Not going to pick up next year
There is no end in sight to the slack sales of LCD TVs.
Reduced image quality over time
LG has confirmed that it pulled its LG Watch Urbane 2nd Edition off shelves after six days because it contained a component with the potential to reduce image quality on the device.
Only the market for a week
LG has cancelled its latest smartwatch, the LG Watch Urbane 2nd Edition LTE after just six days on the market due to a “hardware issue.”
Coming in Q1 2016
Early in the next quarter LG plans to reveal its G5 in a nice shiny new full metal body.
Needs to change OLED standard
Samsung is suffering from a bad case of being behind on the OLED’s and next year might try to tinkering with the next generation standard to make it more acceptable and cheaper to make.
But earnings plunged 37 per cent
Telly maker LG saw its third-quarter operating earnings fall nearly 37 per cent but is patting itself on the back because things could have been a lot worse.
Will add an Intel LTE-A modem
LG has been trying to make and launch a decent inhouse SoC. The first attempt was a limited success and now the company plans a successor – the LG Nuclun 2 to launch in 2016.
Smartphone shipments made by Taiwan-based handset makers has fallen by 10 per cent this year.
The LG G4 is set to be the first smartphone, other than the Nexus phones, to get Android 6.0 Marshmallow update.