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Bellevue, Wash. — T-Mobile is expanding its LTE smartphone selection with the addition of three new LG smartphones, which will also expand LG’s smartphone selection within the T-Mobile lineup.
The models include the G-series flagship G2 and the Optimus F6. Their price and availability will be announced in “the coming weeks,” T-Mobile said.
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.
New York — LG’s new G2 smartphone will be its first flagship smartphone to be launched by all four national carriers and “will represent our largest mobile phone launch with the biggest marketing program ever,” an LG spokesman told TWICE.
LG promised a multimillion dollar marketing campaign that will include TV, digital and print media.
Englewood Cliffs, N.J. – LG proved the naysayers wrong Friday by announcing the deliveries of the first 55-inch curved OLED FullHD TVs to Magnolia customers.
LG officially launched the first 55-inch curved OLED TV through Best Buy’s flagship Magnolia Designer Center showroom last week. But some doubters had said production issues would the manufacturer from delivering the sets to customers for weeks or even months.
Washington — LG Electronics said its newly introduced curved OLED FullHD TV has received Energy Star certification by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
The 55-inch curved OLED TV (model 55EA9800) joins the list of more than 125 LG-brand Energy Star-certified TVs on the market in 2013.
Among its energy-saving feature is LG's Intelligent Sensor, which automatically adjusts the display brightness according to the viewing environment.
Seoul, South Korea — LG Electronics revealed a new global corporate brand identity strategy tied to the theme, “It’s All Possible.”
LG said the global communications and branding strategy will play up the many changes afoot in technology and consumer behavior while the new theme conveys “LG’s consumer focused goals to inspire, empower and make consumers smile.”
Bellevue, Wash. — T-Mobile will be offering the LTE Android-powered LG Optimus F3 smartphone beginning Aug. 7.
The Optimus F3 will be available for a limited-time promotion price of $0 down with 24 equal monthly device payments of $10 with T-Mobile’s Simple Choice Plan at participating T-Mobile retail stores, select retailers and online at T-Mobile.com.
Seoul — LG Electronics reported higher fiscal second quarter revenue on record smartphone unit sales, but slightly lower operating and net profits.
LG said its mobile phone business shipped 12.1 million smartphones between April and June, the highest ever in the company’s history.
Revenues in the 2013 second quarter rose 10.1 percent year-over-year to $13.6 billion reflecting strong sales increases in most of LG’s business units.
Richfield, Minn. — LG Electronics officially launched the first curved-screen large-format OLED FullHD 1080p TV at Best Buy’s flagship Design Center showroom store here Monday, ushering into the North American market a technology that some consider to be the holy grail of next-generation displays.
OLED technology has long promised the benefits of ultra-thin panel depths, very low power consumption, a wide color gamut, and the industry’s best black-level and contrast-ratio performances.
Seoul, South Korea — LG Electronics is changing the name of its premium series of smartphones to the G series, and the first phone in the series will be the G2, the company announced.
“Future smartphones in the same series will carry only the G name while the branding of mobile devices that have already been introduced will continue unchanged,” the company said.
LG previously called its premium series the Optimus series and offered multiple models in that series, including the Optimus G Pro and F5.
John Taylor, LG Electronics VP, discusses 4K.