LG inks patent pact with Nokia

Nokia said that LG Electronics “agreed to take” a royalty-bearing licence for the Finnish company’s smartphone patent portfolio, as it looks to monetise its intellectual property following the sale of its Devices & Services business last year. In a statement, …

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Microsoft inks more deals to take Office to tablets – including LG and Sony pacts

Microsoft announced partnerships with 20 more Android tablet makers which will see Office apps and Skype pre-installed, with LG and Sony being the headline additions. The companies join Dell and Samsung, which already have agreements in place, and Microsoft now …

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LG augments G4 line

LG announced two siblings for its G4 flagship smartphone, adding larger and smaller products to the portfolio. G4 Stylus has a 5.7-inch screen, making it a little larger than the 5.5-inch G4, and comes with a stylus for note taking …

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Verizon intros low-cost LG Windows Phone

Verizon Wireless is to offer an LG-made Windows Phone device, which has been described as “affordable and simple to use”. LG Lancet is said to be “the first Windows smartphone on Verizon with Advanced Calling 1.0”, offering HD voice calls …

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Huawei, LG in frame for next Nexus smartphones

Huawei and LG are reportedly in the frame to manufacture Google’s next Nexus smartphones, as the search giant breaks with tradition and launches two devices in one year. Apparently, the Chinese vendor is likely to manufacture a device with a 5.7-inch, …

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LG planning lower-spec mini-G4 – report

LG is reported to be readying a smaller sibling for its recently announced G4 smartphone, although the stripped-down specification means it is significantly different from the vendor’s latest flagship (pictured). According to GSM Arena, the device will be called LG …

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Phablets gaining US market share

Phablets, with a screen of 5.5-inches or above, represented 21 per cent of all US smartphone sales in the first quarter of 2015, nearly quadrupling the 6 per cent share held in Q1 2014, according to Kantar Worldpanel ComTech. Apple …

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LG cites strong Q1 smartphone sales

LG Electronics said its mobile division had seen “the highest first-quarter revenue since introducing its first Android device in 2010,” although on a group level this was offset by declines in its TV unit. Quarterly smartphone shipments of 15.4 million …

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LG unveils “human-centric” G4

LIVE FROM LG G4 DAY LONDON: LG Electronics became the latest top tier vendor to reveal its premium smartphone for 2015, with the company focusing its presentation on the “human-centric user experience” it offers. “The LG G4 started with a …

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