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  • Uni8 could be first Windows Phone 8.1 device from LG [rumour]

    LG’s been quite busy recently. After announcing plans to extend its G Pad tablet range and releasing a cool G Watch promo video, the Korean company will allegedly add a Windows-powered phone to its stable. Dubbed the “Uni8″ according to venerable leaker EVLeaks, the handset will be LG’s first to run Redmond’s latest Windows Phone 8.1 OS. LG Uni8 (no sushi), 2014 pic.twitter.com/VbxlUbbo8r — @evleaks (@evleaks) May 13, 2014 The device is sleek, slender and lacks physical buttons, instead employing touch-controls. Noticeably, there doesn’t seem to be a camera button or volume slider on its visible side, which may perturb those who enjoy...

  • LG debuts 7, 8 and 10.1-inch G Pad tablets

    LG has revealed three new G Pad tablets. These tablets join its 8.3″ tablet. The new devices will ensure the Korean company gets a firmer foothold in the rather overcrowded tablet market, competing with the likes of Samsung, Apple and Sony. The company will add a trio of tablets: 7.0″, 8.0″ and 10.1″ models will be added thanks to LG’s response to consumer needs says Dr. Jong-seok Park, president and CEO LG “Customers tell us that they want a wider range of devices that offer sizable screens without compromising portability. Unlike smartphones, tablets are not one size fits all. So we designed...

  • LG debuts G Watch: a coolish all-in-one wearable

    LG has released some additional information regarding its (now) highly anticipated G Watch. The watch, set to be unleashed sometime in the future (LG is yet to reveal a launch date), will utilise Google’s Android Wear — a version of the Android OS tailored for wearables. LG has confirmed the G Watch will include voice control, powered by Google Now. So what else is new and nifty about this particular smartwatch? The G Watch will apparently be both dust and water resistant. Hopefully it’ll be an extension of your Android phone, and a fitness tracker in one. LG has also launched...

  • LG G Flex review: curve appeal

    The world’s first curved phone, the LG G Flex, is not great. It’s an average Android phone with a major issue: the display. Also, it’s sluggish in places where it really shouldn’t be. And its one selling point, the curved screen, is average at best. What I have in my hand is a cool template, or prototype for a phone that will one day be a must-buy. But what LG’s trying to sell here is proof-of-concept, and I for one am unconvinced. It’s also one of the most, if not the most, expensive smartphones on the market. Curvy This is a...

  • LG unveils F70, a 4G, mid-range 4.5″ smartphone with KitKat

    Look at the size of this thing. Imagine if it was this large and fearsome. While everyone’s been focusing on the Galaxy S5 at Mobile World Congress, companies like LG have been pushing out phones that people really need. And it seems that the phone we want, are all mid-range, like the brand new F70, a 4.5-inch smartphone with 4G internet… Android 4.4? The F70 (not the airplane) continues the trend we’ve noticed from MWC, that of tech companies pushing middle-range devices into our eager hands. The F70 is no different from the Sony Xperia M1 in that respect, and...

  • LG unveils the ‘G2 mini’ in single and dual-sim flavours

    LG’s unveiled its latest flagship, the LG G2 mini. The smartphone features a 4.7″ display, weighs a trim 121 grams and given its target market (it’s a mid-range device), underwent some crucial hardware cutbacks. The G2 mini is available in single SIM, dual-SIM, 3G, and 4G LTE variants. The LTE version has a 13-megapixel rear camera, the 3G version a 8 MP, and both have 1.3 MP front cameras. Given that this model had to be shrunk from the original G2’s 5.2″ and 143g weight, LG had to compromise the new phone’s hardware. The mini features a 4.7″ IPS LCD...

  • LG G Pro 2 official: 5.9″ screen, slow-mo video, 3GB RAM

    It’s here, the LG G Pro 2, the “next level” upgrade to one of the best smartphones around, the G Pro. And it’s coming to Mobile World Congress (MWC). There’s new UX to contend with, and an improved 5.9-inch display on offer. Spoiler alert: everyone seemed to love the G Pro, so there’s definitely going to be even more to enjoy with the G Pro 2. The G Pro 2 is only 8.3mm thin, with a 5.9-inch IPS display running at full HD or 1920×1080. The screen and bezel have to be seen to be believed, as the press shots...

  • LG G Pro Lite review: heavy on features, light on price

    LG’s a sneaky one. After years of pumping out washing machines, TVs and microwaves, it branched off to mobile phones. And holy hell, has it been a success. Not only is LG’s G2 one of the best Android smartphones of last year, it may just be the best mobile device yet. With success comes iteration and next in line is the LG G Pro Lite, the younger sibling of the G2. At roughly half the price of the LG G2, the G Pro Lite manages to dually impress and amuse thanks to a host of time-saving features, and incredible battery,...

  • LG’s new flagship G Pro 2 smartphone finally confirmed, coming next month

    It’s official. LG has issued a press release, confirming that its latest flagship, will be called the G Pro 2 and will be unveiled next month, most likely at the Mobile World Congress 2014. If the rumours are anything to go by — and they often are — the G Pro 2 is to have a rather large full-HD 6″ display. According to NDTV, the G Pro 2 is also said to be powered by the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processor and paired with 3GB RAM. Featured in the image above, LG’s Optimus G Pro impressed the crowds at the...

  • LG G Flex hits Europe, US next month

    LG announced today that its curved smartphone will be making its way to European markets as well as the US soon. LG’s G Flex will be available in early February in major European markets including UK, Germany, France, Italy, Sweden and Austria. Apart from being curved like a cute smile, LG claims that the G Flex has the world’s first curved battery and is the first phone to feature a self-healing coating on the back cover, making it immune to minor scratches and nicks. The innovative smartphone has been exclusive to Korea, Hong Kong and Singapore since it was first introduced the...