LG said to be switching to its own smartphone chip designs
LG-designed processors may soon be appearing in the company’s smartphones.
Joining the battle to control as much of the production process as possible, LG has reportedly begun designing its own processors.
The South Korean electronics maker plans to unveil in-house designed mobile processors at the Consumer Electronics Show next month, according to the Korea Times. The company reportedly has more than 900 chip designers working on chips to be used in smartphones and Web-connected televisions.
LG is making the switch as part of Chief Executive Koo Bon-joon’s focus on increased…