Recently, Samsung acquired the maker of high-end audio devices Harman with 8 billion dollars, but the company's technology will not reach South Korean giant's products so quickly as we would have liked. According TheInvestor series of Galaxy S smartphones from Samsung could integrate audio technology Harman in 2018. The statement was made by Park Jong-hwan, head of automotive at Samsung. "It will be a long time until the acquisition is completed. If we adopt high-end audio technology Harman Galaxy S series, the first model could come in 2018"Said Jong-hwan. According to Samsung representative, Harman will continue to exist as an independent company.
Harman provides premium products under several brands, including Harman Kardon, JBL and AKG Acoustics. South Korean giant is interested in automotive infotainment systems developed by Harman, which can be found in 30 million cars on the streets.