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Strong demand for smartphones, heated competition characterize global handset market in 4Q12, says IDC

Jan 28, 11:24

The worldwide mobile phone market grew 1.9% on year in the fourth quarter of 2012, as strong holiday smartphone sales raised shipments of these devices to levels nearly equal to those...

Taiwan market: Nexus 4 will not be introduced, says LG Taiwan

Jan 17, 15:51

The Nexus 4 will not be available in Taiwan based on the global marketing plans jointly prepared by Google and LG Electronics, according to LG Electronics Taiwan.

LG Electronics launches 55-inch OLED TV

Jan 3, 20:41

LG Electronics has officially launched its 55-inch OLED TV priced at around US$10,300. The company is currently taking orders for the TV in South Korea and has plans to announce launch...

Huawei, LG to showcase quad-core handsets at CES 2013

Jan 2, 21:54

China-based handset maker Huawei will introduce the Ascend D2 with HiSilicon's quad-core processor and a 13-megapixel rear camera at Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2013.

Samsung aims to ship 500 million handsets in 2013, say sources

Dec 25, 12:07

Samsung Electronics aims to ship 500 million handsets in 2013, of which 350 million will be smartphone models, according to industry sources, citing an internal estimate by Samsung...

LG and Samsung further projects for 8.5G lines in China

Dec 18, 16:08

Korea-based panel maker Samsung Display is expected to have its new 8.5G line in Suzhou, China go into mass production by the end of 2013 while LG Display's new 8.5G line in Guangzhou,...

More smartphone vendors to launch models with 5-inch Full HD displays in 1H13, say sources

Dec 13, 16:31

Samsung Electronics, Sony Mobile Communications, LG Electronics, Huawei Device and ZTE are expected to follow HTC and Sharp to roll out smartphones with 5-inch Full HD displays in...

Digitimes Research: Entry-level to mid-range models to drive smartphone sales momentum in 2013

Nov 26, 14:23

Entry-level to mid-range smartphones sold to emerging markets will serve as growth drivers for the smartphone industry in 2013. Vendors which offer complete lineups of low-priced...

LG Display still supplies most panels for iPad mini, say sources

Nov 23, 15:40

LG Display (LGD) is still the largest supplier of panels used in Apple's recently-launched iPad mini, as AU Optronics (AUO) continues to suffer from poor yields in the production...

Innolux tops 3Q12 panel suppliers for China-based TV vendors, says paper

Nov 20, 16:14

Innolux, which recently changed its name from Chimei Innolux (CMI), was the largest supplier of panels for China-based TV vendors during the third quarter of 2012, a China-based Beijing...

Google currently has no plans to sell Nexus 4 in Taiwan

Nov 7, 21:55

Google and LG Electronics currently have no plans to release the Nexus 4 smartphone in Taiwan, according to LG Taiwan.

Google aggressive pricing for Nexus 4 smartphone to affect sales of other brands

Oct 30, 21:45

Google's pricing of US$299-349 for its newly released 4.7-inch, quad-core Nexus 4 smartphone is lower than market expectations, and thus could affect the sales of Android-based smartphones...

LG Display acquires most panel orders for new Apple products

Oct 25, 15:41

LG Display (LGD) has acquired most of the panel orders for all Apple's new products which were announced on October 23 including the iPad mini, fourth-generation iPad, 13-inch MacBook...

LG sees 3Q12 smartphone shipments increase

Oct 24, 21:36

South Korea-based LG Electronics has reported smartphone shipments in the third quarter accounted for more than 50% of total mobile phone shipments. LG has been focusing on LTE smartphones...

Digitimes Research: Trends in smart TV development

Oct 22, 15:26

Since 2010, TV vendors have been putting their emphasis on developing smart TVs, each with their own distinct direction as to what kind of functions the TVs will have. Some vendors...

Asia-based vendors take lead in offering of 5-inch smartphones

Oct 16, 15:20

Following the steps of Samsung Electronics, a number of branded vendors in Asia including LG Electronics, Pantech, Sharp, Panasonic and HTC as well as some China-based handset makers,...

Asustek to participate in initial launch of Windows RT tablet

Oct 15, 22:22

Microsoft is set to announce its latest Windows 8 operating system on October 25 with its Windows RT-based Surface tablet to also make appearance on the same day; however, among Microsoft's...

Taiwan market: Local home appliance makers to introduce energy-saving products in 4Q12

Sep 21, 14:38

Demand for energy-efficient home appliances such as refrigerators and flat-panel TVs is expected to heat up in the Taiwan market in October, causing competition between home appliance...

LG Electronics reports steady growth in refrigerator and washing machine production

Sep 20, 16:25

LG Electronics will produce 10 million refrigerators and 13 million washing machines by the end of 2012, indicating that the company is seeing steady growth despite global economic...

LG Display holds 70% of iPad panel shipments

Sep 20, 01:05

LG Display is now responsible for 70% of iPad panel shipments while Samsung Electronics, Sharp and Chimei Innolux (CMI) have all been seeing decreasing shipments, according to industry...

LG continues R&D with smart home appliances

Sep 19, 14:17

LG Electronics has been continuing to invest in researching and developing smart home appliances during 2012, according to the company.

Sharp, LG slash large-size LCD TV prices in North America

Sep 10, 11:10

Japan-based TV brand Sharp recently lowered its price of 60-inch LCD TVs in the North America market. To compete, LG Electronics decided to reduce the price of its 55-inch LCD TVs...

Digitimes Research: Demand for MOCVD equipment in China to account for 68% of total global demand in 2012

Sep 7, 13:58

Digitimes Research predicts Asia-based firms will take up 90% of market demand for MOCVD equipment in 2012, an increase of 10 basis points compared to 2011. In particular, equipment...

LG Display to mass produce W-OLED TV panels in 2013, says report

Sep 5, 01:25

LG Display will begin mass producing its large-size white OLED TV panels in 2013, according to a report from Japan. The company has set up a pilot OLED line at one of its LCD panel...

Samsung, HTC, LG lead in LTE smartphone sales in Europe, say sources

Sep 4, 14:25

Samsung Electronics, HTC and LG Electronics have led other vendors with regard to sales of LTE-enabled smartphones in Europe, but competition is set to intensify as China-based and...

Spurred by iPad business, LG Display tablet panel revenues more than double in 2Q12, says IHS iSuppli

Aug 23, 14:47

LG Display (LGD) more than doubled its tablet display revenues in the second quarter of 2012 compared to the first, thanks to panel shipments for Apple iPad, according to IHS iSupp...

Digitimes Research: LG Innotek expects LED utilization rate to exceed 50% in 2H12

Aug 22, 10:34

The LED business unit of LG Innotek has been seeing a low capacity utilization rate, hence Digitimes Research expects its 2012 profit margin to be negative 4-6%. Despite the negative...

HTC to launch 5-inch smartphone in September-October, say sources

Aug 6, 14:58

HTC will step into the large-size smartphone segment by launching a flagship model with a 5-inch display featuring a resolution of 1794 by 1080 pixels in September-October, according...

ZTE, Huawei and LG see expanding smartphone market share

Aug 2, 15:02

The global smartphone market rankings have been changing with Research in Motion (RIM), HTC and Nokia facing shrinking shares while the shares of ZTE, Huawei and LG continue to expand,...

LG Display sees record high 2Q12 sales results

Jul 27, 12:30

LG Display has posted its second quarter sales results at KRW6.9 trillion (US$6.05 billion), up 14% from some KRW6 trillion a year earlier, according to the company's recent financial...

International LCD TV brands face struggles in emerging economies

Jul 27, 11:48

International LCD TV brands are facing struggles with local brands in emerging economies due to various restrictions and pricing differences, according to industry sources.

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.

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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...

    Photo: company, Jan 6.

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2015 global notebook demand forecast
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    This Digitimes Research Special Report provides a 2015 forecast for the global tablet market and analyzes the strategies of key market players such as Google, Apple, Intel, and Microsoft.

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