LG officially confirmed its exit from the mobile phone business in early April, but it took a while to stop According to reports from Korea, today is the last day for production of LG phones and tablets
The company will continue to support existing devices for some time.. Premium models will receive three years of software support. You can check the Android update schedule 11 for more details. Some models (including Q series phones) will receive Android 12, and the latest premium models should be upgraded to Android 13. Users will be able to enjoy after-sales service for a period of 4 years from the date of manufacture of the device
LG's factory in Haiphong was once the center of its production of smart phones and is now turning into home appliances.
LG Electronics Factory in Vietnam, where most LG phones were made, To switch to household appliances, LG has already shifted some of its production capacity to home appliances to keep workers at the smartphone factory running. -assigned The remaining phone by the end of July
The Haiphong factory was established in 2015 and manufactures televisions and household appliances in addition to telephones. Moreover, the two sister companies, LG Innotek et LG Display, produce cameras and are presented there. You can read more about the future of the Hyphone factory in LG's press release.
This change is prudent – The Korean Herald reported earlier today that LG Electronics is on its way to becoming the world's largest home appliance maker with record sales of 6 in the second quarter $ 3 billion LG overtook its main rival, Whirlpool, in the first trimester, now in the second trimester, and analysts expect it to remain so for the rest of the year.
Meanwhile, Apple Korea Tries To Lure Existing LG Owners With Trade-In Program That Offers Korean 150Won (135 $) for a new iPhone 12 or 12 mini with certain rules (for example, it must be a 4G or 5G phone that you have been using for at least a month)
By way of farewell, LG was supposed to sell a limited number of LG Velvet phones 2 Pro (about 3 000 units) to employees, but it was not as expected. The problem is “overcrowding”
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News – FR – LG stopped making phones today, and the factory switches to the manufacture of household appliances