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Samsung Galaxy A8 now available for pre-order in South Korea

You can now pre-order Samsung’s exciting mid-ranger.

The past couple years have seen a lot of excellent mid-range Android handsets, but one that caught our attention for 2018 when it was announced in late December is the Samsung Galaxy A8. Samsung previously announced that the A8 would be launching in Vietnam on January 6, and now the phone is officially available for pre-order in South Korea.

KT Corp will be the official carrier for the A8 in  [Read More…]

Stable Oreo update now rolling out to the LG V30 in South Korea

LG V30 starts receiving the Android 8.0 Oreo update.

LG has been beta testing the Oreo update for the LG V30 in its home market for nearly a month, and the company is now rolling out the stable build. Like the beta update, the stable Oreo build is initially rolling out to V30 users in South Korea.

In the announcement, LG says it implemented feedback from over 500 customers enrolled in the beta program, with the  [Read More…]

South Park: Phone Destroyer for Android is coming later this year

Good news South Park fans. Your favorite animated characters are coming to Android (and iOS) later in 2017, developer Ubisoft announced during its E3 press conference this week. The game titled South Park: Phone Destroyer was created by Ubisoft studio RedLynx in collaboration with South Park Digital Studios and combines a turn-based battle system with […]

South Park is going to destroy your phone later this year

Slipped in among the latest console and PC game news at its E3 press conference, Ubisoft has announced a brand new South Park game for mobile. Phone Destroyer marks the first time the long-standing franchise has been in a mobile game, and will be on Android and iOS later on this year.

South Park: Phone Destroyer brings you iconic South Park characters, action-packed real-time strategy, exploding PvP battles, trademark South Park humor and collectible cards in a perfect  [Read More…]

LG Pay released, will be available on the LG G6 in South Korea at launch

LG recently introduced its own mobile paying service dubbed LG Pay, which launches as a direct competitor to Samsung Pay, Android Pay, and Apple Pay. LG Pay will be offered in South Korea first and will land on the LG G6 via a software update that will allow users to add up to 10 payment […]

Refurbished Galaxy Note 7 could go on sale in South Korea in June

Refurbished Note 7 will be $ 250 more affordable than the original.

Samsung announced at the end of last month that it would bring back the Note 7 as a refurbished device in select markets. The refurbished model was spotted undergoing Wi-Fi certification earlier this week, and a report out of South Korea suggests the phone will be available at the end of June.

The refurbished Note 7 will feature a smaller 3000mAh battery, but the  [Read More…]

Some Samsung Galaxy S8/S8+ units in South Korea affected by reddish tint

Well that didn’t take long – Samsung’s Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ units have barely started shipping out to users in South Korean and we already have a problem. According to a report coming out of the Korean Herald, a number of customers who pre-ordered the new handsets in the country took to forums to […]

LG G6 goes up for pre-order in South Korea, comes with $390 worth of freebies

LG is throwing in a lot of freebies with G6 pre-orders.

South Korean carriers have kicked off pre-orders for the LG G6 ahead of the phone’s official debut in the country on March 10. The device will retail for 899,800 won ($ 780), and LG is throwing in freebies worth 450,000 won ($ 390) with every order. Customers pre-ordering the device will receive a one-year screen replacement service, an original case, Tone Platinum HBS-1100 Bluetooth neckbuds, and  [Read More…]

Samsung chief arrested in South Korea over bribing charges

Samsung Group’s de facto leader Jay Y. Lee is facing jail time over bribery charges in presidential scandal.

Samsung Electronics vice chairman and heir-apparent to Samsung Group Jay Y. Lee was arrested on Friday morning in South Korea on bribery charges linked to a presidential corruption probe. Last month, a Korean special prosecutor sought an arrest warrant for Lee, but a judge ultimately turned down the request. This time around, the judge granted the arrest after “new  [Read More…]

Samsung Pay Mini now official in South Korea, will be coming to all Android phones

Samsung rolls out an online payments service that works on all Android phones.

Samsung’s digital payments platform Samsung Pay is available on select Galaxy smartphones in 11 countries. In a bid to increase the reach of its services, Samsung has announced Samsung Pay Mini, an online payments solution that will be available on all Android phones. Samsung Pay Mini will be launching in South Korea later this quarter, and Samsung has said that the service will be  [Read More…]