By Jimmie Geddes email: firstname.lastname@example.org | Jan 21, 2013 10:41 AM EST
LG has just announced a major milestone - its flagship smartphone, the LG Optimus G has sold over one million units worldwide. The South Korean smartphone maker introduced the Optimus G last September and it's a sign that LG is getting more serious about the smartphone market.
In recent years, LG has seen its market share of the smartphone market shrink as Samsung and Apple became the two biggest players in the smartphone world by a long shot. LG is looking to change that by offering new smartphones and through new partnerships.
LG was chosen by Google to design Google's current flagship smartphone, the Nexus 4. It was a big change in direction as Google had been using Samsung for the previous two iterations. Google chose Samsung to build the Nexus S in December 2010. Samsung followed up the following year as the chosen manufacturer for the Galaxy Nexus which debuted in November 2011.
Google chose LG to build the Nexus 4. The Nexus 4 is Google's latest flagship Nexus smartphone and is based on the Optimus G that LG has just sold over one million units globally.
LG recently made a resolution to sell 45 million smartphones in 2013. In terms of worldwide market share LG is currently in fifth place behind ZTE, Apple, Nokia, and Samsung. With smartphones like the Optimus G, Nexus 4, and the upcoming Optimus G Pro, it appears that LG is making good on working towards that New Year resolution.
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