LG said Thursday that it would release a new 5-inch
smart device, which will combine the charatceristics
of a smartphone and a tablet computer.
The company will most probably showcase the new device
at the Mobile World Congress held next month in
Barcelona, Spain. The device is expected to be
comparable in size to Samsung's GALAXY Note
The GALAXY Note features a 5.3" HD Super AMOLED
display and a full touch screen.
LG added that it would also launch a new tablet
computer along with three smartphones in the first
quarter and most of them are likely to be run on the
fourth-generation (4G) networks dubbed long-term
LG has been betting on the high-speed 4G wireless
market in a bid to turnaround its money-losing handset
The company said on Wednesday
that the global sales of its Optimus LTE smartphone
have exceeded over one million units.