In light of the nearly-an-iPhone-6-clone Galaxy S6, Kate MacKenzie offers an irreverant look at Samsung’s research and development division.
Of course Samsung sells copiers. There’s a whole division of copiers. We call them copiers. You can buy one to copy a document. Samsung calls them R&D devices.
There’s no need for Samsung to employ expensive engineers to design new products. All they need to do is use a copier, make copies of Apple’s latest smartphone and tablet designs, hand the copies to manufacturing and say, “Build this and stick a Samsung logo on it.”