Samsung's mobile design chief is out

Samsung's mobile design chief is out
Upset about the looks of the Samsung Galaxy S5? You might be interested in knowing that Korean based Samsung has replaced Chang Dong-hoon, its head of mobile design. Dong-hoon offered his resignation last week, and Samsung accepted. The tech titan has promoted Lee Min-hyouk, vice president for mobile design, to the the top position.. That makes the 42 year-old Lee, the youngest senior executive in the company.

While Chang was booted for the looks of the Samsung Galaxy S5, the younger Lee received praise within the company for his work on designing the entire Galaxy range. Samsung has become the global leader in smartphone sales, thanks to strong shipments of the Galaxy line. The newly promoted Lee Min-hyouk has the nickname "Midas" inside Samsung, for his success with the Galaxy designs.

Still, Samsung has been criticized for the continued use of plastic on its high-end models. The Samsung Galaxy S5 also has to compete with the HTC One (M8), which has been considered one of the sharpest designed Android phones ever.

As for Chang, he will remain head of the company's design center, which decides the overall design strategy of Samsung.



source: Reuters

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116 Comments

1. 0xFFFF

Posts: 3806; Member since: Apr 16, 2014

No wonder maherk is so grumpy. He lost his job.

3. Arte-8800

Posts: 4562; Member since: Mar 13, 2014

Lmao...

12. maherk

Posts: 6965; Member since: Feb 10, 2012

Oh make it two, I forgot that we have Brangelina on this site

45. PunyPoop

Posts: 752; Member since: Jan 18, 2013

Why Samsung, why? I love the S5 why did you fire an awesome designer?? LOL

57. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

I knew I'd find you here.

63. PunyPoop

Posts: 752; Member since: Jan 18, 2013

What now Smurf?

67. The13thKing

Posts: 849; Member since: Feb 26, 2014

Lol pooop has spoken. This makes me think about nokias htcs and sonys. One is sold, the other is bankrupt and the third cant put up a new phone for sale. Makes me think that they have problems not only in designs but in literally EVERYTHING. And makes me think how many people if not all should be fired.

68. PunyPoop

Posts: 752; Member since: Jan 18, 2013

Are you done spending your parents money? I'll give you more if you really need it. BTW my avatar looks more appealing than yours LOL

69. The13thKing

Posts: 849; Member since: Feb 26, 2014

Lmaoooo yeah thats why I date any girl I want anytime, while you name yourself a pooop and picture a pooop. Life is hard being so ugly youd have to put a pooop instead of your picture cuz it looks better lmaooo

71. PunyPoop

Posts: 752; Member since: Jan 18, 2013

Wow that statement LOL I bet you haven't had any experience with girls LOL! Your comment proved that you are a douchebag!

74. The13thKing

Posts: 849; Member since: Feb 26, 2014

Hahahahahaha. I know. You look like you never had anything ever in your life other than pooops lmaoooo. No one cares about you or your loser brand. Oh yes Samsung eats brains and creates zombies. Lmaooo. You seem out of luck in love life you turn towards imagination and f@@@gs lmaooo. You made my day old guy.

77. PunyPoop

Posts: 752; Member since: Jan 18, 2013

What? Out of luck? You really don't know what you're talking about LOL, "Lmaoooo yeah thats why I date any girl I want anytime" this statement is one of the most desperate statement I can hear from a guy LOL! Your statement, it's killing me!! LOL

92. The13thKing

Posts: 849; Member since: Feb 26, 2014

hahahahahahahahha. still better than naming myself a pooopp and being a proud owner of a sony or a NOKIA. I can imagine why you place pooops in the place of your face, cause a pooop is still better than showing yours lmao i can picture you in my head. cheeseburger old guy with butthurt styling and a sony in your hands. lmao

101. PunyPoop

Posts: 752; Member since: Jan 18, 2013

Really? Well I don't feel sorry for you The13thQueen. LOL no matter what you do, your desperate statement made my year! LOL

78. PunyPoop

Posts: 752; Member since: Jan 18, 2013

93. The13thKing

Posts: 849; Member since: Feb 26, 2014

hahahahhaa you made my day. although I won't click the link. cr*ssdressers like yourself love these. I've got enough Swag (ever heard about swag?) ya know it doesn't come from the 80s. lmao. grandpa needs your hugs now.

70. PunyPoop

Posts: 752; Member since: Jan 18, 2013

Do you really have a brain? I think Zombies won't have any interest in you. I think Samsung's marketing damaged your brain. You're trying hard to be smart.

97. akki20892

Posts: 3902; Member since: Feb 04, 2013

Go punypoop ......we r with u......

98. akki20892

Posts: 3902; Member since: Feb 04, 2013

They didn't find toooooo ugly, now they r looking for more ugliness.

86. akki20892

Posts: 3902; Member since: Feb 04, 2013

Why they kick him out, he was best in ugly design, oh I got it. They want to hire different guy who can do more more more ugly designs than this kick out guy. New slogan from sammy. " inspiration of ugliness"

91. The13thKing

Posts: 849; Member since: Feb 26, 2014

lmao seeing your profile photo makes me wonder how many guys at nokia should be kicked.. ugly designs poor marketing low sales and finally sold and RIP .. makes you really wonder who's better.

102. PunyPoop

Posts: 752; Member since: Jan 18, 2013

You talk too much Queen, you're the life of this site, together with maherk, Smurf, FriensofSpamsung, tech2! THE DIE HARD FAN OF ONE AND ONE PRODUCT ALONE! SPAMSUNG!

104. akki20892

Posts: 3902; Member since: Feb 04, 2013

We r supporting u buddy....let's go...well said

112. The13thKing

Posts: 849; Member since: Feb 26, 2014

Yes. All hail nokia. Lmaoooo. Rip :(

114. The13thKing

Posts: 849; Member since: Feb 26, 2014

Hahahahhaahaha life is hard isnt it?

4. maherk

Posts: 6965; Member since: Feb 10, 2012

Someone is clearly butthurt

23. The13thKing

Posts: 849; Member since: Feb 26, 2014

Ahhh the sony butthurt we find on every Samsung article. Hello.

48. Ashoaib

Posts: 3298; Member since: Nov 15, 2013

Now right step has been taken... fire all galaxy designers except note 3 designers

64. The13thKing

Posts: 849; Member since: Feb 26, 2014

And fire all the nokia and sony and htc teams because of failure after failure. #NumbersDontLie.

84. true1984

Posts: 869; Member since: May 23, 2012

more people buy hyundais than bmws so hyundai is better and bmw is a failure. #NumbersDontLie.

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