“LG Electronics Inc., the world’s No. 4 mobile-phone maker, will sideline tablet computer development to focus more on smaller devices rather than compete head-on with Apple Inc.’s iPad,” Jun Yang reports for Bloomberg.
“LG introduced its second tablet named Optimus Pad LTE earlier this year as rivals including Samsung Electronics Inc., maker of Galaxy tablets and smartphones, sought to challenge the iPad,” Yang reports. “The electronics maker is trying to turn around its mobile- phone business with its Optimus line of Android-powered smartphones after being overtaken by Apple (AAPL) as the No. 3 handset maker last year.”
Yang reports, “LG, which also makes Windows-based PCs, is still open to making phones using Microsoft software, Ken Hong, a spokesman for Seoul-based LG, said in an e-mailed response to queries.”
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[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Joe” for the heads up.]
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