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Everland Goes ‘Smart’ with IT Technology

Everland Goes ‘Smart’ with IT Technology

SEOUL, Nov. 5 (Korea Bizwire) — Everland, the amusement park operating unit of Samsung C&T Corp., is incorporating cutting-edge information technology to amusement facilities and customer service to provide smart access to visitors. Samsung C&T announced on Sunday the launch of the Samsung Galaxy Friends program for Everland in collaboration with Samsung Electronics. The program [...]

Samsung Launches Program to Allow iPhone Users to Test Galaxy Smartphones

Samsung Launches Program to Allow iPhone Users to Test Galaxy Smartphones

SEOUL, Nov. 21 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co. said Tuesday it will launch a program to allow iPhones users to try out the latest Galaxy smartphones for a one-month period, as Apple Inc. releases its newest models in the South Korean company’s home market. Under the program, iPhone users can purchase the latest Galaxy [...]

Samsung’s Galaxy Note 5 “Free”, but Monthly Bills Rise

Samsung’s Galaxy Note 5 “Free”, but Monthly Bills Rise

SEOUL, Aug. 17 (Korea Bizwire) – The Samsung Galaxy Note 5 64GB is now available at bargain-bin prices, it it hasn’t already sold out, that is. According to reports from within the mobile communications industry, telecommunications giant SK Telecom upped its total subsidy offer for the phone to 616,000 won irrespective of users’ data plans.  [...]

Survey Reveals Galaxy Note Less Popular among Elderly and Housewives

Survey Reveals Galaxy Note Less Popular among Elderly and Housewives

SEOUL, July 25 (Korea Bizwire) – With the launch of the Galaxy Note 7 imminent, a recent Gallup Korea study revealed that the Galaxy Note series is least preferred by housewives and older men and women in Korea. Phones in Samsung’s Galaxy Note series are distinguished from the Galaxy S series by larger displays and [...]

Galaxy Note 7 Focused on Cost Cutting: Analysts

Galaxy Note 7 Focused on Cost Cutting: Analysts

SEOUL, July 22 (Korea Bizwire) – The latest version of Samsung Electronics Co.’s Galaxy Note smartphone appears to focus on saving costs, rather than delivering cutting-edge functions, industry sources said Friday.  The Galaxy Note 7 smartphone, which is expected to be released on Aug. 2 in New York, is likely to show similar features with [...]

Stealing Thunder? G5′s ‘Friends’ are More Pricey than Itself

Stealing Thunder? G5′s ‘Friends’ are More Pricey than Itself

SEOUL, April 1 (Korea Bizwire) – LG‘s new smartphone, which was launched on March 31, is drawing attention as its ancillary devices are more expensive than the phone itself. A customer would have to spend two million won to purchase the new G5 accompanied by its five ‘friends’ (accompanying devices). According to industry reports, the lowest [...]

Samsung Unveils Future Growth Engines in Preparation for Post-Galaxy Era

Samsung Unveils Future Growth Engines in Preparation for Post-Galaxy Era

“Samsung Electronics is aiming to capitalize on big opportunities in Connected Living, also called the Internet of Things. The market in this area will triple to US$7.1 trillion by 2020 from $1.9 trillion last year. Samsung will lead the trend in this emerging field.” “According to a report, the healthcare market of the developed nations [...]