LG Electronics used to be a top player in the U.S. market, but its star has been eclipsed by Apple, Samsung Electronics, HTC and others as the smartphone race has heated up. Now, however, the company is plotting a comeback via its partnership with AT&T Mobility to sell its high-end Optimus G Pro smartphone this month.
FierceWireless compiled a list highlighting the smartphones and tablets that the Tier 1 carriers are promoting during the holidays. This list is not comprehensive, but designed to give you a cross-section of the top devices that carriers are heavily promoting, and in some cases discounting to consumers.
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.
AT&T Mobility said it will exclusively launch Nokia's flagship Lumia 920 Windows Phone 8 smartphone and will also carry the mid-range Lumia 820.
LG Electronics said its new flagship smartphone, the Optimus G, will hit the United States in November, putting it squarely in the middle of the holiday shopping season.
LG Electronics officially took the wraps off its latest high-end smartphone, the quad-core Optimus G, which it said will lay the foundation for all of its premier smartphones going forward.