Hardware News, Android, Europe, iphones, Samsung Galaxy S3, smartphones, tablets, WWDC 2012 — May 29, 2012 12:42 — 2 Comments
Samsung Galaxy S3 goes on sale in Europe
Samsung ramped up the pressure on Apple today with the launch of the latest Galaxy S smartphone in Europe. The
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While Apple has kept the screen size of the iPhone the same in every upgrade since 2007, Samsung increased the screen size of its
The 4.8-inch S III also features more computing power that supports voice commands and an
In the kind of anticipation that has become the norm for new Apple gadget releases, hopeful customers began queuing outside an electronics retail store in Berlin on Monday night eager to be the first to lay their hands on the phone.
Samsung said that it has had 9 million
“In the two years that we’ve been offering
“It’s on track to meet, if not exceed, the level of
Samsung introduced its first Galaxy in 2010, three years after the iPhone’s debut, to counter Apple’s stunning success in smartphones at a time when other rivals such as Nokia were struggling to make much impact.
Tech writers expect that Apple may use its annual World Wide Developers Conference 2012 in San Francisco in a couple of weeks time to announce the yearly upgrade to the iPhone, which then may go on sale as early as July.
Aside from being big rivals in the smartphone market, Samsung and Apple have also a close business relationship. Samsung supplies mobile chips and display panels for iPhones and iPad tablet computers, counting Apple among its biggest clients.
“The Galaxy S3 is a real challenger to the upcoming iPhone,” said Francisco Jeronimo, smartphones analyst for the research company IDC. “This is likely be one of the most sold smartphones this year, though the real test will come when the next iPhone is launched.”