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Vendors to roll out entry-level and mid-range water-proof smartphones in 2015, say sources

May 9, 16:16

Some handset vendors are likely to roll out water-proof smartphones targeting the sub-US$300 segment in 2015, according to sources at Taiwan's handset component supply chain.

LG resumes cooperation with Taiwan-based handset ODMs, say sources

May 6, 14:03

LG Electronics has resumed its cooperation with Taiwan-based handset ODMs by releasing orders for entry-level Android 3G smartphones to Arima Communications, according to industry...

Taiwan market: HTC to price Desire 816 lower to boost market share

Apr 29, 15:26

HTC will launch its high performance mid-range model, the Desire 816, in the Taiwan market in May at a price lower than market expectations, a move which will add more pressure on...

Taiwan market: 40% of LCD TVs sold in 2014 expected to be large-size, Ultra HD, says LG

Apr 24, 15:23

About 40% of LCD TVs sold in the Taiwan market in 2014 are expected to be large-size or Ultra HD units, according to LG Display.

LG Display reports 1Q14 results

Apr 24, 14:34

LG Display has reported that its revenues in the first quarter of 2014 amounted to KRW55.88 billion (US$5.38 billion) and operating profit was KRW94 billion. Net income in the first...

Panel supply chain expects performance to increase in 2Q14

Apr 23, 20:49

The panel supply chain expects performance to increase in the second quarter of 2014, according to industry sources.

Initial shipments of most new flagship smartphones running high, but Xperia Z2 in shortages

Apr 15, 12:09

Initial shipments of new flagship smartphones launched by Samsung Electronics, HTC and LG Electronics have been stable, but Sony Mobile Communications reportedly has encountered a...

AUO, LG considering to mass produce 42.5-inch LCD TV panels

Apr 14, 21:50

AU Optronics (AUO) and LG Display are both considering mass production of 42.5-inch LCD TV panels, according to industry sources. The panels will be used by the two companies to compete...

Most smartphone vendors supporting Android Wear

Mar 21, 16:41

Samsung Electronics, LG Electronics, HTC, Asustek Computer and Motorola have voiced support for Android Wear, Google's new platform for wearable devices.

LG working with Google on smartwatch

Mar 21, 11:03

LG Electronics is working together with Google on the LG G Watch, powered by Android Wear, which extends the Android platform to wearables. The LG G Watch will be compatible with...

Taiwan market: LG launches G Pro 2

Mar 20, 16:17

LG Electronics has unveiled its Android smartphone G Pro 2 for contract-bundled sale by Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) in Taiwan beginning March 20.

HTC, Sony Mobile and LG shifting focus to mid-range smartphone models

Mar 11, 13:43

HTC, Sony Mobile Communications and LG Electronics appear to have shifted their efforts to focus on the US$300-400 mid-range smartphone segment due to increasing saturation in the...

Supply chain aims to increase production for wearable device components

Feb 25, 20:18

The upstream supply chain is increasing production and R&D for wearable device components as vendors are gearing up to release or expand product lineups in 2014, according to...

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Smartphone vendors to showcase new flagship models at MWC 2014

Feb 18, 12:21

Most leading smartphone vendors including Samsung Electronics, Sony Mobile Communications, LG Electronics and HTC will showcase their new flagship smartphones or new models at the...

LG reportedly looks for compensation from Taiwan panel makers over price-fixing claims

Feb 10, 16:34

LG Electronics is pursuing claims in Korea-based court that Taiwan-based panel makers have fixed LCD pricing, leading to losses for the company, according to media reports.

Digitimes Research: Samsung and LG continue to invest in in-house smartphone component production

Jan 28, 14:40

Approximately 70% of the major components used in Samsung Electronics smartphones come from in-house production while about 50% of LG Electronics smartphones come from in-house production,...

LG Display reports 4Q13 results

Jan 24, 15:32

LG Display has announced its revenues in the fourth quarter of 2013 decreased 19% to KRW7.07 trillion (US$6.58 billion) from KRW8.74 trillion in the fourth quarter of 2012 and increased...

Six-inch phablet sales face competition from 7-inch tablets

Jan 24, 12:35

Sales of phablets (tablets with phone capability) with 6-inch or above displays have been rather limited due to strong competition from 7-inch entry-level tablets, according to market...

Korea market: Local handset vendors dominate LTE smartphone segment

Jan 20, 15:46

The launch of LTE Advanced (LTE-A) services by Korea-based telecom operators has further enhanced the leading market position of Korea-based handset vendors in their home market,...

Digitimes Research: Global smartphone shipments to top 1.24 billion units in 2014

Jan 14, 14:02

Global smartphone shipments are expected to top 1.24 billion units in 2014, with Samsung Electronics, Apple, LG Electronics, Sony Mobile Communications, Lenovo, Huawei, Microsoft,...

LG Display to increase production of 42- and 49-inch Ultra HD TV panels in 2Q14

Jan 9, 22:04

LG Display plans to bump up production of 42- and 49-inch Ultra HD TV panels in the second quarter of 2013.

CES 2014: LG unveils new wearable innovations

Jan 8, 15:52

LG Electronics has unveiled its Lifeband Touch and Heart Rate Earphones, two wearable products that mark the company's first foray into fitness tech. Showcasing at the CES 2014 in...

CES 2014: LG unveils new smart TV platform

Jan 7, 16:21

LG Electronics has unveiled its newest smart TV platform at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. webOS, which was purchased from Hewlett-Packard (HP) in March 2013, has...

CES 2014: LG Display showcases Ultra HD advances

Jan 7, 15:54

LG Display is showcasing Ultra HD TV displays, including seven new models at CES 2014.

Taiwan market: LG to launch curved-screen smartphone G Flex

Jan 6, 21:10

LG Electronics on January 6 unveiled G Flex, a smartphone with a curved screen and body, for launch in the Taiwan market in mid-January at a contract-free retail price of NT$24,900...

LG G Flex

Motorola, LG to release new ODM smartphone orders to Taiwan-based suppliers

Jan 6, 13:28

Motorola Mobility and LG Electronics reportedly will release new ODM smartphone orders to Taiwan-based handset makers, a move which help Taiwan handset suppliers ease their over reliance...

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Brand vendors gear up for CES 2014

Jan 3, 12:02

Tablet brand vendors such as Samsung Electronics, Google, Asustek Computer, LG Electronics and Lenovo are ready to showcase their latest innovations at the upcoming CES 2014 show...

Samsung, LG put in increased orders for flexible display smartphone components

Jan 2, 14:21

Supply chains are seeing increased orders from Samsung Electronics and LG Electronics for components used in smartphones with flexible displays.

Taiwan supply chain to see limited impact from LG quitting PC industry

Dec 31, 15:40

LG reportedly is planning to downsize its PC business and will turn to focus on products such as smartphones and tablets in the future, according to Korea media. Sources from the...

HTC, LG may use sapphire in flagship smartphones in 2014

Dec 27, 15:01

Smartphone vendors HTC and LG Electronics will likely adopt sapphire home buttons in order to add fingerprint recognition in their next-generation flagship models, the HTC One 2 and...

Slow sales of flagship smartphones to affect vendor rankings in 2014

Dec 26, 22:03

Slower-than-expected sales of flagship models launched by a number of smartphone vendors, including LG Electronics, HTC and Huawei, may result in significant changes of market shares...

ALi partners with LG to launch ATSC STB solution for Mexican market

Dec 19, 15:45

ALi Corporation, a set-top box (STB) system-on-chip (SoC) solution provider, has announced that it has joined forces with LG Electronics and Shenzhen Jiuzhou to begin mass production...

Vizio releases majority of 2014 TV ODM orders to TPV and Wistron

Dec 18, 20:40

Vizio has released orders equivalent to 40% of its 2014 TV shipments to TPV Technology and 30% to Wistron, according to supply chain makers.

Samsung to launch Galaxy Note 3 Lite in 1Q14

Dec 3, 20:57

Samsung Electronics plans to expand the trimmed down versions of its smartphones by launching the Galaxy Note 3 Lite with a display size of 5.5-5.7-inch in the first quarter of 2014,...

Not necessary for LG to shrink smartphone operations, say Taiwan makers

Nov 25, 21:06

LG Electronics will reportedly adjust its overall business operations through a shift in operational resources from smartphones to LCD TVs. Taiwan-based players in the smartphone...

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    LG Lifeband Touch wearable device

    LG Electronics has unveiled its Lifeband Touch, a wearable product that mark the company's first foray into fitness tech. Showcasing at the CES 2014 in Las Vegas, the product incorporate...

    Photo: Company, Jan 8.

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    LG G2 smartphone

    LG Electronics' latest flagship 5.2-inch smartphone LG G2 places all the buttons on the rear of the device. LG said the rear key concept came from the realization when studying users...

    Photo: Company, Aug 8.

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    CES 2011: LG Cinema 3D TV, the LW6500

    LG Electronics has introduced its Cinema 3D TV, the LW6500, at the CES 2011 in Las Vegas. The LW6500 features LED local dimming backlighting, TruMotion 200Hz, and HDMI 1.4 input...

    Photo: company, Jan 6.

  • CES+2011%3A+LG+full+LED+3D+TV%2C+the+LZ9700

    CES 2011: LG full LED 3D TV, the LZ9700

    LG Electronics will showcase its 72-inch full LED-backlit LCD 3D TV, the LZ9700, at the upcoming CES 2011 in Las Vegas. The LZ9700 features full panel LED backlighting and TruMotion...

    Photo: company, Jan 5.

  • LG+Display+FPR+3D+panel

    LG Display FPR 3D panel

    LG Display has introduced its FPR (film-type patterned retarder, polarized glasses) 3D panel in China. The FPR 3D panel delivers full HD picture quality, and is able to eliminate...

    Photo: company, Dec 16.

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