Samsung to unveil new Galaxy smartphone

Samsung is due to unveil its latest Galaxy smartphone on Thursday.

New figures show the phone maker has shipped an industry record of 42 million smart phones this year alone, a rise of 267% on last year.

In fact, a recent report from IDC suggests Samsung - already the world's biggest mobile phone maker - is about to overtake Apple as the globe's largest smartphone seller.

Julia Caesar reports.

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