In a speech on 18 June, the CEO noted that Samsung will make software and UI design a key focus moving forward.
”A particular focus must be given to serving new customer experience and value by strengthening soft capabilities in software, user experience, design and solutions,” Kwon said.
Samsung Mobile’s vice president and general manager of enterprise sales, Tim Wagner also spoke on 18 June, noting that the Galaxy S III “systematically defragments Android”.
This could also support the idea that Samsung is looking at moving away from being “an Android vendor” in favour of be “a smartphone vendor”.
Samsung is reportedly worried after Google acquired hardware manufacturer Motorola Mobility for $12.5 billion earlier this year, meaning the company providing Samsung with its mobile operating system is now also one of its biggest competitors.
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