Move over iPad Air – there’s a new tablet on the world stage. The Samjiyon has just been launched in North Korea by the government there and according to 38North, who recently reviewed it, it runs on a modified version of Android – and surprisingly, isn’t that bad spec-wise. It has a 1ghz processor, a front facing 2 megapixel camera, and even has an analogue TV tuner in it (take THAT, iPad!).
Delightfully too, the default background on the phone is a photo of a North Korean missile launch.
So next time you’re strolling down Pyongyang high-street, it might be worth picking one up. But what about apps? Here’s our pick of the seven best apps for the new tablet.