LG Display announced today that it will invest KRW 1.05 trillion ($908m) into a 6th generation flexible OLED production line to produce OLED displays more efficiently. The plan is expected to start sometimes in the third quarter of 2015 and will be completed by the second quarter of 2017. Read more
LG has announced a new headset in their Tone line of Bluetooth headsets called the Tone Active. Like the name implies, this headset is geared towards someone wanting a durable pair of headphones to work out with.
The Tone Active features a lightweight design just like the original LG Tone headset, but it’s also IPX3 certified for water and sweat resistance. It boasts up to 9.5 hours of music playback with all of the features you’d expect from a high end Bluetooth headset. Read more
Sometimes, it doesn’t matter how big the battery is in your smartphone, sometimes you need more. Even more than the standard 3,000mAh battery that comes with the LG G4. With this in mind, Mugen has just announced the arrival of its new 6,200 mAh extended battery that will help your G4 power through the day.
Earlier today, LG Display announced that it intends to invest KRW1.05 trillion ($905 million) over a two-year period to establish a factory in South Korea that will be used to develop and produce the sixth generation of flexible plastic OLED’s.
Either Colby Brown is an amazing photographer or he has an infectious personality. Maybe it’s both. The photographer is again being featured by LG to provide advice. This time it is all about summer photography and taking it to the next level. Brown and LG firmly believe that the G4 is more than capable of being an alternative to a large DSLR while traveling. Although some of the tips may already be known by many, there are a few that everyone could find handy.
Hit the break for Brown’s tips.
LG’s pair of budget phones, the Tribute 2 and Tribute Duo, are now available on Sprint Prepaid and Virgin Mobile for $99. The Tribute Duo will be available on Sprint’s own network, while the Tribute Duo can be found on its subsidiary, Virgin Mobile.
LG has a last taken the wraps off its successor to last year’s Bello smartphone. The handset has been named the Bello II and will be up for grabs in Latin America and India later this month, after which it will head to Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent States in time for Q3.
Today, the LG G4 took a big price drop. On T-Mobile’s website, you can now get a brand new LG G4 off contract for only $479, 20% off of the normal $599 price. That’s a substantial discount compared to other carriers like AT&T selling the phone for $629 and Sprint who currently sells the flagship for $599. T-Mobile is also the only carrier in the United States offering the brown leather back. And, to sweeten the discount, T-Mobile is running a special offer through July 31 for an additional back cover and battery at no extra cost. The length of the discount, though, is unknown.
Earlier today, an unknown handset visited Geekbench. The device is manufactured my LG and contains a Snapdragon 808 chipset with 4GB of RAM. The mysterious device is listed under the code LGE LG-F600L and has a single core performance of 1082, and a 3298 multi-core performance. These are good numbers and hint towards a flagship device.
Nervous about getting into Android Wear? That’s understandable with any platform that you’ve never invested in or tried. Now, though, is seemingly the time to get into Google’s wearable platform as one retailer has a launch device for less than $100.
On Woot, the LG G Watch is available for $69. While this is not for a brand new model, it is ‘factory reconditioned’ and Woot notes that this means the device is as close to being new as possible. Woot also offers a one-year protection plan for an additional $11.
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