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Samsung has decided to split its flagship smartphone into two models - the standard Galaxy S6, and the Galaxy S6 Edge. But what is it exactly that separates these two devices?
Samsung and HTC each improved this generation of smartphone, but some design decisions may have customers choosing one over the other -- and it may not be the one you think.
Thanks to its new big screen devices, Apple has overtaken Samsung to take the number one spot in smartphone sales for the last quarter of 2014, according to analyst Gartner.
The redesign of the Samsung Galaxy smartphone line was about simplification with a hint of design thinking. What can other product designers learn?
HTC's new One M9 is no ground-breaker, but like its M8 and M7 predecessors is a well designed and well engineered smartphone.
Take a look at which devices the handset makers will - and won't - be launching at Mobile World Congress.
In one week all the details of the new Samsung Galaxy smartphone will be revealed in Spain. T-Mobile gave us the best glimpse so far and the design looks enticing.
After five months use, the iPhone 6 Plus remains Matthew's choice for every core function -- phone calls, quick control access and notifications. Well, maybe not every function.
Apple's share of smartphone shipments in Western Europe grew 15 percent last year, putting the company within range of overtaking Samsung.
Chinese market grew 2 percent to clock 107.5 million smartphone shipment in fourth-quarter 2014, pushing the year's total number to 420.7 million, according to IDC stats. Xiaomi edges out Samsung to lead market.
Samsung may hope that a boost in OLED panel production can offset weak smartphone sales.
Thinner electronics will be available from the South Korean giant after it started producing its embedded package-on-package memory for smartphones.
Samsung Electronics has been dethroned in India as the top vendor of smartphones by local Micromax after last year ceding its top place in total handset sales to its Indian counterpart there.
The tech industry loves the Samsung vs. Apple storyline. It's more like the Samsung vs. Apple and a bunch of smaller but dangerous Chinese smartphone makers.
Nevertheless, IDC analysts traced "a significant slowdown compared to 2013."
Chipmaker Qualcomm has confirmed that its new flagship chip won't be powering a "large customer's flagship device" that is launching later this year. If rumors are true, then the company in question is smartphone maker Samsung.
Launching the Z1 in India is theoretically a smart play by Samsung to both push its own OS and grab a big share of a population that still hasn't bought a smartphone. But the truth is that the Z1 appears to be easily outgunned by the competition.
Samsung's long-awaited Tizen-powered smartphone, the Samsung Z1, will finally see the light of day in India.
Yang Yuanqing, chairman and chief executive of Lenovo, said the acquisition of Motorola Mobility and the ongoing transformation in the global landscape will enable Lenovo to stand out in smartphone business, which leaves an opportunity to challenge Apple and Samsung's dominance.
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