Not only has Sammy become the absolute smartphone king in 2012 based on total device sales, but it has also managed to find a high-end identity and steal the spotlight from Apple’s iPhones, even if for just a little bit.
WSJ: Samsung to release first “so-called” flexible gadgets in the first half of 2013
If we are to trust the latest report from the Wall Street Journal, everything seems to be finally falling in place for Samsung’s flexible displays lately, so the latest “deadline” for the technology's introduction might actually be met.
HTC Droid DNA display: just how good is it? Spoiler alert: not the best
With the already high stakes in the patent wars increasing by the day, the debates over what is true innovation are getting more confusing than ever, especially for regular users. Still, it’s not as difficult as one would think to invent, reinvent and push technology limits.
Korea Times: Samsung will no longer supply displays to Apple
Korea Times reports that, according to an anonymous executive, Samsung Display will no longer make display panels for Apple, starting next year. The Koreans have already reduced the deliveries of displays to Apple, from 15 million LCDs in the first half of 2012, to 3 million in the third quarter, with an estimated 1.8 million units to be shipped by the end of the year.
Onyx E Ink smartphone in the works, promises one week battery life (video)
You’re always going to have people accusing you of not being objective when you pit an Android device against one of Apple’s iPhones, but can anyone challenge science? We don’t know about that, although we would definitely like to, seeing as a sciency test performed by Cnet has the iPhone 5 coming out on top in a screen comparison with our beloved Samsung Galaxy S3.
NTT DoCoMo unveils Sharp SH-02E, the world’s first phone with an IGZO panel
The first ever gadget to actually sport an IGZO display is a much less glamorous one than we'd have expected, although it’s still worth a quick look. The Sharp Aquos Phone Zeta SH-02E has just been unveiled by NTT DoCoMo as part of the Japanese carrier’s fall line-up of smartphones, and, aside from the high-res low power screen, it also holds other aces up its sleeve.