unwired view: Did Google manage to stop gradual Android take-over by Samsung? Q3 smartphone numbers say maybe
The rise of Android over the last 3 years was nothing short of amazing. Coming a year after the iPhone, it had crushed the incumbents – Nokia, Microsoft, RIM, etc; – and now dominates the smartphone market, with Apple as a distant second. It was also a boon for consumers, who can now get a [...]
Samsung’s recent success in mobile phones has been spectacular. It overtook Nokia for the top spot in overall unit sales. It went from having almost no smartphone sales to selling over 50 million units per quarter in a matter of two years. It now accounts for nearly 40% of all industry profits. A key decision [...]
ZDNet: comScore – Apple continues to gain on Google in U.S. market share, while the Samsung Galaxy S III had hit a key 30 million milestone.
Apple continues to see platform and usage gains on Android, which is slowing in growth as the market becomes saturated, and by next month could be in second place only to replace LG. Latest comScore figures for the last three months ending in September shows that Apple continues to gain on its arch-rival Google in [...]
The Samsung-made Nexus 10 just landed in our hands, and we had a little time to take it for a spin. It’s no secret that this particular tablet is ready for some serious hand-to-hand combat against the iPad, possessing a rather stunning set of components and solid build quality. First, let’s go over the laundry [...]
Mountain View, CA – October 29, 2012 – The newest tablet from Google and Samsung’s joint efforts, Nexus 10, is a powerful device that marries Samsung’s best-in-class hardware, the latest version of Android—4.2 Jelly Bean, and the best of Google. With the world’s highest resolution tablet display, all new multi-user support, immersive HD content and [...]
It’s not unusual to see top-level Googlers vacationing in some really cool places. It’s also not unusual to see them taking pictures with unannounced devices. So here’s Google senior VP of engineering Vic Gundotra on a beach with a Samsung Nexus 10, as posted on Google+. It’s shot at 2048×1536 — or 3.1MP — resolution [...]