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LG in Talks with Carriers to Delay 5G Phone Launch Schedule

LG in Talks with Carriers to Delay 5G Phone Launch Schedule

SEOUL, Apr. 15 (Korea Bizwire) — LG Electronics Inc. has been in talks with South Korea’s three mobile carriers to delay the release date of its first 5G smartphone so as to better ensure stable service, industry sources said Monday. LG Electronics had initially planned to launch V50 ThinQ in domestic market on April 19, [...]

Samsung Unveils Galaxy A80 with Rotating Camera in Thailand

Samsung Unveils Galaxy A80 with Rotating Camera in Thailand

SEOUL, Apr. 11 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co. said Thursday it has showed off its latest mid-range Galaxy A series with its first rotating camera in Thailand to target tech-savvy consumers in the Southeast Asian nation. The South Korean electronics giant unveiled the Galaxy A80 with a 6.7-inch full screen design without a notch, [...]

LG Electronics Features Upgraded AI for Smartphones

LG Electronics Features Upgraded AI for Smartphones

SEOUL, Apr. 9 (Korea Bizwire) — LG Electronics Inc. said Tuesday it has adopted upgraded artificial intelligence (AI) technologies for its latest smartphones to provide users with smarter, faster services. The South Korean handset maker said advanced AI engine and software power V50 ThinQ, its first 5G smartphone set for launch next week, and G8 [...]

Popularity of Premium Home Appliances Soars

Popularity of Premium Home Appliances Soars

SEOUL, Apr. 8 (Korea Bizwire) — With an increasing number of ‘homebodies’, those who enjoy spending most of their time at home, it has become clear that large and multifunctional household appliances are gaining significant popularity. Emart Inc., South Korea’s leading discount chain operator, announced on Sunday that the share of 65-inch TV sales exceeded [...]

LG Electronics’ Appliance Rental Sales Rise Steadily

LG Electronics’ Appliance Rental Sales Rise Steadily

SEOUL, Apr. 3 (Korea Bizwire) — LG Electronics Inc.’s revenue from its home appliance rental service jumped over the last two years, its business report showed Wednesday, as more people opt for renting gadgets to save money on purchases, installations and maintenance. The electronics maker posted 292.4 billion won (US$257.2 million) in sales from its [...]

Video Demonstrates Durability of Samsung’s New Folding Smartphone

Video Demonstrates Durability of Samsung’s New Folding Smartphone

SEOUL, Mar. 29 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co. released a video of durability tests on Thursday ahead of the release of its first foldable smartphone, dubbed the Galaxy Fold. To use a foldable smartphone over a long period of time, there should be no distortion in the display, as there are no scratches or [...]