May 18, 2021

‘Minimal impact’ on SA operations amid LG mobile closure

The company says it is shifting its focus to expanding its core business units in SA, as it prepares to officially wind down its mobile division by July.

Jan 13, 2021

LG president champions collaboration, open innovation

LG Electronics’ Dr I.P. Park believes in partnerships across disciplines and industries.

Jan 13, 2021

Phonemakers show off rollable phones at CES 2021

With a hefty price tag of $2 300 (R35 100), this type of handset will be out of reach for most South Africans.

Jan 13, 2021

LG, Magna International partner to develop e-vehicle components

The firms join forces to develop e-motors, inverters and on board chargers to support the growing global EV market.

Oct 30, 2020

Owners of 5G-ready devices have long wait to full 5G

Limited 5G coverage and high-priced 5G devices are among the factors that will hinder the growth of SA’s 5G smartphone market, say analysts.

Oct 14, 2020

Apple finally joins 5G smartphone race with new iPhones

The technology giant enters the mobile 5G market, launching its flagship smartphones: the iPhone 12 and 12 Mini, alongside the 12 Pro range.

Jul 8, 2020

LG’s Velvet 5G now available in SA

The South Korean electronics company makes 5G smartphone inroads, launching another 5G-enabled device in the local market.

Jun 11, 2020

LG’s budget K series line-up now available in SA

LG’s new K series mid-range line-up takes on Samsung’s Galaxy A-Series, Apple’s iPhone SE and Huawei’s P30 Lite.

May 12, 2020

LG’s foldable 5G-enbled V60 ThinQ lands in SA

LG’s 5G-enbled dual-screen phone will start selling from selected Vodacom stores next week for R20 999.


Barcelona ready for MWC despite coronavirus fears

Catalan health minister Alba Vergés states the city of Barcelona is fully prepared for the mega mobile tech gathering to go ahead.


Blow for MWC as LG exits mobile mega-event

The firm decides to err on the side of caution, withdrawing from Mobile World Congress 2020 amid the coronavirus outbreak.

Sep 5, 2019

Half of Android smartphones open to attack by SMS

Check Point has found a critical vulnerability that leaves Android smartphone users exposed to advanced SMS phishing.

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