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S. Korean Galaxy S10 and iPhone XS Prices 5th Most Expensive in the World

S. Korean Galaxy S10 and iPhone XS Prices 5th Most Expensive in the World

SEOUL, May 10 (Korea Bizwire) — The lowest prices for the Galaxy S10 and iPhone XS in South Korea’s open market are the fifth most expensive among 17 major countries in the world. The Korea Communications Commission (KCC) announced on Thursday that the lowest prices for Samsung Electronics’ Galaxy S10 (128GB) and Apple’s iPhone XS [...]

LG Electronics to Move Korean Smartphone Production to Vietnam

LG Electronics to Move Korean Smartphone Production to Vietnam

SEOUL, Apr. 24 (Korea Bizwire) — LG Electronics Inc. plans to relocate its Korean smartphone production line to Vietnam in a bid to cut costs for its money-losing mobile business, industry sources said Wednesday. The South Korean tech firm will phase out its Pyeongtaek factory, south of Seoul, by the end of this year, getting [...]

Always Powered by Passion: Meizu 16s Flagship Smartphone Unveiled, Snapdragon 855 and 48MP OIS Dual Camera

Always Powered by Passion: Meizu 16s Flagship Smartphone Unveiled, Snapdragon 855 and 48MP OIS Dual Camera

Zhuhai, Apr. 23, 2019 (Korea Bizwire) — Meizu Technology Co., Ltd (Meizu) has officially introduced its latest flagship 16s and will be available for sale in China on 28th April starting at 3198 RMB. The signature Meizu Design brings a sense of elegance to the phone. Powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 855, the 16s features a [...]

Samsung Postpones Release of Galaxy Fold in U.S. Market

Samsung Postpones Release of Galaxy Fold in U.S. Market

SEOUL, Apr. 23 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co. said Tuesday that it has decided to postpone the release of its Galaxy Fold smartphone in the United States due to problems found with the folding screen and related mechanism. The South Korean tech giant, which originally planned to start selling the world’s first foldable smartphone [...]

N. Korea Introduces Smartphone with Facial Recognition and Wireless Charging

N. Korea Introduces Smartphone with Facial Recognition and Wireless Charging

SEOUL, Apr. 22 (Korea Bizwire) — North Korean smartphones are reportedly showing technological progress as they now offer facial recognition as well as wireless charging features. Sogwang, a North Korean state media outlet, introduced North Korea’s newly developed smartphone, the Pyongyang 2425, on its official website. “The Pyongyang 2425 comes with enhanced features, praised by [...]

Focus of 5G Race Shifts from being ‘First’ to ‘Best’

Focus of 5G Race Shifts from being ‘First’ to ‘Best’

SEOUL, Apr. 16 (Korea Bizwire) — Now that South Korea has won the much-coveted crown of the world’s “first” to launch 5G commercial service, it is time to improve the service’s quality and create lucrative business models to lead the way in the global 5G race, market watchers said Tuesday. Samsung Electronics Co.’s Galaxy S10 [...]