Potential Patent Dispute Between Samsung and LG
  ·  2013년 03월 20일

A potential patent dispute could arise between LG and Samsung, who recently launched the new Galaxy S4. It was revealed that some technologies in the new handset are similar to patents belonging to LG.

Chinese Government To Vigorously Nurture Major Electronics Firms
  ·  2013년 03월 11일

The Chinese government will strengthen its position in international trade and domestic performance by nurturing major electronics firms (and it this may threaten South Korean electronics companies). The Chinese government will support major electronics firms such as Huawei, Lenovo, Haier and ZTE until 2015. These companies are also leading the reconstructing and are expanding quickly in terms of both company size and net worth.

LG Optimus LTE III Photos Leaked
  ·  2013년 02월 28일

The Optimus LTE III apparently differs from the Optimus LTE II as it made significant improvements from the battery of Optimus LTE II (2,150 mAh) to 2,420 mAh battery. As seen in the picture, it will have flip covers like Galaxy Note series. Also, not only you will be able to expect 4G speeds and it will also be an economically competitive option for people who need a 4G smartphone at inexpensive costs.

[MWC 2013 키워드 돌아보기] – LG의 웹OS 인수, 좋지 못한 선택이었나?
  ·  2013년 02월 28일

LG는 웹OS를 인수했습니다. 이는 국내외 큰 화제로 자리 잡았습니다. 왜냐하면 HP가 처치 곤란으로 어떻게 써먹어야 할지 힘들어 하던 웹OS 자진해서 구입했기 때문입니다. 짧게 설명하자면 HP가 버리고 싶어 환장한 것을 자신에게 버릴 수 있도록 한 것입니다. 어떻게보면 HP는 구입해놓고도 써먹지 못한 웹OS를 처분하는 기회를 잡은 것이며, LG는 자체적인 생태계를 구축하기 위해 버리는 것이라도 붙잡고자 한 것으로 보입니다.

Eight Big (Korea-Centric) Stories In The SmartPhone Market This Week
2013년 02월 26일

Markets, Commentators, Business Insiders and media have all predicted that 2013 will be the year of the smartphone. We took a look at Korea-centric news and developments in the space over the last few days, and have compiled a list of top smartphone news.

Korean Smartphones Used By One Third Of America
  ·  2013년 02월 22일

1 in 3 North Americans use Korean smartphones. Apple was the number 1 smartphone vendor in the USA with 37.6% market share in 2012. LG and Samsung are catching up, and their sales in the US and Canada continue to grow. Who will be the no.1 smartphone vendor in the US in 2013?

LG To Launch Second Series Of L3, L5 and L7 Models: Is LG Catching Up With Samsung?
  ·  2013년 02월 20일

LG was the world’s fifth-largest handset maker last year, with a 3.3% market share. Is this about to change in the next couple of years however? This year, LG plans to promote a follow-up series of the line-up in these continents without a high long-term evolution penetration. They will reveal the second series of the L3, L5 and L7 models at the Mobile World Congress 2013. It will be interesting to see how they change the dynamics, considering LG’s success with OLED panels.

TV Wars: 6 Reasons Why LG Will Be The Dominant Player For The Global TV Market
  ·  2013년 02월 20일

Display Search announced that the OLED (Organic Light-Emitting Diode) TV panel market in Korea is expected to grow to around $3 billion in 2015. LG Display officials announced that “[they] will continue to secure new sources of competitiveness to set up entry barriers that [their] competitors will not be able to break through.” We have identified 6 major reasons why we think LG will be the dominant player in the global TV…

Apple Exceeds Samsung In Mobile Phone Sales In The US – How Do You Like Them Apples?
  ·  2013년 02월 04일

How about them apples? Apple is now the number 1 mobile phone vendor in the US, with a record of 34% market share. Samsung will surely be keen to recapture that title in 2013 by launching improved new models such as the rumored Galaxy S4. LG is still the third largest player in the American mobile phone market. beSUCCESS investigates the three key reasons why Apple’s sales improved, but what do you think?

What Doesn’t Kill You Makes You Stronger: Qualcomm’s Investment In Pantech (But What Is It Anyway?)
  ·  2013년 01월 23일

Qualcomm will be investing $23 million in Pantech, the company ranked 3rd in the mobile industry in South Korea. Who is Pantech? Will there be a shift in dynamics? Will there be significant changes made in the industry? Why is Kanye West relevant in all this? beSUCCESS answers these questions.

[Weekly News] What’s Up In Korea? (23. Jan)
  ·  2013년 01월 23일

beSUCCESS covers weekly news in Korea, 23 Jan.

LG’s Anticipated Follow-up to the Popular Optimus G to Hit Stores in April
  ·  2013년 01월 22일

The Optimus G set a new sales record for LG, which sold more than 1M units in the three months after release, and the follow-up is set for release in April: Optimus G Pro

Korea 1 and 2 in American Mobile Market, Pushing Apple into 3rd Place
  ·  2013년 01월 21일

Samsung and LG have regained 1st and 2nd place in the US phone market, with poor sales of the iPhone 5 responsible for the increased market share by the two Korean manufacturers.

LG and Samsung back in Court Over Alleged Display Patent Infringements
  ·  2013년 01월 21일

LG and Samsung scuffle over alleged display patent infringements. The Korean government calls for a return to innovation, rather than court battles.

[Weekly News] What’s up in Korea? (14. Jan)
  ·  2013년 01월 14일

beSUCCESS covers weekly news in Korea, 14 Jan.

[Part II] On the LG Investment: what about Samsung?
  ·  2013년 01월 10일

It’s no news that LG Display competes with Samsung for the title of the world’s largest LCD maker. At the same time, LG is also seeking to expand its manufacturing lines to meet heavy demands for their tablets and smartphones. Meanwhile, Samsung will invest more in the home appliance industry such as fridges and robot vacuum cleaners. This can be seen as their attempt at strengthening their home appliances portfolio that is considerably weak compared to LG’s.

[Part I] On the LG Investment: 3 major reasons why LG loves their Smart TV Alliance
  ·  2013년 01월 09일

In the recent International Consumer Electronics Show (ICES) that was held this Monday, LG expressed their interest in business alliance, namely, a “Smart TV Alliance” by securing new partners. Smart TV Alliance is an industry body complete with involvements from LG Electronics, Philips, Qualcomm, and Toshiba just to name a few.

How will LG spend its 19 billion USD investment?
  ·  2013년 01월 09일

beSUCCESS investigates how LG will spend its 19 billion USD investment.

[Weekly News] What’s up in Korea? (9. Jan)
  ·  2013년 01월 09일

beSUCCESS covers weekly news in Korea, 9 Jan.

TV Wars at CES 2013 – And the Winner is…Sony
2013년 01월 08일

Sony has arguably beaten Samsung and LG (and everyone else) by combining the two biggest TV technology developments in one amazing TV set at the World’s biggest consumer electronics show in Las Vegas.