It’s the Samsung Galaxy series’ 10th anniversary this year. And we’ll be looking at the innovation that they pushed which made them the tech giant.
Samsung has positioned itself as the leader of the smartphone industry by bringing the Samsung Galaxy series to the world. Here are the milestones that the tech brand made to break boundaries.
Seeing Beyond Color and Infinity
2010 – When the Galaxy S debuted, along with it is the Super AMOLED Display technology. The display offered vibrant images quality and visibility in any lighting condition. It became the foundation of today’s world-class screens.
2014 – Samsung introduced the Edge Display along with the Galaxy Note Edge. It is a curved screen that allowed users to view notifications and updates discreetly. In 2015, the technology was elevated and introduced the Dual-Curve Display with the Galaxy S6 Edge.
2017 – With the release of the Galaxy S8 and S8+, Samsung expanded the screen size without enlarging the actual unit by dramatically minimizing bezels. They called it the Infinity Display. It has since then become a flagship standard.
Capturing More Than What Meets the Eye
2010-2012 – Innovative mobile shooting modes was introduced to users allowing them to go beyond a simple point-and-shoot photo. Modes like the Panorama, and more were used to shoot different scenes. The Galaxy S3 introduced Burst Mode, shooting 20 action photos in sequence.
2016 – Samsung incorporated the Dual Pixel auto focus system to its camera. It also had wider aperture options, allowing users to produce crisp and gorgeous shots, even in low-light conditions.
2017 – Samsung introduced their first Dual Camera in the Galaxy Note 8. It incorporates both wide-angle and telephoto lenses. The setup also features Live Focus, which allowed users to highlight subjects by luring the background.
2018 – Together with the Galaxy S9 and S9+, the Super Slow-mo was introduced. It can record videos at 960 frames per second, that’s four times slower than regular slow-mo.
Empowering Users to Surpass Everyday Challenges
2011 – The S Pen was introduced with the first commercially successful phablet, the Galaxy Note series. It allowed users to accomplish tasks more efficient, such as quick note-taking and digital scrapbooking. With the release of the Galaxy Note 9 in 2018, the stylus evolved into the Connected Bluetooth S Pen. Users are now able to take photos, browse through presentations, and activate apps with just a few clicks on the S Pen.
2012 – The S Voice was introduced with the debut of the Galaxy S II. The feature introduced more engaging ways to interact with a smartphone, allowing users to run voice commands such as telling the time, providing weather updates, and more. In 2017, it was replaced with Bixby along with the release of the Galaxy S8 and S8+.
2017 – Samsung introduced the Samsung DeX, which brought a PC-like experience to the Galaxy series. It was an accessory that enables screen mirroring, dual display setups, and even using the smartphone as a mouse or keyboard. The feature is compatible with Galaxy S8 and S8+ or later models.
With 10 years of innovating, Samsung has proven that they truly are a leading tech brand. And the Samsung Galaxy series is ready to shake things up and go beyond everything that it has achieved. And the new Galaxy S10 is just right around the corner.
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