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Samsung on the offensive with the launch of new Galaxy smartphones


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Samsung on the offensive with the launch of new Galaxy smartphones

They have launched another mission in the battle against Apple. Samsung has paraded two new Android smartphones with jumbo screens.

The South Korean company was lining up the two new super-sized Galaxy troops on the same day as a US appeals court ruled it will not reconsider an earlier decision finding that Samsung violated Apple patents.

Samsung also announced the launch of its mobile payment service in the US at the end of September.

It will have greater store coverage than Apple Pay for which retailers need to install compatible equipment.

“You can put the phone near any magnetic strip reader and use the finger print sensor. So it’s sort of this multiple authentication system and pay. They tokenized the credit cards just the same way as Apple pay does,” explained Lance Ulanoff editor of Mashable

According to the International Data Corporation Apple’s second quarter was its biggest shipping 47.5 million units.

IDC figures also showed Samsung remained the leader in the worldwide smartphone market but was the only company among the top five to see its shipment volume decline year over year.

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