Liveblog: LG Press Conference
Jan 5, 2011, 11:02 AM by Rich Brome @rbrome
updated Jan 5, 2011, 11:27 AM
We're live from the LG press conference this morning in Las Vegas. Read on for a quick glimpse pf the Optimus Black and Optimus 2X.
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Jan 5, 2011, 11:47 AM: That's a wrap!
Jan 5, 2011, 11:46 AM: Here's a photo of the Optimus 2X, also from the press kit.
Jan 5, 2011, 11:40 AM: Here's a photo of the Optimus Black from the LG press kit.
Jan 5, 2011, 11:31 AM: Now on to home entertainment.
Jan 5, 2011, 11:30 AM: Appliance guy mentioned a fridge that can text you with a grocery list, and text you to let you know when food is about to expire. It's not clear if he was talking about an actual product or a prototype, though.
Jan 5, 2011, 11:25 AM: Now onto the appliances. That may be it for smartphone news.
Jan 5, 2011, 11:24 AM: All ThinQ smart appliance technology works over Wi-Fi.
Jan 5, 2011, 11:22 AM: ThinQ technology allows you to monitor appliances from your LG smartphone. One app gives you access to all LG appliances from one menu.
Jan 5, 2011, 11:21 AM: He held up a tablet-style mobile TV device briefly.
Jan 5, 2011, 11:20 AM: Now talking about mobile TV using ATSC standard.
Jan 5, 2011, 11:19 AM: LG has their own LTE chipset that they're using in both USB sticks and phones.
Jan 5, 2011, 11:19 AM: Now on to LTE. They're moving quick!
Jan 5, 2011, 11:18 AM: Slim at 0.36-inch thick. 3.8oz weight. "NOVA" display is the world's brightest in a phone, according to LG.
Jan 5, 2011, 11:17 AM: Optimus 2X is the new premium flagship. Dual-core processor. 1080p playback.
Jan 5, 2011, 11:16 AM: Okay, here we go. Smartphones.
Jan 5, 2011, 11:12 AM: Talking about smart TVs now. We'll bring you detail when they get to phones.
Jan 5, 2011, 11:11 AM: Dr. Skott Ahn, CTO, is about to "sneak peek" some new "smart" technology from the LG labs.
Jan 5, 2011, 11:04 AM: Wayne Park, CEO, has taken the stage.
Jan 5, 2011, 11:03 AM: The press conference has just started.
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