Samsung and LG team up to help domestic display parts suppliers grow

Samsung Display and LG Display have entered a new strategic partnership with the common goal of helping small and medium-sized (SME) suppliers from South Korea grow. The trade restrictions imposed by the Japanese government last year are still in effect, and this has persuaded the two Korean tech giants to cooperate and look for alternative […]

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All three South Korean carriers order 28GHz 5G base stations from Samsung

All three cellular carriers in South Korea—LG Uplus, KT, and SK Telecom—have ordered 28GHz 5G base stations from Samsung for the first time. These are the same base stations that Verizon recently ordered from Samsung. The South Korean carriers will begin their pilot projects in the B2B (Business to Business) space on the 28GHz spectrum […]

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Samsung launches The Premiere 4K laser projectors in South Korea

Samsung had unveiled The Premiere, its new lineup of 4K Ultra Short Throw laser projectors, last month. After unveiling the US pricing and availability of the projectors last week, the South Korean firm has launched them today in South Korea. The LSP9T is priced at KRW 7.49 million (around $6,430) and the LSP7T will be sold […]

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iPhone 12 May Launch Earlier Than Usual in South Korea

The upcoming iPhone 12 lineup may launch earlier than usual in South Korea, reports The Korea Herald. South Korean telecoms firms speaking to The Korea Herald have said that the ‌iPhone 12‌ lineup will launch ahead of its usual schedule. Normally, the release of new iPhones in South Korea comes about one month after launch […]

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Samsung will launch Galaxy Note 20 in Mystic Green in Korea this week

Samsung has announced that it will launch the Mystic Green color variant of the Galaxy Note 20 in South Korea on September 25. The smartphone will be priced at KRW 1,199,000 (around $1,035), similar to other color variants of the device that are already available in the country. Apart from Samsung Digital Plaza, Samsung’s website, […]

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Samsung is selling its glass factory in Gumi as LCD production wanes

Samsung Corning Advanced Glass is closing up shop in Gumi, South Korea, but will maintain operations at its second factory in Asan, according to a recent report by The Elec. The factory located in Gumi is not shutting down per se but instead Samsung Corning Advanced Glass is reportedly selling the facility to an unnamed […]

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Galaxy Note 20 September update in Korea and UAE improves camera

Last week the Galaxy Note 20 series received its first firmware update and the September 2020 security patch in most markets except for South Korea and the UAE. The Galaxy Note 20 duo in these regions is now catching up with the rest of the world, but interestingly enough, their firmware update is accompanied by […]

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Galaxy Z Fold 2 pre-orders cause demand surge for… the Galaxy S10 5G

The Galaxy Z Fold 2 just became available for pre-orders in South Korea, promising a first-hand experience of the latest and greatest mobile tech from not just Samsung, but the entire smartphone industry. Yet it’s the 19-month-old Galaxy S10 5G that’s currently expected to experience a popularity surge on Samsung’s home turf. What’s more, these two […]

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Samsung’s smartphone market share grows stronger on its home turf in Q2 2020

Samsung maintained its leading position in the global smartphone market during the second quarter of 2020 despite a sharp fall in sales. In South Korea, it managed to grow its market share even further, a new report showed earlier today. The company launched the Galaxy S20 series and various Galaxy A series devices in South […]

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Galaxy Z Fold 2, Z Flip 5G pre-orders to start in Korea from tomorrow

Samsung has announced that it will start accepting pre-orders for the Galaxy Z Fold 2 and the Galaxy Z Flip 5G in Korea starting September 11. South Korean customers would be able to pre-order the new foldable smartphones until September 15. The devices will start shipping the Galaxy Z Fold 2 and the Galaxy Z […]

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Samsung to triple initial shipment volume of Galaxy Z Fold 2 in South Korea

The original Galaxy Fold stunned the world, but it still felt like a work in progress. The Galaxy Z Fold 2 was launched earlier this month with noticeable upgrades in terms of cameras, design, performance, and the screens. It is now being reported that Samsung will triple the initial shipments of the Galaxy Z Fold […]

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Galaxy Buds Live get limited-edition FILA version in South Korea

Samsung has announced that it has collaborated with the popular sports brand FILA to launch a limited-edition version of the Galaxy Buds Live. The South Korean tech giant is trying to attract young consumers with its new collaboration. Earlier, the company had launched the Galaxy S20+ BTS Edition and the Galaxy Buds+ BTS Edition in collaboration with K-pop […]

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Galaxy Z Fold 2 Thom Browne pre-orders in Korea are tied to a lottery

The Galaxy Z Fold 2 Thom Browne Edition is available for pre-order in less than a dozen countries but the pre-order process in South Korea is very different compared to other markets. Samsung announced today that the Galaxy Z Fold 2 Thom Browne Edition will be offered to pre-order customers in South Korea through an […]

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Samsung business still at risk, facing ‘triple threat’ at home

Between a historically low production output, steadily declining electronics sales across the globe, and “humilitating” chipmaking troubles, business hasn’t exactly been good for Samsung this year. While a lot of those issues stem from the unpredictable turn of events 2020 had in store for us, Samsung is in need of solutions, not excuses. Especially given how […]

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