Samsung and Apple often fight for the title of the world’s mobile phone pioneer, as the latest iPhone and Galaxy S models typically come with innovations and new features that are later embraced by the rest of the world too.
This is a strategy that certainly makes sense. Since both of them are high-end devices, Samsung and Apple want these phones to feature the best of the best, but at the same time, to also introduce new functionality that isn’t available elsewhere.
Until now, the approach has worked. But lately, Samsung appears to be looking into a different idea that’s gaining more traction in the last couple of years.
Mid-range models have more or less turned into Samsung’s testing platforms, as the company brings new features on these devices first before actually launching them across the rest of the lineup.
The Galaxy A9, for instance, has officially become the pioneer of four different cameras on the back, and it’s believed that this is a setup which Sams… (read more)