LG Teases First Phone in New "Explorer Project" Lineup
LG today released a new video teasing the first phone in the company's new "Explorer Project" lineup of unique phones. The video includes visuals that line up with rumors of a "Wing" phone with two halves that rotate form a cross shape with two displays. LG explains that its mainstream phones such as this year's Velvet are now considered part of the company's "Universal Line", while the "Explorer Project will focus solely on new usability that is discovered with innovative designs". LG will reveal more details on September 14th.
Sep 14, 2020
The first phone in LG's "Explorer Project" series is the LG Wing, a phone with a unique swivel display design. The 6.8-inch full-HD OLED main display swivels up to reveal a 3.9-inch second screen.
The Velvet is LG's 5G flagship phone for 2020. Instead of aiming for the very best specs on the market, LG has attempted to deliver a very premium 5G experience at a reasonable price.
Feb 9, 2022
Samsung today announced its lineup of flagship phones for 2022: the Galaxy S22 series. The top-end S22 Ultra sees the biggest changes as it essentially absorbs Samsung's Note series with an integrated S Pen stylus and a more Note-like shape and design, instead of the Contour Cut design of the other models.
A new software update for the LG Wing adds support for Verizon's C-Band (mid-band) 5G network. The update reflects LG's commitment to continue supporting its phones despite quitting the phone business.
Sep 29, 2020
Verizon will start taking pre-orders for the LG Wing on Oct. 1 for $1000, with full launch on Oct.