DTNS 2256 – The China Connection

Logo by Mustafa Anabtawi thepolarcat.comEric Olander is on to chat about Huawei, Xiaomi, and the coming disruption in smartphones that has Samsung and Apple in its sites. Also how Microsoft is fighting the U.S. government.

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Show Notes
Today’s guests:  Eric Olander co-host of the weekly China in Africa podcast

Headlines

Thinner, lighter, faster: The Verge reports Samsung announced two new tablets Thursday, an 8.4-inch and 10.5-inch Galaxy Tab S. The tablets are similar to the Tab Pro and Tab 4 lines, but thinner at 6.6mm and sporting Super AMOLED screens. Samsung emphasized the screens not only have 2560 x 1600 resolution, but a wider color range for more natural colors. Both devices will be available beginning July 4 in Europe, and sometime in July in the U.S. The 16GB 8.4-inch WiFi-only tablet will run €399/$399/£349 and the 10.5-inch version €499/$499/£449. Models with LTE will follow and run about €100 more.

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