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Pyongyang Visit Has Many Speculating on Samsung’s Future Relationship with Gov’t

Pyongyang Visit Has Many Speculating on Samsung’s Future Relationship with Gov’t

SEOUL, Sept. 17 (Korea Bizwire) — Lee Jae-yong, the Vice Chairman of Samsung Electronics, was one of the top corporate leaders to be included on the list of people invited to the inter-Korean summit to be held in Pyongyang. On a list released by the Blue House yesterday, the nation’s leading business leaders including Chey [...]

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 Showcases Air Dresser Clothes Refresher, Challenges LG

Samsung Showcases Air Dresser Clothes Refresher, Challenges LG

SEOUL, Aug. 21 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co. on Tuesday showcased a new garment care appliance that allows users to remove dust and odor at home, seeking to take a slice of the market from LG Electronics Inc.’s Styler, which has dominated the segment. The tech giant’s release of a clothes refresher apparently came [...]

China Beats America as Biggest Market for Samsung

China Beats America as Biggest Market for Samsung

SEOUL, Aug. 20 (Korea Bizwire) — China accounted for more than 30 percent of Samsung Electronics Co.’s overall sales over the January-June period, industry data showed Monday, emerging as the company’s largest market and outpacing the American continents for the first time. The South Korean tech giant, which posted sales of 83.9 trillion won (US$74.6 [...]

Samsung Aims to Deliver Quality Sound via Galaxy Home Speaker

Samsung Aims to Deliver Quality Sound via Galaxy Home Speaker

SEOUL, Aug. 13 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co. said Monday its upcoming artificial-intelligence speaker, the Galaxy Home, will come with high-end sound quality that sets it apart from rivals in the market. The South Korean tech giant, which provided hints about its first AI speaker during the showcase of the Galaxy Note 9, said [...]

Samsung Unveils Galaxy Note 9 with Stronger Battery, Enhanced Stylus

Samsung Unveils Galaxy Note 9 with Stronger Battery, Enhanced Stylus

SEOUL, Aug. 10 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co. unveiled Friday the Galaxy Note 9 phablet, which is equipped with a new stylus and the best battery and storage among all of its premium devices. The new product could help breathe new life into the company’s IT and mobile division. The company held a showcase [...]