October 31, 2020

First look: Inside North Korea’s latest ‘Samjiyon’ tablet device

Angry birds, basketball games, tanks and other fun on North Korea's latest iPad-style device

SEOUL – North Korea's latest Android-based 'Samjiyon' tablet, runs a version of Angry Birds, an arcade basketball game, features books praising Kim Jong Un as the next Paektusan general and carries a web browser but no WiFi.

NK News was lucky enough to get hold of one of the latest models, complete with the original protective film over the screen and factory-standard Micro SD card. This model debuted this Autumn, and is the third North Korean tablet to have been launched.