LG’s Wing is a weird, surprisingly practical smartphone

When it comes to offering more screen real estate on a smartphone, manufacturers have two options: either go with a flexible display à la Samsung’s Galaxy Z Fold 2, or attach a secondary screen like the LG Velvet. While the latter is obviously the easier (and cheaper) option, both implementations have a common problem: multi-tasking only works well when both apps are in portrait orientation, due to the design of most apps. 

a laptop computer sitting on top of a table: LG Wing 5G

LG Wing 5G

This can be a big problem. If I watch YouTube and Netflix videos in landscape, but then load Twitter or Facebook on the bottom half of the phone, these would be stretched wide, making it difficult to read text or view images. This is where the LG Wing 5G’s bizarre swivel-screen design comes in, and having used a pre-production unit for about a week (and having used both the Velvet and the Galaxy Fold), this

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Nokia’s New Budget Phones Offer Some Surprisingly Decent Features on the Cheap

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© Photo: HMD/Nokia

For this fall’s phone release season, instead of pushing out a new line of expensive premium phones like Apple and Samsung, HMD/Nokia is focused on taking over the budget phone market with the new Nokia 2.4 and 3.4.


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Priced at just $140 and $180 respectively, the Nokia 2.4 and Nokia 3.4 are extremely affordable while still offering a solid list of standard features and decently styling.

Starting with the $140 Nokia 2.4, you get a 6.5-inch HD+ display (1600 x 700), along with a MediaTek Helio P22 processor, 2GB of RAM, 32GB of storage, microSD card slot, and a headphone jack. And

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