Yonhap News: ‘Galaxy Nexus Designed to Bypass Apple Patents’

Lee Youkyung, reporting for Yonhap News:

The Galaxy Nexus smartphone, the first handset built using a new version of the Android system called “ice cream sandwich,” is designed to bypass potential legal attacks from Apple Inc., the mobile chief of Samsung Electronics Co. said.

“Now we will avoid everything we can and take patents very seriously,” Shin told reporters Tuesday on the eve of the Galaxy Nexus launch. His comments were embargoed until Wednesday.

As opposed to all their previous phones?

Wednesday, 19 October 2011