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LG G Watch will cost $229

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Earlier this week, Google announced that the Samsung Gear Live and the LG G Watch smartwatches will be up for pre-order on the Play Store later today. No official word was mentioned about the price. LG confirmed that its offering will cost $229 when it arrives on the Play Store on July 7th.

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LG Lifeband Touch is priced at $150 in the U.S., expanding to more countries soon

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LG Electronics released the Lifeband Touch wearable device in the U.S. last month and will be expanding throughout Asia and Europe over the next several weeks. The Lifeband Touch’s price in the U.S. is $150. It is available in two sizes: medium 6.5″ and large 7.1″.

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LG Electronics: webOS is now used on 1 million smart TVs

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LG Electronics has announced today that it has sold one million webOS-based smart TVs. The webOS-powered TVs launched in March and it took a little bit under 4 months to hit the milestone. LG is now predicting that it will sell 10 million by the first half of 2015. LG webOS-powered TVs will be in over 150 markets by the end of June. The company is planning to launch more “LG Smart+ TV Experience Zones” retail outlets to promote the TVs. LG acquired webOS from HP in early 2013.

LG announces the G3 smartphone

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LG Electronics has announced the LG G3 in London, New York, and San Francisco today. The phone will be available for purchase tomorrow, starting in South Korea and then hitting 170 more countries several weeks after. In the U.S., the G3 will be available through AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile and Verizon.
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LG launches 7-inch, 8-inch, and 10.1-inch G Pad tablets

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LG Electronics has announced three tablets to the G Pad range of devices: G Pad 7.0, G Pad 8.0, and G Pad 10.1. These tablets will be unveiled at the MedPi event in Europe. Each tablet size is correlated with its name. These tablets are like the LG G Pad 8.3 tablet that was announced back in September. The tablets support QPair 2.0, which links call and message notifications to a smartphone. They also support Knock Code, which is a password system for turning on a device without pressing the power button. Currently there are no details about the pricing or availability, but LG will be revealing the details over the next few weeks.
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LG is launching the LG G3 on May 27

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LG confirmed this week that the LG G3 will be launching earlier than expiated this year. The new high-end smartphone may boost LG’s Q2 numbers. LG acknowledged that the handset will be launching on May 27 through a special media event. LG is also expected to be launching a new Android Wear smartwatch at the event. LG’s France office confirmed that the G Watch will launch in June in that country for €199.
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LG Electronics has sold 12.3 million smartphones in Q1

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LG Electronics has announced that it shipped 12.3 million smartphones last quarter, which is up 19% from a year ago and represents three quarters of all of its phones sold in Q1. Of the 12.3 million, 5 million people were LTE-enabled.
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The LG G watch is water and dust resistant while staying “always on”

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LG has launched a website for the G Watch, which is a smart-watch that is powered by the Google Android Wear platform. The LG G Watch will be available in the colors: ‘Champagne Gold’ and ‘Stealth Black.’

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