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LG sells 16.8M smartphones in Q3, posts record profits

LG sells 16.8M smartphones in Q3, posts record profits

29 October, 2014 | comments (42)

LG had a record-breaking quarter, mostly on the back of its smartphone division. It sold 16.8 million smartphones, a record for the company, and the phone division saw the best revenue and operating income since the third quarter of 2009. In the...

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AT&T confirms that it will carry LG G Watch R

AT&T confirms that it will carry LG G Watch R

27 October, 2014 | comments (4)

AT&T confirmed that it will officially carry the LG G Watch R in the United States. The wearable gadget will be compatible with all smartphones by the carrier running Android 4.3 and up. Pricing and exact availability of the Android Wear...

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LG Isai VL debuts in Japan with 3GB of RAM and VoLTE

LG Isai VL debuts in Japan with 3GB of RAM and VoLTE

27 October, 2014 | comments (17)

Before the LG G3 got official, we caught a glimpse of what to expect from it through the Isai FL, a handset that has basically been Japan's version of the flagship. It was the first LG smartphone to come with QHD (2,560x1,440) resolution, for...

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LG G3 to get Android 5.0 Lollipop update by the end of 2014

LG G3 to get Android 5.0 Lollipop update by the end of 2014

24 October, 2014 | comments (49)

The LG G3 is going to sport Android 5.0 Lollipop by the end of the year, according to an LG representative for the Netherlands and Belgium cited by TechTastic. He didn't give a more specific time frame, as we suspect the company is going to make an...

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LG G3 Screen goes official with NUCLUN octa-core chipset

LG G3 Screen goes official with NUCLUN octa-core chipset

23 October, 2014 | comments (12)

LG officially announced the G3 Screen phablet. Designed for its home market, the previously leaked handset comes with LG's first application processor, which is dubbed NUCLUN. The brand new chipset features ARM big.LITTLE technology for...

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LG announces global rollout plans for the G Watch R

LG announces global rollout plans for the G Watch R

23 October, 2014 | comments (5)

Following a report saying the round LG G Watch R would become available for purchase in the UK as soon as tomorrow, the Korean device maker has put out a press release outlining its rollout plans for the wearable. The G Watch R is LG's second...

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LG G Watch R hits the UK tomorrow for 224.99

LG G Watch R hits the UK tomorrow for 224.99

23 October, 2014 | comments (8)

If you've been waiting for the LG G Watch R, you will finally be able to purchase one tomorrow, provided you are in the UK. The G Watch R will be available online through Clove for 224.99 (including VAT) in black color only. The LG G Watch R...

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LG Liger (F490L) photographed, benchmarked extensively

LG Liger (F490L) photographed, benchmarked extensively

23 October, 2014 | comments (17)

The LG Liger (F490L) made a bold appearance before its official announcement complete with specs, hands-on photos and even benchmarks and chipset info. The phone will join the LG G3 family with similar looks but a bigger display (5.9") and LG's...

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LG Liger (F490L) with in-house chipset gets pictured

LG Liger (F490L) with in-house chipset gets pictured

22 October, 2014 | comments (17)

LG's first foray in the mobile chipset business has definitely been a very long time coming. The SoC codenamed Odin is going to make its debut very soon, though, after almost one full year of leaks about it. And the first device to be powered by...

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LG G3 gets a software update, improved UI responsiveness

LG G3 gets a software update, improved UI responsiveness

22 October, 2014 | comments (50)

LG has issued a software update for the G3. The major fix the company brings to its Android flagship is fixed user interface responsiveness, following a number of complaints from unhappy owners. The LG G3 update weighs 174MB, but sadly, there's...

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LG's Odin-powered phone coming this month, joining the G3 family

LG's Odin-powered phone coming this month, joining the G3 family

21 October, 2014 | comments (20)

LG's in-house chipset codenamed Odin has been in Rurmorland for two years already. As the rumors have it, the Odin smartphone was delayed numerous times due to overheating issues and production hiccups. According to the latest report though those...

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Sprint LG G2 update has LTE and HD voice improvements

Sprint LG G2 update has LTE and HD voice improvements

20 October, 2014 | comments (11)

The LG G2 that's been sold by Sprint in the United States is now in the process of getting a new software update. This won't change the Android version the G2 is running, or anything like that. What it will do, though, according to the official...


LG unveils optically stabilized 20.7MP camera module

LG unveils optically stabilized 20.7MP camera module

15 October, 2014 | comments (20)

The Korea Electronics Show had an interesting entry an optically stabilized 20.7MP camera from LG. Of course the company demonstrated only a camera module but it's not hard to imagine it will end up in the LG Optimus G Pro 3 and LG G4 before...

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LG to launch the G Watch R in Europe  in November for 299

LG to launch the G Watch R in Europe in November for 299

08 October, 2014 | comments (12)

A couple of days ago we reported that LG is planning to launch the circular G Watch R in South Korea on October 14, but in Europe those eager to get a hold of the smartwatch will have to wait a bit longer. The LG G Watch R has been listed by a...

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Now official: LG Watch R  to go on sale in South Korea on October 14

Now official: LG Watch R to go on sale in South Korea on October 14

07 October, 2014 | comments (5)

LG has announced that it will be selling the G Watch R in South Korea starting October 14, one week from now. The company hasn't announce the date for international launch yet. The G Watch R is LG's second Android Wear watch after the G Watch...

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LG G Watch R to cost more than its square brother, sales start soon

LG G Watch R to cost more than its square brother, sales start soon

06 October, 2014 | comments (10)

According to ETNews and ZDNet Korea, LG is planning to launch the G Watch R in South Korea on October 14. However, a local online retailer is rumored to have stroke a deal with LG and offer the watch exclusively for a week, starting...

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LG Liger (F490L) with LG Odin SoC gets Bluetooth certified

LG Liger (F490L) with LG Odin SoC gets Bluetooth certified

01 October, 2014 | comments (5)

Today the LG F490L has received its Bluetooth certification thanks to the Bluetooth SIG. It supports Bluetooth 4.0 as well as 4G LTE connectivity. The F490L is codenamed Liger according to past rumors, and it's going to be pretty special for the...

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Lumia 830 will go on sale this week

Lumia 830 will go on sale this week

01 October, 2014 | comments (29)

The Lumia 830 will hit store shelves this week at a recommended retail price of 330 before taxes and subsidies. The first of two mid-rangers showed off at this year's IFA briefly held the position of thinnest phone with optical image stabilization...

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LG F60 is an LTE-enabled mid-range handset

LG F60 is an LTE-enabled mid-range handset

01 October, 2014 | comments (16)

LG just unveiled the LG F60 an LTE-enabled mid-range handset. It has a zippy quad-core processor and runs Android 4.4.2 KitKat spiced up with LG's proprietary Knock code and Gesture Shot. The phone has a 4.5" IPS screen with the disappointing...

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LG smartwatch with SIM slot headed to Verizon

LG smartwatch with SIM slot headed to Verizon

26 September, 2014 | comments (6)

Since its perpetual competitor, Samsung, has already announced a smartwatch with a built-in SIM card slot for direct mobile data connectivity, you probably won't be surprised to find out that LG wants in on that game too. An LG VC100 passed...

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