Sprint MVNO FreedomPop today said it will sell the Samsung Galaxy S II for $169 alongside its HTC Evo Design WiMAX, the company's first smartphone that it launched in October for $99. Further, FreedomPop cut in half the cost of its unlimited calling and texting service, to $4.58 per month.
Samsung Electronics' Galaxy S III and Galaxy Note II were the top-rated smartphones in terms of customer satisfaction, beating out Apple's iPhone 5 and other recent iPhones, according to a new report from the American Customer Satisfaction Index.
Samsung Electronics said global sales of its flagship Galaxy S smartphone line have now surpassed 100 million, a milestone that highlights Samsung's position at the top of the smartphone heap.
Samsung Electronics said it passed the milestone of 30 million unit sales of its Galaxy S III flagship smartphone, hitting the mark nine months faster than its predecessor, the S II.
Samsung Electronics handily beat Apple, Nokia and all other mobile phone competitors again in the third quarter, maintaining its position as the world's largest supplier of feature phones and smartphones. However, the company warned that market competition will be fierce in the fourth quarter as it battles head-to-head with the iPhone 5, Nokia's Lumia line and every other OEM's holiday handsets.
Apple asked a federal court on Monday to impose a permanent injunction and sales ban against eight Samsung Electronics devices, the first practical fallout from a jury verdict in the companies' patent-infringement case that awarded Apple $1 billion in damages.
Samsung Electronics overtook Nokia (NYSE:NOK) as the world's largest handset maker by shipment volumes in the first quarter of 2012, according to several analyst reports, dethroning Nokia after its
Samsung Electronics rode rising smartphone sales to a record first-quarter profit and also used its muscle to overtake Nokia (NYSE:NOK) as the world's largest handset maker by volume, stripping Nokia
Samsung confirmed it will not announce a successor to its flagship Galaxy S II Android smartphone later this month at the Mobile World Congress trade show in Barcelona, Spain, squashing rumors to the
Samsung's Galaxy S II is the smartphone that U.S. consumers are most excited about buying this holiday season, according to new research from social analytics research firm SocialNuggets.net.