LG has been consistently encountering losses in its mobile business. Hence, it has decided to change its strategy for mobile business and it could be the reason why the company is likely to rebrand its G series of flagship phones. Recent reports have suggested that the successor for the LG G6 may launch as LG G7. However, since LG has filed trademarks for new names for smartphones and smartwatch, it is now speculated that LG may launch new series of smartphones in the coming year.
Well-known tipster Evan Blass has found new trademark listings for smartphone names such as LG Icon, LG Aicon, and LG Aiconn in the database of the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). It appears that the LG Icon could be the name of a new high-end smartphone. The South Korean company has also filed a trademark for LG Iconic that may launch as a smartwatch. Hence, it appears that LG Icon could be the new line of mobile devices from the company.
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Companies are known for not using all the product names that are trademarked by them. However, since the company is reportedly planning to re-strategize its mobile business, there is a possibility that the we may see Icon branded smartphones and Iconic smartwatches in the future.
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