“An upcoming negative development for Apple is the potential release of the Samsung Galaxy S5 with a curved screen, which the iPhone currently does not have,” Nigam Arora writes for MarketWatch. “In terms of positive developments, Apple just won a patent for producing a curved screen.”
“Samsung has already introduced a curved screen in Galaxy Round. The Galaxy Round has a 5.7-inch full-HD super-active-matrix-organic-LED (AMOLED) curved screen,” Arora writes. “The timing of Galaxy S5 introduction next year roughly coincides with Samsung’s road map for curved and bendable screens.”
“I think a curved screen will give Samsung another leg up on Apple,” Arora writes. “And I think Apple will counter by questioning the utility of a curved screen until Apple introduces its own curved screen in iPhone 7.”
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MacDailyNews Take: Samsung makes features for features’ sake. Apple only adds features that benefit users.