LG Opens Redesigned App Store

LG Electronics said today it is opening a new LG Application Store, with more app targeting users of both feature phones and smartphones in 33 countries.

Having updated its Application Store, LG will offer users a range of apps including games and applications from SPB Series, for its mid-to high-end feature phones and smartphones. Android applications will be available at the store later this year.

“Today, more and more people want mobile devices that make their lives easier and more exciting through the right combination of applications. To meet this growing demand, we’ve put a great deal of effort into strengthening our application offerings for all types of phone owners,” said Dr. Skott Ahn, President and CEO of LG Electronics Mobile Communications Company.

“By studying customer insights and collaborating with top-level companies, LG is working to produce some of the best applications on the market, and a truly singular mobile experience for our customers.”

The LG Application Store will offer more than 3,000 applications from its newly redesigned site. About half of the apps will be focused on feature phones.

The new LG Application Store opens today in 23 markets. LG aims to increase the number of applications in the LG Application Store to 4,000 by the end of this year and to expand the service to 33 countries including the UK, Germany, France, Italy and Spain and Iran.

By Mike Sachoff

Mike is a staff writer for WebProNews. Visit WebProNews for the latest ebusiness news.

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