Smartphones' Evolution Could Be Tough for Samsung

Kwon Oh Hyun, CEO of Samsung, at a press conference in Taipei, Taiwan, in 2009 Photograph by Maurice Tsai/Bloomberg

Two camps of smartphone makers—Nokia and its partner Microsoft, and Motorola and its parent Google—held events Sept. 5 to unveil their latest handsets. A lot of stories have been written about these companies and their new products, but today’s news could spell trouble for Samsung, LG, and HTC.

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