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S. Korean Smartphone Makers Join Trend of Multi-camera Handsets

S. Korean Smartphone Makers Join Trend of Multi-camera Handsets

SEOUL, Oct. 12 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean smartphone makers have released smartphones with three or more rear cameras in line with rising demand from the industry for handsets with premium photography features. Samsung Electronics showcased the Galaxy A9 smartphone earlier this week, which marked its first handset to come with a whopping four rear [...]

LG’s Solar Module Biz Faces Hurdles amid U.S.-China Trade War

LG’s Solar Module Biz Faces Hurdles amid U.S.-China Trade War

SEOUL, Aug. 21 (Korea Bizwire) — LG Electronics Inc., which announced its plan to build a solar module factory in the United States, is currently facing hurdles in carrying out the project amid Washington’s move to slap heavy tariffs on Chinese parts, industry sources said Tuesday. According to the sources, the U.S. government declined a [...]

LG Electronics to Bolster Audio Biz Through XBOOM Brand

LG Electronics to Bolster Audio Biz Through XBOOM Brand

SEOUL, Aug. 20 (Korea Bizwire) — LG Electronics Inc. said Monday it plans to penetrate deeper into the global audio business with its XBOOM products made through collaboration with Britain-based Meridian Audio. The South Korean company, which released South Korea’s first radio in 1959, said it aims to become one of the leading audio brands [...]

LG Beats Samsung in Home Appliance Profit Margin for First Half

LG Beats Samsung in Home Appliance Profit Margin for First Half

SEOUL, Aug. 3 (Korea Bizwire) — LG Electronics Inc. profited more for every home appliance sold in the first half of 2018 compared with its bigger rival Samsung Electronics Co., industry data showed Friday. Samsung Electronics posted sales of 20.1 trillion won (US$17.8 billion) over the January-June period for the home appliances segment, above LG [...]

LG Electronics Opens First Overseas AI Research Lab

LG Electronics Opens First Overseas AI Research Lab

SEOUL, Aug. 1 (Korea Bizwire) — LG Electronics Inc. said Wednesday it has opened its first overseas research center devoted solely to the development of artificial intelligence (AI) technologies. The South Korean tech giant said the Toronto AI Lab in Canada will carry out various research through cooperation with the University of Toronto starting from [...]

Samsung, LG Anticipated to Unveil New Smartwatches Soon

Samsung, LG Anticipated to Unveil New Smartwatches Soon

SEOUL, Jul. 12 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean tech giants are expected to showcase new smartwatches within a few months, industry watchers said Thursday, as they seek to catch up with market leader Apple Inc. According to the sources, Samsung Electronics is expected to showcase the successor of the Gear S3 smartwatch around the upcoming [...]

LG to Promote Masterpiece Drawings via Signage Solution

LG to Promote Masterpiece Drawings via Signage Solution

SEOUL, Jul. 2 (Korea Bizwire) — LG Electronics Inc. said Monday it participated in an exhibition in Seoul promoting drawings from the Joseon Dynasty (1392-1910) by utilizing the latest 88-inch Ultra Stretch signage solution. The company said it installed the signage solution at the exhibition hosted by Kansong Art and Culture Foundation and the Seoul [...]

LG Electronics to Answer Queries Via App

LG Electronics to Answer Queries Via App

SEOUL, Jun. 26 (Korea Bizwire) — LG Electronics says it will strengthen its communication with customers while expanding after-purchase support for smartphones. Starting June 21, the South Korean electronics giant has decided to call upon its researchers, marketers and other in-house experts to reply to inquiries regarding smartphones posted by their customers on LG’s “Quick [...]

LG Electronics Offers Chatbot Service for Customers

LG Electronics Offers Chatbot Service for Customers

SEOUL, Jun. 12 (Korea Bizwire) — LG Electronics Co., a global leader in consumer electronics and mobile communications, said Tuesday it has adopted around-the-clock chatbot service to enhance customers’ convenience. LG Electronics’ chatbot service was based on its artificial intelligence platform called DeepThinQ and an analysis of about 10 million customer complaints about its products, [...]