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LG Set to Pull Out of Chronic Slump Pinned on New Flagship Phone

LG Set to Pull Out of Chronic Slump Pinned on New Flagship Phone

SEOUL, July 12 (Korea Bizwire) – LG Electronics’ smartphone business has been struggling to extricate itself from a quagmire caused by stubborn losses and a weak brand image, but local market watchers said Wednesday they remain optimistic the company can pull off a rebound going forward. The tech giant’s slump is all the more stark [...]

Questioning Apple’s Premium Pricing Strategy and the Future of Budget-Friendly Smartphones

Questioning Apple’s Premium Pricing Strategy and the Future of Budget-Friendly Smartphones

SEOUL, April 28 (Korea Bizwire) – Yes, even Apple can fall from its own tree. Amidst a struggling premium smartphone market, Apple’s 13-year period of continuous growth has finally come to a halt.  iPhones have long been signature products for those placing a premium on design, user experience, and of course, the Apple brand.  Despite [...]

Samsung Logs Top Smartphone Sales in Five Major Global Regions

Samsung Logs Top Smartphone Sales in Five Major Global Regions

SEOUL, Nov. 8 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean tech behemoth Samsung Electronics Co. became the top smartphone seller in five major regions of the world in the third quarter of the year except in North America, where its archrival Apple Inc. dominated, a report showed Sunday. In the July-September period, Samsung posted the largest smartphone [...]