[BUSINESS INSIDER] This is North Korea’s version of the iPhone 6

October 6, 2014
A growing number of North Koreans use South Korean smart phones to use free mobile messenger, KakaoTalk.

A growing number of North Koreans are using smart phones. (Korea Times file)

[BUSINESS INSIDER] While the hottest gadget across much of the world is undoubtedly the iPhone 6, in North Korea the only smartphone you can get legally is the government-approved “Pyongyang Touch.”

The North Korean government first released the ”Arirang” smartphone in 2013, which appeared to run a modified version of Google’s Android operating system. The updated Pyongyang Touch now comes in a range of colors and is reminiscent of the iPhone 3.