Huawei has partnered up with South Korean service providers SK Telecom, KT and LG Uplus to deliver 5G technology.
Retailers have been caught secretly offering the iPhone 6 to customers with illegally high subsidies and the Korean government has promised to take action.
New phone codenamed "Shamu" will feature a 5.9-inch screen, sources tell the Wall Street Journal.
Having filed for bankruptcy earlier this year, ongoing troubles at Pantech have forced the company to seek a full buyout.
The company brings the entry-level handsets in Brazil, followed by other countries elsewhere around the world in the coming weeks.
With the Liberto 820, Doro is hoping its simplistic approach to Android will help make smartphones more appealing to older users.
Samsung reportedly sells 40 percent fewer Galaxy S5 phones than expected during its first three months on sale, prompting a change in mobile strategy and possible management shake-up.
The only catch? The phone is currently out of stock online, though Microsoft promises it will be available for Black Friday.
Sporting a Snapdragon 800 quad-core processor and 13-megapixel lens, the 5-inch PadFone X smartphone can dock directly into a tablet for a more immersive experience.
Micromax, a five-year-old Indian company, now leads the handset market in that country, but it's not all bad news for Samsung there.