First-day sales of the Galaxy Z Fold 3 and Galaxy Z Flip 3 are Samsung's highest to date for smartphones in the country.
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Much to the ire of Samsung, LG will begin selling iPhones at its stores in South Korea starting next month.
Called 'One UI Watch', the interface will feature in Samsung's upcoming Galaxy Watch set for launch later this year.
The country's tech ministry is hoping that more spectrum becoming available will lead to the development of new services in sectors such as smart farming and robotics.
Using ultra-wide band technology, the latest Galaxy phones can now be used as a digital key to open and lock car doors.
The cover window is made out of polyethylene terephthalate, instead of those made with glass or polyimide that are currently used in foldable phones.
The Exynos W920 is built with Samsung's latest 5nm EUV process node and its compact package will allow smartwatches to house larger batteries, the company says.