It’s the same old story at LG: Still upbeat about mobile, but still losing money

LG earnings mobile business

LG on the whole has been riding high in 2018. But that's no thanks to its serially struggling mobile business.

Everyone has basically been writing the same version of this story for a while now. The electronics giant releases earnings that show the company doing well -- and that it would be doing even better if it didn't have a mobile division at all. The division, which recently pinned its hopes on sales of the five-camera V40 ThinQ flagship, has lost more than $400 million this year. Not that it's alone in the struggle, of course, as other handset makers including Sony and HTC are also likewise financially floundering a bit in their mobile efforts.

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