LG Eclair premium soundbar with 3.1.2 channel stereophonic sound starts rolling out

Soundbars don’t always have to look boring, and LG has released just the product to prove that. It is called the LG Eclair, and it is 3.1.2 channel speaker system with an eclair-shaped main unit along with a subwoofer featuring support for Dolby ATMOS, DTS:X, and more.

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webOS TV update will soon add Amazon Alexa integration

LG webOS TV software, which runs on many third-party TVs, is now receiving an update which enables Amazon’s Alexa voice assistant integration. The update will allow users to use their Magic Remote for voice recognition and access all the various capabilities of Alexa.

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LG unveils indoor-outdoor delivery robot

LG Electronics at the ongoing 18th International Conference on Ubiquitous Robots in Gangneung, Gangwon-do, South Korea introduced its indoor and outdoor integrated delivery robot. LG said that it is expected to lead the faster-growing delivery robot market and promote its robot technology leadership as demand for non-face-to-face services increase. Continue reading “LG unveils indoor-outdoor delivery robot”

Earnings Guidance Q2 2021: Best-ever quarterly revenue for LG; 53% YoY profit increase for Samsung

Korean giants Samsung and LG have reported earnings guidance for the second quarter of 2021. Both the companies have reported an increase in profits for the quarter. LG’s preliminary earnings results for the previous quarter reveals the highest quarterly revenue in the company’s history, beating its Q1 results. Continue reading “Earnings Guidance Q2 2021: Best-ever quarterly revenue for LG; 53% YoY profit increase for Samsung”

LG QNED Mini LED TV range to rollout globally from July 2021

LG will begin rollout their next generation 8K QNED99, QNED95 series models and their 4K QNED90 series in markets around the world in July 2021. These TV’s feature LG’s Quantum Dot NanoCell color and Mini LED backlight technologies, boasting deeper blacks, more accurate color reproduction and more.

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LG C1 and G1 series OLED TVs now support Dolby Vision HDR at 4K 120Hz

LG has released a new firmware to their C1 and G1 series OLED TVs, that enables a powerful new feature for gamers – Dolby Vision HDR at 4K 120Hz. Along with it, the firmware also introduces a floating onscreen menu called Game Dashboard.

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LG Q1 2021 earnings: Highest quarterly revenue and first quarter operating profit

LG Electronics today reported Q1 2021 earning results that ended March 31, 2021 for which is reported revenue of 18.81 trillion won (US$ 16.90 billion), up 27.69% YoY and the highest quarterly results in the company’s history with 1.51 trillion won operating profit, up 39% YoY, which is a first-quarter record for the company. This is due to strong LG home appliances and home entertainment product sales as consumers around the world continue to spend more time at home. Continue reading “LG Q1 2021 earnings: Highest quarterly revenue and first quarter operating profit”

LG Wing to be available at Rs. 29,999 with massive Rs. 40,000 discount on Flipkart from April 13

Update: LG Wing will go on sale again on Flipkart today, April 15th at 12 noon at a discounted rate of Rs. 29,999.

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LG assures 3 Android OS updates for premium phones released in 2019 and later; 2 updates for select 2020 models

Earlier this week LG announced that it will exit the smartphone market by the end of July. At that time the company confirmed that it will provide service support and software updates for customers of existing mobile products for a period of time which will vary by region. Today it has confirmed 3 generations of Android OS updates for its premium models released in 2019 and later and 3 generations of OS updates for other models released in 2020. Continue reading “LG assures 3 Android OS updates for premium phones released in 2019 and later; 2 updates for select 2020 models”

Earnings Guidance Q1 2021: Best-ever quarterly revenue and operating profit for LG; 44.2% YoY profit increase for Samsung

Korean giants Samsung and LG have reported earnings guidance for the first quarter of 2021. Both the companies have reported an increase in profits for the quarter. Even though LG had announced the closure of its mobile business from July 31st, the company’s preliminary earnings results for the previous quarter reveals the highest quarterly revenue and operating profit in the company’s history. Continue reading “Earnings Guidance Q1 2021: Best-ever quarterly revenue and operating profit for LG; 44.2% YoY profit increase for Samsung”

LG introduces 2021 range of soundbars with Dolby Atmos and DTS:X support

LG has introduced 5 new soundbars for the year 2021, ranging from the 3.1.2 channel SPD7Y model to the 7.1.4 channel SP11RA model. They offer improved audio experiences, easy connectivity, feature support for LG TV’s AI Sound Pro, Dolby Atmos and DTS:X technology, and they all have new eco-consciousness designs and packaging.

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LG confirms it is shutting down its mobile phone business

After several rumours, LG today confirmed that it is closing its mobile phone business unit after it was approved by its board of directors. The company said that its strategic decision to exit the incredibly competitive mobile phone sector will enable the company to focus resources in growth areas such as electric vehicle components, connected devices, smart homes, robotics, artificial intelligence and business-to-business solutions, as well as platforms and services. Continue reading “LG confirms it is shutting down its mobile phone business”

LG Ultra Gear 17 with 17-inch WQXGA display, 11th gen Intel Core i5, GTX 1650Ti announced

LG has announced the launch of a new high performance laptop in South Korea, called the Ultra Gear 17. It features a large 17-inch display, a 11th Gen Tiger Lake Intel Core processor, and an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650Ti GPU inside.

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Samsung Neo QLED 8K TVs and LG 8KOLED TV and QNED TVs receive Wi-Fi 6E certification

In the world of wireless connectivity, the Wi-Fi 6E standard is quite new. Samsung and LG, two of the world’s leading manufacturer of TVs, has announced that their 2021 premium TVs have received official Wi-Fi 6E certification from the Wi-Fi Alliance (WFA).

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LG mulls shutting down smartphone division instead of selling it

LG, once the third largest smartphone manufacturer in the world, is reportedly debating over the decision to shut down their internal smartphone division after it consistently produced losses for over years. The company was initially planning to sell the business, but now may completely shut down the business instead.

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