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LG could launch an "Icon" smartphone and an "Iconic" smartwatch

LG could launch an

Last week, we heard that LG was considering rebranding its G series of flagship phones. However, this might not happen with this year's flagship, as new reports are suggesting that the handset will be called LG G7 - just as expected, since it's succeeding the G6 of 2017. Nevertheless, LG has already thought about some new smartphone names, and while it may not use these anytime soon, it made sure to trademark some of them.



 



According to the database of USPTO (the United States Patent and Trademark Office), this month, LG filed trademarks for the following smartphone names: LG Icon, LG Aicon, and LG Aiconn.



 



Of course, companies often trademark product names without using them. To us, though, LG Icon sounds like a good name for a future high-end smartphone. But it remains to be seen if we'll actually have a handset with this name on the market.  



 



Interestingly, LG also filed to trademark the name LG Iconic - for a smartwach. This, too, sounds like a pretty cool name for a high-end device. The Icon smartphone and the Iconic smartwatch could very well be part of a next-gen LG family of mobile devices, though we're merely speculating here.



 



What do you think about these possible names for LG's future mobile products?




P.S.: Pictured above is the LG V30 Signature Edition, a smartphone that's (sadly) only available in South Korea.

 




sources: USPTO (LG Icon, LG Iconic) via Evan Blass (Twitter)

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10 Comments

Trex95

Posts: 2309; Member since: Mar 03, 2013

The special edition of V30 that shows in articial cost 1800$.

aegislash

Posts: 1423; Member since: Jan 27, 2015

A name change alone isn't going to solve anything. First of all, these rumors floating around about the G7/Icon launching with a Snapdragon 835 SoC are just appalling. I don't care how capable the 835 is. If I'm paying top dollar for a premium flagship, I expect it to have the most up to date internals. Second, LG has got to learn how to advertise. I see a trillion Galaxy commercials weekly, but I can count the number of times on one hand that I've seen anything LG-related. You can't expect a product to sell, if nobody knows it exists.

fyah_king unregistered

But you're not paying top dollar for the G series. It's has always been cheaper than the S series and iPhones.

aegislash

Posts: 1423; Member since: Jan 27, 2015

But you're missing the point. Current gen flagship should have current gen specs.

BaffledTruffle

Posts: 523; Member since: Dec 07, 2013

Actually, your point on your previous comment is clear, it was "If I'm paying top dollar for a premium flagship, I expect it to have the most up to date internals," which is not equal to "Current gen flagship should have current gen specs." Though, I do agree that current gen flagships should have current gen specs. But maybe LG is trying a different marketing strategy with the G series by making it somewhat cheaper than the current crop of flagships, then go all out on the V series. However, their phones never have visibility and it's kinda hard for me to buy an LG phone because of their screens.

NFSHesham

Posts: 297; Member since: Feb 04, 2014

Sure, but that would mean a 3 month delayed launch, waiting for Samsung to finish its exclusive amount of SoCs. :D

plasteek

Posts: 265; Member since: Jun 07, 2015

Hmm let's say LG icone then icon2...i2, i3?

Sparkxster

Posts: 1030; Member since: Mar 31, 2017

Wow us LG! Make the icon and iconic something special :)

shield

Posts: 750; Member since: Sep 12, 2015

aegislash

Posts: 1423; Member since: Jan 27, 2015

Wow....what a gorgeous looking front. Minimal top bezel with virtually no bottom bezel. This is exactly how I'm hoping the front side of the Galaxy S9/S9+/Note9 looks.

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