In Qualcomm anti-trust battles, Korean FTC could be its ticking time bomb

As part of antitrust mitigation measures it’s obligated to fulfill, Qulacomm has to renegotiate a bunch of patent licensing deals. It hasn’t happened.

LG Q9 One is the company’s first Android One phone under a different name

And it will be arriving in South Korea with the same specs as it did when it was known elsewhere as the LG G7 One. At least there’s Android One.

LG V50 ThinQ 5G may be Sprint’s first 5G phone to be announced next month

Both the 4G-only LG G8 ThinQ and the LG V50 ThinQ 5G will be announced at MWC 2019, South Korean media has learned. And it will be a pretty penny.

Samsung Galaxy Fold may show up in Korea with 5G and 4 color options

It seems that there will be a Samsung Galaxy Fold with 5G connectivity for South Korea in the future and it may come in at least 4 color options

First LG G7 ThinQ units in South Korea getting Android Pie

LG has also apparently set out its Android Pie update schedule for more devices in its portfolio. Some will have longer to wait than others.

Samsung’s first 5G phone is a unique and limited edition Galaxy S10 model

It’s been described with a 6.7-inch screen, an advanced facial recognition system and a hefty price tag. And it will only be available in two markets.
Samsung Galaxy S9+ review

The new Samsung Galaxy S10 won’t come with 5G connectivity

5G network connectivity won’t come in the new Samsung Galaxy S10 according to some very reliable sources that makes us think on a new device

It’s official and nearly unobtainable — LG V35 Signature edition

It has zirconium in it, so you know it’s pretty darn luxurious. There’s also a pair of active noise-cancelling headphones inside. So… how much?

South Korea investing in more than just memory chips

Samsung and SK hynix have a very tight grip on the memory chip market, but the industry now has to fend off Chinese competitors in SoC development.
Galaxy S9 Plus vs Note 8

Max spec Galaxy S10 with three rear cameras also has dual selfie cameras

The “Beyond 2” and the “Beyond 1” will both feature triple rear cameras. The entry-level “Beyond 0” may have dual rear cameras.
LG G7 ThinQ

LG expects robust second quarter growth, but spent too much on marketing

On a proportional basis, LG will be doing way better than its behemoth competitor Samsung. Still, investors may shirk at how much it spent on marketing.

LG Q8+, perhaps a smaller V30, certified by Korean government

Well, it could be a small V30, just like how the Q8 was very much like the V34 in that it was a smaller V20. But what are all these model numbers signaling?

LG Android One phone leaked by Q Stylus source code with T-Mobile link

It’s a lightweight device that has a few kinks to it that other regional variants would not have. And it’s all from open source information.

Let’s hope the Galaxy Note 9 doesn’t burn up | #PNWeekly 309

Are we finally ready for a bigger battery on a Galaxy Note phone? Do you want a 9-year-old iPhone for kicks? And we have gripes to tell you about!

SK Telink will sell iPhone 3GS later this month

The South Korean carrier recently unearthed a whole crate of iPhone 3GS devices that never got sold. They’re now $40 apiece.

Galaxy S9 sales in Korea cross over 1 million units

The Galaxy S8 changed the way Samsung’s flagship smartphones looked. The Galaxy S9 uses the same general footprint. It’s taken longer for people to warm up in Korea to this latest model.

K-pop group BTS now tipping off LG G7 ThinQ features

If you’re a K-pop fan, BTS would like to thank you very much for your loyalty and hope that you check out the LG G7 ThinQ.

In South Korea, Galaxy Note FE also gets Android Oreo, too

The Galaxy S7 is finally starting to see signs of hope for Android 8.0, but this was just a little bit of a happy surprise given the Note FE’s roots…

Korean government may go after Apple for dumping ad costs to carriers

Apple is accused of making carriers pay for its standardized marketing materials, leaving the networks to buy airtime and fit local stores with displays.

Two Korean banks start accepting Samsung Pay for transactions

Not just putting cards on the app, but letting customers withdraw money at banks and ATMs with their phones. Iris scanning is the new PIN.

Samsung plays with graphene balls; when’s the battery revolution coming?

The patents are being applied for and this looks like yet another promising sign that the battery revolution is coming. But is it really?

Samsung Galaxy X has support page up on Korean website

The foldable smartphone is inching ever so closer to existence, but as the intel is still quite thin, the nail biting continues.

Apple sells out iPhone X on first day in Korea

Carriers had to make do with less than half the number of iPhone 8 boxes they had during that launch. It took minutes for the iPhone X to sell out.

Samsung HMD Odyssey boosts Windows Mixed Reality presence

Windows Mixed Reality headsets launch today and this one seems to be a crown jewel with AMOLED displays and a wide field of view.

Samsung Galaxy Note 7R hinted for South Korea in June

A refurbished Galaxy Note 7 is expected to hit Korean carriers for the summer doldrums. And people are ready to snatch up a phone that won’t explode.