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Samsung Produces Smartphone Cases with Plastic Waste

Samsung Produces Smartphone Cases with Plastic Waste

SEOUL, March 18 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co. will manufacture and sell accessories for smartphones and smartwatches with thread made by melting plastic waste. Samsung collaborated with Danish textile company Kvadrat to produce a case for the Galaxy S20 Plus and a strap accessory to the Galaxy Watch Active2, with fibers that recycled plastic [...]

Samsung Plans to Release 5G Smartphones in Over 40 Countries This Year

Samsung Plans to Release 5G Smartphones in Over 40 Countries This Year

SEOUL, March 11 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co. plans to release its 5G smartphones in more than 40 countries this year, a company official said Wednesday, as the South Korean tech giant seeks to further expand its global presence amid the rise of the next-generation mobile service. Samsung’s 5G smartphones were sold in 22 [...]

Samsung Temporarily Moves Smartphone Production to Vietnam over Virus Case

Samsung Temporarily Moves Smartphone Production to Vietnam over Virus Case

SEOUL, March 6 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co. said Friday it will temporarily move some of its smartphone production to Vietnam, after shutting down a local factory following a positive coronavirus test there. Samsung shut down the factory in the southeastern city of Gumi after a worker tested positive for the new coronavirus. Samsung [...]

Samsung Launches Galaxy S20 Smartphones in 20 Countries

Samsung Launches Galaxy S20 Smartphones in 20 Countries

SEOUL, March 6 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co. said Friday its new flagship smartphone line has been officially launched globally as the South Korean tech giant hopes its latest handsets can drive the company’s mobile business amid the novel coronavirus outbreak. Sales of the Galaxy S20 series have started in 20 countries, including South [...]

Ascom Myco 3 Smartphone Gets Certification from MEDITECH for the Expanse Point of Care EHR Solution

Ascom Myco 3 Smartphone Gets Certification from MEDITECH for the Expanse Point of Care EHR Solution

Duebendorf, SWITZERLAND, March 2 (Korea Bizwire) – Ascom announced that EHR provider MEDITECH has certified the Ascom Myco 3 smartphone with its Expanse Point of Care solution. Nurses, therapists, aides, and other clinicians can now complete most tasks on their handheld Ascom Myco 3 device – including receive alerts, document vitals and interventions, review records, [...]

Samsung Partners with Netflix on Mobile Entertainment

Samsung Partners with Netflix on Mobile Entertainment

SEOUL, Feb. 12 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co. will join hands with Netflix Inc., the world’s leading streaming entertainment service provider, on mobile entertainment as the South Korean tech giant looks to expand partnerships with global media and IT service giants upon the introduction of its new smartphones. Netflix confirmed that it has become [...]

Samsung Shoots for Foldable Smartphone Market with Galaxy Z Flip

Samsung Shoots for Foldable Smartphone Market with Galaxy Z Flip

SEOUL, Feb. 12 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co. has doubled down on its move to expand the presence of foldable form factors in the smartphone market as the company introduced its second foldable handset at a relatively competitive price. The Galaxy Z Flip made its debut at the Galaxy Unpacked 2020 event in San [...]

Samsung Ships Over 6.7 mln Galaxy 5G Smartphones in 2019

Samsung Ships Over 6.7 mln Galaxy 5G Smartphones in 2019

SEOUL, Jan. 3 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co. said Friday it shipped more than 6.7 million Galaxy 5G smartphones last year, solidifying its top dog status in the global 5G handset market. With solid shipment performance, Samsung said it accounted for 53.9 percent of the global 5G smartphone market as of November 2019, citing [...]