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SAMMY Hub: Samsung releases ChatON for Omnia 2 users in South Korea

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Samsung’s Omnia 2 may’ve reached end of its shelf-life but if you’re one of those still carrying the Windows Mobile 6.5 running device, Samsung has released its ChatON messaging service for the phone. The cross-platform messaging service will allow Omnia 2 users to chat with other ChatON users on Android, bada, iOS, BlackBerry, Windows Phone […]

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Samsung says it sold 5m LTE phones, 2.8m Galaxy Notes in South Korea, claims 60% domestic share

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Now that May has ended, Samsung Electronics has released new domestic sales figures for its LTE phones, and more specifically its Galaxy Note series. In a press statement (in Korean), Samsung says LTE phone sales have exceeded 5 million in South Korea, and that it has shipped 2.8 million Galaxy Notes to date. That last […]

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Samsung announces Galaxy R Style in South Korea

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Today, South Korean mobile phone maker Samsung made official a new smartphone designed for its homeland market, namely the Galaxy R Style. The new handset runs under Google’s Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich operating system and sports model number SHV-E170S/K/L. Samsung has made the new device available through all three major carriers in South Korea, […]

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Samsung Galaxy S II LTE gets Android 4.0 update in South Korea

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Samsung is continuing the rollout of the Android 4.0 for more devices. South Koreans with Galaxy S II LTE can now grab the latest firmware to upgrade their Gingerbread-running devices to Ice Cream Sandwich. The ICS feature-set for the LTE variant is identical to the Galaxy S II which includes improved performance and multitasking, Face […]

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KT will launch LTE-equipped SHV-E170K in South Korea

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KT today confirmed to launch three LTE-equipped smartphones for South Korea, which also included Samsung’s SHV-E170K. While KT hasn’t confirmed the specs of Samsung’s latest smartphone, the carrier did say that all the phones will come with the latest chipset and a high-capacity battery. However, a bit of web search points us to a GLBenchmark […]

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Samsung launches Galaxy Player 4.2 in South Korea

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Samsung’s Android media player lineup in South Korea has got a new addition in the form of Galaxy Player 4.2 (YP-GI1). The PMP that was announced at the MWC in February is now available in Samsung’s domestic market in 8GB and 16GB storage capacities. Clad in milky white hue, the 8.99mm Galaxy Player 4.2 features […]

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