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LG is Putting a 4,500mAh Battery in the X Power 2, Coming to South Korea in June

LG's X series is rather interesting as it gives consumers a way to pick and choose which aspect of a smartphone is the most important. LG is then able to use a flagship quality part for that specific device while keeping the rest mid-range and giving it a competitive price. The company has many of...

Report: LG to Start Producing Small and Medium-sized OLED Panels This Year

LG Display's OLED panels are quite popular within the TV industry. The company has been manufacturing their big panels and selling their OLED TVs for quite some time and many people really enjoy what they've been able to achieve for the price. In the smartphone space though, LG is known for their LCD panels and...

LG Smart World to Receive 300 Applications Optimized for the LG G6’s Aspect Ratio

Both the LG G6 as well as the Galaxy S8 have a unique aspect ratio that we are not used to seeing on Android smartphones or tablets. Android software is designed so that it can run on a various number of device sizes, but changing up the aspect ratio tends to throw a wrench into how...

LG Bootloop Lawsuit Adds Nexus 5X, and the LG G5 and LG V20 to the Case

LG's bootloop issue with multiple smartphones they have manufactured is not a secret around here. We saw this issue crop up with the LG G4 and then it slowly made its way to the LG V10 and Nexus 5X as well. At first, it was assumed that the issue stemmed from some sort of problem...

Report: Google Wants to Invest Over $880 Million in LG for OLED Panels

It's pretty clear that Samsung dominates the current OLED panel production for the entire globe, but a new report says Google wants to help prop up another company. Google has been sourcing their OLED panels from Samsung since the release of the Nexus 6P, but this could be changing with the release of the upcoming...

Editorial: The LG G6 User Experience Proves 18:9 Has a Long Way to Go Before It’s a Worthy Replacement

We’ve heard time and time again that 2017 is all about eradicating the bezel. One way or another, OEMs want you to forget that your phone is more than a screen. Thin bezels can make for an attractive phone, but it’s also an obsession that can hurt the user experience when taken too far. The first...

Regulatory Filing Shows LG is Hiring More People Back into its Smartphone Division

LG has not had the best of luck over the last few years. The company was happy with the success of the LG G3 and were feeling optimistic about both the LG G4 as well as the LG G5. Sadly though, the LG G4 didn't sell as many as the company had hoped, but they...

Google Is Reportedly Considering New Hardware Partners For 2018’s Pixel

While Google has yet to release second-generation Pixel device for this year, a new report coming in hints that Google might be looking for a new hardware partner to manufacture its 2018 smartphone lineup. HTC has already secured a 2-year manufacturing deal for the Pixel devices this year, which will likely be launched later this fall,...

Google is Still Working to Increase the Speed in Which OEMs Roll Out Security Updates

Many Android owners within the enthusiast community have simply given up on big OEMs rolling out monthly security updates. Granted, Samsung has promised in the past that they will be rolling out monthly security updates. LG promised the same when they launched their monthly security update bulletin as well. Sadly, smartphone OEMs aren't in control...

U.S. ITC to Investigate Claims that LG, MediaTek, and Others Violate AMD’s Graphics Patents

The U.S. International Trade Commission (USITC) stated on Friday that it had voted to open an investigation on claims made by AMD whereby LG, MediaTek, Vizio, and Sigma are selling products in the U.S. which infringe upon AMD's patents on graphic systems. The origin of this patent dispute is traced back to AMD's complaint with the...

LG is Being Sued Over LG G4 and LG V10 Bootloop Issues

It wasn't that long ago when a class-action lawsuit was filed against Motorola because they weren't honoring their warranties. Earlier this week, it was announced that a new class-action lawsuit was filed against LG over the infamous bootloop issues they've been having. We've talked about this issue here on XDA a few times in the...

The LG G6 Has Awkward, Jaggy Display Corners… Here’s the Fix

LG's newest engineering miracle revolves around the LG G6's display, as the company ditched the modular functionality it introduced with the LG G5. This tall display has QHD levels of pixel density on a 2:1 ratio, flanked by thin bezels. Moreover, LG implemented rounded corners to make the device even more attractive to the eye. Something...