“China Central Television has criticized South Korea’s Samsung Electronics Co Ltd for charging customers to repair devices which the state broadcaster says are defective because of a manufacturing error,” Matthew Miller reports for Reuters.
“CCTV in a program broadcast late Monday said internal multimedia cards cause the software of Samsung’s Note and S series of smartphones to seize up,” Miller reports. “Li Yi, a consultant to the Ministry of Information Industry who spoke in the program, said on his Weibo microblog after the broadcast that CCTV’s priority is to ‘protect domestic consumers from the bullying of foreign brands.'”
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MacDailyNews Take: Samsung Electronics makes bad knockoffs of Apple products. What do those who settle for patent-infringing garbage expect?
[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Ted” for the heads up.]
Chinese media attack on Apple exposed; backfires badly – March 19, 2013