Nexus 5 (2015) and Android M to be released together

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Google gave us a preview of the yet-to-be released next version of Android, Android M (6.0) at the 2015 Google I/O event. This sparked the big question of how will the next version of Android be released to the world. According to recent rumors, Google is planning on releasing its next OS alongside a new Nexus device, known to be at this point the Nexus 5 2015, codenamed “LG Angler”. Read more

Galaxy S6 takes first place in real world speed test, beating out LG’s G4 and the iPhone 6

Samsung_Galaxy_S6_LG_G4_Cameras_01_TAA new massive benchmark from Tom’s Guide has put six of the best performing smartphones on the market against each other to see which phone came out on top in a variety of situations. The tests measured everything from real-life performance and tasks you’d typically do on your smartphone every day, to gaming and other benchmarks. The test measured the Samsung Galaxy S6, LG G4, HTC One M9, Google Nexus 6, Asus Zenfone 2, and Apple iPhone 6, so there’s a very wide variety of hardware here. Read more

LG G4 now has the Guinness World Record for most consecutive selfies taken

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While other manufactures focus on more traditional marketing techniques that only last a short time, LG aims for ones that last forever. LG has just received the Guinness World Record for most consecutive selfies taken. LG got over 2,500 participants in Mexico City for this stunt. The record is for the “longest selfie relay chain” and took over two hours on June 13 in which a total of 746 selfies were taken.

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Analysts adjusting LG Q2 profit estimates down amidst LG G4 disappointment

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LG undoubtedly has produced one of this year’s better flagship smartphones with the LG G4 and they are regularly mentioned in the same breath with the likes of industry giants Samsung and Apple. Even with the positive reviews of the device, it is looking increasingly like LG may not meet internal targets for sales of the device which is prompting numerous financial analysts to pull back on their quarterly profit estimates for the company’s Mobile Communications Division. Read more