LG has announced the G Pro 2 camera on Wednesday. The G Pro 2 has a 5.9-inch screen, which is larger than the original G Pro’s 5.5-inch panel. This means that the G Pro 2 is as big as the Galaxy Note 3 based on display size and has the same 1920×1080 resolution display.
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LG Electronics Inc. (KRX:066570) has announced that they have shipped 13.2 million smartphones in Q4 2013. This proves that LG is a strong player in Android smartphone sales against rival Samsung. But Samsung still has a marketshare of over 60% in terms of Android sales.
South Korea is upgrading their cellular wireless network and is investing 1.6 trillion won ($1.5 billion) in the project. South Korea’s 5G wireless network will be 1,000 times faster than 4G technology. Users will be download full-length movies in under one second. The 5G service is going to start rolling out in 2017 and should be commercially ready by December 2020.
At CES, LG announced that the LG G Flex was coming to 3 carriers in the U.S. Sprint announced that the G Flex will be coming to their network on January 31st (online) and in retail stores on February 7th. You can buy the G Flex for a down payment of $150 and 24 monthly payments of around $20. The LG G Flex is available for pre-order today. T-Mobile and AT&T is expected to announce their terms for the G Flex soon.
The LG SoundPlate has a 4.1 channel home theater speaker system, Blu-ray player, and smart TV functionality in one device. The LG LAB540W SoundPlate has several streaming options and is one of the thinnest home cinema systems. It measures at around 39.5mm in height. The SoundPlate comes with a wireless subwoofer that can be played from anywhere. LG uses neodymium magnet speakers that have 320W output through its 4.1 channel sound system with an external wireless subwoofer and an acoustic tuning system. The SoundPlate has WiFi and Bluetooth built-in so that users can stream content from other devices. The LG SoundPlate will cost $599.
LG Electronics is launching the curved G Flex Android smartphone in the U.S. during the first quarter of 2014. The G Flex will be available on Sprint, AT&T, and T-Mobile. The G Flex is a 6-inch Android handset that has a self-healing cover that can fix scratches from keys and other sharp items. The G Flex has a rear-mounted set of volume and power buttons. The G Flex is already available in Korea, Hong Kong and Singapore. It will be coming to India and the U.K. soon.
At CES 2014, LG Electronics is showcasing a 105-inch curved Ultra HD TV with a resolution of 5120 x 2160 pixels. There is no specific term for this resolution size yet, but LG is dubbing it “5K.” The display aspect ratio is 21:9 on the “5K” TV. It also has a Harmon Kardon sound system that has 7.2 surround sound.
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