Of lately, the Korean maker is getting back to its own roots. Once a dominant name in the mobile handset business- LG has lost its position as favored smartphone manufacturer. But the coming of Nexus 4 and Optimus G, surely gave some momentum to the tech vendor - thanks to Android! Its nearest rival, Samsung now rule the smartphone industry with two stupendous smartphones including Galaxy S3 and Galaxy Note 2. So, Is LG prepping for a big comeback on their own? Well, the makers behind L-Series, are ready to upscale their engineering capabilities with F- Series.
LG is indeed preparing for a big reveal at Mobile World Congress (MWC), slated to happen at Barcelona, Spain. The company has just shared a secret. What secret? - That, too on air after the LG Mobile Facebook page teaser which appeared lately. The teaser video formally announces LG's presence at the MWC 2013 quoting " Breakthruogh will be made at MWC 2013." While the FB page teased yesterday saying "New Series Will be Unveiled." All of this, hints to upcoming F-Series launch.
Last week, GizBot, learnt that LG will likely to announce an all new F-series at MWC 2013. Until now, it is unclear whether the Korean giant will announce just one smartphone model under F- Series or multiple. As per various reports appeared in the past, LG's F- Series will be a family of phablets. A phablet is a giant smartphone having display size of above 5-inches. Samsung was the first maker that jumped into phablet market with Galaxy Note. Since then, the company sold millions of Galaxy Notes' around the world.
LG F-Series - A Look at its rumored specifications
LG has shown its power with Nexus 4 recently. So, going by the energy behind Nexus 4, the company will build a solid device similar to Nexus 4. The most awaited F- Series, will consist of swanky 5-inch or even larger display, 720p/1080p HD (select handsets) resolution, 2GB/3GB of RAM, 32/64/128GB of internal storage, 4G LTE, 3G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0 ,NFC, HDMI support, 13-mega pixel rear camera and 2-mega pixel front facing camera , and lastly Android 4.2 Jelly Bean.
The above mentioned specifications are rumored specifications as per various leaked reports. GizBot is keeping an eye on the latest development going around LG F-Series.
LG's Future Outlook
The Korean giant has constantly trailing behind Samsung and Apple in the smartphone market. Apple recently pushed LG into third position in US market. The Korean handset manufacturer used to be a N0.2 mobile phone handset maker in the American market.
Chinese handset manufacturer Hauwei is continuously making moolah by selling cheap and high end smartphones. Currently the company topped the charts with No.3 smartphone maker in the world. Other contenders are Sony and ZTE with fourth and fifth position.
LG is planning to sell as many as 40 million smartphones this year. The company recently announced LG Optimus G Pro for Japanese market.