Those looking to get their hands on the newest offering from Apple won’t have to wait much longer as they have announced the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus will begin sales on October 31st in 36 additional countries and territories, including South Korea, as well as across Europe, Asia, the Middle East, Latin America and Africa have been added by the Cupertino, California company in a press statement yesterday.
Pre-orders by Korea’s three mobile carriers — SK Telecom, KT and LG U+ — will begin October 24th.
Prices have yet to be set for the phones, though industry insiders predict the iPhone 6 will cost around 800,000 won and the iPhone 6 Plus will run about 1,000,000 won.
“We still have not received any information from Apple about the consumer prices of the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus in the Korean market, as well as the amount of subsidies,” said Lim Soo-wang, a public relations manager at KT.
The Latest Haps
The country’s top court has sentenced a South Korean man to 12 years in prison for attempting to murder the U.S. ambassador to South Korea Mark Lippert.
The Kim Young-ran anti-graft law is taking in effect starting today. The law aims to prevent government employees and various officials from receiving bribes.
Busan Subway Lines 1, 2 and 3 have begun emergency services today due to a general strike of the Busan Metro Labor Union.
The city of Busan is looking for public input as they plan to change the look of the city’s buses for the first time in 16 years.
The tentative lineup for guests visiting the 21st Busan International Film Festival for the opening day on October 6th is near completion.
The Closing Ceremony hosts of the 21st Busan International Film Festival will be actor Kim Min Jong and actress Choi Yeojin.
With the nation’s biggest shopping and cultural event “Korea Sale’s FESTA” beginning today, Busan’s distribution industries have begun participating in an all-out competition.
The Busan One Asia Festival is offering free admissions to Taste Busan and the Korean Wave Star & Beauty Collection for foreign guests at BEXCO.
BeFM’s “On the Road Busan” team invites you for a final FREE trip around the beautiful Busan Bay at the Wave Yacht Lounge Closing Party on Saturday, October 8th.
The Busan International Food Expo 2016 will be held in BEXCO from October 6th to the 9th.
The “2016 Jinju Namgang Lantern Festival” will begin on October 1st and end on the 16th at Jinju Namgang Ilwon.
A new survey by MasterCard shows that Seoul is once again the 10th most popular city for travel in the world.
Runners from around the world will gather at the 2016 Busan International Ocean Marathon on Oct. 2.
North Korea’s goalkeeper gives up one of the worst goals ever — to the opponent’s goalkeeper in an AFC U-16 championship match.