Earlier last week, Apple accused Samsung of copying its products. Korean immediately retaliated by pursuing the California manufacturer for patent infringement regarding the correction of errors in data signaling in mobile networks WCDMA.
Samsung Electronics has responded regarding the prosecution committed last week by Apple. In its complaint, the Korean manufacturer was accused of having appropriated the technologies to iPad, the iPhone and iPod for its design and smartphones Galaxy its shelves. Yesterday, the electronics giant has sued Apple in Seoul for five violations of patents, more than two in Tokyo and three in Manheim (Germany).
“We decided to actively respond to the lawsuit filed against us to protect our intellectual property and ensure the continuation of our innovation and our growth in the mobile communications industry,” Samsung said in a statement. In its complaint, the Asian manufacturer
involves Apple for patent infringement regarding the correction of errors in data signaling in mobile networks WCDMA (Wideband CDMA), connecting mobile phones to PCs so that the PC can use the wireless telephone and reduce the power consumption when transmitting data over HSPA (High Speed Packet Access).
The Galaxy Tab first tablet that can compete with the iPad
The complaint filed last Friday by Apple in the U.S. reported that Samsung had copied the external features of the iPhone, iPod Touch and the iPad designing icons similar to those in Apple products. Last year Samsung became the first major manufacturer of consumer electronics to launch a tablet that can compete with Apple. Its range of smartphones based on Android, Google’s mobile OS is also coming into contention with the iPhone from last year. Apple had introduced the first iPhone in 2007 and announced its iPad tablet over a year ago. For its part, Samsung came out his smartphone S Galaxy in mid-2010, before launching his Galaxy Tab a few months later.
Gartner has predicted that sales would reach the iPad 48 million units this year, and that the tablets Android would approach 13.9 million. The firm gives Apple the IOS 68.7% share in the mobile OS market. Next year, the firm expects this proportion is expected to decline to $ 63.5%.