LG files Korean trademark applications for G Watch, G Glass, G Band, G PAD and G Hub
0. phoneArena 22 Jul 2013, 15:26 posted on
Korean manufacturer LG has filed a number of trademark applications in Korea with indications that at least two of them are for wearable devices, including a smartwatch; the applications each used the letter "G" in the filings which is supposed to indicate that the device is a high-end model. LG recently announced that it was removing the "Optimus" title from its high-end smartphones and replacing it with the letter "G"...
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1. karim77 (Posts: 67; Member since: 10 Dec 2012)
Well, seems like lg could be the next samsung , nothing can hold them back except their s**tty late updates
3. hmd74 (Posts: 393; Member since: 31 Jan 2013)
yeah but between these to companies i prefer Samsung...
2. TheLolGuy (Posts: 483; Member since: 05 Mar 2013)
They could use a more friendly logo. The current one looks... I dunno... too industrial?
It seems kind of weird to have LG stand for Lucky Goldstar, and their motto being 'Life's Good' with a winking face when their logo looks so... bold?
4. Nathan_ingx (Posts: 3024; Member since: 07 Mar 2012)
The 'G' is becoming a little to much.
Samsung has the S, Apple has the 'i', Sony has 'everything' and now LG has the 'G'... Why are manufacturers so into that kind of stuff?
6. TheLolGuy (Posts: 483; Member since: 05 Mar 2013)
A certain streamlining of services isn't such a bad thing. Even Google does it with Play Books, Music etc. and Microsoft now, with Xbox Music, Movies...
What I do find funny though is that they decided to use 'Hub'... just pull out a thesaurus man!
8. ZeroCide (Posts: 700; Member since: 09 Jan 2013)
"G glass" may be confused for google glass
9. JMartin22 (Posts: 1245; Member since: 30 Apr 2013)
It's basically Samsung, down to their watered down TouchWiz UI. Their recent Optimus/G series phones even imitate the design language of Galaxy S series. They're now looking to do similar dubbing of their proprietary software it seems as well.