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Galaxy S4 tops sales at Verizon, Sprint & T-Mobile stores; Apple's iPhone 5 leads at AT&T

06/05/2013, 03:06 pm

While Samsung's latest flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S4, unsurprisingly took the top spot at three of the four major U.S. carriers' stores in the month of May, Apple's eight-month-old iPhone 5 still remained the most popular smartphone at AT&T retail.

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Samsung's new Galaxy Core targets lower end of smartphone market

05/06/2013, 12:05 pm

Chief Apple rival Samsung is leaving no corner of the smartphone market unaddressed, as the tech giant revealed on Monday the Galaxy Core, which packs many of the features of its high end model into a lower-cost handset.

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iPhone 5, Galaxy S4 launch tweets show Apple still has more cachet than Samsung

03/27/2013, 04:03 pm

Apple's iPhone continues to overshadow Samsung in consumer appeal, as a quick look at Twitter activity during the two tech giants' flagship device announcements shows the latest iPhone 5 netted more five times as many messages compared to the Galaxy S4, says one analyst.

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Samsung challenges Apple's iPhone with new Galaxy S4

03/14/2013, 07:03 pm

Samsung on Thursday revealed its latest flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S4, with features like photos with sound from a 13MP rear-facing camera, language translation, group media streaming, infrared gesture control and more.

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Samsung spent $68M more than Apple on 2012 phone ads, increased budget fivefold

03/13/2013, 06:03 am

According to new research released on Tuesday, Samsung spent a whopping $401 million on U.S. print, television, billboards and internet advertisements in 2012, leapfrogging past HTC and its biggest rival Apple, which in 2011 outspent the Korean firm more than three to one.

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Samsung exec: Galaxy S IV's plastic body balances manufacturability and 'premium feel'

03/05/2013, 04:03 pm

In an interview on Tuesday, Samsung's executive vice president of mobile Y.H. Lee said that the company's forthcoming flagship handset will carry over the use of plastic materials in a bid to strike a balance between manufacturing efficiency and customer demand for a "premium feeling" product.

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Samsung's unannounced Galaxy S IV rumored to feature eye-tracking technology

03/04/2013, 04:03 pm

With the official unveiling of the Galaxy S IV just a week and a half away, a new report claims Samsung's next flagship handset will track users' eyes to automatically scroll content.

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Apple's iPhone 5 and Samsung's Galaxy S III now equals in North American web use, study says

02/15/2013, 06:02 pm

Fresh information from the Chitika ad network points to a near 50/50 split when comparing the North American web share of Apple's iPhone 5 and Samsung's Galaxy S III, but overall, iOS devices still account for a majority of the market.

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Samsung Galaxy S III topped Apple's iPhone 4S in Q3 2012 sales

11/08/2012, 08:11 am

With the iPhone 4S nearly a year old and the iPhone 5 not quite ramped up to full production, Samsung's Galaxy S III capitalized to become the top selling handset model in the third quarter of calendar 2012.

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Galaxy S III passes Apple's iPhone 4S, becomes top selling US smartphone

09/04/2012, 11:09 am

For the first time since it launched last October, Apple's iPhone 4S was not the top selling smartphone in the U.S., as the newly released Samsung Galaxy S III took the top spot in the month of August.

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Samsung Galaxy Note II rumored to get even bigger with 5.5" display

07/06/2012, 11:07 am

The trend of making smartphone displays even bigger could continue this fall, as a new rumor claims Samsung is working on a Galaxy Note II that will feature a massive 5.5-inch display outsizing its predecessor.

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Apple injunction against Galaxy S III would give Samsung 'big problems'

07/02/2012, 08:07 am

Apple's recent string of courtroom victories against rival Samsung are continued progress in the company's "thermonuclear war" against Android. Its next target: the latest flagship Android smartphone, Samsung's Galaxy S III.

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Apple's iPhone 4S remains top selling smartphone at Verizon

06/26/2012, 12:06 pm

Though the Motorola Droid Razr Maxx is said to be "gaining ground," the Apple's iPhone 4S reportedly remains the best selling smartphone at Verizon, the largest carrier in the U.S.

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Samsung expects Galaxy S III sales to reach 10M in July

06/25/2012, 08:06 am

Samsung on Monday said although it is struggling to keep up with demand for its new Galaxy S III, it expects it will be able to provide enough stock to reach sales of 10 million total units to carriers in the month of July.

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Samsung investigating 'exploding' Galaxy S III in Ireland

06/22/2012, 08:06 am

Samsung has begun investigating an incident where its newly released Galaxy S III smartphone reportedly exploded when charging in a user's car in Ireland.

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Review roundup: Samsung Galaxy S III called a strong iPhone competitor

06/20/2012, 12:06 pm

Samsung's new flagship smartphone, the Android-powered Galaxy S III, hits all four major carriers in the U.S. this week, and has been met positively with reviews from the mainstream media.

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Samsung takes cue from Apple, unifies US branding of Galaxy S III

06/04/2012, 08:06 am

Previous Galaxy smartphones had different brand names at different U.S. carriers that potentially confused consumers, prompting Samsung to brand its latest flagship smartphone as just the Galaxy S III at all four major U.S. wireless providers.

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Samsung Galaxy S III launches in Europe to take on Apple's iPhone 4S

05/29/2012, 09:05 am

Samsung on Tuesday launched its flagship Galaxy S III smartphone in 28 countries across Europe and the Middle East, where it will compete head-to-head with Apple's iPhone 4S.

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Briefly: Simon & Schuster settles; 9M Galaxy S III preorders; 10.1" Kindle Fire

05/18/2012, 01:05 am

Publisher Simon & Schuster has settled an e-book antitrust lawsuit brought by attorneys general from 29 states in the U.S., while a new report claims Samsung achieved nine million preorders for its Galaxy S III smartphone. Also, a rumor claims Amazon is suspending plans for an 8.9-inch Kindle Fire in favor of a 10.1-inch model due out later this year.

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Samsung confirms quad-core processor for next flagship Galaxy smartphone

04/26/2012, 12:04 am

Samsung on Thursday confirmed that a new Galaxy S Smartphone set to be unveiled next week will be powered by a quad-core Exynos 4 Quad processor

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