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Government Warns Telecom Provider Over Illegal Subsidies for Galaxy Note 8

Government Warns Telecom Provider Over Illegal Subsidies for Galaxy Note 8

SEOUL, Sept. 19 (Korea Bizwire) – The South Korean government has warned one of the country’s major mobile networks over its alleged subsidies to boost sales of Samsung’s latest smartphone, the Galaxy Note 8, a marketing practice prohibited under current legislation. According to the Korea Communications Commission on Monday, the government branch which controls mobile phone [...]

Galaxy Note 8 to Land in China Later This Month

Galaxy Note 8 to Land in China Later This Month

SEOUL, Sept. 14 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co., South Korea’s tech behemoth, said Thursday that its latest high-end smartphone, the Galaxy Note 8, will be launched in China later this month to tide over a slump in one of the world’s largest smartphone markets. The phablet will hit Chinese shelves on Sept. 29, according [...]

Galaxy Note 8 Preorders Hit Nearly 400,000 on First Day

Galaxy Note 8 Preorders Hit Nearly 400,000 on First Day

SEOUL, Sept. 8 (Korea Bizwire) – Samsung Electronics Co. said Friday the combined preorders for its Galaxy Note 8 in South Korea reached nearly 400,000 units on the first day, far outpacing its predecessor. The South Korean tech giant said around 395,000 consumers applied to purchase the phablet Thursday. The figure eclipses numbers for the ill-fated Galaxy Note 7, [...]

Competition in Smartphone Industry to Focus on Cameras

Competition in Smartphone Industry to Focus on Cameras

SEOUL, Sept. 5 (Korea Bizwire) — With new smartphone lineups set to be introduced later this year, many manufacturers are prioritizing improved cameras to attract consumers in an increasingly competitive industry. As the obsession with the number of pixels dies down, with more consumers becoming interested in other aspects of smartphone cameras, most of the [...]

Galaxy Note 8 Boasts Top Display Performances: DisplayMate

Galaxy Note 8 Boasts Top Display Performances: DisplayMate

SEOUL, Aug. 29 (Korea Bizwire) – Samsung Display Co. said Tuesday the recently unveiled Galaxy Note 8, won top marks from U.S. industry tracker DisplayMate, for its stunning performance and high-end features. The display producer for Samsung Electronics Co. said the phablet became the first smartphone to win “Excellent A+” grade from DisplayMate. “The Galaxy [...]

Samsung Yet to Decide on Price of Galaxy Note 8 Amid Government Push for Telecom Cost Cuts

Samsung Yet to Decide on Price of Galaxy Note 8 Amid Government Push for Telecom Cost Cuts

SEOUL, Aug. 28 (Korea Bizwire) – Samsung Electronics Co. is having a hard time setting local prices of its newly showcased phablet, the Galaxy Note 8, as the South Korean government is pushing to cut down telecom costs, industry sources said Monday. Last week, Samsung showcased the 6.3-inch Galaxy Note 8 with a dual-camera and [...]

Galaxy Note 8′s New ‘GIF-Making’ and ‘Live Message’ Features Draw Interest

Galaxy Note 8′s New ‘GIF-Making’ and ‘Live Message’ Features Draw Interest

SEOUL, Aug. 25 (Korea Bizwire) — As the Galaxy Note 8 awaits release next month, fans of Samsung’s flagship phone are reacting warmly to some of the device’s new features, including the S pen’s GIF-making function, and the rear-facing camera’s live focus ability. Trial zones for Samsung’s new smartphone operated by major South Korean telecom [...]