The Galaxy S III is set to debut in the US in June. What will it mean for Samsung?
In a hands-on preview posted at Engadget, Mat Smith faulted Samsung for not upping the design quotient – the Galaxy S III looks not so different from other Samsung phones – but praised the display and predicted that the snappy processor which should help the Galaxy S III "spar for top spot among Android devices." So hey, what will the Galaxy S III mean for Samsung?
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Well, here's where things get interesting. According to a recent report from IDC, Samsung currently owns the biggest slice of the global smartphone market, besting even Apple, its closest competitor. In the first quarter of 2012, Samsung sold a whopping 42.2 million smartphones, compared to the 35.1 million sold by Apple. (As one reporter has pointed out, "every second smartphone sold across the world [now comes] from either Samsung or Apple.")