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Galaxy Fold Ranked as 19th-best Smartphone by Consumer Reports

Galaxy Fold Ranked as 19th-best Smartphone by Consumer Reports

SEOUL, Nov. 8 (Korea Bizwire) — Despite its innovative functions and design, Samsung Electronics Co.’s Galaxy Fold was ranked as the 19th-best smartphone by U.S. Consumer Reports due to its bulky design and weak internal durability. Samsung’s first foldable device scored 85 points in the smartphone reviews by the influential American consumer magazine, behind the [...]

Hyundai’s Genesis Brand Tops Consumer Reports Luxury Carmaker Ranking

Hyundai’s Genesis Brand Tops Consumer Reports Luxury Carmaker Ranking

SEOUL, Feb. 23 (Korea Bizwire) — Hyundai Motor Co.’s premium Genesis marque topped Consumer Reports’ 2018 ranking for luxury auto brands, the company said Friday. The Genesis took the No. 1 spot in the U.S. magazine’s ranking scale followed by German rivals Audi and BMW, a Hyundai Motor spokesman said. He said Genesis vehicles exceeded [...]

S. Korean Washers Top Rated in Major U.S. Consumer Review

S. Korean Washers Top Rated in Major U.S. Consumer Review

SEOUL, Feb. 19 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korean washers have received top-notch grades from a major U.S. product evaluator, even after Washington slapped steep tariffs on some of their products, industry watchers said Saturday. Among the top 15 large-capacity washing machines selected by U.S.-based industry tracker Consumer Reports, eight models were made by two South Korean tech giants — Samsung Electronics Co. and LG Electronics Inc. Three LG washers were selected in the category of [...]

S. Korean TVs Win Top Spots in U.S. Consumer Review

S. Korean TVs Win Top Spots in U.S. Consumer Review

SEOUL, Nov. 7 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co. and LG Electronics Inc.’s Ultra-HD (UHD) television sets won top evaluations from a U.S. consumer magazine, industry sources said Tuesday. Based on its research on the resolution, audio and other features of 250 high-end TVs in the market, Consumer Reports named LG Electronics’ Signature OLED TV [...]

Samsung’s ‘Powerbot’ Named Vacuum Cleaner of Year by U.S. Consumer Magazine

Samsung’s ‘Powerbot’ Named Vacuum Cleaner of Year by U.S. Consumer Magazine

SEOUL, Dec. 28 (Korea Bizwire) – A vacuum cleaner with improving robotic options manufactured by Samsung Electronics Co. has been named one of the best vacuum cleaners of the year by a U.S. consumer magazine, according to the magazine Wednesday.  The Powerbot of Samsung was listed as one of the eight best vacuum cleaners in [...]

Samsung Laptop Gets Top Marks from U.S. Consumer Reviewer

Samsung Laptop Gets Top Marks from U.S. Consumer Reviewer

SEOUL, Dec. 14 (Korea Bizwire) – A lightweight laptop computer by South Korean tech giant Samsung Electronics Co. has received the best evaluation from a U.S. consumer magazine, beating those by foreign rivals, its publication showed Wednesday.  Samsung’s Notebook 9 clinched the top spot with 77 points out of 100 in the most recent review by [...]