Posts Tagged: Arirang


It turns out that North Korea's homegrown smartphone is made in China

It turns out that North Korea’s ‘homegrown’ smartphone is made in China

What a surprise! The North Korean Arirang AS1201 that was shown off last summer is actually, it now turns out, a made-in-China smartphone. H...

  • April 8, 2014
  • at 11:35 am
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North Korean leader Kim Jong-un checks out new homegrown Android smartphone

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has checked out – and given two fat thumbs up to – a brand-new homegrown smartphone. In new pict...

  • August 12, 2013
  • at 11:15 am
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Details of North Korea’s smartphone revealed: outdated camera raises questions about Kim Jong-un

The Arirang handset, a North Korean-made Android smartphone, got a major boost in global visibility a couple days ago when its factory got a...

  • August 15, 2013
  • at 11:43 pm
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