Tag: LG

LG to unveil G6 on February 26

LG will unveil its next flagship smartphone, the G6, in Barcelona, Spain on February 26th. In an invite sent to members of the tech press, the company asks journalists to attend a briefing in Barcelona one day before the official start of Mobile World Congress. One interesting tidbit in the invite is the silhouette of…

LG says your ‘ideal smartphone’ will come to life, teases G6 unveiling

LG has already confirmed its next flagship smartphone will be called the G6, which follows its G5, G4, G3 and G2 predecessors. It’s already known that the G6 will feature a 5.7-inch 1440 x 2560 pixel display and shed its modular dreams. To keep enticing the masses and bring on new friends, LG has already…

LG G6 will feature a 5.7-inch, nearly bezel-less display

LG’s upcoming flagship will feature an extra tall display with significantly slimmed down bezels, LG Display stated in an interview with The Korea Herald. In one of the first confirmed pieces of information regarding the new device, the company (which is technically independent, but closely connected with LG) revealed that the smartphone would have a…

LG reportedly plans to release the G6 ahead of the Samsung Galaxy S8

LG will release its 2017 flagship smartphone, the LG G6, in its home country of South Korea on March 11th, according to a new report. The news comes courtesy of ETnews, a tech-focused publication based out of Seoul. The website says LG will reveal the device in Barcelona on Feburary 26th, one day before the official…

SyrupCast 102: The ‘Mercury’ is rising

On this episode of the SyrupCast, Igor Bonifacic, Zach Gilbert, Patrick O’Rourke, and Rose Behar look to the Consumer Electronics Show for hints of mobile tech to come in 2017. MobileSyrup senior editor Patrick O’Rourke and staff writer Rose Behar take the lead on discussing Blackberry’s upcoming new phone, code named ‘Mercury.’ Although there is…

LG officially debuts the Stylus 3 phablet at CES 2017

After announcing the Stylus 3 previous to the 2017 Consumer Electronics Show (CES), LG has now officially debuted the device on the show floor, revealing the design and further specifications. The Nougat-powered smartphone stocks a MediaTek 6750 1.5GHz octa-core processor, 3GB of RAM and 16GB internal storage. It features a 5.7-inch 1280 x 720 pixel…

LG says it’s abandoning modular smartphones

Though it was already becoming clear that LG was pivoting away from the concept of modularity — through its disinterest in developing modular additions for the G5 (which sold poorly) and the debut of the non-modular LG V20 — the company has now confirmed to the Wall Street Journal that it is in fact abandoning…

LG’s new 4K OLED TV is thinner than most smartphones, must be wall-mounted

LG’s latest OLED flagship TV is so slim you can barely see it from the side. The 65-inch W7 OLED TV is just 2.57mm thick, thinner than most smartphones including the iPhone 7 and Samsung Galaxy S7. “The innovative design of the W7 series follows LG’s ‘less is more’ philosophy, stripping away everything to emphasize the…

LG challenges Amazon Echo, Google Home with new line of robots

LG is promising to unveil and preview a new line of robots at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, Nevada, on January 4th, 2017. The robots, in particular the “Hub Robot,” will eventually challenge the Google Home and Amazon Echo, which are both devices that operate chiefly as a personal assistant and smart…

LG G6 renders show a sleek evolution from the LG G5

The first leaked renders of LG’s next flagship, the G6, are now rolling in and notable mobile leaker Steve Hemmerstoffer is the latest to offer a close-up interpretation of the forthcoming device. Based off of memory, the images show the handset featuring a glossy finish on the back and a camera package and rear-facing fingerprint…

LG set to launch line of wireless audio wearables and floating speaker at CES 2017

Even after the unveiling its upcoming Stylus 3 smartphone and K series of smartphones, LG says it has more gadgets up its sleeve for the 2017 Consumer Electronics Show (CES), including a new line of wearable wireless audio products and a levitating speaker. The futuristic 360-degree floating speaker, model PJ9, hovers over a ‘Levitation Station’ which…

LG announces Stylus 3 and K series of smartphones

Following a leak from preeminent device leaker Evan Blass, LG has officially announced its upcoming Stylus 3 smartphone and K series of smartphones. As has become the trend over the past couple of years, the company announced the devices ahead of a full showing at next month’s Consumer Electronics Show. Leading the lineup is the…

Apple begins selling LG’s 27″ 5K thunderbolt 3 display in Canada

At Apple’s 2016 ‘hello again‘ Mac keynote, the company announced two new monitors built through a collaboration with LG. One of the monitors was a 21.5-inch 4K display, which went on sale shortly after being announced, and the other was a 5K 27-inch UltraFine display, featuring built-in speakers and a webcam. 27-inch LG 5K •…

LG to reportedly debut new K, X and Stylus phones at CES

LG is planning to debut several new phones at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in January 2017, according to a report from prominent mobile tipster Evan Blass. In a VentureBeat article, Blass reveals that the company will introduce multiple mid-range K -series phones at CES, as well as a new addition to its Stylus phablet…

LG promises to update G5 to Android Nougat ‘in the weeks to come’

If you’re one of the few people who bought a LG G5 in Canada, I have some good news for you. LG announced this week that it has started rolling out Android Nougat, the latest version of Google’s mobile OS, to G5 devices in South Korea. In doing so, the company claims it is the…

Fido starts on cross-Canada tour giving away LG products and cupcakes

As part of its year long 20th birthday celebrations, Fido is hitting the road in a silver airstream stocked with LG product giveaways and, from the looks of it, cupcakes. The ‘cross-Canada’ tour ends in Vancouver, British Columbia, and begins at Quebec City, Quebec — presumably eschewing the east coast due to its low market…

The LG V20’s camera glass is reportedly shattering under minimal stress

The glass covering the LG V20’s camera might have a tendency to shatter too easily, according to several reports from users. The issue has come up several times, leading one Redditor to compile a thread of known instances in which the phone’s camera glass shattered under minimal stress. One particularly interesting instance shows the camera…