling out globally last month, packs a 5.7-inch 1080p IPS Quantum display, is powered by a 1.4GHz octa-core Snapdragon 430 processor, runs on Android 6.0 (Marshmallow), has a 16-megapixel rear camera with LED flash and a 8-megapixel front-facing camera with LED flash.

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LG X5 and X Skin with Android 6.0, slim body, 4G LTE announced

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LG has introduced X5 and X Skin, two new smartphones in the X series in Korea, along with the X Power that went official last month. Both the X5 and X Skin smartphones are powered by a 1.3GHz quad-core SoC, run Android 6.0 (Marshmallow) and have 4G LTE connectivity. The X Skin was announced for LG U + last month. Both the phones have a sleek, light-weight body. Continue reading “LG X5 and X Skin with Android 6.0, slim body, 4G LTE announced”

LG VPInput app lets you control G4, G5 and V10 from your PC

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LG has introduced VPInput, a new app for G4, G5 and V10 users that would let them access the smartphones from their PC. This requires the VPInput app on the phone and LG VPInput PC Program for Windows or Mac and uses Bluetooth to connect both. Unlike laptops, most of the desktop PCs don’t have Bluetooth support so you might need to get a Bluetooth dongle if you need to use this on your phone. Continue reading “LG VPInput app lets you control G4, G5 and V10 from your PC”

Brexit to affect Samsung and LG’s business in European market: Report

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According to Korean Herald, UK’s exit from the European Union can majorly affect Korean electronics manufacturers like Samsung and LG, as the sales and import taxes on products in Europe might increase. Continue reading “Brexit to affect Samsung and LG’s business in European market: Report”

LG X Power, X Mach, X Style and X Max smartphones announced

LG X Mach and X Power

LG just announced four new smartphones – X Power, X Mach, X Style and X Max in its ‘X series’. It introduced X cam and X screen smartphones at the MWC 2016 earlier this year. The X Power and X Style was introduced in Ukraine a few weeks back, so we already know the specifications of both the smartphones, but detailed specs of other two is not known yet. LG said that the X Power with a 4,100mAh battery also comes with a fast charging (PE+) technology that would let you charge at twice the normal speed. Continue reading “LG X Power, X Mach, X Style and X Max smartphones announced”

LG G5 Benchmarks

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LG launched its flagship G5 smartphone in India earlier this month. We already brought you the unboxing, here we have the benchmarks. It is powered by a Quad-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 64-bit 14nm processor that has two custom Kryo cores clocked at 2.15GHz per core and two smaller Kryo cores are clocked at 1.59GHz per core. It has 624 MHz Adreno 530 GPU. It has 4GB LPDDR4 RAM, has a 5.3-inch Quad HD curved glass display and runs on Android 6.0 (Marshmallow) with LG UX on top. Check out the synthetic benchmark scores. Continue reading “LG G5 Benchmarks”

LG X Power with 5.3-inch HD display, 4100mAh battery and X Style unveiled

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LG has quietly unveiled X Power and X Style in Ukraine. The X Power has a 5.3-inch HD screen, is powered by a quad-core MediaTek MT6735 SoC and packs a 4100mAh battery. The X Style has a 5-inch HD screen, is powered by a quad-core Snapdragon 410 SoC. Both the phones will likely run Android 6.0 (Marshmallow) and come with 4G LTE connectivity. Continue reading “LG X Power with 5.3-inch HD display, 4100mAh battery and X Style unveiled”

LG Stylus 2 Plus with 5.7-inch 1080p display, Snapdragon 430, 3GB RAM global roll out begins

LG Stylus 2 Plus

LG recently introduced the Style 2 Plus smartphone, an enhanced version of the Style 2 smartphone in Taiwan. Today the company has announced that it has started rolling out the phone starting from Taiwan. It has a 5.7-inch 1080p IPS Quantum display, is powered by a 1.4GHz octa-core Snapdragon 430 processor, runs on Android 6.0 (Marshmallow), has a 16 or 13-megapixel rear camera with LED flash and a 8 or 5-megapixel front-facing camera with LED flash depending on the region. Continue reading “LG Stylus 2 Plus with 5.7-inch 1080p display, Snapdragon 430, 3GB RAM global roll out begins”