LG Display is investing in an OLED light panel manufacturing facility as the panel maker looks to new revenue sources beyond the television and mobile markets. The plant will mark LG's foray into the general lighting market, with the vendor looking to focus on flexible OLED light panels.
LG has announced what is boasted as the world's first smartphone to feature DAB+ digital radio support. The Stylus 2, announced for Australia, Belgium, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Norway and the UK, brings the very best of digital radio to the smartphone.
LG has announced the company will unveil the Tone Platinum, a new Bluetooth headset part of the Tone family of products, at this year's Mobile World Congress next week. As well as certainly looking the part, the new Tone Platinum will also sound solid thanks to LG partnering with Harmon Kardon.
LG has announced its quarterly earnings for Q4 2015, with the vendor selling 15.7 smartphones during the period, bringing the total number of sales in 2015 to 59.7 million. That's a minor increase from 2014, where the South Korean manufacturer managed sales of 59.1 million.
LG will be showcasing its latest display technologies at CES 2016, including an 18-inch OLED display that can be rolled up like a newspaper. The vendor will also highlight double-sided displays for signage, new 65-inch and 77-inch 4K TVs,
A new report claims to have information on LG's next flagship smartphone, which it calls the LG G5. The story says it will have a small secondary display similar to the one on the LG V10, along with a dual-lens rear camera and a "Magic Slot" that could be used to connect the phone to hardware expansion products like a keyboard, speaker and more.
LG has announced the SmartThinQ, a smart home hub that features a speaker and a 3.5-inch screen. The device acts as a "gateway" to your connected home, with the ability to control and monitor information from a host of smart appliances.
LG has teased a new set of TONE+ headphones ahead of the official announcement which will come at CES 2016. The HBS-910 is promised to deliver top-quality audio in a lightweight and comfortable design.
LG has come a long way in the past couple years. They have moved into the top shelf of the Android world because they build good stuff and are trying to focus on the user experience. Here are a handful of things they need to keep doing in 2016.
LG has announced that the company is switching up key executive appointments with aim to strengthen the company as we prepare to head into 2016. There will now be representative directors who will lead each division within LG - Jo Seong-jin, President and CEO of Home Appliances & Air Solutions; Juno Cho, President and CEO of Mobile Communications; and David Jung, President and CFO.
LG has announced that it is launching its own mobile payment service to take on Samsung Pay and Android Pay. The manufacturer has inked deals with the largest credit card companies in South Korea, where the service is set to go live sometime next month.