10/10/2011

Samsung Electronics will delay the launch of its new smartphone powered by Android's Ice Cream Sandwich, the latest version of the Google operating system. The company decided a new product announcement was not appropriate "while the world was expressing tribute" to Steve Jobs, a Samsung spokesman said, adding that the company has not set a revised date for the release. Separately, Verizon Wireless reportedly will release the Samsung Stratosphere on Thursday. The 4G Android smartphone supports the carrier's Long-Term Evolution network.

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