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Samsung aims to sell 374 million phones next year, up 15% from 2011

December 28th, 2011

Samsung hopes to sell 374 million phones next year, up 15% from the 325 million the company expects to have sold in 2011. The South Korea-based firm also said that it plans to sell 150 million smartphones in 2012, Korea Economic Daily said Tuesday. The vendor is well on its way to achieving its 2011 sales …

Samsung to re-examine Galaxy S and Galaxy Tab Ice Cream Sandwich update

December 27th, 2011

Late last week, Samsung announced that the highly-popular Galaxy S line and original Galaxy Tab would not be updated to Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. Outraged customers took to the web en masse to express their disapproval of Samsung’s decision. The technology giant originally claimed that the Galaxy S and Galaxy Tab were having trouble fitting Samsung’s …

Samsung: Galaxy S and Galaxy Tab will not receive Ice Cream Sandwich

December 23rd, 2011

We hate to be the bearer of bad news during the holidays, but Samsung has announced that it will not update the Galaxy Tab or its Galaxy S smartphones to the newest Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich operating system. This of course is a bit troubling considering the huge popularity of the Galaxy S: Samsung …

Samsung cell phone sales top 300 million units in 2011 for first time

December 12th, 2011

For the first time in the South Korea-based electronics giant’s storied history, annual sales of Samsung’s cell phones have topped 300 million units, the company confirmed to Reuters. Samsung’s mobile phone sales in 2010 totalled about 280 million units. According to a recent report from market research and analysis firm Strategy Analytics, Samsung sold 88 …

Samsung sells over 30 million Galaxy S/Galaxy S II smartphones

October 17th, 2011

Samsung announced on Monday that it has sold more than 30 million Galaxy S/Galaxy S II smartphones globally. Samsung said in late September that it had already sold a total of 10 million units of the Galaxy S II, which recently made its debut in the United States on T-Mobile, Sprint and AT&T. The South …

Samsung to tweak Galaxy smartphones, dodge European sales ban

October 12th, 2011

Samsung will upgrade its Galaxy S, Galaxy S II and Galaxy Ace smartphones in the Netherlands in an effort to get around an injunction that prevented its local subsidiaries from selling the devices. In August, a Dutch judge banned Samsung’s Netherlands-based companies from selling the aforementioned smartphones after ruling it guilty of infringing on Apple’s …

Verizon: Apple injunction against Samsung will ‘harm U.S. consumers’

September 27th, 2011

Verizon Wireless has decided to back Samsung in its ongoing legal battles with Apple, Reuters reported on Monday. “The requested injunction of certain Samsung products will harm Verizon Wireless and U.S. consumers,” Verizon Wireless argued. “It also has the possibility of slowing the deployment of next-generation networks — such as Verizon Wireless’s — contrary to …

Apple sings familiar tune, seeks to ban Samsung device sales in Japan

September 8th, 2011

In a move that will undoubtedly shock no one, Apple has filed a new complaint against Samsung in Japan alleging that multiple Samsung devices infringe on its patents. The Cupertino-based patent crusader is seeking to ban sales of Samsung’s GALAXY S and GALAXY S II lines of smartphones, as well as its original GALAXY Tab …

AT&T's sleek Samsung slider isn't the Galaxy S II after all

July 29th, 2011

Last week, we exclusively reported that AT&T was planning to launch a variant of Samsung’s Galaxy S II with a full QWERTY keyboard. Well, we have good news and bad news: BGR learned on Friday from a trusted source that this handset is actually not the Samsung Galaxy S II that should soon make its …