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LG Optimus G: True HD IPS+ Display, S4 Pro and super-strength battery

LG Optimus G: True HD IPS+ Display, S4 Pro and super-strength battery

LG's next flagship smartphone will have a True HD IPS+ Display matching the iPhone 4S' Retina Display, the company has teased, along with a high-speed Snapdragon S4 Pro processor. The officially unnamed handset, due for reveal imminently and codenamed the LG Optimus G, will turn to the company's screen-centric branch for its visual prowess, with LG Display's newest 1280 x 768 Stripe RGB IPS panel promising both extreme brightness and reduced power consumption against the AMOLEDs favored by arch-rival Samsung.

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LG employees charged with swiping OLED tech from Samsung

LG employees charged with swiping OLED tech from Samsung

The world of technology and gadgets is a fast-paced and highly competitive one, and sometimes, things can get a little bit hairy. Six LG Display employees have been charged with stealing OLED technology from Samsung Display between 2010 and 2011, with Samsung saying that LG poached some of its core employees - and presumably a number of its business secrets - as well. 11 people total have been charged in the case, including three people who currently work for Samsung and two former Samsung Mobile employees.

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LG working on quad-core smartphone with 10MP camera

LG working on quad-core smartphone with 10MP camera

LG may just have launched the Optimux 4X HD, but it trailed behind the launches of the HTC One X and Samsung Galaxy S III. The European versions of those phones featured quad-core processors and 8-megapixel cameras just like the 4X HD, but arguably had better construction and software customizations. The company isn’t satisfied, with LG’s chairman and co-CEO Koo Bon-moo planning a new phone that will feature a 10-megapixel camera.

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LG unveils Retina-beating 5″ 1080p display

LG unveils Retina-beating 5″ 1080p display

Just about every smartphone manufacturer has made the jump over to mobile displays with a large pixel density. Apple set the bar originally with the release of the iPhone 4, dubbing the 960x640 screen a “Retina display.” A handful of phones since then have managed to join the 300+ PPI ranks, but LG has seemingly shattered that number with the announcement of a 5-inch display with a 1080p resolution.

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LG flexible epaper devices promised for April launch

LG flexible epaper devices promised for April launch

LG Display has launched a new, 6-inch flexible epaper display that the company expects to show up in bendable products by the beginning of next month. The panel, a 1024 x 768 monochrome sheet, can be bent up to 40-degrees without breaking; in addition, because LG Display has used a flexible plastic substrate rather than the more traditional glass, it's less than half the weight of a traditional epaper panel.

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New iPad stock shortage fueled by Sharp display delay

New iPad stock shortage fueled by Sharp display delay

Apple's new iPad will launch using only LG Display and Samsung Retina Display panels this Friday, it's claimed, with Sharp's LCD production unable to meet the Cupertino company's demand. In fact, according to the WSJ's source, Sharp is yet to deliver a single panel to Apple's third-gen iPad production lines, after encountering unforeseen problems meeting the tightly managed hardware requirements in place. Launch-day stock of the new iPad is already constrained, with current online pre-orders listing a 2-3 week delay before delivery can be expected.

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iPad mini plans oust Samsung claims report

iPad mini plans oust Samsung claims report

Apple's "iPad mini" is on track for a 7.85-inch launch in Q3 2012, according to several reports, with the company believed to be using the smaller slate to further distance Samsung from its supply chain. LG Display and AU Optronics are set to provide Apple with the IPS LCD panels it requires, DigiTimes quotes from an EDN report, with Pegatron taking pole position in actually constructing the tablet.

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iPad mini in Apple testing tip supplier sources

iPad mini in Apple testing tip supplier sources

Apple is testing smaller iPad models in a potential split of its tablet strategy that would see the existing 9.7-inch slate joined by a potentially 8-inch model, according to new leaks. The long-standing talk of a more bag-friendly Apple tablet has been reawakened by the WSJ, sources of which claim Apple is working with component suppliers to qualify possible displays, with both AUO and LG Display again cited as involved in the experiments.

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