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LG brings the Aka mid-range smartphone to Taiwan

LG brings the Aka mid-range smartphone to Taiwan

12 March, 2015 | comments (12)

LG will offer the goofy AKA smartphone in Taiwan. The mid-range device has only been available in South Korea since its official debut. Announced in November last year, LG Aka stands out from the hordes of mid-range devices thanks to its...

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LG G4 Note phablet now rumored to be in the works

LG G4 Note phablet now rumored to be in the works

12 March, 2015 | comments (36)

Remember that top of the line LG smartphone that's supposed to launch in the second half of this year sporting higher-end specs than even the G4? It was hinted at by an LG exec earlier this month, though unfortunately no details about its specs were...

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LG G4 renders, cases confirm slightly curved screen

LG G4 renders, cases confirm slightly curved screen

12 March, 2015 | comments (40)

The LG G4 rumors are heating up in the rumor mill with suggestions that it will adopt a slight curve, similar to the LG G Flex2. Leaked renders of the device and now cases for it confirm that the LG G4 will indeed have a slightly curved screen,...

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LG Nexus 5 is no longer available from Google

LG Nexus 5 is no longer available from Google

11 March, 2015 | comments (24)

LG Nexus 5 is no longer available to purchase from Google. Google’s 2013 flagship smartphone is not available in the brand new online store, which debuted alongside the second generation Chromebook Pixel. This means that going forward, users...

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More alleged LG G4 press renders surface online

More alleged LG G4 press renders surface online

11 March, 2015 | comments (68)

Hot on the heels of yesterday's purported press render of LG G4's rear, more images of the device made the rounds on Twitter. These early press shots show the front and the side profile of the unannounced smartphone. The LG G4 appears to be...

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Alleged LG G4 press render appears on Twitter

Alleged LG G4 press render appears on Twitter

09 March, 2015 | comments (65)

Alleged press render of the unannounced LG G4 made the rounds on Twitter. The image showcases the back of the smartphone in what appears to be a gray color scheme. As you can see above, LG G4 appears too look a lot like its predecessor, LG...

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LG aiming to sell 10 million G4 units this year

LG aiming to sell 10 million G4 units this year

09 March, 2015 | comments (39)

LG, which has sold around 6-7 million units of the G3 smartphone since its launch back in June last year, is expecting to sell 10 million units of its next flagship - the LG G4 - in 2015, according to a company official. Speaking during an...

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LG G4 may pack a finger-print sensor after all

LG G4 may pack a finger-print sensor after all

05 March, 2015 | comments (32)

LG reportedly decided on using a fingerprint scanner on its next LG G4 flagship. Until recently the company was against investing into such technology though it has been following the trend since its revival with the iPhone 5s. Back in 2013 Apple...

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LG plans to release a high-end smartphone above the G-series

LG plans to release a high-end smartphone above the G-series

04 March, 2015 | comments (44)

LG had all but confirmed in advance, that it won't be unveiling the G4 at MWC and indeed, we didn't get to see the next-gen flagship in Barcelona. Instead, the company showed us four smartphones spanning the entire midrange, as well as the LG Watch...

Tags: LG, MWC 2015


Google might be in talk with Huawei for a 2015 Nexus phone

Google might be in talk with Huawei for a 2015 Nexus phone

28 February, 2015 | comments (87)

According to the latest set of rumors, Google may be partnering with a Chinese phone maker for the next generation Nexus smartphone. The Weibo source cited by GizChina from where the information originates shares that the phone will be ready later...


LG to showcase an LTE version of its Watch Urbane at MWC

LG to showcase an LTE version of its Watch Urbane at MWC

26 February, 2015 | comments (10)

Nearly a couple of weeks after unveiling the high-end Watch Urbane timepiece, LG has taken wraps off an LTE version of the wearable. Appropriately dubbed Watch Urbane LTE, the smartwatch will also be showcased at the upcoming Mobile World Congress...

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LG announces global rollout of its latest curved smartphone G Flex 2

LG announces global rollout of its latest curved smartphone G Flex 2

25 February, 2015 | comments (9)

LG has announced the global rollout of its second curved Android smartphone the G Flex 2, which was unveiled last month at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES). The company said major carriers in the US, Hong Kong, Singapore, France,...

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LG G Flex 2 is now up for pre-order in the UK

LG G Flex 2 is now up for pre-order in the UK

24 February, 2015 | comments (2)

The LG G Flex 2 is now being offered on pre-order in the UK. We knew this would happen, but we were expecting pre-orders to debut on February 28, which is this Saturday. However, Carphone Warehouse has decided to jump the gun on this one. The...

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Samsung will supply DDR4 RAM modules for LG and Apple

Samsung will supply DDR4 RAM modules for LG and Apple

24 February, 2015 | comments (54)

Samsung is truly a formidable giant in the tech world and this is definitely not confined to mobile devices. The Korean company makes a huge part of its profit from chip sales and buying silicon from Samsung is a pretty common practice in the...

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LG G3 for Verizon gets Android 5.0.1 Lollipop

LG G3 for Verizon gets Android 5.0.1 Lollipop

23 February, 2015 | comments (10)

LG G3 for Verizon Wireless is the latest version of the Korean company’s flagship smartphone to receive Android 5.0.1 Lollipop. The new OS build has the software version number VS98523A. Verizon is the third major carrier to begin seeding...


LG Magna, Spirit, Leon and Joy mid-rangers go official

LG Magna, Spirit, Leon and Joy mid-rangers go official

22 February, 2015 | comments (47)

LG announced a quartet of mid-range smartphones ahead of MWC. LG Magna, Spirit, Leon and Joy will be showcased in Barcelona next week alongside the LG Watch Urbane smartwatch. The newcomers will be available in 3G or LTE variants. The LTE...

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LG G Flex2 from Sprint starts shipping on March 13

LG G Flex2 from Sprint starts shipping on March 13

19 February, 2015 | comments (10)

The LG G Flex2 caused quite a stir at CES in the beginning of 2015 and is only a few weeks away from becoming available on US soil. Sprint will start accepting preorders for the smartphone on February 20, but the device won't make it to users' hands...

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LG Nexus 5 spotted running Android 5.1 in a benchmark

LG Nexus 5 spotted running Android 5.1 in a benchmark

17 February, 2015 | comments (14)

Android 5.1 got an odd half official introduction a couple of weeks ago, when Google let slip that some new Android One handsets were running this version from day one. Today the software giant took its low-cost phone initiative to the Philippines,...

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LG developing a high-end chipset, production to start later in 2015

LG developing a high-end chipset, production to start later in 2015

17 February, 2015 | comments (21)

LG is working on a new in-house flagship-grade chipset, reports in Korean media claim. Arch-rival Samsung has been doing good on that front for some time, utilizing its own silicon in a number of devices. Snapdragon 810 issues, however, have been...

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Sprint LG G3 in US now getting Lollipop OTA

Sprint LG G3 in US now getting Lollipop OTA

16 February, 2015 | comments (13)

News has come today that Sprint has started seeding Android 5.0 to its own LG G3 units. This is definitely good news for eager US users, as Lollipop has been around for the handset in Europe since December last year. This new update comes...