LG G7 ThinQ to Sport Dual Cameras, Selfie Portrait Mode, Hide Notch Feature: Report

HIGHLIGHTS LG G7 ThinQ will let users hide the ‘notch’ AI to be at the core of LG G7 ThinQ The phone will come with superpixel feature for low-light images LG G7 ThinQ, the company’s next flagship smartphone, is slated for launch next month. The South Korean giant has already confirmed the naming and May 2 launch date for the handset. While most of the specifications of the smartphone have already leaked, new reports have revealed more details regarding the LG G7 ThinQ. The smartphone is expected to sport an iPhone-like notch and a…

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LG made only 1.2 cents in operating profit for each phone it shipped last quarter

Selling smartphones has become a low margin business for LG, based on its latest earnings report. The company posted an operating profit for the second quarter of just $172,000 for its mobile business. During the three months, the company shipped 14.1 million units, a 3% decline from last year’s second quarter figure. But the most incredible number is the 1.2 cents in operating profit that LG made per phone shipped. LG blames the results on weak sales of premium phones. Smartphone and tablet sales showed strong growth in North America,…

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LG to invest nearly $1 billion in flexible display production, may have Apple on its mind

LG’s flexible display efforts aren’t stopping with the G Flex 2, it seems, or even the Apple Watch, as the company just issued a press release, announcing a huge investment in a 6th Generation flexible OLED display production line. As per the company: LG Display’s investment will help pioneer future display technologies such as foldable displays and large-size auto displays. The main advantage of a flexible OLED display is the screen’s bending feature that is achieved by the use of a plastic substrate instead of a glass substrate as in a…

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