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.
Android Central is going to live blog the Samsung Unpacked event. So stay a while, catch up, learn about what has launched.
The Galaxy Z Fold 4, Watch 5 Pro, and Buds 2 Pro are up for pre-order starting today. But what could you buy instead of Samsung's top-tier devices?
At Samsung Unpacked, the company revealed the iterative upgrade for the Z Fold 4. Here's what we know about Samsung's flagship foldable, from pricing to release date, specs to design upgrades.
Should you give a flip about the Z Flip 4? If you want an upgraded clamshell foldable you can actually afford, then yes!
Samsung has officially unveiled the Galaxy Z Fold 4, its "most powerful smartphone yet" with a Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 SoC onboard and a bunch of enhancements over its predecessor.
With the Galaxy Z Flip 4, Samsung is delivering the most beautiful foldable ever, complete with a bigger battery, smaller size, lighter weight, and more powerful processor.
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