Samsung Electronics has announced quarterly figures for the period until 31st March, with revenue reaching 52.87 trillion won (around £30.8 billion).
That’s 6% down on the previous quarter but almost 17% up year-on-year.
Podcast - 26th April 2013
In this special feature we're looking around the GSMA Connected City at Mobile World Congress 2013.
Mark Bridge and Grant Notman discuss machine-to-machine communications and the Internet of Things, meeting people who've worked with 4G-enabled cars, port logistics, connected houses, m-health and the GSMA's own app development programme.
The adoption of smartphones and tablets is resulting in consumers spending less time with dedicated devices... but most people still turn to standalone equipment on occasions.
Research from the Consumer Electronics Association in the USA shows that portable game consoles, satellite navigation devices and e-book readers are most likely to be discarded first.