A smartphone retail store at the Gangnam subway station in Seocho, Seoul, Tuesday afternoon. Photo: Baek Byung-yeul/Korea Times

Phone makers are concerned about the increasing lifespan of smartphones in South Korea

While less people in South Korea are snapping up the latest smartphones as they come out, manufacturers like Samsung are allowing older models to be traded in with credit going towards the purchase of newer models

Topic |   South Korea

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A smartphone retail store at the Gangnam subway station in Seocho, Seoul, Tuesday afternoon. Photo: Baek Byung-yeul/Korea Times
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