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LG announces Gx2 smartphone in South Korea

August 28th, 2014

LG Gx2LG has announced the launch of one more smartphone after the success of its G3 in the South Korean market. Dubbed as Gx2, the smartphone comes with a 5.7-inch screen and 8MP rear camera with laser focus.

Coming to the specifications, the Gx2 runs on Android 4.4.2 (KitKat) and is powered by 1.2 GHz quad-core processor. In addition, it packs 1.5GB of RAM, 8GB of internal memory with an option to expand via microSD card, 1.3MP front camera and 3200mAh battery.

In terms of connectivity options, LG Gx2 comes with 4G LTE-A/ 3G HSPA+, WiFi, Bluetooth, GPS connectivity.

The company has not revealed the price of the smartphone, however it would be available in Titanium Black and White colors from Korean operator LG U+ starting today.

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Nexus 7 (2013) now available via Google Play Korea

September 10th, 2013

Google has started selling the Wi-Fi versions of its Nexus 7 (2013) tablet in South Korea via Google Play earlier today. The tablet can be purchased for 329,000 won (16GB version), or 369,000 won (32GB version).

There is no word on the availability of LTE version in the country. In addition to the Google Play availability, consumers can also purchase the Wi-Fi versions of the Nexus 7 tablet from stores like Lotte Mart, Hi Mart, Shinsegae Mall, Auction, E-Mart, and E-Mart Mall.

To remind you, Nexus 7 (2013) features a 7-inch 1920x1200p display, quad-core Snapdragon S4 Pro processor, 2GB of RAM, 16/ 32GB of storage, 5MP rear camera, 1.2MP front camera, Android 4.3, and 3950 mAh battery.

In related news, according Google, consumers can also buy the Nexus 7 sleeve from Korean Google Play.Nexus 7

Samsung sells 700,000 Galaxy Note units in South Korea

February 2nd, 2012

Samsung has announced that it has sold over 700,000 units of Galaxy Note smartphone in the hone country South Korea till now. Company, which also started selling the LTE enable model of Note in the country, has captured 66pc of the LTE market in January. It is significant because LG’s Optimus LTE has been selling pretty well in South Korea and is a direct competitor to Galaxy Note. » Read more: Samsung sells 700,000 Galaxy Note units in South Korea

Samsung Galaxy S II sales cross 5 million units in South Korea

January 19th, 2012

Samsung has announced that it has sold over 5 million units of its flagship Galaxy S II in its home-country till now. It took around four months for the company to reach this milestone from 3.5 million unit sales in late September. » Read more: Samsung Galaxy S II sales cross 5 million units in South Korea

Cowon launches Z2 Plenue Android PMP in South Korea

January 19th, 2012

After D3 Plenue, Cowon has jumped again in the Android arena with the launch of Z2 Plenue Android media player. This PMP is schedule to go on sale in South Korea soon, and will be available in 8/16/32GB memory variants. » Read more: Cowon launches Z2 Plenue Android PMP in South Korea

Samsung launches Galaxy Player 3.6 YP-GS1 in Korea

January 14th, 2012

Samsung has released a new PMP Galaxy Player 3.6 (YP-GS1) in South Korea yesterday. It has been priced at 200,000 won ($174) for 8GB version and 240,000 won ($209) for the 16GB version and will be available starting January 16. » Read more: Samsung launches Galaxy Player 3.6 YP-GS1 in Korea

Samsung launches Galaxy M Style in Korea, coming with Super AMOLED display

January 4th, 2012

Samsung has launched entry-level Android smartphone Galaxy M Style in Korea today. With the release of M Style, company is taking Super AMOLED display to masses. It will be sold for a price under $500, stated Samsung. » Read more: Samsung launches Galaxy M Style in Korea, coming with Super AMOLED display