In an earnings conference, LG admitted that they had seen some issues with the initial batches of Snapdragon 810 chips but had since worked out all the issues with Qualcomm. Furthermore, LG says that the G Flex 2 and LG G4 won’t be affected by the 810’s alleged problems.
LG’s operating profit for 2014 leapt to KRW 1.83 trillion (USD 1.73 billion), an increase of 46 percent, led by strong growth in smartphone shipments.
LG Display has just posted an impressive increase in revenue for Q4 2014. LG’s P-OLED and OLED displays are on the rise, which means operating costs are increasing as well.
LG has announced another clamshell smartphone destined for Korea, named the Ice Cream Smart.
LG’s G Pad V410 7-inch tablet is available on eBay for $89.99. You don’t get top specs, but this is one of the cheapest options if you want a brand-name Android tablet.
LG is estimated to have sold approximately 59.6 million smartphones throughout 2014, according to industry sources, up from 47.6 million units in the previous year.
LG’s vice president has stated that the G Flex 2’s performance is “satisfactory” and that there isn’t an issue with its Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 SoC overheating.
Samsung is to launch its next flagship, the Galaxy S6, on March 2nd at MWC 2015, but an executive from LG has ruled out a March appearance for the G4.
A recently released report by TrendForce shows that not only is the global smartphone market increasing, but so too is the dominance of Chinese OEMs.
Join us as we take a very early look at what the LG G4 might look like. Keep in mind this post is based on a combination of speculation and early rumors.