Sunday, July 17, 2011

Why Samsung is about to become the smartphone king — Mobile Technology News

Check the link below for a Samsung snapshot (via Louis Gray, via the increasingly lonely Google Buzz)

After pointing out Apple’s influence on Samsung as the company is about to take the smartphone lead, I’d be remiss if I overlooked two related points. First, Apple itself is also poised to overtake Nokia this quarter, according to Nomura, as the no. 2 smartphone maker. With an annual refresh of just one handset model available globally, that’s nothing short of impressive. Given the new features and enhancements in the new iOS 5 software, which will presumably arrive with new hardware in a few months, there’s no reason to think Apple’s growth will slow.

Second, the Apple similarities may yet come back to hurt Samsung as Apple has filed suit, claiming that Samsung has copied the iPhone design.

Why Samsung is about to become the smartphone king — Mobile Technology News

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