LG Electronics announced a white version of its Nexus 4 smartphone, the phone it built for Google's "Nexus" program, but an LG executive said the company is not currently working with Google on another Nexus-branded gadget.
T-Mobile USA will launch a handful of LTE devices in March, according to the blog TMoNews. The device introductions will coincide with the launch of the operator's LTE network.
Google CEO Larry Page said the company is continuously working to keep all of its Android hardware partners happy, and that the search giant will continue to innovate around its mobile platform. However, Page stopped short of saying that the company will produce a Nexus-branded device through Motorola Mobility, the Android OEM it acquired earlier this year.
LG Electronics and Google officially announced the Nexus 4, the LG-made device that is the latest in Google's series of "lead" Nexus-branded gadgets showcasing the newest Android software. Google also unveiled the Nexus 10 tablet as well as an update to the original Nexus 7.
LG Electronics bounced back to a profit in the third quarter on stronger-than-expected results from its handset division, which may be showing signs of turning around after several bumpy quarters.
Sony Mobile Communications may be joining a growing roster of Android OEMs working with Google on new smartphones as part of its Nexus program for lead devices, according to a post from Xperia Blog.
LG Electronics is working with Google on a new smartphone as part of the software giant's Nexus program of Android-based devices. The deal may give LG a major boost to its brand and cachet.