In the past, we have discussed the confusion (sometimes intentionally) of what 5G technology actually entails. However, South Korea’s 3 major mobile operators, SK Telecom, kt, and LG Uplus, have plans to introduce commercial 5G technology by 2020-2021.
Samsung just made the long rumored Galaxy S5 LTE-A official in South Korea. The Galaxy S5 LTE (which appears to be the long rumored S5 Prime) is the first device on the market to pack a Snapdragon 805 processor, rocking Krait 450 cores, 3GB of RAM, and impressive 225Mbps LTE-Advanced network speeds.
Images from Business Insider bring us a closer look at one of Samsung’s mobile device factories in South Korea.
The Galaxy S5 is selling well in South Korea, the only market in the world where it’s currently available. That’s despite a partial sales ban on local carriers, giving Samsung reasons to be optimistic for the performance of this key device.
In a strange turn of events, the Galaxy S5 went on sale today in South Korea, despite Samsung’s explicit demand that carriers wait for the official release.
Android 4.2.2 has begun to roll out to the LG G2 in Korea and is expected to roll out to G2 phones around the globe by the end of the first quarter.
Starting in April, South Korea will now require most carrier and OEM apps to be user-removable, allowing consumers to free up space by removing unwanted apps.
By combining three distinct spectrum bands, two of Korea’s largest carriers will be able to offer LTE download speeds of up to 300Mbps by the end of the year.
Large-screened handsets – often called phablets – might be niche devices in North America and Europe, but the same can’t be said for most of Southeast Asia.
Confirming earlier rumors, executive reveals that Samsung will introduce a curved display smartphone in South Korea in October.