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S. Korean Smartphone Makers Join Trend of Multi-camera Handsets

S. Korean Smartphone Makers Join Trend of Multi-camera Handsets

SEOUL, Oct. 12 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean smartphone makers have released smartphones with three or more rear cameras in line with rising demand from the industry for handsets with premium photography features. Samsung Electronics showcased the Galaxy A9 smartphone earlier this week, which marked its first handset to come with a whopping four rear [...]

Samsung Showcases Air Dresser Clothes Refresher, Challenges LG

Samsung Showcases Air Dresser Clothes Refresher, Challenges LG

SEOUL, Aug. 21 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co. on Tuesday showcased a new garment care appliance that allows users to remove dust and odor at home, seeking to take a slice of the market from LG Electronics Inc.’s Styler, which has dominated the segment. The tech giant’s release of a clothes refresher apparently came [...]

Samsung Aims to Deliver Quality Sound via Galaxy Home Speaker

Samsung Aims to Deliver Quality Sound via Galaxy Home Speaker

SEOUL, Aug. 13 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co. said Monday its upcoming artificial-intelligence speaker, the Galaxy Home, will come with high-end sound quality that sets it apart from rivals in the market. The South Korean tech giant, which provided hints about its first AI speaker during the showcase of the Galaxy Note 9, said [...]

Samsung Unveils Galaxy Note 9 with Stronger Battery, Enhanced Stylus

Samsung Unveils Galaxy Note 9 with Stronger Battery, Enhanced Stylus

SEOUL, Aug. 10 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co. unveiled Friday the Galaxy Note 9 phablet, which is equipped with a new stylus and the best battery and storage among all of its premium devices. The new product could help breathe new life into the company’s IT and mobile division. The company held a showcase [...]

Household Appliances Soar in Popularity with the Heat Wave

Household Appliances Soar in Popularity with the Heat Wave

SEOUL, Aug. 9 (Korea Bizwire) — As a sweltering summer heat wave continues to sweep the nation, household appliances that help ease the burden of household chores have become extremely popular. According to Lotte Hi-Mart, a large retailer of electronic goods, sales of robot vacuum cleaners soared by 30 percent within the two-week period between [...]

LG Beats Samsung in Home Appliance Profit Margin for First Half

LG Beats Samsung in Home Appliance Profit Margin for First Half

SEOUL, Aug. 3 (Korea Bizwire) — LG Electronics Inc. profited more for every home appliance sold in the first half of 2018 compared with its bigger rival Samsung Electronics Co., industry data showed Friday. Samsung Electronics posted sales of 20.1 trillion won (US$17.8 billion) over the January-June period for the home appliances segment, above LG [...]

Small Appliances Popular on Rising Number of 1-person Households

Small Appliances Popular on Rising Number of 1-person Households

SEOUL, Jul. 3 (Korea Bizwire) — Small consumer electronics products are gaining popularity in South Korea due mainly to an increase in the number of single-person households, online shopping malls said Tuesday. Gmarket, a major online shopping mall, said the company chalked up sharp sales increases in most relatively high-priced small home appliances in the [...]