Up till now, we have been fairly used to referring the LG G6’s successor because the LG G7. Nevertheless, it looks like LG’s subsequent flagship can be referred to as one thing totally different. LG Electronics is reportedly planning to rebrand its flagship G lineup of smartphones to tackle bigger rivals Apple and Samsung.
“LG is making ready a brand new model technique for the G sequence within the first half of the 12 months. Numbering the cellphone with a two-digit quantity and re-branding the cellphone with a brand new title are among the choices on the desk,” an LG official was quoted as saying by Digital Every day, a Korean information outlet. The information got here to gentle earlier at present after The Investor reported about it.
In case you might be skeptical in regards to the information, LG has confirmed rebranding program for the upcoming G smartphone has already began.
“Rebranding flagship fashions is nothing new, and Samsung and Apple have achieved so for their very own flagships,” stated an LG official in an announcement to The Investor. Nevertheless, the corporate is but to repair on the title of the upcoming LG flagship smartphone.
The Korean producer launched the Optimus G smartphone again in 2012. Nevertheless, the next 12 months LG took out the title “Optimus” from its marquee smartphone. In 2015, the corporate rolled out the V sequence of smartphones. Since then, the G and V branded fashions have been launched within the first and second half of the 12 months, respectively.
LG is predicted to unveil its new flagship smartphone on the Cell World Congress (MWC), the world’ s greatest cellular honest, which is slated to happen in February in Barcelona, Spain. Final 12 months, LG was the primary firm to unveil its flagship smartphone LG G6 on the MWC 2016.
As speculated by some market watchers, LG is contemplating a brand new numbering system based mostly as a result of preconception decrease quantity may point out an outdated cellphone.
In case you recall, Samsung skipped the Galaxy Be aware 6 by launching the Be aware 7 in 2016. Likewise, Apple jumped from the iPhone eight to the iPhone X to make the 10th anniversary mannequin of iPhones stand out. Hopefully, we’ll quickly get to know the rebranded title of LG’s upcoming flagship.