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  • Last update: Wednesday 19 November 2014 [454 news items]

LG handset business still losing money in 2Q12 despite rising smartphone shipments

Jul 26, 15:14

LG Electronics has reported losses for its handset business in the second quarter of 2012 although smartphone shipments accounted for 44% of total handset shipment in the quarter,...

LG to benefit from Apple and Samsung disputes

Jul 23, 15:23

LG Display has been benefiting from disputes between Apple and Samsung Electronics, as it is now receiving panel shipments for Apple's new iPad and may land the vast majority of panel...

LG mulls releasing more orders to Taiwan-based smartphone ODMs, say sources

Jul 19, 01:00

LG Electronics plans to raise the ratio of outsourced handsets in 2012 and is likely to release more smartphone orders to Taiwan-based ODMs, particularly Foxconn International Holdings...

AUO, LG and Toshiba resolve LCD price fixing case

Jul 13, 01:10

AU Optronics (AUO), LG Display and Toshiba have agreed to pay US$543.5 million to resolve allegations regarding price fixing for flat-screen panels.

AUO

Notebook industry to push standardized prismatic lithium-ion batteries as a new specification

Jul 12, 01:50

Prismatic lithium-ion batteries (LIBs) that Intel has been aggressively promoting in the notebook industry, have already received full support from Japan-based Panasonic and Korea-based...

Notebook battery

Korea smartphone vendors eager to launch 5-inch models in 2H12

Jul 9, 15:54

Three Korea-based handset vendors – Samsung Electronics, LG Electronics and Pantech – all plan to launch smartphones with a display size of 5-inch in the second half of...

Competition of quad-core smartphones to heat up in 4Q12, say sources

Jul 5, 12:43

Competition for quad-core smartphones will heat up in the fourth quarter of 2012, triggering by the roll-out of much speculated new iPhone and models built based on Qualcomm's quad-core...

Branded handset vendors cutting orders to component suppliers, say sources

Jun 21, 10:57

A number of branded handset vendors, including Nokia, Motorola Mobility, Samsung Electronics, LG Electronics, Sony Mobile Communications, RIM, HTC, Huawei Device and ZTE, have reduced...

OLED TV makers set low shipment goals for 2012

Jun 18, 16:14

Korean-based Samsung Electronics and LG Electronics have set low shipment goals for OLED TVs in 2012 because of high prices caused by manufacturing challenges and expensive materials,...

Taiwan market: LG promotes monitors and TVs featuring IPS panels

Jun 5, 15:10

South Korea-based firm LG Electronics continues to strengthen market share in Taiwan. In 2011, LG took the largest share in Taiwan's LCD TV market. The firm continues to expand product...

LG TVs

LG Display announces 5-inch 1080p HD display for smartphones

May 30, 10:26

LG Display has introduced a 5-inch full HD LCD panel for smartphones. The LCD panel is based on Advanced High Performance In-Plane Switching (AH-IPS) technology and features 440ppi...

China-based smartphone vendors to compete with big players with ultra-thin models

May 29, 14:21

China-based handset vendors have ventured into the production of ultra-thin smartphones, enhancing their strength to compete with international brands in the global market, according...

Samsung, LG and Huawei mulling plans to ramp up in-house production of LTE solutions

May 25, 15:15

Samsung Electronics, LG Electronics and Huawei Device are mulling plans to increase the ratios of LTE solutions developed in-house, while reducing their reliance on Qualcomm given...

Taiwan market: LG aims to take up 8% in local smartphone segment

May 24, 15:42

LG Electronics aims to double its share in Taiwan's smartphone market to 8% in 2012, according to Kim Byung Hyung, chairman of LG Taiwan. Having launched a 4.3-inch sub-NT$10,000...

Asustek, Acer to participate at CCISF in China

May 17, 01:10

The fifteenth China Chongqing International Investments and Global Sourcing Fair will start on May 17 in Chongqing, China with several international as well as local IT and automobile...

Commentary: The battle cry in the global LCD TV market

May 4, 16:37

The LCD TV market was hit by low demand in 2011. Due to Thanksgiving holidays in North America, the market finally saw the light at the end of the tunnel near end of 2011.

Samsung smart TV

High-end TV sales bring turnaround for LG

Apr 26, 15:28

LG Electronics has reported US$215 million in net profits during the first quarter and estimates that its second quarter total revenue will be US$10.75 billion with operating profits...

Taiwan market: LG aims to ship 250,000 LCD TVs in 2012

Apr 6, 01:30

LG Electronics aims to ship 250,000 LCD TVs in the Taiwan market in 2012, accounting for 18% in terms of shipment volumes and 20% in terms of sales value in the local TV market, according...

Sharp, LG Display to increase panel shipments for iPads in 2Q12

Mar 23, 17:36

Sharp and LG Display both have begun small-volume shipments of flat panels for Apple's new iPad recently after they had failed to meet the requirements previously, making Samsung...

LG seeking Taiwan ODMs for inexpensive Android smartphones

Mar 23, 16:18

LG Electronics has renewed talks with Taiwan-based handset ODMs for the production of inexpensive Android smartphones amid its ongoing efforts to rekindle its smartphone business...

Digitimes Research: AMOLED shifts into spotlight in 2012

Mar 9, 11:27

The global TFT LCD panel industry has suffered five consecutive quarters of losses. During the five quarters, both Samsung Electronics and LG Display (LGD) made changes to top executives...

South Korea firms to push sales of low-price LED TVs

Mar 9, 11:09

Samsung Electronics is rumored to be giving up production of CCFL-backlit LCD TVs to fully adopt LED-backlight modules. The firm will promote direct-lit LED TVs aggressively in 2012...

LG

Samsung outperforms LG Display in January shipments of iPad panels, says sources

Mar 5, 13:56

Samsung Electronics outperformed LG Display to become the top supplier of 9.7-inch flat panels for Apple's iPads in January with shipments totaling 2.45 million units, up from 1.65...

AUO lands 65-inch naked-eye 3D TV panels from LG and Vizio, says paper

Newswatch - Feb 23, 15:12

AU Optronics (AUO) has landed orders for 65-inch naked-eye full HD 3D TV panels from LG Electronics and Vizio, with combined shipments to the two companies to reach 100,000 units,...

Taiwan solar wafer makers plan to hike prices in March

Feb 21, 14:34

Leading Taiwan-based makers of polysilicon solar wafers, viewing that orders are on the rise and current prices are lower than production costs, are negotiating with clients for an...

solar wafer

Samsung to invest more into display technologies

Feb 15, 01:25

Industry sources indicated that Samsung Electronics continues to expand its TV product lines and is aiming for smart TV shipments to reach 50 million units in 2012. In particular,...

LG TVs

Samsung ranks number one in global flat-panel TV market in 2011

Feb 14, 16:35

Market research indicated that 2011 global flat-panel TV shipments reached 222 million units, up 7.5% on year. In particular, Samsung accounted for 20% of the market share, ranking...

Samsung TV

South Korea-based LED makers beat out Taiwan makers in LED packaging market share

Feb 14, 15:40

Samsung LED, LG Innotek, Seoul Semiconductors, and other South Korea-based makers together occupied 26% of the global production value for LED packaging in 2011, higher than the 19%...

LED TVs

Nvidia expected to benefit from new HTC strategy

Feb 9, 01:35

As High Tech Computer (HTC) has adjusted its product strategy and is expected to increase it purchasing of Nvidia Tegra series processors, Nvidia is expected to see its quad-core...

Products with Tegra 3 processor

Digitimes Research: Korea firms keen to work with local suppliers of AMOLED materials and equipment

Feb 6, 11:43

South Korea-based LG Electronics has showcased a new 55-inch AMOLED TV with a thickness of 4mm and weight of 7.5kg. LG plans to launch the product in second-half 2012.

LG TVs

LG to increase purchases of handset parts and components from Taiwan, say sources

Feb 2, 15:50

Buoyed by strong sales of its high-end Optimus LTE smartphones, LG Electronics is expected to increase its purchases of handset parts and components from Taiwan makers in 2012, according...

Commentary: Large-size TVs, big opportunities

Jan 19, 16:41

The LCD TV market went through severe price competition in 2011 with products such as 42-inch CCFL-backlit TVs costing only US$199/unit. Industry sources believe this price is close...

TMD in-cell touch panel yields reach 60%

Jan 18, 01:20

Panel makers have been trying to improve technologies to win over peers. Industry sources noted that Japan-based Toshiba Mobile Display's (TMD) in-cell technology yields have increased...

CES 2012: Samsung, LG plan to introduce Google TV

Jan 11, 01:35

Samsung Electronics and LG Electronics both indicated they plan to introduce Google TV products. However, LG noted that its own Netcast platform will account for 60% of all TV products...

LG TVs

LG to roll out Google, in-house developed smart TVs

Jan 9, 14:28

LG Electronics plans to roll out two lineups of smart TVs, with one lineup of products running on Google TV platform and another on its own system developed in house, according to...

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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.

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    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.

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    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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