An iPad Competitor Emerges In North Korea | NK News
July 22, 2024
News

An iPad Competitor Emerges In North Korea

North Korean State media outlet KCNA today reported on the growing popularity of its very own iPad clone, a "PAD" computer device otherwise known as "Achim" (아침), or "Morning".  The North Korean iPad clone is reportedly enjoying popularity with students, allowing users to use specially designed programs in Korean, English and Russian.  Unlike the iPad, it operates just five hours on full charge (compared to ten), presumably due to the low-price components being used in its manufacture.

Become a member for less
than $5.75 per week.

  • Unlimited access to all of NK News: reporting, investigations, analysis
  • The NK News Daily Update, an email newsletter to keep you in the loop
  • Searchable archive of all content, photo galleries, special columns
  • Contact NK News reporters with tips or requests for reporting
Get unlimited access to all NK News content, including original reporting, investigations, and analyses by our team of DPRK experts.
Subscribe now

All major cards accepted. No commitments – you can cancel any time.