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Analysis of Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd - 1. Introduction Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd is a Korean multinational company, manufactures a wide range of product; includes computers, mobile phone, digital TVs, air conditioner, OLED panel, LCD display panel, memory and LSI system etc. The company's main growth driver engine is Smartphone business and Tablet, accounts 31.4 % and 20.4% respectively, of market share in 3Q2013 as per data from IDC. The main concern of company is that it totally depends on Smartphone and Tablet business. This business is getting volatile and overcrowded....   [tags: Samsung Electronics Market]
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Apple Tablet vs Samsung Tablet - In today’s advanced world that we live in, we could hardly see ourselves not getting in touch with mobile devices. It first started with a cup of coffee and we will spontaneously slip our phones or tablets out for online free newspaper in the morning, checking the traffic before our journey, sending e-mails to clients, having conference calls and many other features. Tablet, the all in one device that we hold everywhere we go. The purpose of this paper is to observe the popularity of tablet brand between Apple Ipad and Samsung Note....   [tags: Apple Tablet, Samsung Tablet]
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Samsung Marketing Plan - Executive Summary From its inception as a small export business in Korea, Samsung has grown to become one of the world’s leading electronics companies, specializing in digital appliances and media, semiconductors, memory, and system integration. Samsung was founded on March 1st, 1938 by focusing primarily on trade export, selling dried Korean fish, vegetables, and fruit to Manchuria and Beijing. In little more than a decade, Samsung-which means "three stars" in Korean-would have its own flour mills and confectionery machines, its own manufacturing and sales operations, and ultimately evolve to become the modern global corporation that still bears the same name today ("Samsung ," )....   [tags: Samsung SWOT Analysis]
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The Introduction of the Samsung Color TV - The Introduction of the Samsung Color TV Background      Samsung as a company was founded in 1938 in Korea. 46,500 employees are working at six Samsung Electronics facilities in Korea. Although they are at different locations, all share the same goal and that goal is satisfying global customers by producing a quality product. Here in the U.S. Samsung is a very recognized brand, sitting along side Sony, Panasonic, Phillips, Toshiba, Matsushita and other more know brands of TVs. In South Korea, Samsung was a governmentally subsidized large business until in the 1990’s....   [tags: Samsung Korea China Television Essays] 2503 words
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Samsung in America - "On every issue, the choice you face won't be just between two candidates or two parties. It will be a choice between two different paths for America."- Barack Obama (Kohan). This is a quote by Barack Obama during his election speech. In a democracy, citizens vote for their own opinions; they vote for what they believe is best for America which is a true democracy. It’s not just two candidates or two parties, they vote for what they believe is best for America. Having rights for freedom of speech and Foreign Employ Rights are very important for establishing a business with a fair democracy....   [tags: democracy, foreign employ rights, China]
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Annotated Bibliography for Samsung's Outlook - ... BetaNews, Inc., Nov. 2013. Web. 24 Feb. 2014. In Wayne Williams web exclusive article on BetaNews, he talks about how good Samsung’s smartphones was but soon switches to an iPhone because the phones were acting up. This counter argument is showing that some people prefer Apple’s thinner and lighter look compared to Samsung’s chunkier look. By using this article it tells the audience that I am acknowledging the other company and not just being biased towards Samsung. The audience is going to be informed about other people’s reasons on why they think that Apple products are better than Samsung products....   [tags: technology, apple, sales] 921 words
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A Rough Beginning for Samsung - A Rough Beginning Samsung was founded in 1938 as a trading company. They were not popular, or really that incredibly popular for a good length of time. Samsung released some black and white televisions in the late 1940’s and 50’s. They would later in the 1960s release their first colored television. In 1977 Samsung Electronics launched the Telecommunication network(Authors name). The early stages of the company were fairly unsuccessful, and didn’t catch the consumer’s eyes. There first phone, was a built-in car phone, the SC-100....   [tags: telecommunication, quality, entertainment] 1477 words
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Review of Samsung Captivate Smartphone - Title: Review of Samsung Captivate smartphone Description: The Samsung Captivate is a 3G-enabled smartphone. It has wide and vivid 4-inches Super AMOLED touch screen and powered with Android 2.1 operating system. The Samsung Captivate has a 16GB internal memory and 5MP camera along with video recording of 720 pixels resolution. Furthermore, it has Bluetooth of 3.0 version, 1GHz Hummingbird processor, Swype technology, social hub and lots of application is pre-installed in the phone. For entrainment purpose they have FM radio, Music player, streaming radio, etc....   [tags: Product Review ] 836 words
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SWOT Analysis: Samsung Company - SWOT Analysis: Samsung Company Samsung Company: Background The Samsung Company is one of the leading companies in the world today. It traces its roots back to 1938 when Lee Byung-chull started a small trading company in Su-dong, South Korea that specialized in selling goods around the city. Later, the company grew and expanded to Seoul in 1947. With the outbreak of the Korean War, the company weakened and as soon as the war ended, Lee expanded it into the largest woolen mill in Korea. The expansion continued and within the next three decades it had diversified into other bareas, including textile, food processing, securities, retail and insurance....   [tags: electronic devices, design, innovation]
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Samsung Smartphone Service Innovation - 1. INTRODUCTION The entire companies always endeavor to get large amount of profit, this is achieved by conducting large-scale production, marketing management, and certainly on product innovation (Sundbo,1997). Providing new services for existing customers can create value, and magnetize new customers, are basic to enlarge the competitiveness of successful the organizations (Edvardsson et al,2010). Product innovation can attract the customer that implicated to companies benefits. In S-D logic perspective the firm cannot make value but only offer the value through value proposition (Vargo & Lusch, 2008)....   [tags: Company, Products, Global Economy]
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Samsung Galaxy Note III - ... Of course there are many more amazing features inside this phone including the new Android 4.4 KitKat update, TouchWiz and S finder but it would take ages if we got into the nitty gritty details of this beast of a phone. The Samsung Galaxy Note III is the perfect smartphone for a user who wouldn’t mind it’s big size and doesn’t like having to update every year. How profitable is it. What is its potential. To find its potential, perform a SWOT analysis The Samsung Galaxy Note III is a one of a kind smartphone....   [tags: smartphone market]
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Samsung Analysis - EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Today business enterprisers are creating new products due to becoming different than rivals. After that as a result it could be observed that technology is growing rapidly. Some companies will be attractive by people. More attractive means ore customers. Every company has different strategy.this assignment will explain about Samsung innovations. INTRODUCTION The aim of this assignment is to illustrate innovations of Samsung company such as mobile phone, lcd tv that has been discovered demands in different outlets and to find out an analysis on how Samsung has been such a popular company among its market....   [tags: Business Analysis]
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Samsung Review - 1- Samsung Review In an effort to review Samsung ln32b360, I found several points that are very good about the product. It has one of the best picture qualities I have ever seen - the only better quality comes from being there in person. Externally it is stylish with a black frame that fits in extremely well with my black, white and chrome decor in the family room. The attractive oval stand swivels to make the screen easy to view from any part of the room, and the keys and buttons on the remote control are different colors and sizes for ease of use....   [tags: Product Review] 966 words
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Samsung Electronics Company - Intro Samsung Electronics CO. Ltd. is unquestionably the most important company for the South Korean economy and a world leader in electronics Innovation Company. It is the world's largest technology company in terms of revenues, the largest mobile phone maker and television manufacturer and second largest semiconductor chip producer. If it currently occupies a prominent place on the world market, it does remains that Samsung continued to seek business opportunities and explore in all markets where the company will expand its empire....   [tags: South Korean Economy, Cellphones, Technology]
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Samsung Company Overview - SAMSUNG- • Founder-Lee Byung Chull in 1938 as Trading Company, South Korea as Samsung Electric Industries. • Assembly plants and sales network in 61 countries • 1988-merged with Samsung Semi-conductor and communications • 2005- Overcame with Sony which was a big rival • 2006-rated as 20th in the list of global brands • 2009-overtook Siemens of Germany and Hewlett-Packard of USA, revenue of $117.4 billion to take no.1 spot as world’s largest technology company • Samsung means “Tri-Star” or “three stars”, three means big and stars means eternity....   [tags: Electronics, Technology, Innovation]
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Apple Versus Samsung - ... People who think that Samsung only creates phones, the first mobile phone system was created in 1992. On the other side of our argument, Apple Inc. is an American multinational created on the first of April 1976. Apple’s first device was the Apple I and the first Iphone generation was released to the public on June 26, 2007. Each company cares about how many unit it sells because how much money makes (profits) and how much it loses (losses) depends on it. We do not really care about how much the company sells, but the company really depends on it....   [tags: prices, stock market, rivals] 660 words
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The War on Technology: Apple vs. Samsung - In a story of two technology giants fighting a war against each other, Apple and Samsung have gone through many court battles and there are still many more to come. Apple and Samsung can compare to two children fighting, after one says, “You took my idea,” the other replies with, “No, you took my idea.” And this endless cycle of bickering continues on and is forced to go to court where one of the companies takes a substantial amount from the other. Though both companies have their differences, they also have many things that are similar....   [tags: products, quality, leaders]
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Samsung Electronics: Company Analysis and Overview - ... Having decided not to develop proprietary software and content, Samsung has avoided the complexities involved with protecting proprietary content from piracy. The combined effect of focusing on hardware and maintaining an “open architecture” in its products has allowed Samsung to develop a core competency of delivering new technologies at a quick pace and attract more end consumers because of the freedom of accessibility to various softwares and utilities. The picture is not completely rosy for Samsung....   [tags: Technology, Global, Competition] 629 words
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Cell Phone Manufacturing: Iphone and Samsung - In other words, “Samsung sold more phones while trying to use less money into marketing with business earnings grew from the previous quarter driven by an increase in smartphone sales and decreased marketing expenses," Hyun Joon Kim, the Samsung's vice president of mobile planning told analysts. Then research firms underscored or valued the two companies' divergent financial performance to find the diversity in sales with units shipped, regarding to the Cable New Network (CNN) website which was given above....   [tags: Mobile, Technology, Business] 1017 words
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Impact of Phone Sales: Apple and Samsung - Indeed, Apple Company is not happy with this result at all. It might find any strategies to make its smartphone better and more beneficial, or create a new marketing strategy to satisfy the customers in any ways. It sounds like a cold war is happening between the mobile phone companies. So does it become a problem for the world. Of course, when the competition occurs between one individual and another, there must be any good and bad impacts on surroundings that both companies and relating authorities or governmental organizations have to deal with and seek for solution to each impact, too....   [tags: Technology, Smartphones] 944 words
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What country should Samsung expand into? - Arnold Schwarzenegger said in his speech at the Republican National Convention in 2004, “Everything I have, my career, my success, my family, I owe to America.”, meaning that he was able to be where he was then as the Governor of California because of his choice to move to America in 1968. Samsung should expand its business into America corresponding to Schwarzenegger’s words. Samsung employees will want to move to America and not China or Iran because of the consideration of the citizen’s rights by the Bill of Rights and the propitious laws that provide impartiality to the people....   [tags: rights, residents, government, laws]
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The Samsung Brand - The Samsung Brand According to the global brand scoreboard of 2004 from Interbrand, Samsung, the Korean based electronics brand, has boosted its profile and being listed as 21st valuable brands in the world. Its brand value surged by 16% to 12.5 billion US dollars compared to the figure in 2003 which is 10.8 billion US dollar. (Simon, 2004) It becomes the worldÂ’s leading brand in electronics and digital industry. This achievement is closely related to its sponsorship strategies....   [tags: Papers] 4617 words
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samsung in china - Environmental Analysis External Environment Chinese Market - still socialist economy „» huge gap between the stated plans and the actual ability of government to manage and control the economy „» tremendous amount of economic interaction took place outside the government¡¦s formal economic plan - many smugglings and piracies - regional blockades - over-employment problem Chinese color TV Market - full production capacity in demand „» principal battleground - high competition „» Japanese firms: high-end market....   [tags: essays research papers] 678 words
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Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Is Original and Improved - Over the time, Samsung has made many devices among which are phones and tablets. “It is original, it is improved, and it is the Samsung Galaxy Note 3!” This Android smartphone and tablet computer hybrid was brought to people by Samsung Corporation and introduced in October 2011 in Berlin (Germany). According to Samsung, this device is for anyone who needs a tablet. What can one precisely beneficiate by owning a Samsung Galaxy Note 3. In addition to the multiple attracted features of this device, people can easily hide it in their smallest bag or pocket, or grasp it in their palms....   [tags: phone, tablet, commercial] 809 words
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Electronics Companies Marketing Strategies - Current strategy Currently Apple is being short-term strategy , it can makes trade price of Apple stock a little bit higher. As long as Apple keep maintaining its staggering profitability. . Henry Blodget(Blodget, 2013) says Apple is clinging to super-high profit margins and the same risky “premium’ strategy that almost bankrupted it in the PC market of the 1990S, He also mentioned even if Apple does not get completely marginalized, this strategy will likely hurt the company and its shareholders and customers over the long haul....   [tags: Samsung, Apple] 1497 words
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Leaders in the Mobile Phone Market are Apple and Samsung - Apple and Samsung are the two most important technological companies in the mobile phone market. Both companies have achieved outstanding sales in the past years and have made some competitors such as Nokia or Blackberry almost inexistent. This does, therefore, raise the question: Apple or Samsung. Which one will win the technological battle. Both enterprises have been challenging each other in the past few years in order to win this smartphone war. Research and analysis of the company’s sales, show that both companies focus over 50 per cent of their production on the global smartphone market....   [tags: innovation, customers, battle] 1538 words
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Samsung Group in South Korea Develops Businesses - ... As an international company, they are willing and acceptable to hire different culture background, various assets, and excellent skills and abilities. For example, Samsung Electronics provide more opportunities to balance work and life which they will give more flexible work schedule and make an effective time management to avoid overtime in the schedule like working between 6am to 1pm in one shift which has eight hours per day. This new valid try maximum employees’ performance and increase the company’s impact....   [tags: employees, culture, innovation] 523 words
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Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. - Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. Company Overview Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. is a global leader in semiconductor, telecommunication, digital media and digital convergence technologies with 2006 parent company sales of US$63.4 billion and net income of US$8.5 billion. Employing approximately 138,000 people in 124 offices in 56 countries, the company consists of five main business units: Digital Media Business, LCD Business, Semiconductor Business, Telecommunication Network Business, and Digital Appliance Business....   [tags: Business Analysis] 1044 words
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Competition of Apple and Samsung: Which Phone Is Better? - Today the competition between communication companies is beneficial for markets and customers. Apple and Samsung companies are a good example of this competition. The competition between them has given the customers two kinds of smart phones, which are called the iPhone 5 and the Galaxy S3. The iPhone 5 is a series of iPhone cell phones, which is produced by Apple Company in California, U.S. Also the Galaxy S3 is a series of Galaxy cell phones, which produced by Samsung Company in Korea according to Wikipedai(march,3013)....   [tags: markets, consumers, price, speed, memory] 862 words
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Samsung Electronics Company - Samsung Electronics Company The Samsung brand Originated as low-cost manufacturer of black and white televisions in the year 1969, super sized with a semiconductor segment in 1970s, Samsung delivered massive volume of low-cost consumer electronics to domestic and OEM products to both domestic and global markets until 1993. Due to this fact, company didn’t develop global brand awareness until then. In the global arena, Samsung’s brand message was fragmented and its logo presentations were inconsistent....   [tags: Business Analysis] 1966 words
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Samsung Competitive Analysis - 1. Sources of Samsung’s cost advantage in DRAMs Samsung’s cost advantage is clearly visible from the comparison of costs (and their elements) that were borne by the company and its competitors in 2003 (Tab. 3): Samsung’s overall cost was 24 per cent lower than the weighted average cost of the other four producers; two most significant elements of the cost structure, i.e. raw materials and labour, were 36 and 27 per cent lower respectively. When expressed by means of a relation of average selling price to costs (“productivity” of cost elements), the differences are even more visible (comp....   [tags: Business Analysis Market ] 1373 words
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Samsung Case Study - I. Summary of the Facts This case study analysis is on Samsung Electronics Company (SEC) and how it has climbed up the ranks in the past decade via calculated marketing strategies, extensive market research and analysis, and a risky bet on how the market will evolve. Samsung’s principle outlook took time and education from within and thereafter the general market. Samsung Electronics Company (SEC) began doing business in 1969 as a low-cost manufacturer of black and white televisions. In 1970, “Samsung acquired a semiconductor business” which would be a milestone that initiated the future for SEC....   [tags: Business Analysis] 1790 words
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Rhetorical Analysis Essay: Samsung Galaxy XCover Snowfield Advert - Rhetorical Analysis Essay: Samsung Galaxy XCover Snowfield Advert Visual images are very essential in employing the art of persuasion or when trying to an argument that could otherwise not be achieved through text alone. They can communicate sophisticated ideas that are hard to express in words. Images have the ability to appear candid while blending with modesty to look lifelike and natural. Through a combination of this ability and text, Samsung manages to inspire pathos among its audience....   [tags: chinese advertisment, visual images]
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Samsung Electronics Case Write-Up - Samsung Electronics Case Write-Up 1. The Memory Industry (5 points). Conduct a five-forces analysis of the memory industry. You will need to rate each of the five forces in this industry as high, medium or low and then explain briefly why you selected this rating. A) Threat of New Entrants(Barriers to entry) (MEDIUM) Samsung, being a global company with net revenues of over $30 billion, had established an integrated supply chain with economies of scale and scope. New entrants were required to come in on a very large scale for effectively minimizing costs, which the Chinese companies succeeded in doing....   [tags: Business Analysis SWOT] 1835 words
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Competition Between the Most Successful Smartphone Companies, Apple and Samsung - Preface In our fast paced world of new and upcoming technology, the smartphone market has sky-rocked in previous decades. One of the worlds leading smart phones companies, Apple Inc, has recently been on the decline and it's top competitor Samsung is taking the stage. In more recent years, the Apple iPhone has dominated the smartphone world known for its ease of use and high quality design. Apple's first iPhone design hit markets in June of 2007 created by Apple's founder Steve Jobs. One of Apples more recent iPhone model, the iPhone 5 which came out in September of 2012 was soon replaced by the iPhone 5c and 5s which came out a year late....   [tags: marketing, customers, innovation] 1302 words
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Some History of Promotion Marketing or Advertising - ... It will give the consumer a technological innovative feel. This Samsung flat screen version enable the consumer to receive impressive black and natural colors for content such as BBC iPlayer and the 4oD is not too bad. The sound quality is weighty and textured. This Samsung version is considered a wafer-thin TV’s. Recommendations for Marketing Information The Panasonic TV’s have held on to the plasma technology for their TV’s for quite some time. According to (WHAT HI*FI?, 2013), the production of Panasonic plasma display panels will discontinue in December 2013 (para.1)....   [tags: marketing strategies, samsung]
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Samsung's Marketing-Mix Strategies from the 1980's to 2003 - ... This market segmentation is for the smaller gadget sales like the MP3 players which are of low to mid- range prices. Thirdly, the decision making attributes behavior observed in by the business level purchases is the basis of “business user “segment. The hi-tech brand image to be showcased by the Canadian firm, customer support and quality services criteria for purchases are the indicators to target this segment by Samsung (Song & Noh, 2006). Fourthly, the “hobbyists” could be defined as niche market segmentation with limited members....   [tags: redifining the brand globally]
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An Apple Versus A Robot - Apple versus Samsung, arguably two of the biggest companies in technology today. They both have a large market share in mobile phones, computers, and cellphones. But in the videos I have chosen to compare, its each companies Tablet computers that take center stage. The introduction of the very first iPad in 2010 thrust Apple into market dominance and ever since companies such as Samsung, Google and Microsoft have been trying to catch up with little luck. Apple’s Your Verse TV Ad for the iPad Air shows many people in different situations utilizing the iPad in various ways....   [tags: samsung, technology, video] 732 words
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Analysis of a Sales Representative - ... We indicated that we could not afford it as we would be paying more than the equipment was worth in the long run. The Sales Rep, Amanda smiled and acknowledge the concern and the expense was more than we could afford and she apologized. Amanda stated that with the new and popular cellphones, they were unable to provide it to us for any less but that we can look at other cellphones that would fit our budget. She asked if there was anything else she can assist us with today. We indicated that we need to think about considering the other products because we had our mind set on the Samsung Galaxy and after thanking her for her time in providing us with the information, she asked if we change...   [tags: samsung galaxy, T-mobile] 608 words
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Seminar: Smartphone Review - ... With a more widescreen-aspect display, the iPhone 5 is a good deal less wide is 58.6mm against the Samsung Galaxy S3‚which is 70.6mm (News Straits Times, 2013). Furthermore, the Samsung Galaxy S3 features also slightly slimmer, a rounder body and a sleeker design than its predecessor model which is Samsung Galaxy S2 ("2013 Nguyen and Fiolet"). Lastly, The iPhone 5 only available in two colours, black and white ("2012 Ritchie" par. 2). While, the Galaxy S3 comes in variety of colours like white, black, blue, red, grey and brown....   [tags: Samsung Galaxy S3, iPhone 5] 2475 words
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Apple Inc. v. Samsung Electronics Co.: An Exploration of Patent Law and Ever-Evolving Technology - Apple Inc. v. Samsung Electronics Co.: An Exploration of Patent Law and Ever-Evolving Technology April 15, 2011 marks the date that kick-started the most high-profile US design patent cases of all time; a lawsuit that could possibly change the face of technology as we know it. Apple Inc. sued Samsung Electronics Co. on the grounds that Samsung’s smartphones as well as tablets infringed upon Apple’s technology and design patents (Apple Inc. v. Samsung Electronics Co., 2013). Deemed by the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit to be “The Patent Trial of the Century”, the case drew an extraordinary amount of worldwide attention, grabbing the headlines and taking center stage....   [tags: Competitive Market, Monopoly]
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Situational Analysis: Mobile Phones - ... It is already noticed the lines forming outside Samsung stores across Europe for the April 11 global launch, and early sales figures are apparently encouraging. (http://www.trustedreviews.com) (http://www.knowyourmobile.com) The ratings according through market search as follows: (http://www.knowyourmobile.com) SWOT ANALYSIS 1. Strength- Pricing Power- Customers fight against price increases by changing to competitive products, but if the company has pricing power, customers will continue using Samsung Galaxy S5 product and services....   [tags: communication, android, iPhones] 1190 words
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Comparing Apples to Androids - The massive technological advances in the last 30 years have brought about very stiff competition in the realm of digital technology. In the mid to late 2000’s, the smartphone and exploded into the arena of technology competition; yet soon after, the tablet, such as Apple’s iPad, entered the arena as well. In the last few years, Samsung and Apple, who both develop similar mobile technology, have been competing against each other. February 19th, 2014, Samsung released a TV commercial for their tablet, the Galaxy Tab Pro 10.1 in attempt to compete with Apple’s iPad Air, by creating a parody of Apple’s ad....   [tags: technological advancements, digital age]
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iPhone 5s versus Galaxy S4 - The battle for controlling smartphone market between Korean competitor Samsung and US heavyweight Apple is ongoing. Apple entered the mobile phone industry in 2007 with no experience in developing mobile phone or smartphones, since 2007 Apple had become the major smartphone company. However, Samsung had as experience in developing mobile phones unlike Apple but it hardly catching up with Apple in developing smartphones. Smartphone is all about software and how it works, Apple did a great job by changing the phone industry by announcing the first smartphone ever back in 2007....   [tags: smartphone comparison] 1004 words
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Overview of the Smartphone Industry - The smartphone industry is growing every year, not just in sales but also in phone size. Before 2007 the only smartphones available in the United States were Blackberries and Palm Pilots. When these two brands were the only choice of smartphones, smaller screens were preferred. However that all changed after June 29, 2007 when the first iPhone device was released by Apple. The original iPhone had a 3.5-inch screen and at the time, this was the biggest screen available on a smartphone. In the following years numerous smartphones would be released with a bigger screen....   [tags: smarthphone industry, blackberries]
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A South Korean Company that Operates in China - A South Korean Company that Operates in China This report address’s the requirements at hand to select a South Korean company that has operations in China Executive Summary: In 1992, Samsung Electronics adopted the form of a wholly owned subsidiary as the entry mode into China. It’s entry into China was in order to maintain growth due to the tough competition in Korea. China was selected in order to take advantage of its low wages for the mass production of low to medium priced products. The initial manufacturing ground was at Tianjin due to its costal location hence making it easy to export abroad and to major locations in China....   [tags: Asian Economics Manufacturing Essays]
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New Gadgets for the New Year - Welcome the ‘New Year’ with new gadgets For once again in the new year of 2014, the market is completely ready to be inundated with new gadgets with newer innovations. The New Year shall be hot for the smart watches. Apple is ready to launch its flexible smart watch causing a bang in the market, while Samsung could launch its flexible phone in other markets of the world after introducing it in Korea. The people mad after gadgets are too restless to know about iPhone of Apple and of galaxy 5 from its main competitor....   [tags: apple, ipad, google glass] 591 words
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A Brief History of Apple and Why I Would Sell My Apple Stocks - Apple was founded by Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak on April 1, 1976. The company's initial goal was to create and sell individual computers for consumers. Steve Wozniak acted as the primary inventor for the computer when the company was at its infancy. Wozniak was the creator of the Apple I the prototype for the computer which consisted of an assembled circuit board. Apple II further advanced the computer which included color graphic, making it the very first computer to come pre-assembled. The changes made it more desirable for a larger group of consumers which soon began demanding more and more of the product....   [tags: computer technology and economics]
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The Ruthless Exploitation of Customers' Desires in The New Media Technologies Advertisement - Current state-of-the-art in the advertising of new media technologies like smart phones, tablets and game consoles, is to use the marketing technique called exaggeration (Kotler 168) to overstate the power of the new technology in order to stimulate not accomplishable expectations and create wrong longings in the target group. These promises go beyond the simple and reappearing claim about a new revolution (“Goodbye 1984”) and a change of the world (“Samsung Galaxy Tab”), they focus on user attitudes by trying to conciliate great benefits and unlimited opportunities for the user's life....   [tags: Advertising]
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Strategic Management Report on Apple Inc. - 1. Introduction Apple Inc., formerly known as Apple Computer, was established in 1976 in Cupertino, California. It is a technology company that produces consumer electronic goods; therefore, it is important to understand its customers’ needs and to re-evaluate their products. Their main products are iPad, iPhone, iMac and iPod. To ensure that everyone in the world is able to get access to apple products, apple had set up company around the world, such as Asia Pacific, Europe, Middle East and America, and partner up with the local mobile and electronics providers....   [tags: electronics, customers, competitors] 1441 words
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Major Contributers to the Wireless Telecommunications Association - ... In 2012, Apple has sold approximately 125 million iPhones, which accounted for more than half of the company’s revenue. The company holds no debt, nor financially affected by interest rates. According Taube (2013), Apple was valued at 98.3 billion and ranked first in the most valuable brand in the world after a 129% leap in ranking from last year. A potential threat Apple faces is maintaining growth in the global smartphone market. According to sources from BI Intelligence and Apple, the iPhone sells plenty of units, but sales growth is not what it once was in the smartphone market (Ballve, 2013)....   [tags: technology, smartphones, market] 1033 words
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