February 25, 2024

Inside a (censored) North Korean tablet, from karaoke apps to “Samurai Hunter”

An in-depth look into the DPRK-produced Taeyang W713

People all around the world enjoy watching Netflix and playing games on their tablets, but how are North Koreans using their very own (reportedly-domestically-made) devices?

NK News has obtained the Taeyang-brand tablet PC, produced by the Mangyongdae Marine (Haeyang) Technology Exchange Company in 2017. The company has received attention in local media recently, having also produced Mirae WiFi and tablet PCs with wireless internet access.