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Samsung Galaxy S5 carries over US$250 BOM, IHS teardown reveals

Apr 16, 14:48

The Samsung Galaxy S5 with 32GB of NAND flash memory carries a BOM of US$251.52, according to IHS. The cost rises to US$256.52 when the US$5 manufacturing cost is added.

Taiwan market: Samsung unveils Galaxy S5

Mar 20, 16:21

Samsung Electronics has unveiled its Android smartphone Galaxy S5 for launch in the Taiwan market on April 11 at a contract-free retail price of NT$22,900 (US$756) for 16GB version...

MWC 2014: Samsung unveils new flagship smartphone Galaxy S5

Feb 25, 14:08

Samsung Electronics has unveiled its new flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S5, at the ongoing Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2014, highlighting a fingerprint reader, heart rate monitor,...

Samsung unveils Galaxy S5

Samsung unlikely to adopt metal-alloy chassis for Galaxy S5

Dec 18, 13:56

Rumors have surfaced that Samsung Electronics will adopt a metal-alloy chassis for the Galaxy S5, its new flagship smartphone to be unveiled in late February 2014, with Catcher Technology,...

Taiwan market: Samsung introduces Galaxy J

Dec 10, 15:24

Samsung Electronics has introduced the Galaxy J into the Taiwan market after unveiling the model in Japan in November. The new model will target the high-end segment.

Galaxy J

Samsung to launch Galaxy Note 3 Lite in 1Q14

Dec 3, 20:57

Samsung Electronics plans to expand the trimmed down versions of its smartphones by launching the Galaxy Note 3 Lite with a display size of 5.5-5.7-inch in the first quarter of 2014,...

Commentary: Samsung to upstage Apple by releasing Galaxy Gear, but is it profitable?

Aug 27, 16:03

Samsung Electronics has announced a pre-IFT event to introduce its new products to the public on September 4, with the new devices likely to include the much speculated Samsung Galaxy...

Samsung Galaxy and Apple iPhone driving 55% increase in handset display revenues in 2013, says DisplaySearch

Aug 27, 11:33

Increased demand for higher resolution, larger touch-enabled smartphones is leading to strong revenue growth in the mobile phone display market in 2013. According to DisplaySearch,...

iPad and Samsung Galaxy gain market share as Kindle Fire sputters, says Jumptap

Aug 23, 16:03

According to data by audience platform researcher Jumptap platform, Apple continues to hold the top spot in tablet market share, but its chief competitor in the smartphone sector,...

ASE, SPIL 3Q13 sales to be affected by slower sales of Galaxy S4

Jul 3, 21:59

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) and Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) are expected to see their sales for the third quarter of 2013 affected by reduced orders from...

Digitimes Research: China 3G service subscribers to top 300 million in 1H13

Jun 26, 21:49

The number of 3G service subscribers in China is expected to top 322 million by the end of the first half of 2013, representing a penetration rate of 27.1%. Meanwhile, sales of smartphones...

Samsung reportedly reducing parts and components orders for Galaxy S4

Jun 13, 11:43

Samsung Electronics reportedly has revised downward its purchases of parts and components for its latest flagship model, the Galaxy S4, for the second and third quarters of 2013 due...

Capella, Global Unichip expected to post strong performance in 2Q13

Apr 26, 11:55

IC design firms Capella Microsystems and Global Unichip are expected to post brisk results for the second quarter of 2013 buoyed by orders for the new Samsung Galaxy smartphone series,...

Winbond breaks into Galaxy S4 supply chain

Apr 23, 14:51

Winbond Electronics reportedly has entered the supply chain for Samsung Electronics' Galaxy 4S with its specialty DRAM and NOR flash chips.

Samsung to launch Galaxy S4 at end of April in 50 countries

Apr 18, 21:46

Samsung Electronics plans to introduce its Galaxy S4 at the end of April in 50 countries and sources from the supply chain predict shipments in the first month will be close to 10...

Samsung expects to post 53% profit rise in 1Q13

Apr 8, 10:18

Samsung Electronics expects to report a 53% rise in operating profits for the first quarter of 2013, buoyed by sales of its Galaxy smartphones. Samsung estimated its January-March...

Galaxy S4 offers enhanced display technology, contributing to boom in AMOLED market, says IHS

Mar 26, 14:58

The new Galaxy S4 from Samsung Electronics joins a growing trend of premium smartphones featuring enhanced AMOLED panels, spurring the market for these high-quality displays to more...

Galaxy S4 to extend Samsung lead in 2013 handset market, says IHS

Mar 21, 15:58

Samsung will extend its mobile handset market share lead over its nearest competitor to 11 percentage points in 2013, thanks to the launch of its latest Galaxy S handset, IHS iSuppli...

Samsung offers enhanced AMOLED technology in its Galaxy S4, says IHS

Mar 20, 14:54

The new Galaxy S4 from Samsung Electronics unveiled on March 14, 2013 joins a growing trend of high-end smartphones featuring enhanced AMOLED panel displays, in line with growing...

Samsung Galaxy S4 carries US$236 bill of materials, IHS teardown reveals

Mar 20, 13:45

The HSPA+ version of Samsung Electronics' Galaxy S4 smartphone carries a US$236 bill of materials (BOM), up significantly from the Galaxy S3, due to major upgrades in the display,...

Samsung introduces Galaxy S4

Mar 15, 10:40

South Korea-based Samsung Electronics has announced the fourth generation of the Galaxy smartphone series, the Galaxy S4 that weighs 130g.

Samsung Galaxy S4

Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 expected to spur G1F touch panel module shipments in 2Q13

Mar 1, 15:20

Upstream suppliers' shipments of G1F touch panel module technology are expected to pick up in the first quarter of 2013 followed by a large increase in the second quarter of the year...

Samsung launches Galaxy Note 8.0 tablet

Feb 26, 11:23

Samsung Electronics has launched its 8-inch tablet, the Galaxy Note 8.0 with functions including multi-window options to split the portable 8-inch screen and allow access to a number...

Graphics card makers aggressive about entering entry-level tablet market

Feb 20, 21:56

After seeing China-based motherboard maker Onda and graphics card maker Colorful entering the entry-level tablet market, graphics card brand Galaxy Microsystems has recently cooperated...

Digitimes Research: Loss of Apple processor orders unlikely to affect Samsung

Dec 28, 10:59

Apple reportedly plans to part company with its long-time partner Samsung Electronics. Apple has already reduced its chip orders to Samsung, and reportedly is set to move some or...

Samsung sees another record quarterly earnings

Oct 5, 14:25

Samsung Electronics has announced its financial guidance for the third quarter of 2012, with operating profits set to hit a new record high for a fourth consecutive quarter.

Galaxy S III display specs beat iPhone 5, but it may not really matter, says IHS

Oct 3, 12:17

The addition of in-cell touch technology has improved the display of the iPhone 5, but it still lags the Galaxy S III smartphone from chief rival Samsung when it comes to screen thinness...

Samsung Tizen smartphones to face market challenges

Sep 25, 01:40

Samsung Electronics will reportedly launch its new Tizen-based Galaxy smartphone codenamed i9300 in near future, but sources from smartphone players believe the device will face challenges...

Global Unichip posts record monthly revenues

Sep 7, 01:30

IC design service company Global Unichip has announced revenues of NT$1.12 billion (US$37.6 million) for August 2012, up 24.1% on month and 25.7% from a year earlier. The figure also...

Taiwan market: Nexus 7 available for pre-order at NT$8,990

Sep 4, 01:40

Google and Asustek Computer's jointly developed Nexus 7 tablet PC on September 3, became available for pre-order in Taiwan market with the 16GB model priced at NT$8,990 (US$300),...

Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 aims for higher margins than iPad, IHS reveals

Aug 27, 14:04

The Galaxy Note 10.1 could deliver a better margin than the market-leading iPad, but only if Samsung can maintain its target selling prices, according to IHS.

Samsung announces the arrival of Galaxy Note 10.1

Aug 16, 15:22

Samsung Electronics America has announced the Galaxy Note 10.1 for the US market. The device will be available for purchase from August 16, 2012 across the US at authorized retaile...

Taiwan market: Samsung to launch mid-level Galaxy Ace 2 smartphone

Jul 24, 15:48

Samsung Electronics on July 23 unveiled Galaxy Ace 2, its mid-level smartphone, for contract-bundled sale by Taiwan Mobile (TWM) exclusively beginning early August.

TXC 3Q12 sales to rise 10%

Jul 17, 01:40

Quartz component manufacturer TXC is expected to post sales growth of 10% sequentially in the third quarter of 2012, driven by orders coming from the smartphone sector, according...

Young Optics announces June revenues up by 4.95% on-month

Jul 5, 01:50

The introduction of Samsung's Galaxy Beam projector smartphone has caused speculation that Taiwan-based Young Optics us one of the suppliers. Nevertheless, Young Optics refuted the...

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    Samsung Electronics has announced the Galaxy S5, its flagship smartphone for 2014. The new Galaxy S5 provides a personal fitness tracker to help users monitor and manage their behavior,...

    Photo: Company, Feb 27.

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    Photo: Company, Jan 9.

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    Samsung Electronics has unveiled the Galaxy TabPRO line of tablets with sizes ranging from 8.4- to 12.2-inch at the CES 2014. The Samsung Galaxy TabPRO (12.2) features a 12.2-inch...

    Photo: Company, Jan 9.

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    Samsung Galaxy Mega

    Samsung Electronics has announced the Galaxy Mega - a 6.3-inch smartphone. The device is also light and thin, portable enough to put into a pocket or hold in one hand. The 6.3-inch...

    Photo: Company, Apr 16.

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    Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0

    Samsung Electronics has announced that the Galaxy Note 8.0 is coming to the US market on April 11. Unveiled globally at Mobile World Congress in February, the Galaxy Note 8.0 will...

    Photo: Company, Apr 12.

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