With the increasing popularity of smartphones, LG Electronics India has now decided to focus its attention on smartphones. The company, as per reports, will launch six new smartphones in the range of Rs 9,000 and Rs 32,000 this year.
“LG is planning to launch six new models by the end of this June. Currently, the portion of the smartphone market is very low, but there is phenomenal growth in this market and manufacturers are very aggressive in the year 2011,” Vishal Chopra, business head of mobile communications at LG India was quoted as saying, by an Indian daily.
The brands to be launched are Optimus Me, Optimus 2X, Optimus 7, Optimus Black, Optimus Pad and Optimus Star.
LG is facing stiff competition from other major handsets makes such as Nokia, BlackBerry, Samsung and HTC in India.