The Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ are now getting October's security patch in South Korea. The update is a little later than usual for Samsung, who tends to get them out before the next month's patches arrive.
Samsung Pay has emerged as the most favored mobile payment solution in South Korea as per a new survey by the Korea Consumer Agency. The mobile payments solution emerged victorious with a score of 3.78 points on a scale of 1 to 5.
A local consumer group is not happy with the Galaxy S8 price in South Korea. It has released a new report today. The report points out that in some cases the price is actually double that of the United States.
Samsung has now revealed that Samsung Pay has processed an accumulated transaction volume of 10 trillion won or $8.76 billion in South Korea. This goes to show that Samsung’s mobile payment service continues to see significant growth in the country.
Samsung currently has plans to build a new OLED factory that will increase its AMOLED screen production capabilities. The new factory would increase Samsung's production from 180,000 displays a month up to 270,000 displays a month. The factory will be built in South Korea and estimates suggest...
LG has launched a new mid-range tablet called the G Pad IV 8.0 FHD in its home country of South Korea. The device features an 8" 1920 x 1200 display and is powered by an octa-core Snapdragon 435 chipset, 2GB of RAM, and 32GB of storage.
Wireless carriers are pushing for faster cellular connectivity as each of them race to get their 5G running on their network. For now though, many are looking to boost their current LTE network with the 2.5GHz spectrum and that's what Sprint just tested with Samsung in South Korea.
Samsung's support page is now showing there will be three different models of the Galaxy Note 7 FE in South Korea. This indicates that Samsung will be preparing these devices for all three major wireless networks within the country.
A new report suggests Google is prepping to launch its mobile payments service in South Korea in August. The launch was supposed to be last month, but the report says Google delayed it due to issues of security token technology.
OpenSignal has issued a report on the coverage of LTE in 75 countries across the globe. 4G penetration is highest in Asia, with both South Korea and Japan providing 90% coverage. The US ranks at 86.5%.
Samsung has arrested one of their employees for stealing 8,474 smartphones from their production headquarters in South Korea. Samsung caught the man after the phones he stole found their way to Vietnam, where they had yet to be officially released.
LG is calling for smartphone subsidy value to be clearly stated in its home country of South Korea. The maximum amount an OEM can subsidize a phone is around ₩330,000 ($295), but under the new proposal bundled accessories would count toward this subsidy. Samsung is against the measure, citing...
Samsung has announced that sales of the Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus have hit the one million mark in South Korea. This milestone was hit just 37 days after being released in the country, compared to the 74 days it took for the Galaxy S7 lineup to hit the milestone.
Samsung has announced it is setting aside $445 million to help invest in small suppliers in South Korea. The move comes after South Korean President Moon Jae-in's call for more to be done to protect small businesses in South Korea.
A local telecom employee is telling people that Samsung is getting ready to launch a new flip phone in South Korea soon. While they cannot confirm a date, the device is said to come with the model number SM-W2017.
The Korea Times has a piece up that talks about how many Galaxy S8 owners in the country are really enjoying Bixby. The article goes on to quote a number of customers who are enjoying the feature more than they thought they would.