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LG Electronics to Showcase New Flagship Smartphone Next Month

LG Electronics to Showcase New Flagship Smartphone Next Month

SEOUL, Jul. 13 (Korea Bizwire) — LG Electronics Inc. said Thursday it plans to reveal a new flagship smartphone in Berlin next month ahead of an international tech convention. The South Korean tech giant said it will showcase the presumed V30 smartphone on Aug. 31, ahead of the opening of the Internationale Funkausstellung Berlin (IFA) [...]

LG Set to Pull Out of Chronic Slump Pinned on New Flagship Phone

LG Set to Pull Out of Chronic Slump Pinned on New Flagship Phone

SEOUL, July 12 (Korea Bizwire) – LG Electronics’ smartphone business has been struggling to extricate itself from a quagmire caused by stubborn losses and a weak brand image, but local market watchers said Wednesday they remain optimistic the company can pull off a rebound going forward. The tech giant’s slump is all the more stark [...]

S. Korea to Allow Fintech Firms to Offer Int’l Money Transfer Services

S. Korea to Allow Fintech Firms to Offer Int’l Money Transfer Services

SEOUL, Jul. 12 (Korea Bizwire) — Financial authorities will give permits to fintech firms to provide international money transfer services for small funds, officials said Wednesday, in a move that significantly reduces commission fees on moving money. About 40 fintech firms are expected to launch international money transfer services from Aug. 15, according to officials [...]

Tech Giants Roll out Budget Handsets Ahead of Flagship Releases in H2

Tech Giants Roll out Budget Handsets Ahead of Flagship Releases in H2

SEOUL, Jul. 10 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean tech giants are engaging in a fierce competition with mid-end smartphones to grab budget-conscious customers ahead of the launch of their major flagships slated for later this year, industry watchers said Monday. According to industry sources, LG Electronics Inc. is planning to showcase its mid-end smartphone, the [...]

AMOLED to Become Mainstream Panels for Smartphones

AMOLED to Become Mainstream Panels for Smartphones

SEOUL, Jul. 6 (Korea Bizwire) — Active-matrix organic light-emitting diode (AMOLED) screens are expected to rise as mainstream panels for the global smartphone industry within four years, industry watchers said Thursday, beating thin-film-transistor liquid-crystal displays (TFT-LCD). According to the data compiled by industry tracker TrendForce, AMOLED panels took up 23.8 percent of the global market [...]

South Korea’s Mobile Shopping Reached All-Time High in May

South Korea’s Mobile Shopping Reached All-Time High in May

SEJONG, July 5 (Korea Bizwire) – Purchases made through mobile gadgets like smartphones reached a new all-time high in May as a growing number of people are becoming adept in using wireless devices for various reasons, government data showed Wednesday. Mobile transactions through smartphones and tablets reached 3.82 trillion won (US$3.3 billion) in May, soaring [...]

IoT Subscribers Surpass 6 mln in S. Korea

IoT Subscribers Surpass 6 mln in S. Korea

SEOUL, Jul. 5 (Korea Bizwire) — The number of subscribers to Internet-of-Things (IoT) services in South Korea is presumed to have surpassed the 6 million mark last month, government data showed Wednesday. According to the data compiled by the Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning, the number of South Koreans using IoT-related services came [...]