“Last week the Samsung’s 2015 Investors Forum allowed executives from the South Korean company to show off the technology it will be using in the next-generation mobile devices and smartphones,” Ewan Spence writes for Forbes. “Anyone following the smartphone and mobile world that Samsung is working on will look at these ideas and see echoes of innovations from other mobile companies, especially Apple.”
“Take the idea of a bio-processor” Spence writes. “This would be an integrated system-on-chip that would bring in hardware solutions to track health data through a web of sensors on a device. That would echo Apple’s motion co-processor solution in its current M9 chip.”
“Sales of Samsung’s flagship handsets have been flat over the last year, with growth coming from mid-range handsets,” Spence writes. “That lessens the South Korean company’s ability to be seen as a trend-setter, and without that perception the value of the mid-range handsets will drop. Those handsets will then have to fight even harder on price rather than perception, making it harder for Samsung to bring in any significant profit from the smartphone ecosystem.”
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MacDailyNews Take: For how much longer will Samsung waste energy and time peddling iPhone knockoffs and return their attention to hawking flimsily-made dishwashers and inferior excavators?
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