Samsung’s Galaxy phones and Google’s Android mobile operating system are closely intertwined, but despite this longstanding relationship, a new report shows that the South Korean phone maker has moved away from Google’s well-established service to Microsoft’s Bing. I’m considering replacing the default search experience on mobile phones. .
Report from The New York Times (opens in new tab) According to an internal message from the search giant seen by the NYT, Google employees were taken aback by the news that Samsung was considering changing the default search engine on its devices to a Microsoft alternative, causing a “panic”. causing it. So with the anticipated Galaxy S24 launch, new owners of Samsung’s best phones are likely to encounter a markedly different search experience.