Samsung is a large Korean multinational company which spans industries such as television sets, shipbuilding, semiconductors (like memory and processors), in addition to phones and tablets. Samsung is the largest Android device manufacturer worldwide, though they’re also the primary support of another mobile operating system, Tizen, and previously invested in an OS called Bada.
Samsung is the largest Android device developer worldwide
Samsung was founded in 1938 as a trading company, and didn't get into electronics until the late 60s. Oh-Hyun Kwon is the CEO of Samsung Electronics. Samsung's first Android smartphone was the Galaxy, released in 2009, and their first Android tablet was the Galaxy Tab was announced in 2010.
Traditionally, Samsung's Android user interface has been something called TouchWiz, which included a wide array of Samsung-made apps and customizations. For example, there are fitness tools, note-taking apps, news readers, multi-window viewing, and lots more.
Samsung has had to go through a number of patent litigations with Apple, and was found by California court to be infringing on some Apple patents in 2012. These include technologies for voice search, slide-to-unlock, data synchronization, and others.
bang for the buck The upcoming Galaxy A35 is rumored to bring high-end features at a mid-range price, making it a phone to watch out for.
Can't wait A rumor states Samsung may look to host its next Unpacked event earlier this summer.
Best of show Android Central lists the top devices and features shown off at MWC 2024, from upcoming devices to crazy concepts that may never hit store shelves.
Samsung for less As cool as the latest phones are, not everyone can afford them and there is no shame in that. So, why not check out these Samsung phones which are top quality and cheap too?
Next-gen inbound A leak may have spilled more information about Samsung's upcoming Galaxy Buds 3 series.
Like what you see? Samsung announced it has made its "Try Galaxy" app available to Android users, and with it comes a Galaxy AI demo.
our first look Forget chunky watches; Samsung's got your sleep-tracking fashion covered with the Galaxy Ring.
thinner and lighter The Galaxy Z Fold 6 might finally shake things up with some overdue design tweaks.
A Galaxy of great phones Whether you're looking for a cutting-edge foldable or a budget device, these are the best Samsung phones of the year.
Galactic greatness The best Samsung watch is normally the Galaxy Watch 6, but you may want a Classic bezel, Pro battery, or last-gen prices.
Fit 3 is here Galaxy Fit 2 was released in 2020, and Samsung skipped the lineup until last year. However, its next iteration is now official.
More AI on more phones Samsung is expanding its Galaxy AI features to older phones starting in March through a new software update.
music to your ears Samsung spills the beans on a bunch of audio upgrades heading to its phones, tablets, and TVs.
built to last The Samsung Galaxy Tab Active 5, which landed in a few markets last month, is now up for grabs in the US.
A Galaxy Creation See how easy it is to put all your memories in one place thanks to the Samsung Studio app. Quickly create videos with these steps.
Hi, Bixby Samsung announced it has integrated Galaxy AI with its native on-device assistant, Bixby.
Clear faces Samsung detailed on its community forum what users can expect from its Galaxy S24 camera update.
Stuck in a loop? A new rumor suggested the Galaxy Z Fold 6's camera array may not be so interesting this year.
take a look Check out this leaked hands-on video of the Samsung Galaxy Fit 3—it gives a full view of the fitness tracker.
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