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Apple barely a contender in South Korean MP3 player market

Peter Rojas
08.10.05
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If you're an iPod hater there's at least one country you can move to where the iPod ain't king: South Korea. Not sure whether the Koreans are immune to Apple's marketing or simply prefer to keep things in the family, but a new survey released by GfK Marketing Services Korea earlier today puts three homegrown manufacturers in the top three (ReignCom/iRiver came in first place with 31% marketshare, Samsung was 2nd with 14%, and Cowon was 3rd with 13%). And Apple? They came in 13th place after garnering a mere 1.8% of the market.

[Via iLounge]

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