Samsung Electronics will launch a flexible display for handsets and release 25 to 30 percent less handset models next year while strengthening its low- to mid-end line-up, a senior executive said during an investors forum.
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The industry overall, however, saw shipments exceed 300 million units for the first time ever in a quarter, as per Canalys' tracking.
For the second consecutive quarter, global smartphone shipments have reached above 300 million units, driven by growing competition between Samsung and Apple, and the combined efforts of Xiaomi, LG, and Lenovo.
The release of the Galaxy Note 4 did not save Samsung from a 49 percent tumble in net profit for the third quarter of 2014, with the tech giant pointing to increased smartphone competition and reduced sale prices for older phones.
Samsung vs. Apple vs. Nokia, HTC and Motorola. Who cares? All the hardware looks alike. The smartphone battle is won with ecosystems, cloud and sheer marketing.
Samsung has lost share in the fastest-growing and largest smartphone market in the world, only to be further upstaged by the recently launched, value-packed Android Ones. It will take some doing for the Korean leviathan to preserve its dominance in India.
Samsung executive Gregory Lee said the company wants to "change what consumers expect in a smartphone, all over again."
The Samsung Galaxy Alpha may not yet be officially unveiled, but one supplier is happy for you to pre-order the device.
Samsung Electro-Mechanic, a component making affiliate of Samsung Group, saw its second quarter profit tumble year-on-year due to weak smartphone sales of primary client Samsung Electronics, reports ZDNet Korea’s Jeong Hyeon-jeong.
Still managing stacks of 'analog' contacts? These smartphone applications could make life easier; some even boast direct connections to LinkedIn and Salesforce.com.
As businesses look beyond BlackBerry for smartphone security, Samsung and Google step up to the plate. Knox integration is coming in Android L.
Some Android applications will drain your smartphone or tablet of battery life, storage or bandwidth like a blood-sucking fiend. Here's what's what with the worst of the worst.
Samsung overwhelmed Galaxy smartphone owners with multiple content sources and now users won't be able to get to purchased content the same way.
$100 off Samsung Galaxy S 5 Android smartphone for Verizon w/ 2-yr. plan
Samsung Galaxy S 4 Android smartphone for Verizon for $1 w/ new 2-yr. plan
Samsung Galaxy Note Smartphone for $255
Samsung Galaxy S II Android Phone for $180
Filing 2,179 patents for mobile phone technologies, the Korean smartphone maker claims top spot among its peers worldwide, according to stats from Thomson Reuters report.
A report out of South Korea says Samsung is going to release a mobile device with a folding screen. The device supposedly unfolds from smartphone size to a small tablet form. Intriguing as it sounds, it’s not something buyers are likely to want.
Better late than never? Samsung has finally taken the wraps off its first Tizen smartphone, which it's calling a premium device.
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