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Samsung Display to obtain 9.77% stake in joint venture 11G LCD factory in China

Sep 14, 12:14

China-based vendor TCL on September 13 announced that Samsung Display will invest CNY2.1 billion (US$314 million) for a 9.77% stake in an 11G TFT-LCD factory to be established in...

Samsung putting capex focus on OLED could lose major foundry client

Sep 12, 15:52

Qualcomm, a major foundry client of Samsung, has become aware of the risks associated with Samsung putting its capex focus on the OLED panel market, and is considering coming back...

Smartphone shipments grow 3% on year in Indonesia in 2Q16, says IDC

Newswatch - Sep 12, 11:53

Total smartphone shipments in the Indonesia market recorded a moderate 3% on-year and 22% on-quarter growth in the second quarter of 2016, according to IDC. Growth was a seasonal...

India market: China smartphone vendor setting up retail shops in tier-2, -3 cities

Sep 9, 11:00

China-based smartphone vendors have stepped up efforts to promote sales in tier-2 and -3 cities in India in order to maintain their shipment momentum in the local market, according...

Samsung lowering foundry quotes to vie for orders

Sep 8, 14:46

Samsung has cut its foundry quotes to vie for new orders particularly for LCD driver ICs, power management ICs and CMOS image sensors, according to industry sources.

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 battery issue expected to benefit Taiwan battery shipments, says paper

Newswatch - Sep 6, 15:35

The recall of Samsung Electronics' Galaxy Note 7 over battery issues has raised concerns among worldwide smartphone brands about their battery quality and is expected to benefit Taiwan-based...

Smartphone vendors likely to follow Samsung to adopt IR LED-based iris recognition

Aug 30, 21:27

Samsung Electronics took the initiative to adopt iris recognition based on infrared LEDs for its flagship Galaxy Note 7 and other smartphone vendors, especially China-based ones,...

Samsung announces mass production of 14nm Exynos chips

Aug 30, 21:17

Samsung Electronics has announced mass production of the Exynos 7 Quad 7570 built on 14nm process technology for the budget smartphone market as well as other IoT devices. Exynos...

Samsung 14nm Exynos chips

Taiwan PCB production value to rise 8.8% in 3Q16, says IEK

Aug 25, 15:22

The production value of PCB products rolled out by Taiwan-based makers in China and Taiwan is expected to grow 8.8% sequentially to NT$144.2 billion (US$4.54 billion) in the third...

Acer, Asustek, Samsung preparing to showcase new wearables at IFA 2016, says paper

Newswatch - Aug 23, 11:43

IT brand vendors including Acer, Asustek Computer and Samsung Electronics are ready to showcase their latest smartwatches and smart bracelet at the IFA 2016 consumer electronics show...

Winbond flash chip adopted in Samsung Galaxy Note 7, says report

Aug 22, 14:24

Taiwan-based Winbond Electronics has entered the supply chain for Samsung's new Galaxy Note 7-series smartphones with its flash memory, according to a report by Taiwan's Central...

Global 2Q16 mobile DRAM revenues increase 17%, says DRAMeXchange

Aug 19, 12:35

Global sales of mobile DRAM increased 17.2% sequentially to US$3.93 billion in the second quarter of 2016, according to DRAMeXchange. Rising smartphone shipments from China-based...

Sales of iOS smartphones up in US and EU, down in China in 2Q16, says Kantar

Newswatch - Aug 12, 11:51

Sales of iOS-based smartphones returned to growth in the US and in the three major markets in the EU – the UK, Germany and France – but continued to suffer on-year declines...

Global 2Q16 DRAM revenues rise 6%, says DRAMeXchange

Aug 12, 10:41

Sales in the global DRAM market increased 6.3% sequentially in the second quarter of 2016, thanks mainly to bit supply growth, according to DRAMeXchange.

Taiwan market: Samsung expected to ship 500,000 Galaxy Note 7s

Aug 9, 15:17

Samsung Electronics has launched its new flagship model, the Galaxy Note 7, in the Taiwan market, and sources at the local retail channels expect the Korea-based vendor to ship over...

Digitimes Research: LeEco acquires Vizio, Samsung Electronics poised to offer QLED TVs

Aug 8, 22:28

China-based OTT (over the top) operator LeEco will acquire a 100% stake in US-based LCD TV vendor Vizio in a bid to rank among the globally five largest LCD TV vendors, while Samsung...

Samsung seeking TV panels from Innolux, AUO for 2017, says paper

Newswatch - Aug 8, 14:49

Visual Display Business president Kim Hyun Seok for Samsung Electronics recently talked with chairman Wang Jyh-chau for panel maker Innolux and chairman Paul Peng for AU Optronics...

Huge 2H16 spending surge expected from Samsung, TSMC and Intel, says IC Insights

Aug 4, 15:31

IC Insights has forecast that semiconductor industry capital spending will increase by only 3% in 2016 after declining by 2% in 2015. However, driven by the top three spenders, Samsung,...

Oppo smartphone shipments marred by tight AMOLED supply

Aug 4, 12:06

Shipments of smartphones by China-based Oppo may fall short of its revised goal of shipping 90-100 million units in 2016 due to insufficient supply of AMOLED panels from Samsung Display,...

Memory chip industry set for an uptick in 3Q16

Aug 3, 16:10

The memory chip industry is set for an upturn in the third quarter of 2016 as inventories in the market have almost been cleared in the last two quarters and price hikes have become...

Taiwan market: Smartphone shipments total 607,000 units in June

Aug 3, 11:57

Shipments of smartphones totaled 607,000 units in the Taiwan market in June 2016, down from the 641,000 units shipped in the previous month and 640,000 units shipped a year earlier,...

Spreadtrum LTE chipset adopted for new Samsung smartphone

Jul 29, 10:46

Spreadtrum Communications has announced that its quad-core LTE mobile chipset, the SC9830i, has been adopted for a new Samsung smartphone slated for launch shortly.

Samsung 2Q16 operating profits rise 18% on brisk smartphone sales

Jul 28, 15:11

Samsung Electronics has announced operating profits of KRW8.14 trillion (US$7.24 billion) for the second quarter of 2016, up 21.9% on quarter and 18% from a year earlier, while revenues...

Samsung likely to unveil Galaxy Note 7 on August 2

Jul 27, 11:39

Samsung Electronics has announced a product event on August 2 in New York City where the vendor is expected to officially announce its new flagship smartphone for the second half...

HTC to face increasing competition in VR market in 2H16

Jul 26, 11:05

HTC is expected to face increasing competition from other brand vendors in the VR (virtual reality) market in the second half of 2016 as VR or AR (augmented reality) devices appear...

Vendors to launch smartphones supporting biometrics recognition

Jul 25, 12:27

Smartphone brands have been gearing up efforts to develop biometrics recognition technology, aiming to ramp up their market share with high-end models featured biometrics functionality,...

Samsung invests in China-based BYD

Jul 22, 14:54

Shanghai Samsung Semiconductor, a unit of Samsung Electronics, has acquired 52.26 million shares of BYD Electronic for CNY3 billion (US$449 million), according to an announcement...

Spreadtrum LTE chipset adopted for Samsung Galaxy Tab A7.0

Jul 21, 21:06

Spreadtrum Communications has announced that its quad-core LTE mobile chipset, the SC9830i, has been adopted by Samsung Electronics for the vendor's Galaxy Tab A7.0-series tablets.

Samsung Electronics boosting use of AMOLED panels

Jul 19, 16:03

Samsung Electronics has taken the initiative to adopt AMOLED panels for its high-end Galaxy S and Galaxy Note as well as its mid-range models, with around 70% of its smartphones to...

Samsung to take up 4% stake in China-based BYD, says paper

Jul 15, 14:19

Samsung Electronics has decided to invest KRW500 billion (U$442 million) to take up a 4% stake in China-based electric vehicle maker BYD Electronic, according to a Korea Economic...

Digitimes Research: Truly more likely to buy Samsung Display 7G LCD equipment

Jul 11, 15:03

Samsung Display will dispose of 7G TFT-LCD production equipment by the end of 2016 and China-based LCD module maker Truly Semiconductors is more likely than panel makers BOE Technology...

China market: Samsung, Huawei smartphones outperform iPhone 6s, says report

Jul 4, 12:17

The overall performance of Samsung Electronics' Galaxy S7 series smartphones and Huawei's P9 family products was better than Apple's iPhone 6s devices, according to a media report...

Egistec seeing strong fingerprint sensor orders through end-2016

Jun 29, 11:01

Fingerprint sensor supplier Egis Technology (Egistec) expects to enjoy strong orders through the end of 2016. Egistec has obtained new orders from a South Korea-based customers, and...

Digitimes Research: Samsung Display AMOLED shipments to increase to 560 million units in 2019

Jun 28, 20:32

Samsung Display has dominated global production and supply of smartphone-use AMOLED panels and will maintain the leading status over the next few years, with its shipments to increase...

Commentary: Samsung Display to continue dominating AMOLED market until 2H17

Jun 28, 20:29

A number of flat panel makers in Japan, Taiwan and China are said to have drawn up plans to ramp their AMOLED production capacity in order to counter the dominance enjoyed by Samsung...

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    Samsung 14nm Exynos chips

    Samsung Electronics has begun mass production of Exynos 7 Quad 7570, the company's newest mobile application processor (AP) built on 14nm process technology for the budget smartphone...

    Photo: Company, Aug 31.

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    Samsung 256GB UFS card

    Samsung Electronics has unveiled removable memory cards based on the JEDEC Universal Flash Storage (UFS) 1.0 Card Extension Standard for use in high-resolution mobile shooting devices...

    Photo: Company, Jul 13.

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    Samsung PM971-NVMe

    Samsung Electronics has begun mass producing NVM Express (NVMe) PCIe solid state drive (SSD) in a single ball grid array (BGA) package for next-generation PCs and ultra-slim notebook...

    Photo: Company, Jun 2.

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    Samsung 12-megapixel image sensor

    Samsung Electronics has announced a 12-megapixel image sensor for smartphones. Already in mass production, this 1.4 micron-pixel-based image sensor is equipped with Dual Pixel technology...

    Photo: Company, Mar 22.

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    Samsung PM1633a SSD

    Samsung Electronics has announced the PM1633a, a 15.36 terabyte (TB) drive. First revealed at the 2015 Flash Memory Summit in August, the 15.36TB SSD is based on a 12Gb/s Serial...

    Photo: Company, Mar 14.

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