• Samsung's global market share estimated to fall in 2018 for the first time ever

    4 monthes ago - By Phone Arena

    Despite having strong momentum thanks to some big winners this year, Samsung is expected to lose some market share in 2018 according to Strategy Analytics. Thanks to 2017 models like the Samsung Galaxy S8, Samsung Galaxy S8+ and the Samsung Galaxy Note 8, the manufacturer will have an estimated 20.5% share of the smartphone market this year. But with Chinese manufacturers on the rise, Samsung's global market share is forecast to drop to 19.2% next year.
    Samsung is being challenged on the high end by Apple, whose popular iPhone X costs $999 to $1,149. On the low-end, a large contingent ...
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  • Samsung's Smart Speaker Reportedly Planned For First Half Of 2018

    Samsung's Smart Speaker Reportedly Planned For First Half Of 2018

    4 monthes ago - By Ubergizmo

    Following the successful launch of the Amazon Echo, it really wasn't surprising to see many companies follow suit with their own offerings, like the Google Home and the Apple HomePod. It also did not come as a surprise to learn that Samsung might have something up their sleeves as well. However despite hearing about the speakers for a while now, there is still no specific release date in sight or an official announcement, but according to a report from Bloomberg , apparently Samsung is targeting the first half of 2018 to launch the device. Details are scarce, but for the most part it...
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  • Samsung Aiming to Release Smart Speaker to Compete With HomePod in First Half of 2018

    Samsung Aiming to Release Smart Speaker to Compete With HomePod in First Half of 2018

    4 monthes ago - By Mac Rumors

    Like Apple, Samsung has been working on a smart speaker that will compete with the Amazon Echo and the Google Home, and the South Korean company is aiming to release it in the first half of 2018, reports Bloomberg .
    Samsung's smart speaker sounds similar to the HomePod, with a "strong focus" on audio quality. Apple aimed to make the HomePod stand out with sound quality that beats out competitors like the Amazon Echo.
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    One prototype in testing is said to be "between the size" of the newest Echo and the HomePod. It could come in different colors, including a matte black shade...
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