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  • Korea's LG Electronics is looking to challenge the dominance of Samsung and Apple in the

  • global smartphone market with its latest device... the G2.

  • Connie Lee has more. Samsung and Apple better watch their backs as one of the biggest electronics

  • brands in the world, LG, is looking to knock them off their perch with its latest smartphone.

  • "Ladies and gentlemen... introducing the LG G2 "

  • Hundreds of tech fans, journalists and mobile industry insiders gathered in New York on

  • Wednesday... to watch LG unveil its newest flagship smartphone: the G2.

  • The new device... which was released in Korea a day later... features some innovative design

  • features.

  • For a start, it has buttons for volume control and picture-taking on the back of the phone.

  • It also debuts a "Knock Knock" feature... where the screen can be turned on and off

  • by tapping on it twice.

  • "I would say today it shows that they're really innovating to the next level, and Apple and

  • Samsung are going to have their work cut out for them to make sure that they're bringing

  • the product that's going to meet these levels."

  • LG is currently the world's THIRD largest smartphone maker... overtaking China's ZTE

  • and Huawei in the first three months of the year.

  • However, it still trails far behind the market's biggest players, Samsung Electronics and Apple.

  • "Our share in smartphones was 5-point-3 percent. But we are hoping to increase this number."

  • The G2 will retail for around 900 U.S. dollars and will be released globally by the end of

  • October.

  • Connie Lee, Arirang News.

Korea's LG Electronics is looking to challenge the dominance of Samsung and Apple in the

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    姚易辰 posted on 2013/08/10
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