Impending reforms to handset subsidies have retailers resorting to extreme measures, with some snatching phones from women in attempts to force them to enter stores.
Huawei hopes its Honor 6 will carve a path into the saturated South Korean mobile market.
Despite reluctance from three major carriers, creditors have agreed to extend Pantech's deadline for debt repayment by two years, keeping the South Korean company alive for the time being.
The third largest phone maker in Korea continues to post losses while still owing debt to various entities, including Korea's three carriers.
As the Korean cellular market draws closer to saturation point, the drive to win customers through cheap phone deals has gone off the rails.
A South Korean manufacturer is making samples of an Apple TV set based on OLED technology, a report claims.
The Galaxy S5 will go on sale smack in the middle of a ban that will keep Korean carriers from adding new customers or allowing existing customers to upgrade phones.
The motion-detection system aims to catch people crossing the border between the two Koreas, says Kotaku.
Samsung has looked towards the military to provide the firm's next generation of software engineers.
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