Samsung’s cutting-edge technology through the years

Jan 22, 2013
<h1>2001: Uproar </h1>
The dual-purpose device was one of the first phones that could play MP3s.

2001: Uproar

The dual-purpose device was one of the first phones that could play MP3s.

2001: Uproar

The dual-purpose device was one of the first phones that could play MP3s.

<h1>2003: T500 </h1>
Geared at women, this early phone's internal screen could be used as a makeup mirror.

2003: T500

Geared at women, this early phone's internal screen could be used as a makeup mirror.

2003: T500

Geared at women, this early phone's internal screen could be used as a makeup mirror.

<h1>2006: BlackJack </h1>
At launch, it was the thinnest QWERTY smartphone on the market.

2006: BlackJack

At launch, it was the thinnest QWERTY smartphone on the market.

2006: BlackJack

At launch, it was the thinnest QWERTY smartphone on the market.

<h1>2007: UpStage</h1>
The so-called mullet phone had a keypad on the front and an MP3 player on the back.

2007: UpStage

The so-called mullet phone had a keypad on the front and an MP3 player on the back.

2007: UpStage

The so-called mullet phone had a keypad on the front and an MP3 player on the back.

<h1>2007: Armani Phone </h1>
Samsung's response to LG's Prada phone came with an Armani-branded cleaning cloth and pouch.

2007: Armani Phone

Samsung's response to LG's Prada phone came with an Armani-branded cleaning cloth and pouch.

2007: Armani Phone

Samsung's response to LG's Prada phone came with an Armani-branded cleaning cloth and pouch.

<h1>2009: Impression </h1>
The 3G "messaging" phone featured a touchscreen and pull-out physical keyboard.

2009: Impression

The 3G "messaging" phone featured a touchscreen and pull-out physical keyboard.

2009: Impression

The 3G "messaging" phone featured a touchscreen and pull-out physical keyboard.

<h1>2010: Zeal </h1>
The dual-hinge form factor featured a traditional keypad when opened vertically and a full QWERTY option when opened in landscape mode.

2010: Zeal

The dual-hinge form factor featured a traditional keypad when opened vertically and a full QWERTY option when opened in landscape mode.

2010: Zeal

The dual-hinge form factor featured a traditional keypad when opened vertically and a full QWERTY option when opened in landscape mode.

<h1>2011: Galaxy S II </h1>
Powered by Google's operating system, the slim device was called the "best Android smartphone" on the market.

2011: Galaxy S II

Powered by Google's operating system, the slim device was called the "best Android smartphone" on the market.

2011: Galaxy S II

Powered by Google's operating system, the slim device was called the "best Android smartphone" on the market.

<h1>2011: Galaxy Note </h1>
The 5.3-inch "phablet" came with a stylus for drawing and taking notes.

2011: Galaxy Note

The 5.3-inch "phablet" came with a stylus for drawing and taking notes.

2011: Galaxy Note

The 5.3-inch "phablet" came with a stylus for drawing and taking notes.

<h1>2013: Ativ Odyssey </h1>
Samsung's Windows 8 phone is due out later this year and will be one of the first devices running on Microsoft's updated operating system.

2013: Ativ Odyssey

Samsung's Windows 8 phone is due out later this year and will be one of the first devices running on Microsoft's updated operating system.

2013: Ativ Odyssey

Samsung's Windows 8 phone is due out later this year and will be one of the first devices running on Microsoft's updated operating system.

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