just when you thought discounts abound on Egg2 in time for influx of the second generation of iPad AND their wanna-be ‘Tabs ..

no it was the upcoming Egg3 that did it ~

just released this week thus NOT many vendors have it yet ..

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[ IMPROVED SPECIFICATIONS ]

major points of improvement from the original Egg are :
( a jump from Egg2 which had NOT much notable improvements except speed )

  • let’s start out with the legend of the ‘incredible Shrinking Man’ om, I mean WiBro Wi-Fi Router
    almost half the size AND weight !!! (especially for “mini” models .. see way~ below)
  • still in contrast : Double Battery Life lasting onto 8 ~ 10 Hours !!! !!!
  • AND Double Stand-By Time in up to 10 Hours
  • almost NO heat ( come’on I gotta see it to believe it ) while the first generation could be used as Kairo
    – a kind of portable stomach heater long-used by construction workers in Japan,
  • still a smaller 1800 mAh battery compared to former 2480 mAh
  • full-charge in 2 ~ 2.5 hours from 3 ~ 3.5 hours formerly

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one set-back is simultaneous logon of 3 people where-as the former allowed up to 7 -_-

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[ SUBSCRIPTION PRICE PLAN ]
( while original retail price for stand-alone machine is a whopping W129,800 )

all with ONE year contract – with New Subscription Fee exempt AND 2 weeks free at start :
w10,000 per month for 1GB traffic,
W19,800 per month for 30GB traffic,
W27,000 per month for 50GB traffic,

  

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Price Sample from the Official Sales Page ( thus less discounts than resellers who offer more free month at start – some 3 months )
http://showplaza.co.kr/board/bbs/board.php?bo_table=product&wr_id=115

KT Official Sales Page for Detailed Specifications :
http://www.ktkit.com/sub_b2400.jsp

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[ RELATED INNER LINKS ]

Second Generation of WiBro Wi-Fi called “egg2” in ModaCom KWD-B2300 and LG innotek LKT-WR1000 in South Korea
– 13th November 2010 –
http://koreatechblog.com/2010/11/13/second-generation-of-wibro-wi-fi-modacom-kwd-b2300-lg-innotek-lkt-wr1000-interbro-egg2-south-korea-compare-difference/

Portable Mobile WireLess Router KWD-B2300 known as Egg2 for KT WiBro
– 24th June 2010 –
http://koreatechblog.com/2010/06/24/portable-mobile-wireless-router-kwd-b2300-known-as-egg-2-for-kt-wibro/

KT WiBro Portable WireLess Router “Egg” KWI-B2200 Review and Speed Test
– 30th April 2009 –
http://koreatechblog.com/2009/04/30/kt-wibro-portable-wireless-router-egg-kwi-b2200-review-and-speed-test/

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– Korea Tech BLog, 17th April 2010 –

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[ AVAILABILITY SUPPLEMENTARY ]
sale has been halted as soon as a small amount was released siting “distribution” problems due to unexpected popularity
( but ofcourse it could be anything between initial “bugs” to contract problems with KT Telecommunications Company )

manufacturer states this “Slim” Egg with a /longer/ battery life will soon recommence shipping (probably next Month in May)

where-as another “SMS” Egg KWI-2500 doubling as iPhone 4 casing AND extra battery
with maximum WiBro time up to 4 hours, will start selling around April 25th 2011

AND another “Mini” Egg KM-MR100 by KT Tech further reducing in size, will be introduced probably May 6th 😉

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so Jesus, just when you thought it was going to be the War of iPad AND look-alike “Tab” Titans ..
seems soon-to-be Egg 3 Land in the Korean Penninsula come May 2010 .
now only if they had the ability to detect AND measure small amounts of radiation particles ..

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[ April 20th Supplement ]
inquiring tores /supposed/ to be selling Egg3 will suggest if you would buy Egg2 instead
for they will be reselling come Mid-May next month -_-

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[ May 10th Tuesday ] Look What The Buddha Brought In !?
Yes, Buddha’s Birthday calculated from Lunar Calendar AND TWO more goodies as previewed in diverse Eggs :

  • case-type Egg (3) KWF-B2500 for Apple iPhone 4
    developed by KT Wireless Research Lab AND infoMark
    allows 5 hours of Wireless internet
    while doubling as a spare battery .
  • rightful size more closer to an actual “egg” now
    KT Tech’s Mini Egg (3) KM-MR100 shrinks to almost half its predecessors
    while allowing up to 4 hours of use
    with a sleep button to save on battery .

both expected to retail at aproximately W129,800
while offered for FREE when subscribed for a year .
– available this Month –

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me ? No Thanks, I’ll take the slightly larger-but-still-pocketable
of the Egg3’s for an ample battery life of 8 Hours !!! 😉

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