10 Samsung Mobile Devices That Have Allowed It to Challenge Apple

By Don Reisinger  |  Posted 2013-04-02 Print this article Print
The Pretty and Popular Samsung Galaxy S III

The Pretty and Popular Samsung Galaxy S III

The Samsung Galaxy S III is simply too successful not to be the first slide in this roundup. The device has been able to set Samsung apart from all other Android makers, and thanks to its millions of unit sales worldwide, is actually the kind of device that can put real pressure on the iPhone. Who knew that any single company's products could actually make Apple feel significant competitive pressure.


Although it's been Apple that's gotten the most hype in the last several years, slowly but surely, one of its chief competitors, Samsung, has been making its presence felt across the industry. The company that was once viewed as a distant second in the race for technology dominance is now neck-and-neck with Apple. It's clear to most IT industry observers that neither company is going to pull away from the other any time soon. But what has Samsung done to become so popular? The company has for years been providing quality mobile products to customers, but in the last couple of years, it's done a better job of attracting them with its Android products. From smartphones to tablets to televisions, Samsung has done what many thought was impossible: establish itself as a major, respected innovator in the marketplace. Now its success has hit heights beyond all earlier expectations. This eWEEK slide show examines Samsung's popularity to determine which of the company's devices are enabling it to build up its market reputation. Samsung has achieved great things in the mobile market, and its success needs to be recognized and understood.


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