Samsung and Pantech are direct competitors, and, even more, they’re from the same country, South Korea, together with LG. According to a press release today, the announcement says that Samsung buys stake in Pantech. 10%, to be more specific, according to the wording.
That tenth slice will cost Samsung 53 billion won (about $47.6 million), but, on the long run, it is believed to further strengthen “bilateral cooperation in smartphone and other business areas”. With this move Samsung becomes the third largest stake holder in Pantech, after chip-maker Qualcomm [...]
Watch today’s Pocketnow Daily as we talk about the Verizon event at CTIA and what we should expect. We then talk about the Nokia quarter results, and some weird numbers for the US. Pantech is next, as their Vega Iron is now a reality, but to the underwhelming of many. Later we go through Twitter #music and tell you if it’s worth your time. We end today’s show talking about the plastic iPhone in leaks, and the probabilities that it’s true.
All this and more after the break.
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Watch today’s Pocketnow Daily as we talk about the Pantech Vega Iron leaks and the fact that companies still don’t understand what a phone without a bezel means. Then we move to the Galaxy S 4 as rumors have the launch dates for the US already set for the end of this month. The iPhone 5S is next as we’ve got leaked images of an A7 quad-core chip powering the next generation device. Then we talk about the Nokia Lumia 928 and how it was compared to the Nokia Lumia 920. We end today’s show by talking about the Nokia EOS project and the possibility that this will be [...]
Watch today’s Pocketnow Daily as we talk about the new no-bezel project from Pantech dubbed Vega Iron. Then we talk about the Motorola X Phone, and that delay you were already expecting to hear about. The Pebble smart watch is next as their SDK gets released. Then we go over BlackBerry’s recent issues with the media as apparently their Z10 is being returned as quick as it’s bought. We end today’s show talking about the HTC First, Facebook Home, Chat heads and everything you need to know about Facebook’s new home on Android.
All this and more after [...]