Xiaomi announced that it had sent a Guinness World Records for selling the most mobile phones on a single online platform in a 24-hour period.
While the new Galaxy S6 smartphones will likely sell well, Samsung's expectations for record shipments may be too optimistic, says Jan Dawson, chief analyst at Jackdaw Research.
While initial reviews have been mostly positive, the creation of a "must have" need for the Apple Watch remains crucial, says Kiranjeet Kaur, senior market analyst at IDC.
The Apple Watch launch boosts the entire smartwatch category, including some wearables that cost half the price, reports CNBC.
CNBC's Morgan Brennan reports on Samsung's high hopes for its newest smartphones.
Here are five other new devices and services targeting your wallet.
Shares in Hong Kong and Tokyo outperformed the region to scale fresh multi-year highs on Thursday.
Samsung teamed up with Oculus to release the Samsung Gear VR.
Samsung teamed up with Oculus to release the Samsung Gear VR, a headset that allows users to view exclusive movies, games and travel the virtual world.
Patrick Moorhead, president & principal analyst, Moor Insights & Strategy, says the Galaxy S6 is a "marked improvement" from Samsung's previous phones.
Samsung’s new Galaxy will compete with the iPhone, but how it stacks up to other Androids could be a real indicator of its success.
CNBC's Kate Rogers reports on encouraging signs from Samsung that its recent earnings slump may be over.
Central banks are the key theme in Asia on Tuesday, with equities in the region largely in positive territory.
Ahead of the launch of Samsung's S6 smartphone, Andreas Hartmann, Chief Product Director of Upstream Systems, says he's waiting for the South Korean company's release of lower tier phones.
Mehdi Hosseini, senior analyst, Semiconductors and Storage at Susquehanna Financial Group, discusses Samsung's guidance for its first-quarter operating profit.
Samsung's first quarter operating profit guidance surpassed estimates on Tuesday, and analysts say this could be the "first glimpse of a turnaround."
Edward Snyder, co-founder & managing director of Charter Equity Research, says Samsung is seeing strength in its memory, processor chip and handset businesses.
Samsung Electronics tipped above-view operating profit for the first quarter on Tuesday, but the figures marked a sharp decline from the year-ago period.
Asian stocks outside Japan rose on Monday as investors believed that an unexpectedly weak nonfarm payrolls report will delay interest rate hikes in the U.S.
Kunal Ghosh, emerging market portfolio manager at Allianz Global Investors, says Samsung Electronics is seeing a "multi-faceted resurgence," which will bode well for the stock.