While the iPhone 6S has made a hugely successful debut with over 13 million units sold during its opening week, those in Korea looking to purchase Apple’s newest offering are going to have to wait.
Apple announced that 40 countries will be able to purchase the newest iPhone on October 9 and 10, however Korea is not on the list.
Malaysia, Turkey and India have also been scheduled to come out on October 16, yet again, Korea is nowhere to be seen.
Earliest estimates for the phone to hit the peninsula are either the end of October or early November according to industry insiders.
The Apple iPhone 6 debuted on October 31 last year, months after its world debut as Apple doesn’t consider Korea to be a key market due to its preference for domestic phone makers Samsung and LG.
The Latest Haps
A vehicle smashed into a Hanyang Mart yesterday afternoon next to an apartment complex in Yeonje-gu.
The US supersonic bomber was in the controversial Chinese Air Defense Identification Zone.
A plan to lower the speed limit on all roads in Busan from the current 60 kilometers per hour to 50 kilometers per hour will be promoted.
The monthly Ha Ha Hole returns this Friday night and it’s looking for female comics to take center stage.
Psychedelic shoegaze from New Zealand, Moses, will be performing in Busan Friday, March 10, on the Busan leg of their Whareama album release tour.
Around 2,000 people are expected to be involved in Marvel Comics “Black Panther” shooting in Busan.
The nation’s favorite boat festival sets sail for the fourth year.
The Busan International Women’s Association is hosting a “Mardi Gras Ball” on Saturday, April 22nd at the Haeundae Grand Hotel.
The Paradise Hotel’s third floor Chinese restaurant ‘Nampoong’ has introduced a new dim sum course meal for spring.
One of Busan’s most legendary watering holes is celebrating its 15th anniversary this Friday night.
Jeju Air will hold a big promotional event with great prices on domestic and international tickets from the 23rd of March through the 5th of April.
Check out this video from the city that shows the top eight spring flower spots in Busan.
The opening ceremony of Gyeongnam’s Jinhae Naval Port Festival, the nation’s largest spring flower festival, is coming up in 10 days.
Drivers will have to pay for their parking at the attached parking area of Sajik Stadium starting from the next month.
The Lotte Giants, will have a special “Lee Dae Ho Cheering Zone” at the opening home game on April 4th and the first weekend home game on April 8th.