Today, Wednesday, September 15th, the South Korean multinational electronics company LG Electronics revealed that it would launch a new online education-dedicated notebook in partnership with South Korea’s internet portal giant Naver Corporation by next month.
LG is a South Korean multinational electronics company that has its headquarters in Yeouido-dong, Seoul, South Korea. The LG Electronics Corporation is the fourth-largest chaebol in South Korea.
The new online educational notebook aims at promoting and ensuring remote e-learning services in the lure of the Coronavirus pandemic.
According to LG, it will release “Whalebook,” a cloud-optimized laptop powered by Naver’s Whale operating system (OS) that will be compatible with its online education platform Whale Space. The device will be accessible to customers later this year, with a price tag of 550,000 won ($470). It will first be marketed in the B2B sector in South Korea in October.
The new notebook will provide the finest user experience when using Naver’s different services, with a 14-inch display and a weight of 1.45 kilograms. It includes a shortcut key to Naver’s Whale ON video conferencing service.
In January, LG and Naver announced cooperation to strengthen their presence in the remote learning service market in the wake of the epidemic and joint development of a notebook.
The Naver Corporation is one of South Korea’s top 10 corporations. As one of South Korea’s leading websites, it offers a wide range of internet services, including mobile messaging, digital comics and novels, social networks, blogging platforms, mobile payment systems, and more.