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‘LG cancels plans for curved screen in G6 smartphone’

‘LG cancels plans for curved screen in G6 smartphone’

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LG was planning to have his new smartphonevlaggenschip to feature a curved OLED screen, but that plans are in the refrigerator.

The LG G6 will get next year yet, no enclosure of glass and metal, springs on Wednesday to the South Korean newspaper Chosun Ilbo. LG has not enough capacity to make the OLED screens to deliver the new housing would be too expensive.

LG is working on a new method for smartphones fast to load, but according to the sources, will also that technology is not yet present in the G6. This would the development is not far enough.

The housing of the G6 would be modified compared to the G5, which was made of aluminum. This is a device that was ‘modular’ and was made available with the various elements that are at the bottom in the device could be pushed.

Although that’s a unique position, attack the sales of the G5. At the unveiling of the new LG V20 said Cho Jun-Ho, head of the smartphonetak of LG, that there are errors made in the release of the G5. “That’s a mistake I will not repeat,” he said, according to Chosun Ilbo.

It is still unclear whether that means that the G6 not modular design. There would be LG internal still discuss it.

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