World Ch. Schedule : FRI 06:30 KST
* Date : 2017-01-06
This episode sheds light on major trends and issues for the smartphone market last year, from Galaxy Note 7 explosions and the rise of Huawei to the highly-competitive low- to mid-range market. It also forecasts what the market will look like in 2017. The market in 2016 was marked by intense competition among the big two - Samsung and Apple - as well as Chinese brands, especially Huawei, which emerged as the third-largest smartphone maker in the world. In 2017, with the scheduled launch of several premium and affordable phones, there will be many offerings for consumers to choose from.
What are the best and worst smartphones of 2016? What are some of the most anticipated features from 2017 releases? A panel of tech experts and a YouTube reviewer expects to see 4K screens, a bezel-less design and AI-enabled features in smartphones this year. Learn more about their take on 2017 market trends.