LG Electronics said sales in its mobile unit were flat in the second quarter and smartphone shipments declined. The company's mobile unit hit a snag despite the introduction of its latest flagship smartphone, the G4, which went on sale in the U.S. in early June after being introduced in April.
How did the wireless industry perform in the second quarter of 2015? In this earnings summary, we list results from the wireless industry's carriers, handset makers, equipment suppliers and others.
CTIA said that a group of wireless carriers and smartphone makers had implemented a set of voluntary principles aimed at stopping smartphone theft. The announcement came just as a California law requiring smartphones sold in the state to have a "kill switch" went into effect.
Thanks in large part to the introduction of Samsung Electronics' Galaxy S6 smartphone, Google's Android platform saw its market share in the U.S. inch up at the expense of Apple's iOS, according to a new report from Kantar Worldpanel ComTech.
Increasingly, smart TVs produced by manufacturers like Samsung, Sony, LG and Panasonic are becoming the big screen of choice for OTT-savvy consumers. But despite advances in areas like processing speed, other components need to come up to par--such as "horror show" remote controls and a fragmented app environment.
Samsung and Qualcomm have filed the most patent applications and received the most patents for technology related to wireless power, with LG coming in third place, according to data compiled by LexInnova.
Smartphones keep getting bigger and bigger smartphones are delivering big sales, according to a new report from Kantar Worldpanel ComTech.
LG Electronics saw a sharp jump in North American handset sales in the first quarter as it continued to improve its overall smartphone performance. The company's strength in smartphones was offset by a weak performance in its TV business.
LG Electronics unveiled the G4, its latest flagship phone, and is focusing on both high-end specifications and a refined fashion sense to set itself apart in the crowded premium smartphone market. The G4, like its predecessor the G3, will go head-to-head with flagship phones from Samsung Electronics, Apple, HTC and others.
How did the wireless industry perform in the first quarter of 2015? Check here throughout the first-quarter earnings report season for full earnings reports from the wireless industry's carriers, handset makers, equipment suppliers and others.