BBC World Service

North Korea’s very own smartphone

Molly Wood Aug 16, 2013
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BBC World Service

North Korea’s very own smartphone

Molly Wood Aug 16, 2013
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This week brought us news that North Korea was getting into the smartphone business. State media announced that the country was producing the new Arirang “hand phone” with an Android operating system. The smartphone’s true origins are in dispute. Dave Lee of the BBC tells Marketplace Tech what the world currently knows about the smartphone made for a deeply impoverished country with no internet.

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