5G smartphones comprised under 1 percent of American mobile phone buys last year

5G smartphones - Samsung Galaxy S10 5G

Though the sale of these devices is on the rise, they made only a sliver of the total 2019 purchases. It doesn’t come as much of a surprise that 5G smartphones are selling at an increasing rate. When it comes to purchasing a device that will align with the direction of technology’s evolution, these are the obvious choice, according to the most recent NPD Mobile Phone Tracking data. Even with that being the fact, they still made up under 1 percent of the total US sales for 2019. Despite the…

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Long anticipated LG mobile payments solution launches in Korea

LG mobile payments

After having been first mentioned in November 2015, the electronics giant is finally getting started with consumers. The launch of the new LG mobile payments service hasn’t come as much of a surprise to many. The company first revealed its intentions to begin offering a mobile wallet back in November 2015. The initial rollout of the service finally occurred at the end of last week and is available exclusively in South Korea. The LG Pay service is available exclusively to Korean users of the LG flagship smartphone, the G6. Users…

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Mobile devices could see longer battery life with LG and Samsung tech

thread like battery for wearable technology mobile devices

The companies are looking into new materials that could double the capacity of current lithium-ion power packs. Samsung and LG Electronics have both issued announcements with regards to new battery technology for mobile devices that has been designed to extend the life of rechargeable gadgets. The Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology (SAIT) has created new materials that could make a meaningful difference. The Samsung announcement said that these new materials could potentially double the capacity that is currently available in lithium-ion batteries. At the same time, LG Electronics made an…

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Mobile technology patent licensing agreement signed between LG and Nokia

Nokia NFC mobile technology

The partnership involves a royalty based deal for the creation of a new smartphones that will be sold in the future. LG Electronics has now received Nokia’s approval to be able to use the latter company’s patented tech in exchange for royalties from the smartphones that are sold and that use that mobile technology. The patent license was granted from the Nokia Technologies licensing arm of the company. According to Ramzi Haidamus, the president of Nokia Technologies, “We are pleased to welcome LG Electronics to our licensing programme.” This makes…

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Mhealth app from LG receives FDA approval

mhealth mobile health

This mobile health application, which is called “LG Smarthealth” has now obtained its 510(k) clearance. LG Electronics, the tech company based in South Korea, has now received an FDA 510(k) clearance for an mhealth app that it has called the “LG Smarthealth”, which suggests that the company may finally be making its way into a space that where its rivals have already clearly been showing considerable interest. Samsung, for example, received a similar clearance for its S Health application back in 2013. Though the official LG website has not made…

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