The manufacturing issues that nagged at the Galaxy S III might cost Samsung millions of shipments in the April-June quarter. However, due to the handset's timing to market — only the iPhone and HTC One X stand as its biggest competitors — the S III may enjoy shipments in the region of 15 million units in Q3, according to one Barclays analyst.
While the device was inspired by nature, it didn't seem to play too nice with the artificial Pebble Blue finish Samsung used. Not only were sales affected in Europe, but carriers in the U.S. had to delay delivery for some folks who pre-ordered. The problem was so pervasive that then CEO Choi Gee-sung ordered that half a million of the blue cases be thrown out. The problem was quickly fixed and the supply shortage here in America is quickly getting back to normal, Samsung said.
Samsung's road to becoming a true iPhone competitor is becoming more successful by the day. The company sold 44.5 million smartphones in Q1, and current quarter sales are expected to surpass the 50 million mark, Reuters said. With the Galaxy S III headed to five major U.S. carriers, it's only looking up for the South Korea-based company.
The Galaxy S20 Ultra's Space Zoom camera is amazing and a bit creepy
The Galaxy S20 Ultra supports up to 100X zoom, which Samsung calls Space Zoom, but is it any good? Can a phone really product usable photos at 100x zoom? We've got our Galaxy S20 Ultra already so join us to find out!
Win an iPhone, iPad and Apple Watch with the Reader's Choice giveaway!
What's the best phone of 2019? Is it the iPhone 11 Pro, Pixel 4 or OnePlus 7T? What about the best laptop, games console, tablet and more? Vote NOW in the Reader's Choice awards and win BIG in time for the holidays!
Here are the best products from IFA 2019!
Here are the products announced at IFA 2019 that were worthy of our Best of IFA 2019 awards. Also featuring MrMobile's single best product at the show!
Make your foliage a feature with the best plant stands
Really show off your home's foliage with a plant stand that makes your greenery a statement, rather than just background noise. We've found a dozen desirable plant stand solutions to suit all types of spaces, all styles of decor and all kinds of plants.