LG's G Flex won't be stuck in its home market of South Korea.
The unique curved phone will be heading to the US, according to a person familiar with the phone's launch plans.
It's still unclear which carriers will actually sell the G Flex, but Twitter account @evleaks -- which has demonstrated an accurate track record of product scoops -- said earlier on Wednesday that it "confirmed" the phone would head to AT&T, Sprint, and T-Mobile.
LG G Flex confirmed for AT&T, Sprint, and T-Mobile.— @evleaks (@evleaks) November 13, 2013 … Read more
Google's inexpensive, new Android phones mean the company has a real chance at transforming the wireless industry -- something it attempted to do nearly four years ago with the Nexus One.
In October, the company released the Nexus 5, a top-end phone built by LG Electronics that has a remarkably low price of $349 for a 16GB model -- unlocked and with no contract. On Wednesday, Google announced the Moto G, which costs $179 for an 8GB model, also unlocked and off contract. … Read more
Verizon Wireless is feeling the crush of all of those LTE-enabled devices on its network.
The carrier said it is facing pressure to deliver increased amounts of bandwidth in big cities such as New York, San Francisco, and Chicago. In a rare admission on Tuesday, Verizon Chief Financial Officer Fran Shammo admitted the rapid growth in traffic was starting to hamper the quality of the service.
"There are certain pockets where we're absolutely going to experience that down tick from the LTE network down to 3G because of capacity constraints," Shammo said during an investor conference.
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Although Verizon customers can buy an LG G2 right now, they can only choose the black option. A recent leak, however, indicates that could change.
The Twitter page @evleaks, which has become a hotbed of leaked product images, posted a photo of what appears to be a white LG G2 handset with a Verizon Wireless logo stamped on the back. Verizon sells the black model but has made no indication that it plans to start selling the white version anytime soon.
Motorola Mobility is set to unveil the successor to its Moto X flagship phone.
The handset maker, a unit of Google, is expected to pull back the curtain on the Moto G, a low-cost version of the Moto X. The event is expected to kick off on Wednesday, November 13, and we'll be there to bring you all the news. The event is being held in Sao Paulo, so we'll be live-blogging from the feed.
CNET's live coverage of Motorola's Moto G unveiling
The show starts at 6 a.m. PT/9 a.m. ET, but … Read more
The Moto G may have been given an early public showing in the UK.
Eagle-eyed observers on Monday discovered that the Amazon UK site had listed the Moto G on preorder and available for delivery on November 14. The listing, which has since been removed, didn't mention the Moto G by name, but does show the model number that's believed to correspond to the Moto G.
The listing was first discovered by Pocket-lint.
Motorola, which is a wholly owned subsidiary of Google, announced last week that it will host an event on November 13 to show off the … Read more
LG's first curved mobile, the LG G Flex, is on its way to Europe.
The device, an Android Jelly Bean phablet with a slightly curved display, was announced late last month and was initially thought to be only slated for release in South Korea.
However, Orange has confirmed that the G Flex will be launched in France in February. The G Flex has a 6-inch, 1280x720p plastic OLED screen, a 3,500mAh battery, a 13-megapixel front facing camera and 2.1 megapixel rear-facing equivalent. Orange hasn't released pricing.