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LG is not in the market of developing their own proprietary OS

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LG is not in the market of developing their own proprietary OS
Not trying to follow the recent trend of phone manufacturers jumping into the market by developing their own proprietary platform, LG is sitting still and placing their efforts on their current projects. LG Electronics doesn't have the slightest inkling of getting into the game of making its own smartphone operation system – something that has been too common of late. Skott Ahm, the head of LG's handset unit, said during MWC that “Our strategy is not to make an independent mobile platform of our own at least for the next two to three years.” During that span, they're going to place their attention on creating handsets that run Google's Android platform and Microsoft's Windows Phone 7 Series. This comes after one of their main competitors unveiled the Samsung Wave that runs on the Bada platform. Ahm went further by saying "It is a competition of how to make an ecosystem that combines device, platform, contents and service. It is difficult for a single company to dominate the entire ecosystem.” So instead of having to allocate additional resources on yet another operating system, LG plans on keeping it real by not distracting itself attempting to support yet another proprietary operating system.

via FierceWireless

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posted on 20 Oct 2010, 01:45

1. tuminatr (Posts: 861; Member since: 23 Feb 2009)

why do it lg, stick with android or windows mobile. maybe even license palm's web os

posted on 18 Feb 2010, 17:28

2. rwolf1984 (Posts: 532; Member since: 06 Jun 2009)

They have a very user friendly operating system on phones like the LG Vu...with some tweaks and updates it has potential. But I dont think it could really ever compete with Android, Windows...but it could beat WebOS cuz no one wants that, lol

posted on 18 Feb 2010, 17:59

3. corporateJP (Posts: 2458; Member since: 28 Nov 2009)

Smart. They make gorgeous hardware. Why be like Samsung and make everything...like "crap"?

posted on 06 Mar 2010, 17:56

4. Gowireless (Posts: 85; Member since: 23 Feb 2010)

WebOS is awesome one of the best gaming phones on the market right now. Check out the games availible for the pre and pix http://www.palm.com/us/products/software/mobile-applications.html

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