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LG is an electronics company from South Korea. The company’s first Android smartphone was released in 2009. They have released many Android phones, but also tablets and Chrome OS devices. LG also worked with Google on the Nexus program. Visit the LG forums.

The future of LG’s rollable smartphone project seems uncertain

LG first shared a teaser for an innovative phone with a rollable display during the LG Wing launch event in September last year. The teaser only gave us a brief glimpse of the device and shared no additional information about its specifications. Then, at CES earlier this year, LG finally showcased the device, giving us...

Best Android Phones under $300: Motorola, Samsung, OnePlus, TCL, & more

A smartphone is just about a necessity in this day and age, and fortunately, smartphone brands have gotten so good at making phones that even consumers no longer have to pay an arm and a leg to get a functional smartphone. We here at XDA developers get our hands on a lot of phones, and...

LG Gram notebooks with 11th-gen Intel processors are now available for purchase

LG’s new line of ultralight laptops is now officially available for purchase. The new LG Gram 2021 series was unveiled last month at CES and includes new 14-inch, 16-inch, and 17-inch laptops all powered by Intel’s latest 11th-gen Tiger Lake processors with Iris Xe graphics. These new laptops also come with wider 16:10 aspect ratio...

Google Pixel 5 and LG Wing will get faster speeds on Verizon with an update

If you’re a Verizon subscriber and you own a Pixel 5 or LG Wing, your day is about to get better. That’s because these devices are allegedly set to receive an update that will allow them to access C-band frequencies by the end of 2021 and early 2022. According to recently uncovered FCC docs, via PC...

Universal bootloader unlock method has been found for the LG G8, G8S, G8X, and V50 ThinQ

Unlocking a bootloader, rooting a device, and flashing custom ROMs are popular hobbies here on XDA. Many users hold the ability to root in high regards, and almost find no interest in phones if they are not able to be bootloader unlocked. LG, however, has a storied history with regards to bootloader unlocking — namely,...

LG’s Virtoo app syncs your Android phone to your Windows PC

Among all the services that let you sync your Android phone with your Windows PC, Microsoft’s Your Phone companion app stands out for its simplicity, ease-of-use and pretty decent integration with Windows OS. With Your Phone, you can sync app notifications, make and receive phone calls, reply to text messages and access your photo library...

LG starts rolling out the Android 11 update to the LG Velvet

In a perfect world, Android 11 would already be available for every phone released in the last 18 months. But it’s a slow process, and if you’re an LG Velvet owner, your patience will soon be rewarded. LG announced that an Android 11 beta preview for the LG Velvet will soon be available in South Korea....

Android 11 Update Tracker: List of major phones getting the latest release!

It’s that time of year again when Google releases the new version of its mobile operating system, and after a long few months of beta testing, the American tech giant is finally rolling out the stable version of Android 11. But of course, it’s not just Pixel users who are getting this update. A range...

LG K42 with MIL-STD-810G certification launches in India

Although recent reports suggest that LG may completely shut down its smartphone business this year, the company is still bringing new smartphones to the Indian market. Today, the company launched the budget-friendly LG K42 in the region, featuring a 6.6-inch HD+ display, a quad-camera setup, and MIL-STD-810G certification. LG K42: Specifications Specification LG K42 Dimensions & Weight 76.7 x...

LG may be leaving the smartphone business in 2021

Last week, Korean publication The Elec published an article claiming that LG Electronics notified its employees that it was shutting down its smartphone business. That allegedly included halting development on the company's rollable smartphone which they previously said will be launching later this year. However, LG's Head of Global Corporate Communications, Ken Hong, told XDA...

Best of CES 2021: The tech that caught our attention!

The dust has settled on another showcase in Vegas, except this year's Consumer Electronics Show took place virtually thanks to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. There were a lot of announcements, both directly related to the show or — in the case of Samsung with the Galaxy S21 series announcement — timed for the few days...

LG isn’t shutting down its smartphone business: Spokesperson

LG's mobile business hasn't turned a profit for a couple of years now, despite several attempts from the company to restructure its approach and bring innovative products to the market. Its devices just don't get any love from the masses unless they're available at massive discounts, which is reason enough for the company to shut...