LG Q2 earnings are out as it registered net profits of $138 million, up 46 percent from the same period last year. The mobile division struggled after a strong Q1 and took an operating loss, however the positive takeaways are a rising percentage of smartphone shipments and plans to launch new LTE-connected models in North America. LG is also banking of future deployments in countries like India and China.
the home theater segment came out strong with an operating profit of more than double last year at $187.5 million despite slightly lower sales due to an increase in sales of premium products like its Cinema 3D HDTVs. LG also expects to be the top 3D display maker in [...]
LG has just announced a new flurry of lightweight and designer 3D glasses that go along with their televisions. The three options available include the F310 which are lighter and are curved more for a better fit compared to last years models, the F320 clip-on design for glasses-wearers and Alain Mikli-designed F360 half-rim frames. There is no information on pricing or availability just as yet, But they will be available along side LG’s new 2012 Smart TV lineup which features 1,200 in built apps. Check out both press releases below.
Microsoft has finally confirmed 3D gaming for XBox 360. This comes almost a year after Sony added 3D support to their PS3. Joystiq experienced a demo at Gamescom in Germany, and reports that it only works with the game’s updated graphics mode, and that the game’s producer claims the framerate will stay consistent even in 3D. While there are already a number of Xbox 360 games that support 3DTVs.
Epic Games had also announced earlier this month the Gears of War 3 will also support 3D, but this is the first instance of game from Microsoft. Its good news for those already on the 3DTV bandwagon, but not too great [...]
LG is now bringing 3D experience to lower range TV sets with three new models32-inch 32LW5700 42-inch 42LW5700 47-inch 47LW5700
Specs includeUSB HDD recording Integrated tuner IPS panel 8.8mm thick a 1080p resolution
No Pricing information available [...]
This year is the year of the gadgets and the Chinese should add another type to their calendar! While in Korea competition is heating up, where in the red corner heavyweight Samsung plans to sell 10 million of the eye hurting, brain killing 3D hdtvs this year, Lightweight LG at the blue corner will only aim to sell 5 Mill.
LG products are often considered cheap and less reliable, in India at-least, they have a shorter lifespan, But, come-on LG a low target may = lower sales. We know you want to be better! So ramp up the quality and set the bar high!