Posts Tagged ‘mobile world congress’


February 26th, 2014 by LG Blog UK
LG Electronics (LG) was named Most Innovative Device Manufacturer of the Year by the GSMA at Mobile World Congress 2014 in Barcelona, Spain. The Global Mobile Award, sponsored by the GSMA Award Committee represented by mobile specialists and analysts, is by far the most prestigious and authoritative award in the mobile industry. “We are incredibly humbled that GSMA selected LG from among the many capable companies in the mobile industry to honour with this award,” said Chris Yie, vice president of LG Mobile Marketing Communications. “Innovation has been the key to LG’s success. This recognition, in addition to last year’s...
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LG F70 at #MWC14

February 25th, 2014 by LG Blog UK
Intent on further strengthening its footprint in 4G markets, LG Electronics (LG) unveiled its newest device ― the LG F70 ― which was unveiled for the first time at the 2014 Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona this week. Featuring the latest Android KitKat OS and a Quad-Core processor, the F70 is expected to appeal to millions of new 4G customers around the world. As a long-time industry leader in LTE patents, LG has led the charge in making 4G devices widely available to a global audience. According to a January report from TechIPM, a research and consulting firm specializing in...
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February 25th, 2013 by LG Blog UK
LG Electronics (LG) will showcase its industry-leading Wireless Ultra High Definition (Ultra HD) Transmission technology for the first time at Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2013 in Barcelona. This exciting next generation mobile feature enables users to view games and other smartphone content on Ultra HD TVs in real time, via wireless data transfer. “Thanks to our innovative Wireless Ultra HD Transmission technology, users can now enjoy their favorite mobile content on today’s most advanced Ultra HD TVs,” said Dr. Jong-seok Park, President and CEO of the LG Electronics Mobile Communications Company. “With the development of this cutting-edge technology, LG again...
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February 25th, 2013 by LG Blog UK
LG Electronics (LG) today will unveil a smartphone lineup at Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona, Spain that focuses on a four-tier strategy. The four strategic Optimus series devices – G, Vu:, F and LII– all feature LG’s next generation core technologies. These new models combine outstanding hardware, world-class high definition displays and a user-centric user experience (UX) with each series emphasizing a different facet of the company’s smartphone expertise. With an initial target to sell 10 million smartphone each quarter and double sales of LTE devices in 2013, this is LG’s most ambitious smartphone strategy to date. Flagship...
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MWC 2011 – Windows Phone 7 OS to get a facelift

February 16th, 2011 by LG Blog UK
The news from Mobile World Congress in Barcelona has thus far been dominated by dual-core handsets and the ‘next-generation’ of Android tablets armed with Android 3.0 – Google’s OS designed with tablet use in mind. Which begs the question what happened to the Windows Phone 7 OS? Well it is still here and at Microsoft’s Keynote speech on Monday Steve Ballmer, CEO of Microsoft, gave the first demonstration of its upcoming multitasking functionality. So far it only works on third-party apps by freezing them in the background and in some cases will allow for background APIs to be utilized. It looks like...
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LG Optimus Black creates art with Keith Haring

February 14th, 2011 by LG Blog UK
LG’s Optimus Black handset already lays claim to being the world’s slimmest and lightest smartphone, measuring in at just 6mm at its thinnest and 109 grams in weight. But now it has just gotten that bit cooler thanks to LG’s collaboration with the Keith Haring Foundation. Two of the late pop-artist's iconic images have been selected to emblazon the back cover of the LG Optimus Black. This is the second time that LG have partnered with the Keith Haring Foundation, with the first being 2008’s collaboration for the KF600 and KF700 with the goal of bringing art into more people’s lives. The...
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Higher Quality Voice Over LTE Technology to be Unveiled for First Time at MWC

February 14th, 2011 by LG Blog UK
For all of you scratching your heads wondering what you were meant to remember on the 14th of February the answer is that it is the first day of Mobile World Congress in Barcelona! LG have already unveiled their first tablet as well as full details of the LG Optimus 3D handset at MWC 2011. If that wasn’t enough LG are also demoing Voice over LTE (VoLTE) and Video call over LTE on the LG Revolution™ handset, LG’s first 4G LTE Smartphone. Emerging from the GSMA initiative to create a global standard for delivering voice and messaging services over LTE, LG are...
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LG Optimus 3D – the World’s First Full 3D Smartphone

February 14th, 2011 by LG Blog UK

Two weeks ago, we announced on the Blog that LG were going to release the world’s first 3D smartphone at Mobile World Congress 2011. Well MWC is underway in Barcelona and we are excited that we have detailed information for this eagerly-awaited handset to share with you all.

Now officially named the LG Optimus 3D, LG’s first 3D phone is equipped with a dual 5MP lens camera which allows you to capture 3D images and record 3D video on the go, whilst glasses are not necessary to view 3D content.  Not only can you shoot and view in 3D with the Optimus 3D, but you can share content anytime, anywhere via an HDMI 1.4 connection on 3D TVs and monitors as well as upload and stream on YouTube’s 3D channel (, all directly from your phone. To make the 3D experience even fuller and immersive, there is also a bright 4.3-inch WVGA screen which is great for viewing 3D (and 2D) content and users can also navigate through the phone’s 3D interface with a unique 3D Hot Key, which presents five 3D-dedicated UIs including Gallery, Camera, Games & Apps, YouTube 3D and 3D Guide.

Besides being the first full 3D smartphone, the Optimus 3D is so exciting due to its superior speed and power. The Optimus 3D uses LG’s unique ‘Tri-Dual’ technology, utilising dual-core, dual-channel and dual-memory, meaning unlike other dual-core smart phones, the LG Optimus 3D also offers significant performance benefits as a result of the faster transfer of data between the dual-core and dual-memory. This means you can browse web pages, multitask between programs, play games at a higher frame rate and enjoy movies more smoothly than ever before. As Dr. Jong-seok Park said ‘We’ve incorporated every feature for the power user and we think they’ll be pleased with what they see.’

Key Specifications:

  • 1GHz Dual-Core Dual-Channel processor (Texas Instruments OMAP4)
  • 4.3-inch 3D WVGA screen
  • 8GB memory and 4Gb LP DDR2
  • 1,500 mAh battery
  • 5MP dual-lens camera
  • 2D: 1080p MPEG-4/H.264 recording and playback
  • 3D: 720p H.264 SEI recording and playback
  • HSPA+, DLNA/HDMI 1.4
  • H.264, H.263, DivX, MKV, WMV-9, ASF, AVI, 3GP, MP4

If you are as excited as us about the Optimus 3D, then you should know that it will be available in Q2. It will initially be released with Android 2.2 Froyo and will be upgradeable to Android 2.3 Gingerbread. We will bring you the upgrade schedule for the UK when it is available in due course.

For further details on Optimus 3D and more first-hand LG news from MWC 2011, watch this space.

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LG and YouTube partner to bring the full 3D experience to mobile devices

February 14th, 2011 by LG Blog UK
LG Electronics (LG) and YouTube are taking a major step forward today by announcing a partnership to provide a unique 3D mobile experience to users. LG’s upcoming Android-powered premium smartphones will enable users not only to capture and view 3D videos without glasses, but also to upload and share them instantly with others via YouTube. “The Optimus 3D is LG’s newest flagship smartphone. It is our answer to two major pain points of the current 3D experience - limited mobility and specialized glasses. Furthermore, our partnership with YouTube will ensure that our customers can easily generate and access ample 3D content,”...
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February 1st, 2011 by LG Blog UK
Yesterday we discussed the upcoming Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, including a few predicted trends. The one thing we did not predict however was the announcement that landed on our desks this morning! We'd heard the rumours, but nothing official until this morning - LG are indeed going to be releasing the world's first full 3D smartphone at Mobile World Congress 2011, taking place in Barcelona later this month. You’d be forgiven for questioning how much 3D content is available for smartphones currently. Thankfully LG have addressed this lack of content – one plaguing the 3D market generally – by equipping the...
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