Samsung replace its head of smartphone designer



It was announced that Samsung changes the head of the unit responsible for the design of smartphones South Korean company. Observers believe that the decision is not about the last role played on Galaxy S5 critic.

Executive Vice President Jang Dong- hoon , head of design strategy Samsung, resigned last week. His place will be the vice- president of mobile design Lee Min -hyuk . Chan will remain at the head of the design bureau Samsung, but its head is now Lee. Seoul has not commented on the reasons for the permutation.

In 2010, Lee became the youngest top-manager of Samsung, largely due to its participation in the development of a series of Galaxy. At that time he was 38 years old . Smartphones have allowed the South Korean company to become the largest manufacturer of Android-devices . At the same time , Apple accuses Samsung of “systematic copying ” their decisions. Lee started in the 90s as a car designer , designing machines look for the failed joint venture of Samsung and Renault.

The current flagship Galaxy S5 received some criticism from the media and experts. Gadget has become even more commitment Samsung has kept the plastic as a material body , and deprived of significant technological innovation. Design for the product involved Jang Dong Hoon , a former professor , who studied art in Chicago.

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