1. CarrierPigeon's Avatar
    why are some Verizon Galaxy Note 3 phones manufactured in Korea instead of China?

    I have two Verizon GAlaxy Note 3 phones.(as well as a Verizon Galaxy Note 2) All three were manufactured in Korea. I always just assumed that it was because the Note 2 and 3 were flagship devices so Samsung made them in Korea.

    However, I saw my friend's new Verizon Galaxy Note 3 this morning.(purchased last week) It was manufactured in China. Is there really a difference between the two?

    Does Samsung produce these phones in any other country beside China and Korea?
    05-12-2014 11:00 PM
  2. beh's Avatar
    I purchased my S3, S4, and Note 3 when each was first released and all of them were made in Korea. However, like you I saw later made versions were made in China.
    05-13-2014 12:54 AM
  3. dpham00's Avatar
    Samsung has been moving away from Korea to China and most recently moving to Vietnam for manufacturing.

    dpham00, Android Central Moderator
    Sent from my Verizon Samsung Galaxy Note 3
    05-14-2014 10:06 AM

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