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HTC One Sales 2013

Flagship failures haunt struggling smartphone vendors

December 27th, 2013

Apple and Samsung continued to completely crush smartphone their smaller smartphone rivals in 2013. Despite their best efforts, companies like LG and HTC launched huge misses this year that will continue to haunt them moving into 2014, according to a new report. Digitimes on Friday noted that companies like LG, HTC and Huawei had big …

LG G2 Smartphone Sales

LG’s flagship phone whiffs on expectations, sells 2.3 million units

December 9th, 2013

Who would have thought that having buttons on the back of your smartphone wouldn’t be a killer feature after all. 9to5Google points us to a report from Asia Today claiming that LG’s newest G2 flagship smartphone has sold around 2.3 million units so far, well below the company’s expectations. As 9to5Google notes, LG thought that it …

LG G2 Launch Date

LG confirms flagship G2 will launch in U.S. this month

September 3rd, 2013

It was only a matter of time until LG brought its G2 flagship smartphone to a wider range of markets, but it appears that the company has chosen the busiest month of the year for mobile releases. That’s right, the LG G2 will make its way stateside sometime this month, alongside the iPhone 5S, iPhone …

LG G2 BB Gun Promotion

20 bystanders shot with BBs during LG G2 promotion gone wrong

August 12th, 2013

Forget about buttons on the back of the smartphone — LG may want to make its next device bulletproof. The Korea Times reports that 20 people were injured last week during a promotional event in Korea where the company released 100 balloons in the air containing coupons offering free LG G2 smartphones. The trouble started …

LG G2 Release Date

LG unveils G2 flagship Android phone

August 7th, 2013

With its Optimus G smartphone, LG went where Samsung still refuses to tread. LG’s software enhancements on top of Android matched Samsung’s on the Galaxy S III, but the Optimus G featured premium materials while the S III felt cheap and plasticky. Now, LG is back again with the follow-up to last year’s flagship smartphone: …

LG G2 Photos

LG G2 press images leak ahead of today’s unveiling

August 7th, 2013

LG on Wednesday plans to unveil its new flagship G2 Android phone and in keeping with the theme of the past few weeks, one final leak from @evleaks has revealed official press images of the smartphone. We have already seen the handset leak extensively and LG itself has announced several details including the name of …

LG G2 Release Date

New flagship LG G2 could launch same day it is unveiled

August 6th, 2013

LG hasn’t left much to the imagination where its new flagship LG G2 is concerned. While most smartphone makers go to great lengths to keep unannounced devices a secret, LG has already named its new hero phone and shared a number of details.  The phone will be unveiled during a press conference on Wednesday, August …

LG G2 Verizon Release Date

Verizon’s LG G2 to reportedly launch in September

July 25th, 2013

A new report claims that LG’s upcoming flagship smartphone will be available on Verizon in the coming months. According to Korean news outlet The Kyunghyang Shinmun, LG will launch the G2 in South Korea in early August, in North America sometime in September, and in Europe and other markets by October. The publication cites an …

LG G2 Specs Photos

New LG G2 photos leak ahead of unveiling

July 24th, 2013

LG might not move tens of millions of smartphones each quarter like market leaders Samsung and Apple, but the South Korea-based vendor continues to fight the good fight. And what’s more, it’s making progress: LG shipped a record 12 million smartphones in the second quarter and Q3 could handily top that figure thanks to the …