Despite facing tough times with the smartphone division, LG isn’t giving up anytime soon. We have recently seen the company filing patents for square-shaped camera setup on the rear. This time, the company has filed for multiple design patents in South Korea with KIPO (Korean Intellectual Property Office) for a full-screen smartphone with a camera under the display. Continue reading “LG patents show smartphone design with an in-display selfie camera”
LG introduced its G7 Fit mid-range smartphone at the IFA back in August. Today the company has announced that the phone will roll out starting this month It has a 6.1-inch QHD+ 19.5:9 FullVision LCD Super Bright display, is IP68 rated for dust and water resistance, meets MIL-STD 810G requirements, has Hi-Fi Quad DAC, is powered by Snapdragon 821 SoC with 4GB of RAM, has a 16-megapixel rear camera with f/2.2 aperture, 8-megapixel front camera and a 3000mAh battery with Quick Charge 3.0.
Continue reading “LG G7 Fit with 6.1-inch QHD+ display, Water-resistant body, military-level durability to roll out starting this month”
LG Electronics has inked an agreement with E-mart Inc., a retail giant in South Korea, to develop a new type of service robot that can assist shoppers at supermarkets. Under the agreement, the two companies will develop a smart-cart robot that can automatically identify obstacles and follow shoppers as they walk through aisles. Continue reading “LG, E-mart introduce CLOi CartBot smart shopping cart robot”
While CES 2019 is still months away, we started hearing reports about what’s coming. One among the tech that LG is planning on introducing a new rollable OLED TV. According to the internal documents highlighting intended topics for the presentation, and it appears that the prototypes we’ve seen in past years from LG Display are ready to take center stage.
Continue reading “LG said to introduce new rollable OLED TV at the CES 2019”
LG has launched a new high-end brand with an aim of combining home appliances with furniture, targeting consumers who are seeking unique design. The new brand will be called ‘LG Objet’ which it will use for what it calls “premium private appliances.” Continue reading “LG Objet premium brand combines electronic appliances and furniture”
Foldable smartphone tech is slowly on the rise. Samsung and Huawei are the most heard names for the front-runners among the bunch and both the companies will introduce their foldable smartphones in the next few months. Surprisingly LG might be in the race too as the company is rumored to unveil a foldable phone at its 2019 CES keynote. Continue reading “LG said to introduce foldable smartphone at CES 2019”
Earlier this month LG has introduced the LG V40 ThinQ flagship with triple rear-cameras that are arranged horizontally. However, the company might be working on a new design for the camera setup. The patents for the same are published by the USPTO United States Patent and Trademark Office on October 23, 2018.
Continue reading “LG patents hint at Huawei Mate 20-like smartphone design with square triple rear-camera setup”
LG Electronics has reported revenues of 15.43 trillion won (US$ 13.76 billion) for the third quarter that ended September 30, 2018, which is up 1.3% compared to the same quarter last year. It posted profits of 748 bilion won (US$ 667.7 million), up 45% YoY, while net profit was 497.1 billion won (US$ 436.5 million) from 336.1 billion won, up 47.9% YoY. Increase in profits is due to strong returns from the home appliances business, however mobile sector has continued to post losses. Continue reading “LG Q3 2018 profits up 47.9% YoY as mobile losses narrow”
Earlier this week LG took the wraps off two new devices, its high-end phone offering in the V40 ThinQ and a hybrid smartwatch in the W7. I was on site and went hand on with both. I came away mostly impressed. Let’s dive in. Continue reading “LG V40 ThinQ and Watch W7 Hands On — Five Cameras and Two Hands”
Alongside the LG V40 ThinQ, LG announced the LG Watch W7, its first hybrid smartwatch that combines mechanical movement with digital functionalities powered by Wear OS by Google. It features quartz movement and physical watch hands in a stainless steel body and has been developed in partnership with Soprod SA of Switzerland. It has altimeter, barometer, stopwatch, timer and compass directions. Continue reading “LG Watch W7 Hybrid Wear OS Smartwatch with mechanical hands announced”
LG has announced its flagship V40 ThinQ penta camera smartphone as it had promised. It has a 6.4-inch FullVision OLED display with bottom bezel that is 1.6mm thinner than the predecessor. The main highlight of the smartphone is its cameras. It has triple rear cameras, 16MP 107-degree super wide-angle, 12MP standard angle and 12MP telephoto with 2x optical zoom (or 3.2x the zoom of the wide-angle lens). The Triple Shot feature stitches together the images captured with each of the three lenses into a short video file for easy sharing. Continue reading “LG V40 ThinQ with 6.4-inch QHD+ OLED FullVision display, triple rear cameras, dual front cameras announced”
LG today has launched a new range of speakers in the PK series and the LG XBOOM AI ThinQ WK7 to bring every music enthusiast to experience a musical extravaganza. The LG XBOOM AI ThinQ WK7 comes with Meridian Technology to deliver high fidelity sound and supports Google Assistant. Continue reading “LG XBOOM AI ThinQ WK7 with Google Assistant, PK3, PK5 and PK7 Bluetooth speakers launched in India starting at Rs. 10990”
LG is said to introduce the V40 flagship on October 3rd and along with the flagship smartphone the company is also rumored to announce the LG Watch Timepiece which has been in the news for a while. It will be the first LG wearable to run Wear OS out of the box. Continue reading “LG Watch Timepiece hybrid Wear OS smartwatch said to launch alongside LG V40 ThinQ on October 3rd”
LG has released a new 30-second video teaser for the company’s upcoming flagship V40 ThinQ smartphone ahead of October 3 announcement. The phone will come with penta or five cameras that includes three rear cameras including standard, wide and telephoto lenses at the back and dual front cameras.
Continue reading “LG V40 ThinQ with Penta cameras teased in official video”
Earlier this month LG announced that it will introduce its flagship V40 ThinQ smartphone on October 3rd. We had already seen renders of the smartphone, now have the first press render of the phone, thanks to @evleaks. This reveals a notch design, triple rear cameras, dual front camera, fingerprint sensor on the back and a metal frame with a dedicated Google Assistant button below the volume rockers. Continue reading “LG V40 ThinQ with triple rear cameras, dual front cameras surface in press renders ahead of October 3 announcement”