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More smartphone brands shifting focus to mid-range models, say sources

Aug 5, 14:29

Smartphone vendors including Samsung Electronics and HTC have stepped up their purchases of parts and components for production of mid-range models as market demand for high-end models...

LG not ready to outsource smartphone production despite growing shipments, say sources

Jul 25, 15:06

LG Electronics appears to be unlikely to release its smartphone orders to Taiwan-based ODMs in the short term despite its growing smartphone shipments, according to sources at Taiwan's...

LG begins selling first OLED HDTV in the US

Jul 23, 15:48

LG has officially introduced the new LG Curved OLED TV for the US market.

Samsung, LG reportedly slashing orders for optoelectronics boards

Jul 23, 14:56

Samsung Electronics and LG Electronics reportedly plan to cut their orders for optoelectronics boards by double-digit rates in the second half of 2013 due to rising inventories of...

LG Display reports strong profits in 2Q13

Jul 19, 12:01

LG Display has reported operating profits of KRW336 billion (US$326 million) for second-quarter 2013, compared to KRW239 billion for second-quarter 2012. Net profit for the second...

LG to ship around 3 million iPad panels a month in 3Q13; expects no 2014 delay for the iPad mini

Jul 18, 20:50

LG Display expects to ship 2.5-3 million 9.7-inch panels a month for the iPad in the third quarter of 2013, according to industry sources.

Apple in talks with LG about Ultra HD TV panels

Jul 17, 21:38

Rumors are circulating in the market that Apple is interested in purchasing 55- and 65-inch Ultra HD TV panels from LG Display.

LG to produce 49-inch Ultra HD TV panels in early 2014

Jul 3, 21:36

LG Display will reportedly begin production of 49-inch Ultra HD TV panels at the beginning of 2014, according to industry sources.

LG, Innolux bump up tablet panel orders to customers in China

Jul 3, 15:38

LG Display is reportedly in discussions to supply 7-inch 1024 by 600 TV panels to customers in southern China, according to industry sources.

Western European mobile phone market declines in 1Q13, driven by smartphone slowdown, says IDC

Jun 26, 11:39

The Western European mobile phone market shrank in the first quarter of 2013 due to a lower than expected slowdown in the smartphone shipments, according to IDC. Total shipments dropped...

Samsung sales of midrange large-size smartphones to affect China-based brands

Jun 19, 10:49

Samsung Electronics' launch of large-sized Galaxy Mega family smartphones for the US$400-600 segment will affect sales of comparable models launched by China-based branded vendors...

Digitimes Research: South Korea firms mixed on solar business developments

Jun 18, 16:45

The solar market seemed promising for South Korea-based big enterprises such as Samsung, LG, and Hyundai. However, continuous loss has pushed these firms to modify the business str...

LG may not cooperate with Google on Nexus 5

May 29, 21:08

South Korea-based brand LG has no plans regarding the development of Google's next Nexus smartphone, according to company executives.

China smartphone market: Sony Mobile, LG, Motorola in serious competition, say Taiwan makers

May 27, 21:46

In the China smartphone market, Samsung Electronics has performed well among international vendors while Sony Mobile Communications, LG Electronics and Motorola Mobility have fallen...

Digitimes Research: Seoul Semiconductor may see 2013 revenues up 40.3% on year

May 24, 11:26

Revenues for South Korea-based LED firms have been rising due to the introduction of affordable LED direct-type TVs and lighting products since 2012. Digitimes Research expects strong...

Taiwan market: LG launches waterproof smartphone

May 22, 22:13

Following the steps of Sony Mobile Communications and HTC, LG Electronics has launched a waterproof smartphone, the Optimus GJ. LG expects sales of the waterproof model in the Taiwan...

Samsung reportedly to supply panels for Microsoft 7.9-inch tablet

May 15, 22:18

Microsoft will reportedly release a 7.9-inch Surface tablet at the end of June featuring displays from Samsung Display, but LG Display (LGD) and Taiwan-based firms have yet to be...

Taiwan market: LG to release Ultra HD TVs in 3Q13

May 9, 15:33

LG Electronics is expected to release 55-, 65- and 84-inch Ultra HD TVs in the Taiwan market during third quarter of 2013, according to LG Electronics Taiwan.

Samsung and LG to add new TV panels to their lineups

May 9, 12:30

Samsung Display has plans to produce 48-inch TV panels by the end of 2013 while LG Display is planning to produce 48.5- and 55-inch TV panels during the first half of 2014, according...

LG to procure Ultra HD TV panels from AUO

May 7, 21:44

LG Electronics will reportedly procure 55-inch Ultra HD TV panels from AU Optronics (AUO), with shipments expected to begin as early as May 2013, according to industry sources.

Taiwan market: Samsung and LG to sell 55-inch OLED TVs in 3Q13

Apr 30, 11:53

Samsung Electronics is expected to start selling its 55-inch OLED TV in the Taiwan market in third-quarter 2013, according to industry sources.

Digitimes Research: LED TV to account for 100% of Samsung TV products in 2013

Apr 26, 15:47

LED TVs will account for 100% of Samsung and 90% of LG's TV products in 2013. Direct-lit LED TVs have lower production costs compared to side-lit LED TVs, which is beneficial in increasing...

LG Display March 32-inch TV panel shipments exceed 2 million units

Apr 17, 22:12

Demand for TV panels has been rising due to China's Labor Day holidays and LG Display (LGD) reported March shipments of 32-inch TV panels exceeding two million units. BOE saw monthly...

LG sees weak OLED TV sales so far in 2013

Apr 16, 21:04

LG Electronics has reportedly only sold 200 units of its 55-inch OLED TV since its release in February 2013, which industry sources say is due to the device's high price tag as a...

Digitimes Research: March LED light bulb prices rise in Japan, fall in other markets

Apr 15, 11:44

The March average retail pricing of retrofit 40W and 60W LED light bulbs increased in Japan while other markets saw prices fall compared to February.

Intel, LCD TV brands to push full adoption of WiDi

Mar 25, 22:17

Intel is set to promote its Wireless Display (WiDi) technology in 2013 for the technology to become one of the standard PC specifications and LCD TV players including LG, Samsung...

LG Display expected to start mass producing 19.5-inch LCD monitor panels by the end of March

Mar 19, 20:14

LG Display is expected to start mass producing 19.5-inch LCD monitor panels by the end of March 2013, according to industry sources.

Digitimes Research: Samsung, LG, Sony Mobile aim to ramp up smartphone sales in emerging markets

Mar 15, 14:10

Samsung Electronics, LG Electronics and Sony Mobile Communications demonstrated different product strategies for their smartphone businesses at Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2013, but...

Samsung, LG expected to reach combined global TV market share of 34-35% in 2013, say Taiwan makers

Mar 15, 11:06

Samsung Electronics and LG Electronics are expected to ship 45.0 million and 30.5 million LCD TVs, respectively, in 2013, together sharing 34-35% of global shipments, according to...

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LG Display sees 90% drop in iPad panel shipments in January 2013

Feb 26, 14:50

LG Display's panel shipments for the 9.7-inch iPad dropped to 600,000 units in January 2012, down from six million units in the previous month, according to industry sources.

South Korea sapphire makers to benefit from Rubicon-LG Innotek contract termination

Feb 22, 11:29

US-based sapphire substrate maker Rubicon has announced fourth-quarter 2012 revenues with on-quarter increase. However, the contract between Rubicon and Korea-based LG Innotek ended...

LG Display invests US$657 million to expand its OLED production

Feb 18, 22:54

LG Display has announced it will invest US$657 million to construct a new 8.5G line for producing OLED TV panels.

Global handset market undergoes changes as more brands turn to profitability, say sources

Feb 4, 13:52

A new scenario of the global handset market is taking shape as LG Electronics and Lenovo have begun generating profits from their handset businesses, while Sony Mobile Communications...

Samsung to optimize multiple chipset platforms to enhance its edge in entry-level smartphone segment, say sources

Jan 30, 14:25

Samsung Electronics will optimize chipset solutions from Qualcomm, Broadcom and ST-Ericsson to enhance its competitive edge in the entry-level to mid-range smartphone segment so as...

LG Display sees decreased capacity utilization due to Apple order cuts

Jan 29, 14:38

LG Display has reportedly reduced the capacity utilization rate at its P9 factory to roughly 60% as a result of a large reduction of 9.7-inch iPad panel orders from Apple, according...

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    LG Magna, Spirit, Leon and Joy smartphones

    At Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2015, LG Electronics unveiled a new line of mid-range smartphones, the LG Magna, Spirit, Leon and Joy. The four devices will be available in both...

    Photo: Company, Mar 10.

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    LG G Flex2 curved smartphone

    LG Electronics has announced the global rollout of its curved smartphone, G Flex2. Set within the G Flex2's contoured shape is a 5.5-inch Full HD plastic OLED display and an Octa-Core...

    Photo: Company, Mar 6.

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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...

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