Turns out, some things bend if you try hard enough. Just in case you needed another video to show you that, a Samsung Galaxy Note 4 has been put through a “bend test,” and unfortunately for the device it doesn’t go so well.
Samsung this week warned investors that it expects to see a sharp 60% decline in profits for the third quarter of 2014, citing strong competition in the smartphone market as a contributing factor. According to Re/code, the South Korean electronics giant will report operating profit of $3.8 billion, the company’s biggest earnings drop in five years.
Ever since the official launch of the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, “bend tests” have become more than commonplace on the internet, as everyone tries to find out just how durable Apple’s new flagships are. Samsung is getting ahead of the game, thanks to a new video published to one of their YouTube channels.
In early August, it was reported that Samsung’s semiconductor business had begun to see business slipping after Apple had chosen another company for its current-generation A8 processor. However, the president of Samsung’s semiconductor arm seems a bright future on the horizon.
When it comes to certain individuals, you can expect certain things to be said. When it comes to Eric Schmidt, talking up Google — and Android — is par for the course. In response to a batch of questions provided while on a book tour, Schmidt plainly outlines where he thinks Samsung and Apple stand when compared.
Samsung has released a new advertisement for the upcoming Galaxy Note 4 smartphone this afternoon, ahead of the handset’s launch in October. The one-minute spot details how the Galaxy Note used to be ridiculed by tech publications for having such a large screen, yet now Apple is imitating the product line with its own 5.5-inch iPhone 6 Plus.
Samsung’s new ‘It Doesn’t Take a Genius’ ads mock Apple live streams, iPhones with big screens and more
Samsung on Wednesday at the annual IFA consumer electronics show in Berlin unveiled a myriad of new products, including the next-generation Galaxy Note 4 and Galaxy Note Edge smartphone with a curved display that provides an app launcher and contextual controls on the edge of the screen. The company also introduced the Gear S smartwatch and Gear VR headset in partnership with Oculus VR.