LG Electronics Inc stated this month it will wind down its smartphone division by the top of July due to a chronic gross sales hunch.
Ryu, 53, who has collected almost 90 gadgets over 23 years, stated he began utilizing LG telephones as a result of he appreciated their design and inventive capabilities, however the audio high quality made him fall in love with them.
“I went all in on the LG telephones because of the audio,” he stated.
At his home in Anyang, south of Seoul, Ryu has a room devoted to the gadgets and the components and instruments to repair them.
LG, which had been making cellphones for a couple of quarter of a century, in the end fell behind rivals Apple Inc and Samsung Electronics Co Ltd, partially as a result of lacklustre advertising and marketing and sluggish software program updates.
Its smartphone division logged almost six years of losses, totalling roughly $4.5 billion by the top of 2020.
Ryu Hyun-soo went all in on the LG telephones because of the audio.
“I feel they had been speeding to catch up (with Samsung), sacrificing the standard … (and) to cowl up the problem, the corporate was focusing an excessive amount of on the design and different capabilities,” he stated, and that led to repeat issues.
He was assured together with his plan to make use of the LG telephones “perpetually” as he may purchase components on-line.
“It’s straightforward to switch components in the event you practise slightly. I am unsure when the components can be out of inventory, however I will proceed to make use of the LG telephones so long as the components are nonetheless being provided,” he stated.
Nonetheless, he was nostalgic concerning the shutdown of the enterprise.
“A Samsung cellphone is sort of a sensible good friend and an Apple cellphone is sort of a girlfriend to me. Then a LG cellphone is sort of a good friend whom I’ve shared the ups and downs of life along with. It’s unhappy to see the good friend leaving. It is rather unhappy,” Ryu stated.
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