Apple provided judge Lucy Koh with a list of 8 Samsung devices it wants taken off the US market as the biggest patent infringers.
- Galaxy S 4G
- Galaxy S2 AT&T
- Galaxy S2
- Galaxy S2 T-Mobile
- Galaxy S2 Epic 4G
- Galaxy S Showcase
- Droid Charge
- Galaxy Prevail
Apart from Galaxy S2 and S2 4G, none of the other models were ever available in Australia.
Interestingly the latest Samsung flagship smartphone Galaxy S3 didn’t make the list, possibly because it went into design after the legal murmurs first started. As we’ve said before Galaxy S3 is one of the best phones out there today and the one to beat for upcoming iPhone 5.
Samsung has already announced Galaxy Note 10.1 to replace the Tab 10.1 which was banned in an earlier ruling. Samsung sales may not be impacted by much at all even if the 8 devices are taken off the market, except it will be left without a 4G model.
And 1 billion isn’t that much to pay to be positioned solidly as the number 2 mobile company in a very crowded market. The fight is a long way from over between the two tech giants – both in the courts, and on the ground.