On the 23rd of August, LG launched three premium-grade laptops in India which are dubbed the Gram 17, Gram 15 and Gram 14. All three laptops will be available for purchase starting next week exclusively on Amazon.in. Noteworthy, in the month of February 2019, the Gram 17 that weighs just 1 kg was awarded a Guinness World Record to be the world’s lightest laptop in its category.LG Gram 17 Features
As the name suggests, the LG Gram 17 sports a 17 inch IPS display that has a resolution of 2560 x 1600 pixel and 16:10 aspect ratio. The laptop is kitted with the 8th Gen Intel Core i7 processor which is coupled with Intel UHD graphics.
In terms of memory and storage, [...]
In the month of February, the Korean electronics giant, Samsung unveiled its first foldable smartphone which is dubbed the Galaxy Fold. Following its launch, Huawei also unveiled it variant of a foldable device, the Mate X. Unfortunately commercial availability of both the handsets has been pushed back to September(1,2).
By the time these two handsets make a comeback, they won’t just be competing with each other. According to freshly granted patents, LG, Korea’s second-largest smartphone manufacturer is also developing multiple foldable handsets which may launch in time [...]
IFA (Internationale Funkausstellung) 2019 in Berlin, Germany is just around the corner kicking off on 6th September 2019. The event will have various OEMs showcase their technological innovations and speak of future endeavours. Korean electronics giant LG is known to make an appearance in the annual event and for its invitation, has shared a video which teases an upcoming dual-screen smartphone.
OEMs such as Samsung and Huawei are working towards a new trend which is foldable smartphones. These devices feature a bendable display which the companies use to minimize their large display footprint by folding onto themselves. On the other hand, LG is moving in an entirely [...]
Innovation in the field of smartphones is at an all-time high. In order to increase the screen-to-body ratio on handsets, OEMs have shrunken the bezels around the display. However, this move leads to the dilemma of finding a position to accommodate the selfie camera and the earpiece.
As seen on several smartphones, the manufactures have embedded the earpiece in the top bezel which is considerably easy to attain. Apart from this, companies like Samsung and Motorola have developed smartphones that have a punch hole in the display that houses the selfie camera.
Even though this strategy has allowed solving the original difficulty, a punch hole in the display is clearly [...]
Korean smartphone maker, LG has unveiled its latest affordable handset in its home country which is dubbed the LG X2 (2019). Apart from being sold in Korea, it will also be available in North America and Europe where it will be called the K30.LG X2 (2019) Design And Features
In terms of dimensions and weight, the LG X2 has a compact form factor that measures 147 x 71.5 x 8.2 mm and tips the scale at 147 g. The front of the smartphone accommodates a 5.45-inch full vision display that has a resolution of 1440 x 720 px and a pixel density of 295 ppi.
The left and right bezels around its display are negligible while the top and bottom bezel are comparatively thicker. The [...]
The year 2019 has seen many new innovations and trends popularised in the mainstream mobile industry. One of such innovative buzzwords surrounded flexible or foldable smartphones. Samsung with the Galaxy Fold was one of the first to reveal a functioning smartphone with a flexible display despite all its flaws. Now, LG is also reportedly jumping on the bandwagon to introduce its own flexible smartphone which may have a rollable display.
LG has trademarked the name ‘LG Rolling’ with the South Korean Intellectual Property Office. Earlier this year, the South Korean company had also [...]
LG was one of the first companies to launch a smartphone with the Android operating system. In the early years of the decade, the company had delivered praiseworthy handsets like the Optimus One, LG G2, LG Nexus 4 which were highly popular amongst users across the globe. However, as Chinese OEMs like Xiaomi, Oppo and Huawei started selling value for money devices at marginalised profits, long-settled companies like Sony, LG and HTC had to fall back.
Nevertheless, after devising new strategies, LG once again entered the budget and mid-range smartphone arena with the “W” series of smartphones that debuted in India last month.
Subsequently, LG is expected [...]
LG has been one of the most prevalent TV brands in India. To meet the rising demands of smart televisions, the company has launched the AI ThinQ TVs lineup in the country which starts from Rs 24,990 and goes all the way upto Rs 10,99,990. Distinguishingly, all the smart TVs in the lineup have built-in Alexa and Google Assistant support.
The newly launched AI ThinQ TVs from LG are fitted with second-generation Alpha 9 processors. The processors combined with deep learning and AI (Artificial Intelligence) can automatically calibrate the TVs for optimised audio and video output. The TVs in the lineup are available from screen sizes of 32-inch to 77-inch. Moreover, they also have [...]
With the rise in the popularity of cryptocurrencies since the last few years; many major smartphone OEMs have also tried to take advantage of the trend. Taiwanese electronics giant HTC launched its Exodus handset which is based on the blockchain technology for trading and buying cryptocurrencies. Samsung also launched a wallet supporting the currencies with its Galaxy S10 lineup of devices. Now, reports of another major smartphone manufacturer getting into the cryptocurrency market have surfaced online. Latest patent filings by LG reveals it is working on a cryptocurrency wallet for use in its devices. It will be called the ThinQ Wallet and may be introduced soon.LG ThinQ [...]
LG is known to offer affordable and toned down variants of its flagship lineups. It holds true with its latest premium device the LG G8 ThinQ, which was announced back at the Mobile World Congress in February 2019. The announcement had also introduced another device by its side, namely the LG G8S ThinQ. The device is finally being made available to the global markets.
LG G8S ThinQ is powered by the same Snapdragon 855 SoC that is featured in its elder sibling. The Z camera is making an appearance alongside a time-of-flight camera at the front. It enables the device to perform biometric authentication via a users face or their hands. The ToF [...]
A press release has announced the partnership of BlackBerry Limited with LG Electronics Inc. for a major new project. The aforementioned brands are recognisable for their consumer grade electronic products. However, the new project that is being spearheaded by the two companies will encompass the automobile industry, namely self-driven (autonomous) cars.
Historically, LG and BlackBerry were popular smartphone brands. The companies were critically acclaimed worldwide for their handsets, including India. The onset of the smartphones industries tech race had rendered BlackBerry and its business-centric devices obsolete. LG faired much better in comparison but has also [...]