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Apple Korea launches iPod photo, U2 iPod

updated 06:55 am EST, Wed December 1, 2004

New iPods in Korea

Apple Korea plans to acquire third largest market share in the Korean MP3 player market within a year, the company said, at its in Korea. The Korea Times reports that Apple launched the new products at a press meeting at the Plaza Hotel Tuesday evening and said that it would use aggressive marketing to gain marketshare from flash-based players: "Although Apple's iPod controls 52 percent of the global market and 65 percent of the U.S. market, 97 percent of the Korean market is dominated by the flash-memory-type MP3 players, which Apple does not produce. We plan to increase our market share in Korea by 20-fold through aggressive marketing campaigns," said Sohn Hyung-man, CEO of Apple Computer Korea.

by MacNN Staff





  1. koolkid1976

    Joined: Dec 1969


    Probably won't need to..

    Probably won't need to do agressive marketing if the flash iPod rumor is true.

  1. Faizon318

    Joined: Dec 1969



    I cant think of a time when the stock guys said somthing would come out and it did not ? They might be wrong on when a stock will go up but they have the inside track on new products from apple ..

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