One of the biggest criticisms of Samsung's mobile device lineup is the company's continued use of plastic casings. At a time when rivals like Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) and other Google (NASDAQ:GOOGL) Android OEMs are focusing heavily on materials selection and build quality, Samsung has been sticking to plastic. Recent rumors suggest that Samsung may be preparing to up the game in build quality and materials.

In the video below, Fool contributor Evan Niu, CFA, explores what the speculation means for investors.

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