Mobile Today: LG’s net profit has risen 84% after the company sold more than seven million touchscreen mobile phones.
LG said in a press release that it sold a record 27.7 million mobile phone handsets during the second quarter, led by its high-end Secret and Viewty models.
The company said it had sold seven million touchscreen mobile phones by the end of the second quarter, just five quarters after LG launched its first full touchscreen handset, the Prada Phone.
The Viewty is the company’s top seller, surpassing two million units.
Dr Skott Ahn, president of LG Electronics Mobile Communications Company said: ‘We were a true pioneer in touchscreen phones, applying for a total of 49 patents while developing the Prada Phone by LG.’