LG Q31 with 5.7-inch HD+ display, dual rear cameras, Android 10 announced

LG today announced Q31, the company’s latest budget smartphone in Korea. It has similar design and specifications as the K31 that was introduced in the US recently, including a 5.7-inch HD+ U-Notch FullVision display, MediaTek Helio P22 processor, has 3GB of RAM, compared to 2GB RAM, but it misses the the rear-mounted fingerprint sensor. It has a 13MP (primary with f/1.8 aperture) + 5MP (120° wide-angle with f/2.2 aperture), 5MP front-camera and packs a 3,000mAh battery. Continue reading “LG Q31 with 5.7-inch HD+ display, dual rear cameras, Android 10 announced”

LG teases smartphone with extendable, pull-out display

LG today unveiled its WING smartphone with a unique swivel display as a part of its Explorer Project program. At the end of the event the company showed off another unique smartphone design that shows the phone’s screen that extends once it is being pulled from the bottom. Once it is pulled fully, it turns up to brighten up the screen. The teaser ends with the caption ‘Hold Your Breath’. Continue reading “LG teases smartphone with extendable, pull-out display”

LG WING with 6.8-inch FHD+ OLED display, 3.9-inch OLED Swivel Screen, Snapdragon 765G 5G announced

LG today announced WING, the company’s unique dual-screen smartphone under its new Explorer Project, as it had promised. It packs a 6.8-inch P-OLED FullVision main screen and a 3.9 inch FHD+ hidden Second Screen that lets you use the phone in Swivel Mode in which the entire front of the phone rotates clockwise 90 degrees allowing users to interact with the Second Screen while content plays uninterrupted on the Main Screen. Continue reading “LG WING with 6.8-inch FHD+ OLED display, 3.9-inch OLED Swivel Screen, Snapdragon 765G 5G announced”

MediaTek Dimensity 1000C announced, powers T-Mobile VELVET 5G

MediaTek has announced Dimensity 1000C, 5G smartphone SoC which made its debut first in the United States on the LG VELVET on T-Mobile with 600 MHz and 2.5 GHz 5G spectrum. It has four ARM-Cortex-A77 CPU cores clocked at 2.0GHz and four power-efficient ARM Cortex-A55 cores operating up to 2GHz and Five ARM Mali-G57 GPU cores. The MediaTek AI processing unit (APU 3.0) combines three different types of AI processors. Continue reading “MediaTek Dimensity 1000C announced, powers T-Mobile VELVET 5G”

LG announces 8K OLED TVs powered by α (Alpha) 9 Gen 3 AI processor, HDMI 2.1

During NVIDIA’s announcement of their GeForce RTX 30 series GPUs, they showcased LG’s new 2020 lineup of 8K OLED TVs that will support HDMI Display Stream Compression (DSC). The TVs are powered by LG’s α (Alpha) 9 Gen 3 AI processor, and it will support many gaming focused features like VRR and ALLM.

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LG dual-screen ‘Wing’ phone to be announced on September 14

Update: LG has confirmed the LG WING name for its swivel phone that will be introduced on September 14th under its Explorer Project. The company said that the boldest, newest smartphone will deliver a new and different form factor and mobile experience that would be impossible to create with conventional smartphones. In Korea, it will recruit 300 people from 7th to the 17th who will get to experience the phone early.

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LG CineBeam 4K UHD Laser projector with webOS 5.0 platform announced

Alongside smartphones, LG has been expanding its television, soundbar, projector lineup as well, with the previous launch being the LG GX soundbar. Now, the company has introduced its new CineBeam 4K Laser projector and will showcase it at the IFA 2020 that is scheduled to begin next month. Continue reading “LG CineBeam 4K UHD Laser projector with webOS 5.0 platform announced”

LG PuriCare Wearable Air Purifier with replaceable H13 HEPA filters announced

With the ongoing pandemic, it was only a matter of time before technology adapted around the various aspects of our lives. Now, it seems technology has caught with face masks as LG has announced that their PuriCare Wearable Air Purifier will soon be available in Q4 2020 in select markets.

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LG said to be working on dual-screen smartphone “Wing” that could swivel sideways [Update: Surfaces in video]

Update: August 26, 2020:  The LG “Wing” Dual-screen phone has surfaced in a video, thanks to Android Authority. This shows of the use cases that shows navigation info on the main screen and the second swivel screen shows music player and an incoming call.

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5 reasons why LG G8X ThinQ is a perfect device for this lockdown

As the anti-Chinese sentiment in India is on the rise due to border disputes, the dominance of the Chinese brands seems to be falling apart with their total market share declining an all-time high of 81% to 72% during Q2 (April to June) of the current calendar year.  Continue reading “5 reasons why LG G8X ThinQ is a perfect device for this lockdown”

LG Q92 with 6.67-inch FHD+ display, Snapdragon 765G 5G, 6GB RAM, 48MP quad rear cameras announced

LG has announced Q92, the company’s latest 5G smartphone in the Q series in Korea. It packs a 6.67-inch FHD+ punch-hole LCD screen that houses a 32-megapixel camera, Snapdragon 765G with support for 5G, 6GB of RAM and quad rear cameras that includes a 48MP main + 8MP ultra-wide + 5MP depth + 2MP macro. Continue reading “LG Q92 with 6.67-inch FHD+ display, Snapdragon 765G 5G, 6GB RAM, 48MP quad rear cameras announced”

LG K31 with 5.7-inch HD+ FullVision display, dual rear cameras, Android 10 announced

LG recently started rolling out its VELVET smartphone in the US and following that, now the company has announced a new smartphone in its K-Series lineup – LG K31 in the US. Continue reading “LG K31 with 5.7-inch HD+ FullVision display, dual rear cameras, Android 10 announced”

LG XBOOM ON2D Party Speaker with Bass Blast+ launched in India for Rs. 18990

LG is expanding their XBOOM model range with the announcement of a party speaker called the XBOOM ON2D. It features a wide variety of connectivity and playback options, deep bass sound quality with a large woofer, and also a karaoke mode.

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LG’s Q2 2020 profits down 24.1% YoY, Mobile losses continue

LG Electronics has reported revenues of 12.83 trillion won (US$ 10.51 billion) for the second quarter that ended June 30, 2020, which is down 17.9% compared to the same quarter last year. It posted profits of 495.4 billion won (US$ 405.65 million), down 24.1% YoY. “The resilient company managed its supply chain and cost structure to weather the storm of the global public health and economic crises,” said the company. Continue reading “LG’s Q2 2020 profits down 24.1% YoY, Mobile losses continue”

LG VELVET with 6.8-inch FHD+ OLED display, Snapdragon 765 5G starts rolling out in the US

LG unveiled its LG VELVET smartphone back in May in an online event and it started rolling out in South Korea from May 15th. Now it has announced the roll out of the phone in the US at $599 (Rs. 44,660 approx.) from AT&T beginning today, July 22. It will be available from T-Mobile and Verizon later this summer.  LG VELVET 5G UW with access to its 5G Ultra Wideband network and 5G low-band network will be available from Verizon later this year. Continue reading “LG VELVET with 6.8-inch FHD+ OLED display, Snapdragon 765 5G starts rolling out in the US”