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While Samsung Innovates Smartphones, Apple Upgrades

While Samsung Innovates Smartphones, Apple Upgrades

BERLIN/SEOUL, Sept. 11 (Korea Bizwire) — Now that both Samsung Electronics and Apple have revealed their latest smartphone lineups for this year, here’s a simple question to ask. What are the two things Samsung has that Apple doesn’t in this year’s smartphone lineup? 5G and foldable. Amid flattening smartphone sales, Samsung has changed its strategy [...]

Samsung Chief’s Share Value Rises Most over Past 5 yrs

Samsung Chief’s Share Value Rises Most over Past 5 yrs

SEOUL, Sept. 10 (Korea Bizwire) — Lee Kun-hee, chief of South Korea’s top conglomerate, Samsung Group, saw his stock value increase the most over the past five years compared to other business tycoons, a report showed Tuesday. Lee, bedridden, held stocks worth 14.8 trillion won (US$12.4 billion) as of Friday, according to the report compiled [...]

Samsung Looks to Expand Clout in Europe’s Built-in Home Appliance Market

Samsung Looks to Expand Clout in Europe’s Built-in Home Appliance Market

BERLIN, Sept. 6 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co. will bolster efforts to expand its presence in Europe’s built-in home appliance market with the launch of its customizable refrigerator lineup BESPOKE, its chief executive said. Since its debut in South Korea in June, BESPOKE made a splash in the domestic market with various options for [...]

Samsung Expands Global Partnership for 8K Content

Samsung Expands Global Partnership for 8K Content

BERLIN, Sept. 5 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co. said Thursday it will expand partnerships with major European streaming services to create more content optimized for 8K televisions. On the eve of opening of major tech show IFA, Samsung said it will collaborate with three European over-the-top (OTT) service providers — CHILI, The Explorers and [...]

Samsung Unveils Integrated 5G Chipset for Smartphone

Samsung Unveils Integrated 5G Chipset for Smartphone

SEOUL, Sept. 4 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co. on Wednesday introduced a 5G chipset that combines an integrated modem and mobile processors, which can save battery life and space in smartphones. Samsung, the world’s largest chip and smartphone maker, has been working on a mobile processor with a 5G modem built inside, which would [...]

Samsung to Launch Budget 5G Smartphone in S. Korea

Samsung to Launch Budget 5G Smartphone in S. Korea

SEOUL, Sept. 3 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co. said Tuesday it will release a mid-range 5G smartphone in South Korea to target budget-conscious consumers and expand its presence in the next-generation wireless market. Galaxy A90 will be Samsung’s first non-flagship smartphone with 5G connectivity, which goes on sale at the price of 900,000 won [...]

Samsung Steps Up 5G Push with Galaxy Fold, A90

Samsung Steps Up 5G Push with Galaxy Fold, A90

SEOUL, Sept. 2 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co. is set to launch two 5G smartphones in South Korea this week, bolstering its device portfolio for the next-generation network, industry officials said Monday. Samsung is expected to launch Galaxy Fold on Friday in the domestic market, in time to showcase the firm’s first foldable device [...]