IT IS A HAPPY DAY in glorious North Korea as benevolent leader Kim Jong Un has launched and embraced a smartphone.
Photos of the handsome leader visiting the factory where the handsets are polished have been released by the official North Korean news agency. They show him coolly considering the hardware.
The factory is called the May 11 plant, and according to the news agency Kim Jong Un went through it over the weekend.
"Kim Jong Un looked round different places of the factory including assembling shop," it said. "He learned in detail about the performance, quality and packing of 'Arirang' hand phone being made at this factory."
The rest of his time was spent cooing over the handsets and celebrating them for their North Korean touches.
He praised them for developing an application program in Korean style which provides the best convenience to the users while strictly guaranteeing security.
"After learning about the performance of a touch hand phone, he said that a hand phone is convenient for its user when that part of the phone is sensitive. He noted that these hand phones will be very convenient for their users as their camera function has high pixels," it added.
"After being told that 'Arirang' hand phones which the factory started producing a few days ago are high in demand among people, he said he was also pleased as they are liked by people."
Kim Jong Un is said to have praised the handset, explaining that people like home made things and good technology. µ