24 Aug '11, 8am

Samsung Electronics joins Apple in smartphone push: SEOUL (Reuters) - Samsung Electronics unveiled four new smar...

SEOUL (Reuters) - Samsung Electronics unveiled four new smartphone models under its flagship Galaxy line on Wednesday, expanding its offerings of cheaper phones to tap growth in emerging markets. Samsung will enter a lower-end market ripe with cut-throat competition from Chinese producers including ZTE Corp and Huawei Technologies , as well as a host of no-brand producers pumping out hundreds of millions of phones for consumers in China, Africa and other developing economies. The move also signals an intensifying battle with Apple , Samsung's biggest competitor and customer, as the US firm is set to launch a lower-cost version of the iPhone 4 and its much-anticipated iPhone 5 soon, according to sources. 'Smartphone makers are increasingly moving down the value chain to target the low-end segment and attract mass customers, especially those in China and India,' said Lee Seu...

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