SK Telecom, KT, and LG Uplus to start selling Samsung Galaxy fold
SK Telecom, KT, and LG Uplus to start selling Samsung Galaxy fold
  • Jung So-yeon
  • 승인 2019.09.05 11:55
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Courtesy of SK Telecom

With the release of the Galaxy fold, marketing competition among the three mobile carriers is also intensifying. Although initial supplies of Galaxy foldable Smartphones are not very large, it is very meaningful that they are the first 5G foldable Smartphones to be released in South Korea. SK Telecom and KT started pre-orders on the same day through online malls.

SK Telecom will operate a fast opening service especially for early-adapter customers who want to use the Galaxy fold 5G quickly. "Today Arrival" and "Service to Visit Customers" are premium services that visit places that customers want and provide even before opening and transferring data. It is available free of charge through application at T World Direct. 

In particular, "Today Arrival" expanded its service not only to the Seoul metropolitan area but also to the five metropolitan cities in August. It can experience the fastest subscription and opening of Galaxy fold 5G in all parts of South Korea.

Customers with pre-orders for T-World Direct will be offered a premium gift that is suitable for the Galaxy fold 5G. As a gift, you can choose between a Mont Blanc diary and a golf product.

SK Telecom surpassed 1 million 5G subscribers based on a single carrier for the first time in the world on Aug. 21, and is on the verge of surpassing 1.3 million customers. "We are going to continue this momentum with the release of 5G Galaxy fold." SK Telecom said.

Courtesy of KT

KT will offer up to 12 months of interest-free installment payments and benefits such as Samsung Electronics' original auxiliary battery and cable to buyers of Galaxy folds.

In addition, if KT Shop selects delivery method after purchasing Galaxy fold 5G as "Come Here", buyers can receive variety of premium services such as fast delivery and opening, data backup, film attachment, used phone compensation, KT product consulting, and IT device experience.

KT Shop has recently expanded its "Come Here" nationwide, allowing any KT customer to apply. Only one kind of Cosmos Black will be released first at KT Shop. Additional Space Silver colors will also be released in the near future.

Courtesy of LG Uplus

LG Uplus will hold an event on Sept. 6 to celebrate the launch of the Galaxy fold at the COEX Megabox in Samseong-dong, Seoul. 400 people, including 100 customers, will be invited to open Galaxy fold. 

Participants will be able to watch the latest movie free of charge at the U+ Brand Museum, which is equipped with high-quality sound and a world travel theme. After the movie is over, it will host a quiz prize event and present the "Galaxy Buzz" as a gift to the 15 winners.

While watching the movie, the opening will be conducted, allowing customers to use the Galaxy Fold, which will be opened on the day of the event. By preparing 'U+5G Cafe', which is a U+5G experience zone, in the lobby of the COEX cinema, LG Uplus can experience six key differentiated services such as U+ professional baseball, golf, Idol Live, U+VR,AR, and games. In addition, the world's first 5G cloud game service is also available.

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