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QLED TV Sales Outpace OLED Editions in 2018

QLED TV Sales Outpace OLED Editions in 2018

SEOUL, Feb. 21 (Korea Bizwire) – Samsung Electronics is estimated to have sold 1.08 million quantum dot light-emitting diode (QLED) TVs last year that saw the premium segment outpace organic LED (OLED) sales, the latest market analysis showed Thursday. According to IHS Markit, 2.68 million QLED TVs were sold worldwide in 2018, more than the [...]

Samsung Says Foldable Phone Flexible, Built to Last

Samsung Says Foldable Phone Flexible, Built to Last

SEOUL, Feb. 21 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co. made a splash Thursday with its highly anticipated foldable Galaxy Fold, hoping to bring fresh momentum to the tepid smartphone market that has taken flak for offering very little innovation for years. The South Korean tech giant introduced the Galaxy Fold up front during its Unpacked [...]

Samsung Unveils Galaxy S10, 5G Model Alongside Foldable Phone

Samsung Unveils Galaxy S10, 5G Model Alongside Foldable Phone

SEOUL, Feb. 21 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co. on Thursday unveiled its latest flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S10, along with a 5G variant, expanding its product lineup to better target the premium market. The South Korean tech giant introduced four variants of the Galaxy S10 with new features, expanded storage and more battery power [...]

Samsung, LG Showcase Smart Appliances at U.S. Trade Show

Samsung, LG Showcase Smart Appliances at U.S. Trade Show

SEOUL, Feb. 19 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean electronics makers said Tuesday they will present advanced home appliances at a U.S. kitchen and bath trade show to target the premium home appliances market. Samsung Electronics Co. said it will join hands with Dacor, a luxury American home appliance brand, to showcase a suite of built-in [...]

Samsung Steps Up Galaxy S10 Promotion Ahead of Launch

Samsung Steps Up Galaxy S10 Promotion Ahead of Launch

SEOUL, Feb. 18 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co. is stepping up efforts to draw consumer attention to its new flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S10, ahead of its official launch in early March, company sources said Monday. The South Korean tech giant plans to throw parties with K-pop stars for Galaxy smartphone users in Seoul, [...]

LG Seeks Turnaround with New Smartphone Strategy

LG Seeks Turnaround with New Smartphone Strategy

SEOUL, Feb. 17 (Korea Bizwire) — LG Electronics Inc. will simultaneously showcase two premium smartphones based on 5G and 4G to better cater to various consumer needs and improve profits, its mobile business chief has said. The South Korean electronics maker said it will unveil its V50 ThinQ, which runs on 5G, and its 4G-based [...]

Samsung Falls to No. 2 Smartphone Vendor in Thailand in Q4

Samsung Falls to No. 2 Smartphone Vendor in Thailand in Q4

SEOUL, Feb. 14 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co.’s smartphone shipments sharply fell in Thailand in the fourth quarter from a year earlier, losing its top title to Chinese rival Oppo, an industry tracker said Thursday. The South Korean tech giant released just over 1 million smartphones in Thailand in the October-December period, taking up [...]

Second Attempt by Samsung to Develop QD-OLED After 7-year Hiatus

Second Attempt by Samsung to Develop QD-OLED After 7-year Hiatus

SEOUL, Feb. 12 (Korea Bizwire) — With Samsung Electronics Co. investing in QD-OLED technology, which will substitute large TV panels, there is a possibility that the company will reintroduce large OLED panels after a seven-year break. Even though company officials have confirmed that nothing has been decided yet, concern about profitability will eventually lead to [...]