LG making a Windows Phone 8 handset?

Korean manufacturer LG is about to be the next major smartphone producer to offer a Windows Phone model; a published report out of India says that while the phone is under development, there is no guarantee that the Korean manufacturer is going to go ahead and launch the model. Kwon Soon, LG India’s managing director, said, "At home (South Korea), we are actually working on our Windows Phone 8 OS powered smartphone"...
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10. xperiaDROID

Posts: 5629; Member since: Mar 08, 2013

Totally disagree. LG is improving right now, just look at the Optimus G Pro. Try it before judging it!

15. tiara6918

Posts: 2263; Member since: Apr 26, 2012

I've tried a g pro and I can tell that lg has made a lot of improvement

34. papss unregistered

I almost got the G Pro but stopped solely because its looks. Personally I think the design they had with the G was better, I truly love LG and know most don't like their UI but I like it more than most.

38. TROLL

Posts: 4851; Member since: Apr 13, 2012

Me2 ®

39. abcdefgh

Posts: 471; Member since: Mar 29, 2013

i never try a phone if it doesnt appear in ads of my TV

41. TROLL

Posts: 4851; Member since: Apr 13, 2012

Why is that? I normally would try it out in the store playing with it for 30 good minutes befor choosing! GsmArena is good for reviews and are not biased. What phone do you use? And have owned befor? ®

44. abcdefgh

Posts: 471; Member since: Mar 29, 2013

im struck with xperia s and have lumia 620 as backup at present

45. abcdefgh

Posts: 471; Member since: Mar 29, 2013

thats okay for geeks. normally people buy what they have seen in ads and what their colleagues n friends have bought

54. jackhammeR

Posts: 1548; Member since: Oct 17, 2011

wow. That´s one of those scarce comments you know what you´re talking about. Indeed. Gsmarena reviews are not biased. You can feel a bit of irony or antipathy toward some oems or companys but never have they posted a review in such emotional style as pa does all the time.

42. papss unregistered

What? That's just silly man.. I like a phone because it fits me as an individual not because it has a perceived popularity. Plus I like the underdog or not super common phone. LG being one of those brands

46. abcdefgh

Posts: 471; Member since: Mar 29, 2013

thats silly for geeks. normally people buy what they have seen in ads and what their colleagues n friends have bought

9. MachidoDen

Posts: 202; Member since: May 30, 2013

Even LG is ahead of nokia in smartphones :D

12. xperiaDROID

Posts: 5629; Member since: Mar 08, 2013

But Nokia is ahead of others in Windows Phones. :P

13. WHoyton1

Posts: 1635; Member since: Feb 21, 2013

He was talking about smart phones not WP....

14. xperiaDROID

Posts: 5629; Member since: Mar 08, 2013

Windows Phone is also a smartphone.

20. MachidoDen

Posts: 202; Member since: May 30, 2013

I didnt mentioned windows phone And its not my problem that nokia is using windows os I said smartphone and windows phone is a smartphone So i said even lg is ahead of nokia in smartphone

55. jackhammeR

Posts: 1548; Member since: Oct 17, 2011

lg is using android which has much more market share than wp. Your comment

17. MachidoDen

Posts: 202; Member since: May 30, 2013

Yes agree being alone in race and to win that race is such a good relief :D

27. tashreef

Posts: 476; Member since: Nov 24, 2012

Alone ? HTC, Samsung, Huawei and now LG... They are not winning because they are alone, they won because it's Nokia.... And every one knows you just can't beat Nokia on the same Platform And another thing LG had Windows mobile powered device in past, what happened to them? Nokia made WP8 what it is now, and now every OEM wants to enjoy free ride on Nokia's success.. None can beat Nokia on the same race Track... Good Luck LG try hard, to loose... or bring something better than Nokia WP8 devices .... Bring it on LG....

32. TROLL

Posts: 4851; Member since: Apr 13, 2012

Microsoft has spent billions that they didn't spend that amount of money on any of there Windows project. So both M's and Nokia spending billions on addds still made hardly any difference. Sony done well with its Z Samsung s2s3s4 all doing great Lg the same Htc doing well again Nokia even couldn't sell hardly any highend Lumia 9 series. All of the cheap low end 520 is selling ®

49. MachidoDen

Posts: 202; Member since: May 30, 2013

no. of wp8 devices samsung 1 htc 2 huawei 1 nokia more than 8 and since 2011 :D still not even in top 5 smartphone list

56. jackhammeR

Posts: 1548; Member since: Oct 17, 2011

better be a runner-up and be elated eating scraps after samsung, right? Everyone can step up in windows realm and face Nokia. They choose it wisely. They wanted to be the most important factor in developing this ecosystem. I´d prefer to see more of meego or Nokia controling windows platform entirelly, but it´s not an option right now.

35. papss unregistered

Dude you troll more than TROLL in WP topics.. I think you feel threatened by WP or secretly love them. This isn't a topic about my space or that plastic frisbee company you think is god. Back away from there genitals and look at what else is out there, take your goggles off.

50. MachidoDen

Posts: 202; Member since: May 30, 2013

because wp is itself the biggest Troll or may be u can call it a Joke :D no one buys lumia 9xx series hardly 10000 of them buys those who get fooled by salesman :D

57. jackhammeR

Posts: 1548; Member since: Oct 17, 2011

I didn´t know that a few milions buyers mean none. Great math you present.

16. esperanza

Posts: 49; Member since: Mar 23, 2013

latest Google & LG Nexus 5 rumor!? Mysterious Android device's Antutu benchmark score. OS : Android unknown version? rbmen.blogspot.kr/2013/07/lgnexus-5.html

23. Kevinphantom

Posts: 82; Member since: Jun 17, 2013

The chipset is snapdragon 800 I can tell from the clock speed

22. justsayit

Posts: 256; Member since: May 09, 2013

window may not suitable for lg, even a lg fan, if want to buy a window phone os phone, i will chose nokia, for their camera lg camera just ok only

59. Sondae

Posts: 291; Member since: Jan 02, 2013

LG should focus on Android because they are known to that and they should focus on updating there Phone. If windows i go for Nokia for a well build sturdy phone.
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