A uniquely large mobile device boasting a massive 5.3-inch screen and stylus, many have doubted whether the Samsung Galaxy Note would prove a hit with customers. Samsung though says it has, citing that it moved 5 million units out the door. … Read more
The Samsung Galaxy Note officially has some competition in the world of huge phone/tablet hybrids that work with a stylus--coming from another Korean company, LG, and its 5-inch Optimus Vu.
South Korea's second stab at a mega-phone went on sale in the country today with an unlocked price of about $900. The LTE-enabled Optimus Vu comes with Android Gingerbread, but LG promises an Ice Cream Sandwich update is just around the corner.… Read more
BARCELONA, Spain--Samsung Electronics admitted that its attempt to breach the tablet market has largely been a flop, with one executive offering a sobering summary of its performance.
"Honestly, we're not doing very well in the tablet market," Hankil Yoon, a product strategy executive for Samsung, said today during a media roundtable here.
That's about as frank a statement as it gets from any executive at the Mobile World Congress trade show this week.
That Samsung hasn't met expectations in its tablet business isn't a huge surprise; the company lags well behind Apple's iPad … Read more