LG today teased the launch of its upcoming smartphone under its new Explorer Project. The new project will include devices from the company that will offer a "distinctive and yet unexplored usability experiences that tackles uncharted territory in the industry." With this new lineup of devices, LG will focus on discovering innovative designs and improving usability, though the company will continue to launch new devices focusing on consumer lifestyles such as LG Velvet.
LG says that it is collaborating with Rave, Ficto, Tubi, and NAVER to develop "unique features" to further enhance the viewing experience on its Explorer Project devices. The devices under this project will be powered by Qualcomm's Snapdragon chipset, though LG did not mention which one in particular.
“LG and platform partners feel it is vitally important to demonstrate to consumers new and differentiated user experiences in the smartphone space,” said Morris Lee, president of LG’s Mobile Communications Company. “LG has always been a pioneer in pushing the envelope of smartphone form factors, the only way to bring about much needed innovation in the mobile market.”
LG is teasing the launch of a device dubbed Wing which will have a unique design with dual-displays in a T-shape arrangement. It is expected to cost upwards of $1,000 when it launches later this fall. The company will be providing more details about Explorer Project and the first device of this project on September 14 at 10:00 (EDT).