April 21, 2021

New North Korean smartphones using AI, facial recognition technology: DPRK Today

Latest "Jindallae"-brand models popular thanks to their "unique appearance, function, and convenience," state media says

The latest models of North Korea's domestically-produced "Jindallae" brand of smartphones now feature artificial intelligence (AI) and facial recognition technology, the state-run DPRK Today reported Tuesday.

The "Jindallae 6" and "Jindallae 7" -- named after the Korean rhododendron flower -- use biometric identification technology such as "fingerprint, voice, and face, and text recognition... guaranteeing high accuracy," an advertisement carried by the online outlet said.