The following video is part of our nationally syndicated Motley Fool Money radio show, with host Chris Hill talking with Ron Gross, James Early and Charly Travers. It was quite a week in the smartphone industry. Research In Motion is looking at more layoffs, Samsung unveiled the new Galaxy 3S, and Facebook is reportedly hiring ex-Apple employees to help build a smartphone of its own. With more than half the market share, Samsung and Apple are the clear winners to this point and have effectively made it a two-horse race. In this segment, the guys analyze the competitive landscape and share why the combined forces of Microsoft and Nokia make a dark horse investors shouldn't ignore.
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