By Lisa Johnston
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Bellevue, Wash. – T-Mobile reported that LG Electronics’ G Flex and Optimus F3Q will be available from the carrier on Feb. 5.
T-Mobile customers can get both smartphones with the Simple Choice Plan, which offers unlimited talk, text and web with up to 500MB of data as well as unlimited text and data in more than 100 countries — at no extra charge — all with no annual service contract on its nationwide 4G LTE network.
This TWICE webinar, hosted by senior editor Alan Wolf, will take a look at what may be the hottest CE products at retail that will be sold during the all-important fourth quarter. Top technologies, market strategies and industry trends will be discussed with industry analysts and executives.
Seoul, South Korea ― LG Electronics reported higher revenues, as well as higher net and operating profits in its fiscal year, ended Dec. 31, 2013.
LG reported consolidated revenues of 58.14 trillion Korean won (KRW) ($53.1 billion) for the year compared with 55.12 trillion KRW for 2012.
Net profit was of 222.7 billion KRW ($203.65 million) for full-year 2013, marking an improvement over 2012 results from 102.8 billion KRW, LG said.
Seoul, South Korea – LG Display reported lower sales and earnings for the fourth quarter, ended Dec. 31, 2013.
Revenues in the fourth quarter of 2013 decreased by 19 percent to 7,079 billion Korean won (KRW) from 8,743 billion KRW in the fourth quarter of 2012.
Operating profit in the fourth quarter of 2013 was 257 billion KRW, a year-on-year decrease of 56 percent from the operating gain of 587 billion KRW.
Park City, Utah — LG Electronics used its Music Lodge showcase at the Sundance Film Festival last Sunday to create a VIP lounge enabling special guests to watch the NFL conference championship games on LG's 100-inch laser TV.
The 100-inch Laser TV projector is LG’s FullHD short-throw projector with laser lighting system.
In addition to showing playoff coverage on Sunday, the LG Music Lodge hosted performances throughout the festival by various artists who used the laser projector as a backdrop display for music videos.
CES 2014 Las Vegas – A curved 105-inch Ultra HD television with 21:9 aspect ratio, Ultra HD TVs with curved OLED displays up to 77 inches, an expanded selection of FullHD OLED TVs, and an expanded selection of Ultra HD LCD TVs up to 105 inches took center stage yesterday at LG’s press conference.
Seoul, South Korea – LG Electronics’ majap unit will create a new division around its Studio line of premium kitchen appliances to tap into increased demand for the category.
The manufacturer said the new LG Studio division will initially target the U.S. and Korean markets, and will help it double its distribution channels for high-end white goods.
Las Vegas – LG Electronics said its latest crop of refrigerators will all have its trademarked door-in-door feature.
Seoul, South Korea — LG Electronics (LG) continued to let most of its 2014 International CES cats out of its proverbial bag over New Years day, this time pre-announcing plans to show an assortment of new Ultra HD OLED TVs and screen sizes.
As previously announced, the highlight of the advanced TV showcase what is expected to be the first-of-its-kind 77-inch Ultra HD curved-screen OLED set (model 77EC9800).
Updated! Las Vegas – LG Electronics will greatly expand its computer line at the 2014 International CES.
The roll out will include a thin laptop, hybrid tablet/laptop and an all-in-one (AIO) desktop.
LG said it has no plans to ship these products into the U.S. market.
The 13.3-inch 13Z940 ultra thin weighs in at under 2.2 pounds and is powered by an Intel Haswell Core i5 processor. It can be equipped with either a 128GB or 256GB solid state drive.
Seoul – LG Electronics will expand its Knock feature to more mobile devices and, at International CES, will display the latest version of a compact Bluetooth printer for printing pictures stored on mobile devices, the company announced.