LG has taken an important step towards shutting down its mobile phone business. Its last phones are out of production, and the company will not manufacture the phones after a day.
The South Korean company announced earlier this year that it was leaving the mobile phone industry entirely.
The announcement left the Android market with fewer options for flagship devices or more affordable devices.
It was reported that the company has, as of today, completed production of Android smartphones.
Site explained Asian Economy LG has finished production of its last smartphones before it’s completely out of the market this summer.
This comes nearly two months after LG announced its intentions. The company continued making cell phones for a few more months to fulfill contracts with telecom companies.
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The end of LG’s smartphone production was not a surprise. The company previously stated that it is fulfilling its recent contracts with telecoms companies and other entities, something that has been clearly accomplished now as production nears an end.
The question remains, what is the next step for the assembly lines and facilities used in the production of smart phones from LG.
The factory in Vietnam, which used to be the backbone of smartphones, is turning into a home appliance line.
The company previously decided to expand its home appliance production line at its factory in Vietnam, which is the largest smartphone production base, and to ensure continued employment for local smartphone factory employees.
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LG is leaving the smartphone market entirely on July 31, according to its previous schedule, despite the company’s commitment to provide three years of Android updates for smartphones that were released.
The company has extended the OS upgrade support period to 3 years for flagship models and 2 years for some low-cost models.
This came by adding one year to each of the current flagships and some low-cost models.
And 4 years after-sales service is also supported from the date of manufacture. Consumers who use LG phones can use service centers in the same previous way.
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