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.
A peek inside of Samsung’s mobile device factory in Gumi, South Korea
May 6, 2014
Images from Business Insider bring us a closer look at one of Samsung's mobile device factories in South Korea.
Galaxy S5 off to good start in South Korea, despite carrier sales ban
April 2, 2014
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.
The Galaxy S5 launched today in Korea, even if Samsung didn’t want it to launch
March 27, 2014
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.
LG G2 Android 4.4.2 update starts rolling out in Korea, brings ART support
February 7, 2014
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.
Smartphone bloatware will now be user-removable in South Korea, starting in April
January 24, 2014
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.
Think your LTE is fast? Koreans will have 300Mbps LTE-A this year
January 20, 2014
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.
Phablets are extremely popular in Eastern Asia – but why is that?
October 15, 2013
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.
It’s official: Samsung to release smartphone with curved display next month
September 25, 2013
Confirming earlier rumors, executive reveals that Samsung will introduce a curved display smartphone in South Korea in October.
World War G: 20 injured after LG publicity stunt goes awry in Korea
August 12, 2013
LG cancelled a nationwide marketing campaign after 20 people were injured while trying to win a free LG G2.