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Limited Edition Datsun GO Flash Goes On Sale In South Africa

Adding some freshness to the entry-level hatchback, Japanese brand Datsun has launched the GO ‘Flash’ Limited Edition models in South Africa sporting cosmetic upgrades and new features. The Datsun GO Flash edition is priced at 135,900 South African rand (around ₹ 7.25 lakh), and is priced at a premium of 3,000 South African rand (around ₹ 16,000) over the standard ... Read More »

South Korea Reports Its Own Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Probe Results

South Korea said on Monday it will strengthen lithium-ion battery safety requirements and conduct regular inspections to avoid repeats of fires which forced Samsung Electronics Co Ltd to withdraw its premium Galaxy Note 7 handset. Manufacturers of lithium-ion batteries, commonly used in portable devices, would be subjected to greater oversight and regular inspections, the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy ... Read More »

Qualcomm Fined $854 Million by South Korean Regulator for Violating Completion Laws

South Korea’s antitrust regulator said on Wednesday it fined US chipmaker Qualcomm Inc KRW 1.03 trillion ($854 million or roughly Rs. 5,821 crores), a record for the country, ruling its business practices of patent licensing and smartphone modem chip sales hindered competition. The Korea Fair Trade Commission said Qualcomm abused its dominant market position and forced handset makers to pay ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Crisis Brings Down South Korea’s Industrial Output

South Korea’s industrial output fell in October as Samsung Electronics discontinued its latest flagship Galaxy Note 7 smartphones, a government report said on Wednesday. Production in all South Korean industries dipped 0.4 percent in October as railway workers went on strikes, Xinhua news reported. Production slid further from previous months according to Statistics Korea. Samsung ending production and sales of ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge Blue Coral Variant Now Available in South Korea

Galaxy S7 Edge launched in widely-praised colour first seen on Note 7 The new colour is now available in South Korea It will roll out in select markets soon Samsung’s Galaxy S7 Edge is available in all-new Blue Coral colour variant in South Korean starting Friday. The Blue Coral colour of course became popular with Samsung’s “now dead”Galaxy Note 7, ... Read More »

Samsung Recovers 60 Percent of Recalled Galaxy Note 7 Units From South Korea, US, Europe

  Samsung Electronics Co said on Tuesday it has got back around 60 percent of recalled Galaxy Note 7 smartphones sold in South Korea, the United States and Europe, suggesting it is making progress in its attempts to recover from the crisis. In a statement, Samsung said it was focused on replacing all affected devices “as quickly and efficiently” as ... Read More »

Nissan Starts Exporting India-Made Datsun GO+ To South Africa

Nissan India has started exporting the India-made Datsun GO+ sub-compact MPV to South Africa. Sales of the Datsun GO+, produced at the Renault-Nissan Alliance plant in Oragadam near Chennai, began on August 31, 2016 in South Africa. The company has had its ups and downs in India especially after the Global NCAP results came to the fore, however, Nissan India ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Breaks Pre-Order Record in South Korea: Report

It has been a week since the launch of Samsung’s Galaxy Note 7 and the phablet has reportedly already broken the record for most pre-ordered Galaxy smartphone in the company’s home country South Korea. According to a report by The Korean Herald, the company has received over 200,000 pre-orders for the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 within two days of its ... Read More »

South Korea Antitrust Regulator Says Investigating Apple on ‘a few matters’

South Korea’s truthful alternate commission (FTC) is investigating “some matters” regarding tech massive Apple Inc, the head of the anticompetition frame said at some stage in a parliamentary hearing, with out disclosing further details. speakme at the hearing on Tuesday, FTC Chairman Jeong Jae-chan declined to comment on the specifics of the regulator’s investigation when asked to achieve this by ... Read More »

100,000 Samsung Galaxy S7, S7 Edge Units Sold in First 2 Days in South Korea: Report

More than 100,000 units of Samsung Electronics Co.’s Galaxy S7 series smartphones were sold in South Korea within the first two days of its official launch, data showed on Sunday. Sales of the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge reached a combined 60,000 on Friday and 40,000 on Saturday after the smartphones hit South Korean market on Friday, Yonhap cited ... Read More »