Samsung Electronics flatly denied a recent report that the company is considering the sale of its wireless networks business.
Samsung Electronics is considering selling its wireless networks unit, according to a Light Reading report, which cites unnamed industry sources.
Huawei recorded higher growth in mobile phone and smartphone sales than Samsung in the third quarter of 2015, with the Chinese vendor's position boosted by strong domestic and European sales, Gartner revealed.
Apple may have missed slightly Wall Street analysts' expectations for iPhone sales in the third quarter and may still account for a small minority of smartphone sales worldwide, but it is still the king when it comes to another important metric: smartphone profits.
Sprint is hoping to gain market share as the holiday shopping season approaches via a new promotion that gives new and existing customers Amazon Prime memberships if they purchase certain Samsung Electronics smartphones.
The worldwide tablet market recorded lower shipments for the fourth straight quarter with 48.7 million units shipped in the third quarter of 2015.
Global smartphone shipments were between 342.5 million and 355.2 million in the third quarter of 2015 depending on which analyst report you look at, but all reports agreed that Samsung has returned to growth while the overall market growth is slowing.
The global smartphone market grew at its slowest pace since 2009 in the third quarter according to research firm Strategy Analytics, a sign that even though Apple's profits are sky high and Samsung Electronics appears to be back on the road to recovery in its mobile business, the overall smartphone market is cooling.
Sony Mobile CEO Hiroki Totoki assured managers the company is in the handset business for the long run, denying reports that the struggling company was mulling an exit.
Samsung Electronics plans to unveil the next iteration of its flagship Galaxy S smartphone, expected to be called the Galaxy S7, in January, more than a month earlier than it has in the recent past, according to a report from South Korea's Electronic Times.