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LG reports record sales of 12.1 million smartphones in Q2

0. phoneArena 24 Jul 2013, 02:06 posted on

Korean manufacturer LG reported record smartphone sales of 12.1million units in the second quarter; LG Mobile reported revenue rose 34.5% in the quarter to KRW 3.12 trillion (USD 2.78 billion). Operating profit came in at KRW 61 billion (USD 54.37 million) which was up from last year, but lower sequentially due to lower average selling prices due to tougher competition... In addition, demand in the Korean market was weaker and marketing costs were higher.

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posted on 24 Jul 2013, 02:11 6

1. UrbanPhantom (Posts: 949; Member since: 30 Oct 2012)


Good ol' LG, always in the shadow of evil Sammy :o/

posted on 24 Jul 2013, 03:24 1

9. WHoyton1 (Posts: 1619; Member since: 21 Feb 2013)


How are Samsung evil exactly?

posted on 24 Jul 2013, 05:33 1

11. ryq24 (Posts: 462; Member since: 17 Oct 2011)


If LG is number 1 they will be the evil one. But since they are not, it's apple and Samsung who are evil! How many would like to be called evil! :-)

posted on 24 Jul 2013, 02:14 6

2. SakuroAkino (banned) (Posts: 141; Member since: 12 Jul 2013)


still better than lumia :D

posted on 24 Jul 2013, 02:27 4

4. UrbanPhantom (Posts: 949; Member since: 30 Oct 2012)


Ummm, no.

posted on 24 Jul 2013, 03:23

8. WHoyton1 (Posts: 1619; Member since: 21 Feb 2013)


Um hell yes...I think your forgetting Lumias run WP...

posted on 24 Jul 2013, 04:07 1

10. chaoticrazor (Posts: 2347; Member since: 28 Aug 2012)


And? Your sucking up to the green robot too much.android doesnt equal better for everyone fanboy so your comment is void

posted on 24 Jul 2013, 02:18

3. sri_tech (Posts: 186; Member since: 21 May 2013)


So they are making a whopping profit of $1.5 for each smartphone sold? Great.

posted on 24 Jul 2013, 07:35

12. pslee (Posts: 36; Member since: 05 Dec 2012)


i think its around $4.5 per phone.

posted on 24 Jul 2013, 02:30 1

5. livyatan (Posts: 633; Member since: 19 Jun 2013)


Interesting how HTC managed a profit with only about 7 million phones sold

posted on 24 Jul 2013, 02:34

7. pyradark (Posts: 734; Member since: 10 Jun 2012)


expensive charge more profit

posted on 24 Jul 2013, 02:31 2

6. pyradark (Posts: 734; Member since: 10 Jun 2012)


Sony got 2.4 Billion with only 8.1 Million sold unit.
LG needs to make a splash bcoz I dont feel their flagship around the globe

posted on 24 Jul 2013, 08:05 1

13. DONUT (Posts: 265; Member since: 27 Jun 2013)


thats bcos their flagship phones takes ages to get released worldwide. they NEED to stop releasing phones region by region

posted on 24 Jul 2013, 23:27 1

14. darktranquillity (Posts: 284; Member since: 28 Feb 2012)


my next phone will bw lg

posted on 26 Jul 2013, 07:16

15. ncarlosmiguel (Posts: 205; Member since: 14 May 2013)


Me too. But not the flagships, bought an LG L7 II dual but it got thieved 3 days after. But I am really impressed with it. I think its the most compact phone with 4.3" screen and its really fluid and has really big battery capacity. All I can rant about is that it should at least have 8gb storage. But definitely gonna buy it again.

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