SEOUL, KOREA – Back in 1972, Corning Incorporated, a US manufacturer of glass, ceramics, and related materials, forged its relationship with Korea by setting up a liaison office in South Korea. Corning established Samsung Corning in partnership with Samsung in 1973, Samsung Corning Precision Glass in 1995 and Samsung Corning Advanced Glass in 2012.
SEOUL, KOREA - At the early stage of the Smartphone market, Samsung Electronics was unrivaled in terms of the thickness competition. Back then, iPhone 3GS was 12.3㎜ in thickness while GALAXY S was only 9.9㎜. But the situation has now turned around when Apple launched iPhone 5 with only 7.6㎜ in thickness, driving its rival, Samsung, up the wall in the H/W competition.
SEOUL, KOREA – According to market research firm NPD, Samsung Electronics ranked first in sales during the first two months of 2013, taking up 27.9% of the US flat TV market, followed by the US’s VIZIO (15.4%), LG Electronics (12.2%), Sharp (7.7%) and Panasonic (5.0%).
SEOUL, KOREA - It has been reported that Samsung’s new Smartphone model of ‘GALAXY S4’, which is to be released on March 14, is embedded with an octa-core processor, meaning the new smart mobile device would have 8 application processors that are playing as the brain. Its ‘look and feel’ is the inherited feature from its predecessor, ‘GALAXY S3’.
SEOUL, KOREA - It has been reported that the net profit growth rate of three major local telecommunications companies made here in the domestic market was greater than that of the two giant exporters of Samsung and LG made in foreign markets.
SEOUL, KOREA – Samsung Electronics and LG Electronics are briskly releasing premium TVs and white goods that are energy efficient enough to earn the highest energy efficiency rating (Level 1 is the highest on a scale of 1-5) in Korea, therefore easing market concerns over the upcoming reinforcement of Korea’s energy efficiency rating system.
SEOUL, KOREA - Samsung Electronics' Galaxy S3 smartphone lost the top spot to Apple iPhone 5 in the fourth quarter of last year. According to a U.S. market research firm Strategy Analytics (SA), the iPhone 5 was sold 27.4 million units in the last quarter of 2012, renewing its sales record, with a market share of 12.6 percent.
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