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LG G6 prototype leaks

LG G61We are now less than one month away from the official announcement of the LG G6 at MWC in Barcelona. And as we get closer to the February 26 event, more and more leaks about the G6 are starting to pop up. Today a few images have been outed showing what looks to be a G6 prototype of some sort. Its back, however, is in a less than finished state, as you can see.

So this is obviously not going to be what the G6’s back ends up looking like, in terms of material choices. The phone should have a metal unibody construction, and what’s portrayed here has a different back shell used for testing. However, the placement of the dual rear camera and fingerprint sensor looks accurate based on what we’ve seen from leaked renders before. (more…)

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LG V20 confirmed, launch in September

V20 LG has now officially confirmed the ‘V20’ for the V10 successor. The South Korean company also said that LG V20 will be launched in the month of September this year, which is also inline with reports so far.

It’s worth mentioning that LG – in its Q2 2016 earnings announcement – had confirmed that the phone will be made official sometime this quarter. An exact date, however, has still not been revealed. (more…)

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LG shows X5 and X Skin mid-rangers

LG X5LG’s X series is a constant source of surprises. The company unveiled two new devices, the LG X5 and the LG X Skin. Both newcomers are fairly similar to the LG X Power, except in size and battery capacity.

LG X5

This is the first to break away from the LG X [word] naming pattern of the series.

The X5 has a bigger 5.5″ screen with 720p resolution. The new phone is thinner and very slightly lighter than the X Power, 7.2mm and 133g (vs. 139g). You do lose a lot in the battery capacity, 2,800mAh (vs. 4,100mAh). (more…)

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LG G Pad III 8.0 on sale with octa-core CPU and 8-inch display

LG G Pad III 8.0LG has launched a new tablet. Dubbed G Pad III 8.0, the device is powered by an octa-core processor, and sports an 8-inch (1920 x 1200 pixel resolution) display. It offers 16GB of storage (expandable up to 2TB), and features a 5MP rear camera.

Measuring 210.7 x 124.1 x 7.9mm and weighing in at 309g, the tablet runs Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow. The LG G Pad III 8.0 is available for purchase in Canada, where Rogers and Fido are currently offering it for CAD 240, or around $185.

As per Rogers, the tablet is targeted towards “youth and young adults looking for the best value device that encompasses the latest productivity.”

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LG trademarks the X5 moniker

x5LG has recently filed for a trademark on the X5 moninker with the Korean intellectual property rights authority. It’s not just the name that’s being registered, there’s also a logo, with a notched X and a smaller 5 to go with it.

LG’s X-series currently has the X cam and the X screen models, the two positioned somewhere in the midrange. Meanwhile, the LG G5 SE exists, but it’s an alternative to the proper G5 for certain markets, and not really a model to be sold parallel to the G5. (more…)

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