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Gartner Invest Analyst Insight: Samsung S8 Highlights That the Cloud Is Becoming the Computer

Published: 30 March 2017

ID: G00328780

Analyst(s): Andrew Neff

Summary

If it works as previewed, the Samsung Galaxy S8/8+ should be able to deflect a potential challenge by Huawei in U.S. carriers. While the market is still in the early stages, the Samsung DeX desktop environment highlights the next wave of phones replacing PCs as the cloud becomes the computer.

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