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Samsung to Introduce New Galaxy F Smartphone Line in India

Samsung to Introduce New Galaxy F Smartphone Line in India

SEOUL, Sept. 22 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co. will introduce a new smartphone line in India, industry insiders said Tuesday, as the South Korean tech giant eyes to expand its presence in the world’s second-largest smartphone market. Samsung’s Indian unit recently said on Twitter that it will soon launch the Galaxy F smartphone series. [...]

Samsung Remains Top Smartphone Vendor in Q2 Despite Sharp Sales Decline

Samsung Remains Top Smartphone Vendor in Q2 Despite Sharp Sales Decline

SEOUL, Aug. 26 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co. remained the top smartphone vendor in the second quarter of the year despite suffering a sharp decline in sales, a report showed Wednesday. Samsung sold 54.75 million smartphones in the April-June period to take a 18.6 percent market share, according to market researcher Gartner Inc. Its [...]

Samsung Tipped to Rank 3rd in 5G Smartphone Production This Year

Samsung Tipped to Rank 3rd in 5G Smartphone Production This Year

SEOUL, July 22 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co., South Korea’s leading tech firm, is expected to rank third in terms of 5G smartphone production this year, a report showed Wednesday. Samsung’s 5G smartphone production for the year is estimated at 29 million units, placing the company in third place globally, according to market researcher [...]

Xiaomi’s 5G Phone to be Launched in S. Korea Next Week

Xiaomi’s 5G Phone to be Launched in S. Korea Next Week

SEOUL, July 10 (Korea Bizwire) — China’s Xiaomi Corp. will sell its 5G smartphone in South Korea through major mobile carriers, industry insiders said Friday, as it eyes gaining a presence here against homegrown brands. Xiaomi’s Mi 10 Lite 5G smartphone will be launched online next Friday after a four-day preorder period, sources said. It [...]

Limited Tech Support Has Android Users Up in Arms

Limited Tech Support Has Android Users Up in Arms

SEOUL, June 26 (Korea Bizwire) — Following Apple Inc.’s recent decision to support its newest smart device operating system, iOS 14, on older generation iPhone models dating back as far as six years, controversy has reemerged over Android smartphones, which have a shorter duration of technical support. Consumers say that a flagship smartphone model costing [...]

Online Preorders for BTS Edition of Galaxy Smartphone Sell Out in 1 Hour

Online Preorders for BTS Edition of Galaxy Smartphone Sell Out in 1 Hour

SEOUL, June 19 (Korea Bizwire) — Online preorders for Samsung Electronics Co.’s special edition package of its Galaxy smartphone and earbuds in collaboration with K-pop sensation BTS sold out within an hour in South Korea, the company said Friday. Preorders for the package, comprised of the Galaxy S20 Plus BTS edition and the Galaxy Buds [...]