LG Notebooks Struggle, Big Discounts At JB Hi Fi
Serious questions have been raised about whether LG will make it in the PC market with JB Hi Fi discounting out their recently launched LG gram EVO notebook.
Yesterday JB Hi Fi slashed $1,000 off the price of the 16″ EVO today they have slashed $600 off the Intel i5 LG gram EVO 16″ WQXGA Laptop (512GB) model.
The product which is a premium notebook with excellent specs, is pitched up against brands such as Acer, Lenovo, Dell and HP as well Surface products from Microsoft.
According to sources the product that was featured on isle ends before lockdowns was not seen by consumers as a “mainstream” notebook brand.
The release of the latest LG notebooks is not the first time that the South Korean brand has had a crack at the PC market.
six years ago, they launched a notebook range that was eventually killed off due to poor sales.
Despite this Company is set to have a crack at the tablet market up against archrival Samsung.
LG Display has begun the development of 12.9-inch OLED iPad what’s not known yet is whether they will do a Windows or Android version that will be sold by LG into the premium tablet market.
Recently Samsung Display scrapped the development of a 10.86-inch OLED iPad it was proceeding with Apple according to South Korean industry site The Elec.
They claim that LG Display will be able to enter the IT OLED market with their new tablet display offering.
Currently LG is developing two stack tandem manufacturing.
By having two emission layers, LG is able to increase the brightness of the OLED panel by two times and extends its life by up to four times.
Research shows that iPads are much longer by consumers compared to smartphones, so they need to have more durable panels.
Apple’s first OLED iPad due next year will use LG Display’s OLED panel.
Apple is currently planning to launch 11-inch and 12.9-inch iPads that use OLED panels.