Samsung may be stumbling after posting its lowest annual profit for three years, but the same can’t be said for fellow Korean company LG, which just revealed that it shipped 59.1 million smartphones last year, a 24 percent increase on its figure from 2013. Read More
Here are five takeaways from Samsung's fourth-quarter earnings conference call.
All the numbers are pouring in on Q4 and things are looking pretty stellar for Apple. As we reported Tuesday, Apple crushed analysts' estimates selling 74.5 million iPhones, up 46% compared to the year prior, its biggest-ever quarter by 23.4 million units. Show More Summary
Samsung Electronics on Thursday reported its first annual earnings decline in three years. ||| Seoul - Samsung Electronics on Thursday reported its first annual earnings decline in three years, as strong chip earnings failed to make up for weakness in the South Korean giant's smartphone business. Show More Summary
Samsung's profits have been on an upward swing driven by several popular versions of its Galaxy smartphones, but 2014 is going into the books as an off year. It still posted a $4.88 billion profit in Q4, but for the year it was down 32 percent from 2...
Samsung Electronics offered signs Thursday that the worst was likely over for its mobile division as it turns to chips and cheaper smartphones to spur a recovery in profit.
If you’re lucky enough to fly in first class, your pointy end long-haul flight is about to get even fancier. Qantas is going to be using the Samsung Gear VR, and the accompanying Galaxy Note 4, for in-flight entertainment for its first-class customers. More »
The 74.5 million iPhones sold over the last three months of 2014 didn't just help Apple report the highest quarterly profit of any publicly-traded company in history, they also propelled the Cupertino giant into a first-place tie with Samsung as the largest smartphone maker in the world.
Research firm Strategy Analytics this evening announced Apple‘s (AAPL) Q4 shipments of 74.5 million iPhones, announced Tuesday afternoon, tied the company for first place in the quarter with Samsung Electronics (005930KS), while the latter gave up a third of its market share. Apple also surpassed the former Nokia (NOK) division of Microsoft (MSFT) to take second [...]
The latest numbers from Strategy Analytics reveal that Apple tied Samsung during Q4 2014 to become the world's largest smartphone maker based on global shipments. According to the report, both Apple and Samsung shipped 74.5 million smartphones during the three-month period of October through December. Show More Summary
Samsung Electronics reported overall Q4 operating profits of 5.29 trillion won ($4.9 billion)--a 36 percent year-over-year drop--but its Mobile division suffered a 64.2 percent drop in profits, dropping from $5 billion in the year ago quarter to $1.8 billion in the December quarter.
A new partnership between Samsung and Australian airline Qantas means passengers flying on the airline will be able to use a Gear VR on long-haul flights. A limited number of Gear VR devices will be available to passengers on Qantas’ A380 flights to try, alongside a specially developed Qantas app running on the Note 4 inside the device. Show More Summary
Samsung has officially introduced their latest dual-core Android 4.4 smartphone, the Galaxy J1. Coming in black, blue and white color options, this entry-level smartphone features a 4.3-inch 800 x 480 WVGA display, a 1.2GHz dual-core processor, a Mali-400 GPU, a 512MB RAM and a 4GB of expandable internal storage (up to 128GB). Running on Android […]
The Samsung Gear VR is the best piece of virtual reality kit you can buy today, but it has one problem. The Note 4 that sits inside of it, acting as its brains, needs a fan blowing on it continuously to avoid overheating. We have some...Show More Summary
PHOTOGRAPHY: Prynt Wants To Be A Polaroid For The Smartphone Age. “Prynt is a case that incorporates a little inkless photo printer and connects to your iPhone or Samsung Galaxy smartphone, thanks to a modular system that lets you swap out connectors. Pick a shot from your camera roll, or shoot it with the Prynt […]
Samsung Electronics reported its lowest annual profit since 2011 during its earnings call today as its smartphone sales continue to suffer from increasing competition. In 2014, the company’s profit was 25 trillion won, a 32 percent drop from a high of 36.8 trillion won in 2013. Read More
The Android Lollipop 5.0 update is finally available for the Samsung S4. The operating system is also available for the Samsung Galaxy S5, Note 4, Note 3 and Note Edge. Samsung Galaxy and Note users will be happy to hear that the long waited update is coming in the near future. Show More Summary
On the heels of an earnings call that saw Apple announcing record earnings, rival phone maker Samsung today announced its own results for the October to December period, reporting a 27 percent year-over-year decline in profit. Samsung...Show More Summary
Qualcomm's presence inside many of the world's most popular mobile devices over the last few years has kept the money coming in (creating the need for the picture shown above), but today there was some bad news. In its Q4 earnings release, the compan...
SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea's Samsung Electronics Co said on Thursday that October-December profit fell 36 percent from a year earlier, confirming the firm's first annual earnings decline in three years. The world's top smartphoneShow More Summary