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LG V30+ with improved AI heading to MWC?

LG V30+ with improved AI heading to MWC?

By Max Langridge

After LG's vice chairman Jo Seong-jin allegedly asked for all development of the G7 to be scrapped and started again, it appeared as though LG wouldn't have anything to show at Mobile World Congress next month. That may no longer be the case, as a report... Read more

LG G7 to be scrapped, development to start again from scratch

LG G7 to be scrapped, development to start again from scratch

By Max Langridge

LG Electronics vice chairman Jo Seong-jin has reportedly told the company's mobile division to scrap all development of the G7 smartphone and start again from scratch. The news comes via Korean news outlet The Investor, which adds the new smartphone may... Read more

Leaked render of LG G7 shows a phone with virtually no bezels

Leaked render of LG G7 shows a phone with virtually no bezels

By Max Langridge

The LG G7, as it will likely be known, is said to be announced in March with an April release to follow. Rumoured specs for the upcoming flagship are relatively thin on the ground, other than the fact it will probably use the Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor.... Read more

Don't expect regular LG phones anymore as the company tries to cut back losses

Don't expect regular LG phones anymore as the company tries to cut back losses

By Max Langridge

LG Electronics Vice Chairman Cho Sung-jin revealed at CES 2018 that the company would no longer be following a regular launch cycle for its smartphones. While he didn't explicitly state it was to help reduce losses, it's more than likely a major factor... Read more

LG G7 or next flagship phone: What's the story so far?

LG G7 or next flagship phone: What's the story so far?

By Britta O'Boyle

LG normally releases two flagship smartphones a year, one in the form of the G-Series at the beginning of the year and the other in the form of the V-Series towards the latter half of the year.With that in mind, the LG G7 is the next smartphone expected... Read more

LG G7 name all but confirmed, will launch in March

LG G7 name all but confirmed, will launch in March

By Max Langridge

Rumours surrounding LG's next flagship smartphone have gone under the radar of late, but there have been some pretty important leaks recently that reveal two important aspects of the device. The first is the name. For some time there were rumours to suggest... Read more

Apple's 2018 iPhone X Plus could use 6.5-inch OLED displays from LG

Apple's 2018 iPhone X Plus could use 6.5-inch OLED displays from LG

By Elyse Betters

LG Display must be having a good day.The Korean manufacturer is rumoured to be helping Apple make its next iPhone, thought to be called the iPhone X Plus. More specifically, it will supply Apple with OLED panels for a 6.5-inch iPhone X model, according... Read more

Next LG G series phone to be called something else, not LG G7

Next LG G series phone to be called something else, not LG G7

By Rik Henderson

While rumours of an LG G7 flagship smartphone for 2018 have been flowing over the last few weeks, it could be that one part is as wide of the mark as can be: the name.The Investor claims that LG won't stick with the G series moniker at all and will start... Read more

LG V30 coming in Raspberry Rose colour just in time for Valentine's Day

LG V30 coming in Raspberry Rose colour just in time for Valentine's Day

By Rik Henderson

LG will unveil a new variant of its LG V30 smartphone at CES 2018 in Las Vegas. Inside, it will be identical to the model we reviewed at the tail end of last year, but on the outside it will make your eyes pop.That's because it is adorned in a new colour... Read more

LG V30: Release date, price, specs and everything you need to know

LG V30: Release date, price, specs and everything you need to know

By Britta O'Boyle

LG was one of the first to announce a flagship smartphone in 2017 with the G6. It's a fantastic phone but no smartphone ever has the limelight for long. No sooner does one launch, than its competition announces a rival and all of a sudden, what was brand... Read more

LG V30 pre-order UK: Carphone Warehouse deals now open

LG V30 pre-order UK: Carphone Warehouse deals now open

By Rik Henderson

Carphone Warehouse is carrying the LG V30 exclusively in the UK, and pre-order deals are now open for LG's latest super phone.You'll be able to get it in two colours, Cloud Silver and Moroccan Blue, but sadly there's no sign of the black version... Read more

LG V30 launch: What was launched and how to watch the IFA 2017 livestream again

LG V30 launch: What was launched and how to watch the IFA 2017 livestream again

By Rik Henderson

LG announced the LG V30 smartphone, a flagship successor to the V20, during its IFA 2017 press conference in Berlin.It streamed the whole thing online early on Thursday 31 August, so if you missed it you can catch-up on the event below.What happened... Read more

LG officially launches the LG V30: Wide screen, wide-angle, wide appeal

LG officially launches the LG V30: Wide screen, wide-angle, wide appeal

By Chris Hall

LG said a fair amount about the LG V30 in the run up to the launch event at IFA 2017. There's some significance in the launch, as this is the first mobile device launch at the Berlin technology show.The change of approach may have come about because LG's... Read more

LG V30+ name and logo confirmed, may only offer minor upgrades

LG V30+ name and logo confirmed, may only offer minor upgrades

By Max Langridge

As soon as the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 launch is out the way this evening, all eyes will be turning to LG's press conference at IFA on 31 August. LG V30: Release date, rumours and everything you need to know LG V30 Plus confirmed, released at same time... Read more

This is the LG V30, and it looks stunning

This is the LG V30, and it looks stunning

By Max Langridge

Just two weeks before its official unveiling, an image of the LG V30 has leaked online via reliable tipster Evan Blass. LG V30: Release date, rumours and everything you need to know The image, posted to his Twitter account, shows the V30 from all sides... Read more

LG V30 Plus confirmed, released at same time as LG V30

LG V30 Plus confirmed, released at same time as LG V30

By Rik Henderson

The LG V30 smartphone will be unveiled during the company's IFA 2017 press event in Berlin at 9am CEST (8am BST) on Thursday 31 August. We will be there and hosting the livestream on Pocket-lint, so you'll find out everything about the new handset as... Read more

LG V30 UX revealed ahead of launch, second screen confirmed

LG V30 UX revealed ahead of launch, second screen confirmed

By Max Langridge

LG will unveil the V30 smartphone at IFA in two weeks time, but before the big reveal, the company is drip-feeding information about it. The latest snippet of info relates to the user interface, with LG saying the V30 will come with the very latest UX... Read more

LG says V30 will have the "world's clearest smartphone camera lens"

LG says V30 will have the "world's clearest smartphone camera lens"

By Max Langridge

LG has revealed details about the camera on the upcoming V30 smartphone ahead of its official unveiling on 31 August at the IFA trade show in Berlin. LG V30: Release date, rumours and everything you need to know The South Korean company says the V30 will... Read more

LG V30 just completely leaked out thanks to... Joseph Gordon-Levitt?

LG V30 just completely leaked out thanks to... Joseph Gordon-Levitt?

By Elyse Betters

LG's latest partnership with Hitrecord has given us a good look at the yet-to-be-released LG V30.The phone maker has worked with actor Joseph Gordon-Levitt over the past couple of years on promotions for its flagship devices. More specifically, it partnered... Read more

LG confirms V30 will get a 6-inch OLED screen

LG confirms V30 will get a 6-inch OLED screen

By Max Langridge

LG has laid one of the biggest rumours surrounding the upcoming V30 flagship to bed, by confirming it will indeed come with a 6-inch P-OLED display. LG didn't mention the V30 by name in the press release, but said its "next flagship smartphone", which... Read more

LG V30 outline leaks out with no sliding secondary display pictured

LG V30 outline leaks out with no sliding secondary display pictured

By Elyse Betters

LG's next device, the V30, will likely debut later this month, but we already know how it’ll definitely look come launch day.Courtesy of OnLeaks, who has a decent track record with leaks, we've been treated to a leaked outline of the phone. It reportedly... Read more

LG V30 will be available from 28 September in US, global launch to follow

LG V30 will be available from 28 September in US, global launch to follow

By Max Langridge

The LG V30 will go on sale on 28 September in the US, with a European and global launch to follow soon after.Android Authority has obtained the news from an exclusive source, which says the phone will be unveiled at IFA on 31 August, something that was... Read more

LG Q8 is a pocket-friendly V20 with dual-lens camera

LG Q8 is a pocket-friendly V20 with dual-lens camera

By Chris Hall

After a listing leaked out on the company's Italian website, LG has now officially announced the Q8 smartphone. The Q8 is the latest addition to LG's new Q family of devices, following the announcement of the LG Q6, but the Q8 enters with more of a... Read more

LG V30 confirmed to have Snapdragon 835 in Geekbench listing

LG V30 confirmed to have Snapdragon 835 in Geekbench listing

By Max Langridge

LG is expected to unveil its second flagship phone of the year, the V30, on 31 August, a day before the IFA trade show officially kicks off. LG V30: Release date, rumours and everything you need to know Being a flagship device, it was always thought it... Read more

These amazing renders show us what the the LG V30 will look like

These amazing renders show us what the the LG V30 will look like

By Max Langridge

The LG V30 still isn't official, but with expected launch date getting closer and closer, usually reliable leakster @OnLeaks has released some renders to show what LG's next flagship will look like. LG V30: What's the story so far? The renders reveal... Read more

LG Q6 with 18:9 FullVision display gets official launch

LG Q6 with 18:9 FullVision display gets official launch

By Elyse Betters

LG has officially announced the Q6 smartphone as the first entry of a new Q-series. The LG Q6 is the first phone since the flagship G6 to feature a FullVision display, essentially making it a G6 Mini.LG previously posted some teasers to say it would... Read more

Is LG working on a mini LG G6 smartphone called LG Q6?

Is LG working on a mini LG G6 smartphone called LG Q6?

By Elyse Betters

LG is already planning a new version of the LG G6.No, we're not talking about the LG G7, but rather a smaller version of the LG G6 itself. And, technically, we're not sure if the company is working on the phone now or mulled the idea of one months ago.... Read more

LG V30 to feature wireless charging, dual camera and rear-mounted fingerprint sensor

LG V30 to feature wireless charging, dual camera and rear-mounted fingerprint sensor

By Max Langridge

Usually reliable Twitter tipster @OnLeaks has cited his sources as saying the upcoming LG V30 will support wireless charging, have a dual rear camera and a rear-mounted fingerprint scanner. LG V30: What's the story so far? We expect the V30 will be officially... Read more

LG might launch its next LG V30 smartphone in September at IFA

LG might launch its next LG V30 smartphone in September at IFA

By Elyse Betters

LG is working on another flagship. It'll be the successor to the LG V20. And it's supposedly going to debut this autumn.A report from Korean media outlet ETNews has claimed that LG will unveil the LG V30 at the IFA annual trade show in Berlin, Germany.... Read more

LG unveils G6+ with B&O Play headphones, rolls out software updates for G6

LG unveils G6+ with B&O Play headphones, rolls out software updates for G6

By Max Langridge

Four months after the G6 was first unveiled, LG has now introduced a G6+ model, with more onboard storage, B&O Play headphones and new colour options. Unlike some other phone manufacturers that increase the screen size when they introduce a Plus model,... Read more

LG V30 could get August launch, LG G7 to move to earlier January 2018 launch

LG V30 could get August launch, LG G7 to move to earlier January 2018 launch

By Chris Hall

News coming out of Korea suggests that LG is preparing to turn up the heat on its rival by launching its next generation devices earlier in the year than the phones they replace.Reporting the information, Aju News suggests that the LG V30 - expected... Read more

LG and Qualcomm are working together on the Snapdragon 845 processor

LG and Qualcomm are working together on the Snapdragon 845 processor

By Max Langridge

The LG G7, LG's 2018 flagship, should return to using the very latest Qualcomm processing chip, the Snapdragon 845, according to a report out of Korea. The news originally comes from Aju Business Daily, via The Investor. Given the LG G6 had to settle... Read more

These leaked LG V30 renders reveal a slide-out secondary display

These leaked LG V30 renders reveal a slide-out secondary display

By Elyse Betters

The LG V30 is likely still a few months away from being official, but thanks to leaked renders, we know how it might look.The premium V30 smartphone is expected to debut this autumn, and according to notable leaker Evan Blass, the original concept for... Read more

LG X Venture rivals Galaxy S8 Active for extreme smarts

LG X Venture rivals Galaxy S8 Active for extreme smarts

By Rik Henderson

There have been several rumours about a forthcoming rugged version of the Samsung Galaxy S8, the Galaxy S8 Active, but it seems that LG has beaten its Korean rival to the punch.The LG X Venture is a ruggedised, water and dustproof handset designed specifically... Read more

LG V30 will be first LG phone in three years with an OLED screen

LG V30 will be first LG phone in three years with an OLED screen

By Max Langridge

LG has been a pioneer when it comes to developing and manufacturing OLED TVs, just take a look at the OLED W7 Wallpaper TV and you'll see just what the company is capable of. But LG's OLED tech has yet to be filtered down to its smartphones, but that... Read more

LG to make Google Pixel 3 is 'pure speculation' at present

LG to make Google Pixel 3 is 'pure speculation' at present

By Rik Henderson

Even though the 2017 versions of Google Pixel phones are yet to be revealed, even confirmed, there has been plenty of speculation flying around that the company has chosen LG to make their 2018 replacements.The Google Pixel 3, it is said, will be made... Read more

LG X Power2 is designed for those who hit the battery hard

LG X Power2 is designed for those who hit the battery hard

By Rik Henderson

The LG X Power2, announced today, is not the best specified phone from the company but it does have an enormous battery.The 5.5-inch, 1280 x 720 screened device has a 4,500mAh battery which LG claims is the biggest it's put in a smartphone. The company... Read more

LG G6 mini leaked with 5.4-inch screen for those who prefer smaller handsets

LG G6 mini leaked with 5.4-inch screen for those who prefer smaller handsets

By Rik Henderson

LG will reportedly add to its G6 smartphone line with a smaller version of its flagship. The LG G6 mini, as it is being called, is said to come with a 5.4-inch screen rather than the 5.7-inch display sported by the main phone.TechnoBuffalo claims to have... Read more

LG G6: Release date, specifications and everything you need to know

LG G6: Release date, specifications and everything you need to know

By Britta O'Boyle

LG's next flagship smartphone - the G6 - has finally been revealed at the company's pre-MWC 2017 press conference in Barcelona.Rumours have been speculating about what features the successor of last year's modular smartphone will offer for months, as... Read more

How to scale apps to fill LG G6's screen

How to scale apps to fill LG G6's screen

By Cam Bunton

With the LG G6, the Korean tech giant opted for a somewhat unique approach to building a bezel-free display. Instead of sticking with the usual TV-style 16:9 ratio screen, the company went with a long 18:9 panel instead.  LG G6 tips and tricks: Get... Read more

LG G6 tips and tricks: Get to grips with the long-screened flagship

LG G6 tips and tricks: Get to grips with the long-screened flagship

By Cam Bunton

As has long been the case, LG loaded its latest flagship with its own flavour of Android. That means some features and customisation options are available here that might not be available on other phones, or just work differently.  LG G6 review: The... Read more

LG G6 launch livestream, what happened and can I watch it again?

LG G6 launch livestream, what happened and can I watch it again?

By Rik Henderson

LG held an hour-long launch event for its new flagship smartphone on Sunday 26 February and you can now catch up on everything that was revealed. The LG G6 event effectively kicked off Mobile World Congress 2017 in Barcelona, and the livestream is still... Read more

LG G6 officially launches with huge 18:9 5.7in display, waterproofing, dual cameras and a whole lot more

LG G6 officially launches with huge 18:9 5.7in display, waterproofing, dual cameras and a whole lot more

By Cam Bunton

LG has - as expected - taken the wraps of its latest G-series flagship. The G6 is LG's attempt at crushing the main compromise that comes with having a large-screen. The compromise: having a big phone.The LG G6's biggest talking point is undoubtedly the... Read more

LG X Power2 has a mammoth 4,500mAh battery for media heavy users

LG X Power2 has a mammoth 4,500mAh battery for media heavy users

By Max Langridge

One of the main problems that plagues smartphones, even still today, is battery life. If you leave your phone alone it could potentially last two days, but start watching videos, playing games or surfing the web and you'll soon see that diminish. LG G6:... Read more

LG G6 will launch on 10 March, Galaxy S8 to follow on 21 April

LG G6 will launch on 10 March, Galaxy S8 to follow on 21 April

By Max Langridge

Korean news outlet ET News has revealed what are allegedly the official launch dates for two of this year's most anticipated flagship smartphones. The LG G6, which will be revealed at Mobile World Congress this Sunday the 26 February will supposedly launch... Read more

This is what the LG G6 will (probably) look like

This is what the LG G6 will (probably) look like

By Max Langridge

Twitter tipster Evan Blass has posted renders of what could be the final build of the LG G6. The G6 has been subject to numerous leaks in recent weeks, even from LG itself. The renders take all those leaks into account to produce a complete phone, complete... Read more

Latest LG G6 teasers suggest phone will be water and dust resistant

Latest LG G6 teasers suggest phone will be water and dust resistant

By Elyse Betters

Is there anything we don't yet know about the LG G6?LG seems to want us to know everything about its upcoming flagship, even though it's about to officially debut the LG G6 at Mobile World Congress next week. For instance, it has posted a couple short... Read more

LG G6 design details confirmed, straight from the horse's mouth

LG G6 design details confirmed, straight from the horse's mouth

By Rik Henderson

LG will host its LG G6 announcement event this Sunday, 26 February, before Mobile World Congress 2017 gets underway. However, there will be little left to reveal as the company is more than happy to blurt everything out beforehand.It has created a dedicated... Read more

LG G6 to feature an advanced dual-13MP wide angle camera

LG G6 to feature an advanced dual-13MP wide angle camera

By Max Langridge

LG has been drip feeding information about the upcoming G6 flagship ahead of its 26 February MWC unveiling for a while now. We've already learnt about its Full Vision 18:9 ratio display, and now it's the turn of the rear-facing camera. LG G6: Release... Read more

LG G6 gets UX 6.0 to make best use of massive 18:9 display

LG G6 gets UX 6.0 to make best use of massive 18:9 display

By Rik Henderson

LG has been drip feeding nuggets of information about its forthcoming flagship smartphone, the LG G6, for over a month. It will be unveiled the day before Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, on Sunday 26 February, but we already plenty.The latest official... Read more