Just about any company can get into the mobile operator game these days — they just need to tap into a large carrier’s network to do so.
In other words, the giant that sold almost 400 million phones last year is getting bigger. And faster.
77 percent of all new smartphones and tablets activated in the enterprise last quarter were Apple devices, according to a new report from Good Technology.
So Apple has top market share in the U.S., and Samsung is close on its heels, that much we know. But the sheer scale of the dominance is simply shocking.
Following its decisive victory over Samsung on Friday, Apple today filed a notice with the San Jose court detailing the Samsung devices it wants to ban from sale in the U.S.
While we’re still waiting on the jury’s response to the Apple v. Samsung case in San Jose, a South Korean court has issued its own verdict, which finds that both companies infringed on the other’s patents.
Despite numerous rumors to the contrary, Samsung has confirmed that it will not debut its much-anticipated Galaxy S III smartphone at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona later this month.
It’s good to be the Android king: Samsung today announced its record fourth quarter earnings, in which it saw operating profits of 5.3 trillion won (around $4.7 billion) on revenues of 47.3 trillion won (around $42 billion).
In the epic battle for smartphone dominance among Asian device makers, Samsung is on top with a record quarterly profit, while HTC faced a major blow in the holiday quarter.
Samsung has sold over 300 million phones for 2011, a first for the company’s history, the company said Sunday.
With Android 4.0, codenamed “Ice Cream Sandwich,” being the talk of the town, owners of Samsung’s recently released Galaxy S II have been anxious to hear if and when they’ll receive Google’s latest mobile update.
Samsung’s VP of consumer and enterprise services Gavin Kim has been poached by Microsoft and will now serve as general manager of the Windows Phone team, a move that will improve visibility and direction for the fledgling phone platform.
Samsung has now become the world’s largest smartphone manufacturer, leaping past Apple, which held the title for just one quarter.
Sales of Samsung’s flagship Galaxy S II Android phone remain strong, as the company announced yesterday that it has shipped 10 million units to retailers, 9to5 Google reports.
After a strong debut at the IFA 2011 conference earlier this week, Samsung said it has no intention of bringing its Galaxy Tab 7.7 and Galaxy Note devices to the United States, according to Gotta Be Mobile.
Samsung on Tuesday launched three powerful new Android phones under the Galaxy S II banner, corresponding to the three U.S. networks that will carry them: AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile. We got a little closeup time with these monsters of the smartphone universe, and they’re pretty impressive.
It’s better late than never: Samsung officially unveiled its Galaxy S II phones for the U.S. at a New York City press event on Tuesday night.
Samsung this weekend announced 4G LTE versions of the already popular Galaxy S II Android smartphone and one forthcoming Android tablet, the Galaxy Tab 8.9.
Verizon Wireless won’t be joining the release party for Samsung’s upcoming Galaxy S II smartphone, the Wall Street Journal reports.
Apple’s long-running patent war with Samsung has led to another casualty. A Netherlands judge has issued a Europe-wide preliminary injunction against Samsung’s Galaxy S, Galaxy S II and Ace phones, which would effectively ban sales of the phones, reports FOSS Patents.
After a German court granted that Samsung’s Galaxy Tab 10.1 could be sold in most of Europe, Apple this week brought the case to the Netherlands to push for the ban of Samsung’s entire Galaxy line of smartphones and tablets.
Google may launch its third Nexus flagship Android phone, which is rumored to be called the Nexus Prime, earlier than expected this October, according to a report by the Korean site Electronic Times.
Just in time to take on the iPhone 5, Samsung announced today that it will hold a media event in New York City on August 29 to announce its US Galaxy S II lineup — perhaps the biggest Android phone launch this year.
Samsung announced today that sales of its new flagship Android smartphone, the Galaxy S II, have reached 5 million units just 85 days after launching in Asia and Europe in April.
U.S. gadget hounds will soon be able to get their hands on Samsung’s massively successful Galaxy S II, Yonhap News reports.
Samsung’s much anticipated Galaxy S II smartphone still hasn’t launched in the US, but the company is already looking forward to its next flagship device, the Galaxy S III.
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It looks like Samsung’s upcoming Galaxy S II may be the Android smartphone to beat this year. The company announced on Sunday that worldwide pre-orders for the phone — the successor to last year’s wildly popular Galaxy S series — have hit 3 million.
Looks like Samsung’s Galaxy S II — the successor to the company’s popular Android smartphones from last year — could be a worldwide hit.
Samsung will unveil the next generation of its Galaxy S smartphone and Galaxy Tab tablet computer at Mobile World Congress, according to tech blog Engadget.