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LG announced closing of mobile business unit

LG Electronics Inc (LG) recently announced that it is closing their mobile business unit worldwide. This decision was approved by its board of directors.

This strategic decision taken by LG to exit the incredibly competitive mobile phone sector will enable them to focus resources in growth areas such as electric vehicle components, connected devices , smart homes, robotics, artificial intelligence and business-to-business solutions, as well as platforms and services.

For the Singapore market, there is currently no inventory with authorised retailers. All the OS updates have been completed on the LG smartphone models that are available locally. LG Electronics (Singapore) will continue to provide service support for customers of existing LG mobile products until further notice.

Moving forward, LG will continue to leverage its mobile expertise and develop mobility-related technologies such as 6G to help further strengthen competitiveness in other business areas. During two decades of LG’s mobile business operations, LG has developed core technologies that will be retained and applied to existing and future products.

LG is expected to complete their wind down of the mobile phone business unit globally by 31st July 2021 although inventory of some existing models may still be available after that.

Personally, I have covered LG smartphones from LG G series and LG V series over the years, I once owned and used a LG smartphone too. The LG V series is a smartphone series that I like, for its videography and content creation features. The worldwide mobile phone market is indeed incredibly competitive with the number of different manufacturers and smartphone models available in the market, from entry level to top end. Although it’s disappointing to see LG exit the mobile phone sector, it’s a strategic business decision.

* Information courtesy of LG Electronics and Asia PR Werkz *

LG collected record No. of Awards at CES 2020

At the recent CES 2020, LG Electronics (LG) showcased a number of their new technology and products at the event. It was a great moment for them as LG collected record number of awards at CES 2020, the most awards ever from industry experts at CES, more than 150 honours in this year 2020, with the LG OLED leading the way, winning the Best TV of CES Award for the sixth consecutive year.

There are quite a number of products announced by LG during CES 2020, for consumers in this region, which of the new LG products would be arriving in Singapore and nearby regions soon? I hope to share more details when they are available. Personally, I am more of a IT gadgets person than a home appliances person, therefore I am looking forward to their new tech gadgets coming to Singapore. Do not fret, I would still be sharing on LG home entertainment and home appliances too!

What are some of the key LG products that won top awards at CES 2020? Let me bring you on a short tour and introduction on them.

LG continued its dominance in the TV category with its industry-leading LG OLED TVs winning 83 awards and honours from a wide range of industry experts. The cutting-edge LG SIGNATURE OLED TV RX (model 65RX) “rollable TV” was honoured by the Consumer Technology Association with the CES Best of Innovation Award in the Video Displays category. The LG SIGNATURE OLED ZX 8K TV was honoured as the CTA Mark of Excellence Video Display Product of the Year. LG’s NEXTGEN OLED TVs powered by ATSC 3.0 received two dozen awards.

The new LG ThinQ front-load washing machine with AI DD received the most accolades among LG home appliances at this CES, recognised by USA Today and Newsweek, among others. LG’s InstaView™ Door-in-Door® Refrigerator with Craft Ice™ featuring a new slow-melting Craft Ice dispenser also had an impressive showing receiving the CTA Mark of Excellence Award, CES Innovation Award and recognition from Women’s Health.

LG G8X ThinQ with Dual Screen and 5G smartphones received CES Innovation Awards, while recognition went to LG’s new AI-infused Proactive Customer Care service and the jaw-dropping LG OLED “Wave” exhibition that welcomed tens of thousands of visitors to the LG booth.

Overall, LG won 17 CES Innovation Awards (CTA’s official program recognising the best of the best at CES) across the home appliance, home entertainment and mobile communications categories, and LG received top accolades from tech experts and pundits at Time, Newsweek, USA Today/Reviewed.com, Engadget, Future, Good Housekeeping, The Verge, Architectural Digest, among many others.

Top awards earned by LG at CES 2020 include:


  • Engadget: Best of CES
  • PC Mag: Best of CES
  • Reviewed.com: Editor’s Choice Award
  • Pocket-lint: Best of CES
  • HD Guru: CES Top Pick
  • CTA Mark of Excellence: Video Display Product of the Year

LG GX Gallery Series 4K OLED TV

  • Gear Patrol: Editor’s Pick CES 2020
  • BGR: Best of CES 2020
  • HD Guru: CES Top Pick
  • TechRadar: Best TVs of CES


  • CES 2020 Innovation Award
  • CTA Mark of Excellence: Video Display Product of the Year
  • Gadget Match: Best of CES 2020
  • BGR: Best of CES 2020

LG Signature RX Rollable OLED

  • CES 2020 Innovation Award
  • Engadget: Best New TVs at CES 2020
  • SPY: Best of CES 2020

LG Soundbar SN11RG

  • CES 2020 Innovation Award
  • CTA Mark of Excellence: Loudspeaker of the Year: Soundbar

LG PuriCare Mini Air Purifier

  • CES 2020 Innovation Award
  • CTA Mark of Excellence: Emerging Technologies / Disruptor / Miscellaneous Home Technology Enhancements

LG ThinQ Front-Load Washing Machine

  • USA Today/Reviewed.com CES Editors’ Choice Awards: Editor’s Choice
  • Newsweek: Best of CES 2020

LG Proactive Customer Care

  • USA Today/Reviewed.com CES Editors’ Choice Awards: Editor’s Choice

LG G8X ThinQ with Dual Screen

  • CES 2020 Innovation Award

* Information and pictures courtesy of LG Electronics Singapore and Brand Cellar *