Samsung begins to shift more focus on phablets and tablets

Samsung is already the king of the phablet market, but it appears that the company will increase its stake in that category even more in 2014. Following up on its recent quarterly earnings report, Samsung’s Executive Director Hyunjoon Kim stated on a conference call with reporters and analysts that the company was going to focus more of its releases on handsets with screens in the 5 to 6-inch range. 

Big tablets? Check. Big phones? Sure, those are in the pipeline too, according to Samsung’s Executive Director, Hyunjoon Kim, who revealed at the company’s Result Report Conference Call that Samsung is planning on bringing more 5-to-6-inch smartphones to market this year. Phones like the Galaxy Grand and the 5.8-inch and 6.3-inch Galaxy Mega already exist in Samsung’s lineup but have been unable to create a storm (though the Galaxy Grand does pretty well in the budget market), and in the company’s new strategy, this lineup will be extended with multiple new big-screen handsets.

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