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Samsung Sticks to High Price Policy for Galaxy S8, S9 in Home Market

Samsung Sticks to High Price Policy for Galaxy S8, S9 in Home Market

SEOUL, Sept. 4 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co. has been keeping the price of the Galaxy S8 and S9 smartphones high in South Korea in contrast to discounts offered in overseas markets, data showed Tuesday. According to the data compiled by the Korea Communications Commission, the price of the 64 gigabyte edition of the [...]

Samsung Launching New Marketing Campaign for Galaxy S9

Samsung Launching New Marketing Campaign for Galaxy S9

SEOUL, Jun. 20 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co., which released its Galaxy S9 smartphone earlier this year, is carrying out various marketing programs around the globe to bolster weaker-than-expected sales of its flagship device, industry watchers said Wednesday. The South Korean tech giant joined forces with Ya Ge, a popular restaurant in Taiwan, showcasing [...]

Samsung’s Smartphone Market Share in China’s Inches Up

Samsung’s Smartphone Market Share in China’s Inches Up

SEOUL, May 7 (Korea Bizwire) — After recording a market share of 0 percent in China’s smartphone market in the fourth quarter of last year, a recent report has shown that Samsung Electronics barely broke the 1 percent mark in the first quarter of this year. According to Street Analytics, a market research firm, Samsung [...]

Battery Performance of Galaxy S9 Falls Far Behind Rivals

Battery Performance of Galaxy S9 Falls Far Behind Rivals

SEOUL, Apr. 2 (Korea Bizwire) — The battery performance of Samsung Electronics Co.’s Galaxy S9 smartphone trailed behind rival products, industry watchers said Monday, causing consumers to express discontent. According to a report released by industry tracker Strategy Analytics, the Galaxy S9 ranked sixth among the seven premium smartphones checked in terms of battery performance. [...]

Galaxy S9 Preorders Similar to or Slightly Lower Than Predecessor

Galaxy S9 Preorders Similar to or Slightly Lower Than Predecessor

SEOUL, March 5 (Korea Bizwire) – Preorders for Samsung Electronics Co.’s Galaxy S9 smartphone, which was showcased last week, are about the same as those of its predecessor or slightly lower, industry sources said Monday. “We believe that the preorders for the Galaxy S9 are similar to that of the Galaxy S8,” an official from Samsung Electronics said. The official claimed, however, that the figure could be lower because the company only started receiving orders two days [...]

Samsung’s Galaxy S9+ Named Best New Connected Mobile Device at MWC 2018

Samsung’s Galaxy S9+ Named Best New Connected Mobile Device at MWC 2018

SEOUL, Mar. 2 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co. said Friday its new flagship smartphone the Galaxy S9 Plus has been named the Best New Connected Mobile Device at the Mobile World Congress (MWC), the world’s largest gathering for the mobile communications industry. The prize is awarded to new smartphones; wearable, consumer electronics; or other [...]

Samsung Showcases Galaxy S9 Series with Stronger Camera, AR Features

Samsung Showcases Galaxy S9 Series with Stronger Camera, AR Features

SEOUL, Feb. 26 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co. on Monday showcased the new flagship Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus smartphones, which boast improved cameras and augmented reality (AR) features. During the showcase event on the eve of the Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona, Spain, the South Korean tech giant unveiled the much-awaited 5.8-inch [...]