LG superfan vows to use company’s devices forever

This LG superfan vows to use the company’s devices forever

Location: Anyang, South Korea

Ryu Hyun-soo has collected nearly 90 LG devices in 23 years

and says he won’t stop using the smartphones

despite the company announcing it would wind down its mobile division

(SOUNDBITE) (Korean) 53-YEAR-OLD SOUTH KOREAN LG ELECTRONICS SMARTPHONE FAN, RYU HYUN-SOO, SAYING:

"If you want to continue using LG phones, you need to fix them yourself. It is easy to replace parts if you practice a little. I'm not sure when the parts will be out of stock, but I'll continue to use the LG phones as long as the parts are still being supplied.''

"A Samsung phone is like a smart friend and an Apple phone is like a girlfriend to me. Then a LG phone is like a friend whom I've shared the ups and downs of life together with. It is sad to see the friend leaving. It is very sad."

Video Transcript

RYU HYUN-SOO: [SPEAKING KOREAN]

INTERPRETER: If you want to continue using LG phones, you need to fix them yourself. It is easy to replace parts if you practice a little. I'm not sure when the parts will be out of stock, but I'll continue to use the LG phones as long as the parts are still being supplied.

A Samsung phone is like a smart friend and an Apple fan is like a girlfriend to me. Then a LG phone is like a friend whom I've shared the ups and downs of life together with. It is sad to see the friend leaving. It is very sad.