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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 [...]

Samsung to Install Bixby in Wider Range of Products

Samsung to Install Bixby in Wider Range of Products

SEOUL, May 17 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co. said Thursday it will apply its artificial intelligence (AI) voice recognition system, Bixby, to a wider range of home appliances in line with its vision to establish an Internet-of-Things (IoT) ecosystem for households. Kim Hyun-suk, head of the company’s consumer electronics division, said it is important [...]

Samsung Expands Presence in Market for Super-large Displays

Samsung Expands Presence in Market for Super-large Displays

SEOUL, Apr. 30 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co. is anticipated to penetrate deeper into the market for super-large displays, industry watchers said Monday, in line with the market trend for using TVs as hubs for artificial intelligence services in the home. The South Korean tech giant recently showcased new home cinema solutions in Italy, [...]

LG, Samsung Refrigerators Named Most Kid-friendly by Consumer Reports

LG, Samsung Refrigerators Named Most Kid-friendly by Consumer Reports

SEOUL, Apr. 23 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean-made refrigerators were named among the most kid-friendly fridges by a U.S. consumer advocacy magazine after a survey of parents, companies said Monday. Consumer Reports announced five “Kid-friendly Refrigerators That Please Parents,” a list which includes two models from LG Electronics and one from Samsung Electronics. The two [...]

Samsung’s Advert on Fridge Customized for India Popular on YouTube

Samsung’s Advert on Fridge Customized for India Popular on YouTube

SEOUL, Apr. 19 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co. said Thursday its advertisement showcasing refrigerators specially made for the Indian market went viral on the video-sharing platform YouTube, claiming the popularity reflects the company’s increasing presence in the growing Asian market. The advertisement, which introduces the Digital Inverter Refrigerator, which can maintain temperature amid power [...]