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Samsung’s Wind-free Air Conditioner Sales Exceed 7 Million Units

Samsung’s Wind-free Air Conditioner Sales Exceed 7 Million Units

SEOUL, July 17 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co. said Sunday its accumulated wind-free air conditioner sales have exceeded 7 million units in the domestic market since its launch six years ago. Samsung launched the “no-wind” air conditioner for the first time in the world in 2016 and has expanded its lineup of the product [...]

LG Releases New Air Conditioner with Upgraded Design, Hygiene Features

LG Releases New Air Conditioner with Upgraded Design, Hygiene Features

SEOUL, Jan. 26 (Korea Bizwire) — LG Electronics Inc., a major home appliance maker in South Korea, released a new air conditioner with upgraded design and hygiene features Tuesday as the company aims to increase sales amid the pandemic. The LG Whisen Tower comes with the company’s new design for standing air conditioners that highlights [...]

Samsung, LG to Battle in Commercial Air Conditioner Market with New Products

Samsung, LG to Battle in Commercial Air Conditioner Market with New Products

SEOUL, Nov. 21 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s two largest appliance makers — Samsung Electronics Co. and LG Electronics Inc. — have begun their duel in the commercial air conditioner market, industry observers said Saturday, as they released new products with upgraded design and features. Samsung was the first one to make a move, launching [...]

Air Conditioner Sales Drop Sharply as Record Long Rainy Season Drags On

Air Conditioner Sales Drop Sharply as Record Long Rainy Season Drags On

SEOUL, Aug. 5 (Korea Bizwire) — Unlike previous weather forecasts that predicted a record hot summer this year, South Korea is now in the midst of a record-breaking rainy season, dealing a blow to some domestic electronics companies. Based on the Korea Meteorological Administration’ previous forecasts that this year would have a record hot summer, [...]

Samsung, LG Introduce AI-based Air Conditioners

Samsung, LG Introduce AI-based Air Conditioners

SEOUL, Jan. 17 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean home appliance makers have showcased their latest lineup of air conditioners with artificial intelligence (AI) capabilities and advanced air purification features to target the premium market, industry sources said Thursday. Industry leader Samsung Electronics Co. unveiled its latest wind-free air conditioners that gently disperse cold air through [...]

Samsung, LG to Release New AI-based Air Conditioners This Month: Sources

Samsung, LG to Release New AI-based Air Conditioners This Month: Sources

SEOUL, Jan. 16 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean air conditioner manufacturers will begin selling new air conditioners this month, well ahead of summer, promoting models with artificial intelligence (AI) and the Internet of Things (IoT) technology, industry sources said Tuesday. IoT is a concept in which objects are connected to the Internet and identify themselves [...]

Electricity Consumption Expected to Hit Record High This Summer

Electricity Consumption Expected to Hit Record High This Summer

SEJONG, Jul. 7 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s electricity consumption is expected to hit a record high this summer as the sweltering heat is expected to boost demand for air conditioners and fans, the state-run power market said Friday. The maximum electricity usage will likely reach a record 86.5 million kilowatts during the summer season, [...]