Apple and Google are now copying Samsung’s design
Samsung has long had a reputation for copying Apple’s designs for its smartphones.
Apple even took Samsung to court in an epic, multiyear legal battle over designs and alleged patent violations.
Is Apple Copying Android?
Apple’s upcoming operating system for iPhones and iPads, iOS 8, is full of new features. But many of those features, if not most, are copied from Android and other popular apps and services like Dropbox and WhatsApp.
What does Apple get from Samsung?
Apple neither makes nor assembles the iPhone you use for your daily business needs. An iPhone has parts that come from several manufacturers, one of which is Samsung, a maker of integrated circuits as well as computer parts, televisions and other consumer electronics — and a competitor in the smartphone market.
What came first Samsung or Apple?
If we define the Samsung smartphone as the first Samsung device with an Android OS, then Apple smartphone or the iPhone came first. The first iPhone was launched June 29th 2007 whilst the first Samsung Galaxy (Android) smartphone was released June 29th 2009, a full 2 years after.
Is Apple better than Samsung?
And the overall winner: Both Samsung and Apple make great phones. If you prefer Android, for example, go with Samsung. If the convenience of Face ID matters more to you, then buy Apple. These phones will all serve your needs, and major apps will run on both Android and iOS.
Who copied who Samsung or Apple?
Samsung made its mobile fortune on the back of the iPhone. The company literally wrote the book on copying the iPhone, yet Samsung is still trying to pretend it didn’t copy Apple’s hardware designs and software features. Just a few weeks ago, Samsung was handed a final verdict in an old patent case started by Apple.
Why did Apple sue Samsung?
The world’s top smartphone rivals have been in court over patents since 2011, when Apple filed a lawsuit alleging that Samsung’s smartphones and tablets “slavishly” copied its products. Samsung previously paid Apple $399 million to compensate Apple for infringement of some of the patents at issue in the case.