AN ELECTRONICS EMPIRE MADE OUT OF FLIMSY PLASTIC IS REBUILDING WITH BETTER MATERIALS
CURVED SCREENS DON'T HAVE TO BE USEFUL TO BE MARKETABLE
Qualcomm’s mobile crown has been subtly slipping over the past year, and the latest data from Strategy Analytics (SA) shows that it had 80 percent of the LTE market in the third quarter of 2014 whereas it enjoyed a 95 percent dominance at the same time in 2013. MediaTek is taking sales away from Qualcomm and "during Q3 2014, HiSilicon, Intel, Marvell, and Samsung also made progress in LTE basebands," says Christopher Taylor, Director of SA’s wireless research group, foreshadowing greater competition for the year ahead.
IS THE EXYNOS PROCESSOR READY TO CARRY THE FULL BURDEN OF SAMSUNG'S GLOBAL SALES?
The Galaxy S6 will be different, both from what Samsung has done until now and from the rest of the smartphone market in 2015. Being different isn’t the same thing as being better, but it’s a necessary first step along the way.