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LG Thrill 4G (a.k.a. Optimus 3D) to launch September 4th on AT&T

LG Thrill 4G (a.k.a. Optimus 3D) to launch September 4th on AT&T

30 August, 2011 | comments (13)

AT&T took the modern approach to bragging by posting on Twitter that the LG Thrill 4G will be available on September 4th. That's their version of the LG Optimus 3D and it packs the same 4.3" glasses-free 3D display and dual 5MP...

Tags: LG, AT&T, Android, Touch UI


LG Optimus One Gingerbread update starts rolling out

LG Optimus One Gingerbread update starts rolling out

29 August, 2011 | comments (136)

Although way off the original schedule, it seems the Gingerbread update to the LG Optimus One has finally started rolling out. We are hearing reports from numerous countries that the Optimus One is now being updated to Android 2.3.3. The update...

Tags: LG, Android, Touch UI


LG Optimus 3D now available in white from Phones 4u in the UK

LG Optimus 3D now available in white from Phones 4u in the UK

27 August, 2011 | comments (20)

Nearly everyone at the time was aware of the arduous birth of the white iPhone 4 but making such top products whiter than white is anything but exclusive to the likes of Apple. Other top-end smartphones which have more recently been able to parade...

Tags: LG, Android, Touch UI


A Jil Sander branded, LG made, Windows Mango phone leaks out

A Jil Sander branded, LG made, Windows Mango phone leaks out

22 August, 2011 | comments (26)

LG surely has a knack for fashion designers, folks. After the Prada branded super droid we spotted recently, we have another smartphone to come from the Korean company, dressed in fancy clothes. This time, the outfit is courtesy of the fashion house...


LG Optimus Sol gets officially announced

LG Optimus Sol gets officially announced

22 August, 2011 | comments (38)

The LG Optimus Sol that we saw yesterday has been promoted to 'official' status. The Optimus Sol (Sol means the Sun) comes with LG’s new 3.8-inch, 800 x 480 resolution, 'Ultra AMOLED' display, which according to LG has a two-fold advanced reflection...

Tags: LG, Android, Touch UI


LG Optimus Sol shows up again, this time in press shots

LG Optimus Sol shows up again, this time in press shots

21 August, 2011 | comments (31)

When we reported the leaked 2011 LG roadmap last month, we told you that the LG Victor should become available as soon as this very quarter. Since then, the device appeared in a preview video as LG Optimus Sol and today, we have its official press...

Tags: LG, Android, Touch UI


LG Victor leaks out in a preview video as Optimus Sol

LG Victor leaks out in a preview video as Optimus Sol

10 August, 2011 | comments (31)

The recently leaked LG road map keeps materializing folks. Only a couple of days after the upcoming LG Prada got spotted in a blurry video, we have another yet unannounced device from the Korean giant in our sight. This time it was the LG Victor...

Tags: LG, Android, Touch UI


LG Prada K2 high-end droid shows up in blurry video

LG Prada K2 high-end droid shows up in blurry video

09 August, 2011 | comments (24)

The Prada brand is coming back to the LG phone lineup, according to a leaked roadmap, and now there's an extra-blurry video of one such device - the LG Prada K2 - to back it up. From what we've heard of the Prada K2, specs state that it's a...


T-Mobile-bound HTC Ruby and LG Flip II leak

T-Mobile-bound HTC Ruby and LG Flip II leak

08 August, 2011 | comments (12)

If you were interested in finding out more about the leaked HTC Ruby and LG Flip II, we have some news about both. Why are we talking about the two together? Because both of them will be coming soon to T-Mobile users in the US. We came...


comScore reports on market and OS marketshare in the US for Q2

comScore reports on market and OS marketshare in the US for Q2

05 August, 2011 | comments (65)

td { font-size: 12px !important; } .bgdark td { background: #F7F6F1 !important; } .bglight td { background: #C5C5C5 !important; } comScore released their report on the mobile phone market in the US for the second quarter of...


LG promises OTA updates to smartphones, new customer care

LG promises OTA updates to smartphones, new customer care

01 August, 2011 | comments (27)

The LG OTA updates app and remote assistance services got their debut in Korea and now LG is making it clear it will offer the same services widely to Europe, the Asia Pacific region and South and Central America throughout the second half of the...

Tags: LG, Android, Touch UI


LG Q2 results: company profits, handsets on road to recovery

LG Q2 results: company profits, handsets on road to recovery

27 July, 2011 | comments (22)

It's LG's turn to show its report card - things are looking up, but the handset division is still struggling to turn a profit. It posted a $49.8 million operating loss for the second quarter of 2011, though that's only about half of what it lost in...

Tags: LG, Misc


AT&T's LG Thrill 4G available for pre-order on Radio Shack

AT&T's LG Thrill 4G available for pre-order on Radio Shack

24 July, 2011 | comments (7)

The AT&T version of the Optimus 3D, christened the LG Thrill 4G, was announced a while back but we are yet to hear a proper launch date for the phone from AT&T. But now Engadget is reporting that Radio Shack has started accepting pre-orders for the...

Tags: lg, Android, Touch UI


LG roadmap leaks - meet K, E2, Prada K2, Univa, Fantasy, Victor, and Gelato

LG roadmap leaks - meet K, E2, Prada K2, Univa, Fantasy, Victor, and Gelato

22 July, 2011 | comments (59)

LG's smartphone plans for the rest of this year have just leaked revealing seven intriguing handsets. There is a dual-core Prada K2, a WP7 Mango-powered Fantasy, a few droids and the company's next flagship - LG K with a 4.5" 720p display. LG...


T-Mobile G2x Gingerbread update is out, Optimus 2X grits its teeth

T-Mobile G2x Gingerbread update is out, Optimus 2X grits its teeth

22 July, 2011 | comments (30)

LG were the company that started the dual-core party, but you may be surprised to hear that it doesn't have a single Gingerbread smartphone. Until now that is, as the update for the LG-made T-Mobile G2x has just started rolling. The update is...


LG faces class action lawsuit over Optimus 2X power issues

LG faces class action lawsuit over Optimus 2X power issues

20 July, 2011 | comments (167)

LG is being sued in California over the T-Mobile's version of Optimus 2X - the G2x. It's being accused of knowing or that LG should have known about the screen bleeding, the random freezes and unexpected shut downs and other defects, and doing...


LG Optimus Black running WP7 caught in the wild

LG Optimus Black running WP7 caught in the wild

18 July, 2011 | comments (59)

We just stumbled upon an LG Optimus Black running the Windows Phone 7 OS and we are not quite sure what to make of it. It could either be a photo of an upcoming LG WP7 device, which uses the same chassis as the sleek Android, or maybe someone has...


LG Optimus 3D not getting any Gingerbread love until October

LG Optimus 3D not getting any Gingerbread love until October

18 July, 2011 | comments (22)

We have some good news and some bad news for the LG Optimus 3D owners out there. The sad bit is that their beloved smartphone won't be getting the Android 2.3 Gingerbread treatment for at least a few more months. On the positive side, the wait might...

Tags: LG, Android, Touch UI


LG Optimus Pro and Optimus Net go official, €180/€200 respectively

LG Optimus Pro and Optimus Net go official, €180/€200 respectively

12 July, 2011 | comments (12)

From Italy (again) comes more news on the LG Optimus Pro - namely, it's official - and it brought a friend along, the LG Optimus Net. There are specs for both phones along with prices and launch dates and even demo videos. This info comes from...

Tags: LG, Android, Touch UI


LG Optimus Pro leaks with a portrait QWERTY keyboard

LG Optimus Pro leaks with a portrait QWERTY keyboard

11 July, 2011 | comments (20)

The rumor mill just produced this - the LG Optimus Pro C660. It's a droid with a portrait QWERTY, with specs roughly similar to the Optimus One and at a bargain price too. The form factor is fairly rare but has been gaining some traction with the...