LG Velvet has few shortcomings in terms of core features and sports a different, polished look, but it also leaves lots of open questions for the future of LG's smartphone business.
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The deal indicates that the South Korean tech giant will be a major part of the US carrier's 5G rollout.
They will also work together to improve SK Telecom's 5G networks.
The real-time traffic navigation technology collects data from self-driving cars and transmits the data to those following in the rear for safety.
SK Telecom, Samsung Electronics, and Cisco will collaborate to develop and launch 5G-based smart office services.
Naver's Whale web browser has been optimised for dual screen use.
Samsung will later update the solution to allow field engineers to adjust the antennas of base stations from their smartphones on the ground.
SK Telecom and Samsung will collaborate in 5G research and development, including in augmented reality, as rollout in the enterprise gears up for next month.
Koreans visiting Switzerland will be able to stay connected to 5G wireless networks.
South Korea is the second most important market for smartphones for LG after the US and V50S ThinQ's performance will determine whether the business can overcome its years-long slump.