According to a report recently published by Yonhap News, it appears that LG’s own take on the mobile payment system concept -- LG Pay -- will be launching in the United States some time within the first six months of this year. It is quite possible though that LG Pay will make its American debut with a new brand name -- LG Wallet. As reported by Android Police, a mobile app with an identical name was seen listed in Google Play last week, but it has since been removed during the weekend.
Just in time for this year’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES), LG is planning to launch a new variant to its V30 flagship offering. This time around, the new version will feature a raspberry rose color. First released in October of last year, the V30 phablet previously was only made available in color options of Aurora Black, Moroccan Blue, Lavender Violet, and Cloud Silver.
As indicated in its official blog, iFixit has decided to formally lower the pricing of its iPhone battery replacement kits to just $29, effectively matching the $29 price being charged by Apple in order to replace batteries of old iPhone units that Apple has slowed down. For those still not in the know, earlier this week Apple had issued an official apology for slowing down the processing speed of some old iPhone models in order to prevent them from randomly shutting down whenever the battery is not charged enough or when used in cold climates.
Sure, Samsung might be planning to formally introduce its newest flagship device, the Galaxy S9, in February of next year during the annual Mobile World Congress to be held in the beautiful city of Barcelona in Spain, but that does not mean it will not be showcasing something new at the Consumer Electronics Show, which is scheduled to happen next month in Las Vegas in Nevada.
Exactly a week before Black Friday arrives, T-Mobile is launching a new buy one get one special offer that basically allows customers to get their hands on another handset (of equal or cheaper price), completely free of charge thanks to a rebate, after deciding to avail of an additional line of service.
Amazon has recently decided to add four Android powered smartphone devices to its Amazon Prime Exclusive lineup, and the handsets are all from LG, including its flagship LG G6, the LG G6 Plus, the LG Q6, and the LG X Charge. And because they are on Amazon Prime Exclusive, the phones are expected to feature discounted prices.
With recent news of LG’s flagship phablet, the V30, set to officially launch through the Big Four carriers on October 5th, Sprint has taken the opportunity to announce that the LG V30 Plus variant will be launching exclusively through its stores and its official website a little more than a week later (specifically on October 13th).
During this year’s IFA (Internationale Funkausstellung) tech show being held right now in the city of Berlin in Germany, LG took the opportunity to officially announce its latest flagship phablet offering, the V30 (which also has a V30 Plus variant, as previously rumored).
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