Following the recent launch of Samsung's Galaxy S6 edge+ and Galaxy Note5, we've gone through all of the announcements from Samsung Electronics to bring you a list of five exciting features that we think are worth taking note of.
Read on to see what makes these devices notably new.
On August 11, 2015, in São Paulo, Brazil, more than 1,000 skilled professionals from 62 countries gathered in Anhembi Park to celebrate the beginning of WorldSkills São Paulo 2015. Considered the Olympics of world-class technicians from various fields, many young, talented professionals from the Americas, Europe, Asia, the South Pacific and Africa joined this biennial event and showcased their vocational ability and creativity. And as part of the Korean national team, 14 employees from our affiliates also participated in 12 skill areas this year and received 6 gold medals and 1 silver medal.
As many of you around the world anxiously wait to get your hands on the just-announced Galaxy Note5, we bring to you news today that will raise your anticipation even more. DisplayMate announced last week that the Galaxy Note5 is the best performing smartphone display it has ever tested, taking over from the Galaxy Note4, the previous record holder for mobile display performance.
Samsung Electronics today received the largest number of awards at the International Design Excellence Awards (IDEA) 2015, one of the world’s most prestigious design competitions. The eight awards include one gold award, three silver awards and four bronze awards.
On a hot summer’s day in Dingxi, a rural village in western China, an 11-year-old boy, Chen Bo, was just beginning his daily one and a half hours’ bicycle ride to school. En route, Chen encountered a group of strangers which aroused his curiosity. Comprised of college students and employees from Samsung affiliates, they were a group of Korean volunteers who had just arrived in Dingxi after a two-hour flight from Beijing and another four-hour ride from the local airport. Pedaling ahead of the first foreigners he’d ever encountered, Chen looked over his shoulder and smiled inquisitively.
Inspiring children to help protect the environment and raise awareness about climate change was the motivation behind a first-of-its-kind contest called the Samsung Climate Superstars Challenge – launched by our affiliate Samsung Electronics and the Boys & Girls Clubs of America. The program challenged young people in more than 190 cities around the U.S. to complete environmental tasks, with $45,000 worth in technology prizes donated.
To find the world’s best, we looked at water park rankings from the LA Times, CNN and The Huffington Post. After filtering their recommendations down to the select few which were included in at least two of those lists, we’re now able to share the 15 water parks widely accepted as the best in the world (listed alphabetically) including Caribbean Bay, operated by our affiliate Cheil Industries.
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