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January 9, 2017updated 16 Feb 2017 3:39pm

What is Samsung?

Samsung is the largest vendor in the worldwide smartphone market.

By Ellie Burns

Samsung is a South Korean electronics company which sells televisions, household appliances and perhaps most notably, mobile devices.

As of Q2 2016, Samsung was the largest vendor in the worldwide smartphone market with a 22.8 percent market share in 2016Q2. The company has experienced year-on-year growth of 7.7 percent. Samsung’s Galaxy devices compete with second largest smartphone vendor Apple in the premium smartphone market.

Samsung devices run on the Android operating system. Some of its devices run on Samsung’s own operating system, Tizen.

 

Did someone say exploding smartphones?

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