Samsung has decided to invest heavily in its semiconductor business. The company plans to invest $14.7 billion in a new chip facility located in Pyeongtaek, roughly 47 miles south of Seoul. It is the biggest investment Samsung has ever made in a single plant.
Rumors and speculation are heating up as the new Nexus 6 looms closer, and this week brought us a few more details to geek over. But that wasn’t the only cool news in the Android universe this week – we spent some time with the Note 4, got to see what the fuss is about #gapgate, got a peek at Samsung’s interpretation of Android L, learned about Google’s interest in Cyanogen, and met HTC’s new Desire Eye for the first time.
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The Galaxy Note 4 brings quite a few improvements to the table when it comes to aesthetics and hardware, but let’s not forget the one feature that sets the Note 4 apart from just any old ‘phablet’: the S Pen.
Flexible displays are starting to appear in a larger number of smartphones and wearables, and like most ideas, there has been a long road to development.
We already know what to expect from stock Android L, but this leak brings us the first look at an OEM implementation of Android L, and it’s the biggest and most popular of all – Samsung.
The Exynos powered Galaxy Note 4 tops a number of CPU and GPU benchmarks, although the high display resolution takes its toll on the ARM Mali-T760 GPU.
Samsung has had great success with the Note series and popularized the phablet, so why is no one competing with it? Is the iPhone 6 Plus a real threat? Where are the Android OEMs in this form factor?
Analysts predict that Samsung will post another decline in quarterly profits for Q3, but its semiconductor business might provide a boost come the year’s end.
Samsung is confident that the Note 4 won’t bend as easily as Apple’s iPhone 6 Plus. As proof, the Korean giant released a short video showing the Note 4 going through stress tests.