Results 1 to 10 of 10
  1. #1

    North Korea Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un Uses HTC Butterfly







    N Korea’s Kim Jong-un favors HTC phone: report
    NEW FACE OF HTC?The North Korean leader was photographed with what appeared to be its latest model, likely to avoid ‘extra burdens’ from other firms


    North Korean leader Kim Jong-un appears to be using a smartphone made by HTC Corp (宏達電) of Taiwan, rather than Apple Inc of the US or Samsung Electronics Co of South Korea, to avoid extra burdens, a South Korean newspaper reported yesterday.

    The Seoul-based Korea Joong-Ang Daily, describing a picture published on Jan. 26 by North Korea’s official Central News Agency, reported that Kim was in a national security meeting with a black mobile phone next to him that looked like an HTC model.

    The South Korean Ministry of Unification, in charge of dealing with North Korea, speculated that Kim’s smartphone was the latest HTC model, based on precise analyses of images and data, the newspaper said.

    The smartphone is most likely used to communicate with Kim’s family and his cadre in the Workers’ Party of Korea, the report said.

    Kim’s choice of an HTC smartphone is mostly likely an attempt to avoid “extra burdens” from using Apple’s iPhones or Samsung’s Galaxy series, the newspaper said, citing the ministry.
    The report added that North Koreans are not permitted to access the Internet via mobile phones and are only allowed to use them for voice calls and text messaging.

    There were 1.5 million mobile phone users in North Korea as of November last year and the number is forecast to grow at a faster-than-expected pace to 1.7 million in the

    HTC does not have any official stores in North Korea. The company decided to close its South Korea office in July last year to streamline its operations and improve efficiency.
    Source: N Korea’s Kim Jong-un favors HTC phone: report - Taipei Times term, the report said.

  2. #2
    A Cake that plays MW3 cakezxc's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2011
    Location
    14 Keppel Bay Drive #04-18
    Posts
    553
    The news say its hTC J leh....
    Budget powerhouse - £300 and ripping through 2014 games.

    Intel Core i3 4130 ¦ Kingston HyperX 12800 8Gb ¦ Crucial M2 240Gb ¦ Palit GTX750 Storm ¦ CM Elite 500w ¦ Fractal Design Core 1000 ¦

    Add me on steam
    UserID:cakezxc/cakexxxx

  3. #3

  4. #4
    集中精神, 闭关修行 booest's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2004
    Location
    Singapore
    Posts
    109,480
    can someone please give him a different hair cut?
    Life is a Gift, Never take it forgranted
    | i5ooest:i5-4690S cooledby Kozuti | Maximus VII Impact mini-ITX | 2 x 8GB DDR3 | Extreme PRO 480Gb |
    | 1TB Veloci | MX800 | M12 II-620W | Jonsbo W1 |2707WFP (16:10) |

  5. #5
    He could also have chosen the made-in-china phones, like xiaomi or oppo.

  6. #6
    Registered User cinabolic's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2009
    Location
    Somewhere over the rainbow
    Posts
    8,950
    Quote Originally Posted by kidd View Post
    He could also have chosen the made-in-china phones, like xiaomi or oppo.
    Higher trade in value? Hahaha
    Look! Flying Pucks!

  7. #7
    Homo sapiens koohansen's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2005
    Location
    Milkyway Galaxy
    Posts
    12,314
    It will be big news if he uses a Samsung
    Intel Core i7 2600k | ASUS Z68V Pro | ASUS GTX460 TOP 1GB DDR5 | 16GB Kingston DDR III 1333 | DELL 24" 2407-HC | OCZ Vertex 4 256GB x 2 RAID 0 + WD Black 1TB + WD AVGP 2TB | LG 22x DVD Writer | Cooler Master CM690 | Aerocool 650W Modular | Creative X-Fi Xtreme Music | Logitech Z906 5.1 THX

  8. #8
    Maybe "Small Rice" from China is not yet available in North Korea....
    [MB] - Asus P8H67
    [CPU] - Intel Core i5 2500 Sandy Bridge
    [RAM] - 8GB (4x 2GB Kingston HyperX 1600)
    [GPU] - ATI 6850 (MSI Cyclone IGD5)
    [Monitor] - Dell UltraSharp U2410
    [HDD] - WD HDD (Blue 1TB), (Green 2TB x2 & 1TB x1), Crucial M4 128GB SSD, Seagate Barracuda 3TB
    [PSU] - SeaSonic M12 II 620W
    [Sound] - Creative X-Fi Titanium PCI-e
    [Speaker] - Creative GigaWorks T3 2.1 Speaker
    [Casing] - Lian Li PC-7FNW

  9. #9
    Quote Originally Posted by booest View Post
    can someone please give him a different hair cut?
    well... it looks like this...



    and lucky he didn't wanna have a tattoo of the vein...

  10. #10
    wtf CARES?!
    IT Articles for you and me - http://www.itcow.com
    Gallery - http://*******/5qHTMu | Pano Gallery - http://360.itcow.com

    [/size]

Similar Threads

  1. Peekture: Mystery Lady Again Seen With N. Korea Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un
    By bigsale in forum Chit Chatting
    Replies: 10
    Last Post: Aug 1st, 12, 10:40 AM
  2. Replies: 7
    Last Post: Oct 8th, 10, 10:56 PM
  3. Replies: 9
    Last Post: Jul 13th, 09, 11:08 PM
  4. Replies: 0
    Last Post: Feb 25th, 09, 09:09 PM