LG today launched range of AI ThinQ TVs. All these support AI assistant and some models are powered by second generation α (Alpha) 9 Gen 2 intelligent processor and deep learning technology offering improved AI-enabled picture, sound and brightness. These come in screen sizes of 32-inch to 77-inch and support Dolby Vision, HDR10 Pro, HLG Pro HDR and Dolby Atmos. These were introduced at CES 2019 earlier this year and the global roll out began in March.
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Korean giants Samsung and LG reported earnings guidance for the second quarter of 2019. Both the companies have reported drop in profits for the quarter.
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LG launched the new W Series smartphones — W10 and W30 and introduced W30 Pro in India last week. The LG W10 and W30 went on sale on Amazon.in for the first time today. The company has announced that these saw an overwhelming response, and they were sold out within 12 minutes of the sale. Continue reading “LG W10 and W30 sold out within 12 minutes during first sale on Amazon in India, next sale on July 10”
LG introduced G8s ThinQ along with the G8 ThinQ at the MWC back in February. Today the company has announced that the phone will roll out globally starting this month. To remind you, the phone has a 6.2-inch FullVision FHD+ OLED display, is powered by Snapdragon 855 with 6GB of RAM, runs Android Pie, has triple rear cameras that includes a 12-megapixel main camera, 13-megapixel 137˚ super wide-angle camera and a 12-megapixel telephoto lens. Continue reading “LG G8s ThinQ with 6.2-inch FHD+ OLED display, Snapdragon 855, triple rear cameras global roll out begins, price revealed”
LG launched its G Stylo smartphone with a built-in Stylus Pen back in 2015 and the Stylo 4 was launched last year. Expanding its lineup of smartphones with Stylus, today LG has announced LG Stylo 5 smartphone with Stylus, Octa-core processor, USB Type-C and more.
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LG just launched W10 and W30 smartphones and introduced W30 Pro in the new ‘W series’ at an event in India, as it had promised. All these have HD+ screens with a notch, run Android 9.0 (Pie), feature rear-mounted fingerprint scanner and pack a 4000mAh battery. The LG W10 and W30 are powered by MediaTek Helio P22 SoC with 3GB of RAM, while the W30 Pro is powered by Snapdragon 632 with 4GB of RAM. Continue reading “LG W10 with 6.19-inch display, dual rear cameras, W30 and W30 Pro with triple rear cameras launched in India starting at Rs. 8999”
Update: June 21 — LG has sent out invites for the launch of the phone on June 26th on Amazon.in. The company recently confirmed 2GHz Octa-Core 12nm SoC, which should be Helio P22. Google Play Developer console confirmed 6.2-inch HD+ (720 x 1500 pixels) display, Android Pie and 3GB of RAM and the name of the phone as W10. However, Amazon has confirmed that it will launch LG W30 smartphone. Continue reading “LG W-Series smartphone with waterdrop notch display, AI triple rear cameras launching on June 26 on Amazon India”
LG has announced its new UltraGear gaming monitor which is the world’s first 1 millisecond IPS display. The gaming monitor comes in two screen sizes i.e., 27-inch and 38-inch and is NVIDIA G-SYNC compatible, supports HDR 10 and more.
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LG has introduced X6, the company’s latest smartphone in the ‘X series’ in Korea. It is a version of Q60 that was introduced at the MWC earlier this year. It packs a 6.26-inch 19:9 HD+ FullVision waterdrop notch display, features triple rear cameras that includes 16MP primary camera with Phase Detection Auto Focus (PDAF), 5MP 120-degree Super Wide Angle camera and a 2MP camera for depth sensing in portrait shots. The phone also has a 13MP front camera.
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In a recent development, LG Electronics announced the start of sales of the world’s first 8K OLED TV (model 88Z9) with pre-orders for the 88-inch set starting this week in South Korea. As per the company, it will be available in North America and Europe in the third quarter of 2019. Continue reading “World’s first 8K OLED TV from LG goes up for pre-order this week”
LG Electronics announced its latest flagship TVs with ThinQ AI in January 2019 and last year, the company said that it would integrate Google Assistant on their 2018 TVs with AI ThinQ. Expanding the support for virtual assistants from various companies, LG today announced that it will begin rolling out Amazon Alexa support in 14 countries to the company’s 2019 TV models featuring artificial intelligence.
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LG has announced that it has developed its own AI chip (Artificial Intelligence Chip)’ that can be used universally in various home appliances such as robot cleaners, washing machines and refrigerators. It has a built-in ‘LG Neural engine’ which is an artificial intelligence processor that uses deep learning algorithm to dramatically improves the processing performance.
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Update : May 8, 2019 — After a delay, LG has confirmed that it will roll out the LG V50 ThinQ 5G smartphone from May 10th in Korea. Pricing remains the same — 1,199,000 won (US$ 1,016 / Rs. 71,019 approx.) for the phone and the Dual-Screen accessory costs 2,19,000 won (US$ 185 / Rs. 12,970 approx.), which is free those who buys the phone till June-end. It also offers one-year free replacement service for customers who purchase the phone before May 13.
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LG Electronics has reported revenues of 14.92 trillion won (US$ 13.27 billion) for the first quarter that ended March 31st, 2019, which is down 1.3% compared to the same quarter last year, as expected. It posted profits of 900.6 billion won (US$ 801.25 million), down 18.7% YoY, while net profit was down 20.8% YoY to 578 billion won. Decrease in profits is primarily due to lackluster sales in mobile business. Continue reading “LG Q1 2019 profits down 20.8% YoY due to weak smartphone sales”
LG introduced X4 smartphone last year in Korea, now it has introduced new X4 model in Korea, which is a version of K12+ that was introduced few weeks back, but this has Hi-Fi Quad DAC. Other specifciations are similar, including a 5.7-inch HD+ FullVision 18:9 aspect ratio screen, MediaTek Helio P22 SoC, Android 8.1 (Oreo), 16-megapixel rear camera with AI and an 8-megapixel front camera, both with LED flash. Continue reading “LG X4 (2019) with 5.7-inch display, Hi-Fi Quad DAC, military-level durability announced”