Lee, 42, became
But the South Korean firm has also been battling patent litigation the world over, with Apple claiming
The Galaxy S5, which debuted globally last month, has received a lukewarm response from consumers due to its lack of eye-popping hardware innovations, while its plastic case design has been panned by some critics for looking cheap and made out of a conveyor belt. The Wall Street Journal said the gold-coloured back cover on the S5 looked like a Band-Aid.
Chang, a former professor who studied at the
Lee, who acquired the moniker of "Midas" for his golden touch with the Galaxy series, started out designing cars for
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