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Taiwan market: Samsung releases new smartphones, to launch VR devices and Samsung Pay

Jan 5, 15:24

To strengthen its mid-range smartphone competitiveness, Samsung Electronics has launched its new Galaxy A5 and A7 smartphones in the Taiwan market, aiming to recapture the top vendor...

Apple more than doubles smartphone shipments in MEA region in 3Q15, says Counterpoint Research

Newswatch - Dec 30, 15:34

Overall the mobile phone market in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) grew 23% on year in the third quarter of 2015, with the smartphone segment growing 31%, almost three times faster...

Samsung starts mass production of bio-processors for health-oriented wearables

Dec 30, 11:13

Samsung Electronics has announced it is mass producing an all-in-one advanced system logic chip for the health-oriented wearables market, the Bio-Processor.

Samsung Bio-Processor

Taiwan market: Handset sales down slightly in November

Dec 28, 12:04

Sales of handsets in the Taiwan market totaled 765,000 units in November, down slightly from the previous month, according to data compiled by local retail channels. Smartphones currently...

Global notebook market braces for more uncertainty in 2016

Dec 23, 11:58

The global notebook market will face more uncertainty in 2016 as Xiaomi Technology and Huawei will debut in the mature market, and Samsung Electronics has also renewed its interest...

Samsung to mass produce 18nm DRAM in 2Q16, says Korea media

Dec 22, 00:13

According to South Korea's Digital Times, Samsung Electronics will start mass production of DRAM chips built using 18nm (1x) process technology in the second quarter of 20...

Taiwan firms obtain verification for OLED driver ICs from Samsung, but still awaiting orders

Dec 18, 16:10

Taiwan-based IC design houses have disclosed their OLED panel-use driver ICs already went through verification by Samsung's procurement unit, but they have not landed orders from...

Samsung likely to stick with QHD displays for smartphones in 2016

Dec 17, 15:44

There are various reports circulating in Korea's media regarding whether local smartphone vendors will release new smartphones equipped with Ultra HD (4K) panels. A latest report...

Qualcomm to land a majority of chip orders for high-end Android phones in 2016

Dec 17, 10:23

Qualcomm is expected to secure the bulk of chipset orders for high-end Android smartphones in 2016 as vendors including Samsung Electronics, HTC, Sony Mobile Communications, LG Electronics...

Apple also looking to Samsung for future OLED supply, says report

Dec 16, 19:46

Apple is looking to get OLED displays from Samsung Display in addition to supply from LG Display in order to rely less on a single supplier as well as create more room for price negotiations,...

Taiwan market: Handset shipments down in 3Q15, says paper

Newswatch - Dec 11, 15:53

Shipments of handsets in the Taiwan market totaled 2.26 million units in the third quarter of 2015, down 17% sequentially and 12% on year, the Chinese-language Liberty Times...

Samsung to begin mass producing transparent OLED displays in December, says report

Dec 10, 15:26

Samsung Display will begin mass producing transparent OLED displays in December, with initial supply mainly going to North America-based retailers for use in show case applications,...

Samsung aims to reduce pricing for small- to medium-size OLED panels 20% by mid-2016, says report

Dec 10, 14:34

Samsung Display is expected to drop pricing for small- to medium-size OLED panels 20% by mid-2016 in order to meet requirements for a surge in orders from China-based handset vendors,...

Samsung doubles purchase of LCD panels in 3Q15

Dec 8, 14:49

Samsung Electronics purchased US$1.69 billion in LCD panels during the third quarter of 2015, about double from what it purchased in the second quarter, according to a ET News...

Samsung Display showing signs of surpassing LG Display in revenues

Dec 1, 15:39

LG Display surpassed Samsung Display in revenues during the first and second quarters of 2015 but into the third quarter Samsung took the lead. Samsung Display is expected to be neck...

Samsung continues to decrease TV production capacity in 2015

Nov 30, 23:01

Samsung Electronics has reduced its TV production capacity by over 11 million units since the beginning of 2015 until the end of September due to weakening TV demand, according to...

Samsung aims to drop AMOLED pricing to within 10% of LCDs in 2016, says report

Newswatch - Nov 30, 14:27

Samsung Display aims to bring down pricing of small- to medium-size AMOLED displays within 10% of that for LCDs in 2016, according to to a report from China Times.

Samsung to add IoT support in all products in 2020

Nov 27, 16:15

Samsung Electronics is looking to make 90% of its ultra-thin LCD TVs and mobile devices support Internet of Things (IoT) applications prior to 2017 and, by 2020 all of Samsung's products...

Samsung starts mass production of 128GB DDR4 modules for enterprise servers

Nov 26, 21:51

Samsung Electronics has announced that it is mass producing the industry's first TSV DDR4 memory in 128GB modules for enterprise servers and data centers.

Strong smartphone growth in saturated cellphone market, says IC Insights

Nov 25, 14:53

According to IC Insights, 89% of the new cellphones sold worldwide in 2015 are forecast to be replacements or additional cellphones sold to existing subscribers. Moreover, this percentage...

Samsung sees record-high inventory levels throughout 3Q15, says report

Nov 24, 11:39

Samsung Electronics recorded its highest-ever level of inventory assets as of the end of the third quarter of 2015, with estimations at around US$19.2 billion, according to Korea-based...

Huawei shifting orders away from JDI to Samsung

Nov 23, 15:33

Huawei Device is expected to shift its orders to suppliers with more competitive pricing heading into 2016, according to industry sources.

Samsung shifting research personnel, says report

Nov 23, 14:41

Samsung Electronics will decrease personnel at its Samsung Seoul R&D Campus by as many as two-thirds in order to restructure its business model and operations, according to a...

Samsung to increase flexible OLED panel proportion to customers abroad

Nov 20, 12:02

As a means to rely less on Samsung Electronics for orders, Samsung Display aims to increase its proportion of flexible OLED panels shipped to customers outside of Korea up to 30%...

Samsung cuts 5,000 employees over last year, says FFS statistics

Nov 20, 11:20

According to statistics from the Financial Supervisory Service (FSS) in Korea, Samsung Group employees decreased by 5,000 over the last year to a total of 212,331, with half of cuts...

Taiwan market: Samsung launches Galaxy J2

Newswatch - Nov 19, 15:04

Samsung Electronics has launched a new entry-level smartphone, the Galaxy J2, in the Taiwan market priced at NT$4,280 (US$130) unlocked, targeting the younger generation.

Samsung, LG to focus on white flip chip LED technology for TVs, says report

Nov 18, 15:57

Korea-based TV vendors Samsung Electronics and LG Electronics will reportedly switch to white flip chip LED technology for use in TV backlighting in 2016, according to a new report...

Sony Mobile, LG reportedly to develop smartphone application processors in-house

Nov 18, 11:00

Sony Mobile Communications and LG Electronics reportedly will follow the steps of Apple, Samsung Electronics and Huawei to develop smartphone-use application processors in-house,...

Samsung shifts L8 facilities to produce high-end LTPS panels, says report

Nov 16, 15:47

Following moves from Samsung Display to shut down LCD facilities at its L4 and L5 fabs, the panel maker will reportedly shift its focus at its L8 facilities to produce high-resolution...

Samsung Display stops LCD production at L5 fab amid weak demand, says report

Nov 13, 16:04

Due to weak demand for monitor and notebook panels, Samsung Display has stopped LCD production at its L5 facilities in South Korea as of October, according to a new report from Korea-based...

Digitimes Research: Korea memory chip production value hit record high in 3Q15

Nov 13, 15:21

The production value of memory chips, including DRAM and NAND flash devices, in Korea hit a new high of KRW13.92 trillion (US$11.8 billion) in the third quarter of 2015, compared...

Samsung unveils Exynos 8890 processor built using 14nm FinFET process

Nov 13, 12:03

Samsung Electronics has announced the newest member of its Exynos family of application processors, the Exynos 8 Octa 8890. This chip is Samsung's second premium AP built on 14nm...

MediaTek Helio X30 chips to be built by TSMC

Nov 13, 11:08

MediaTek will unveil its Helio X30-series SoC chips in early 2016 with volume production slated for the end of the second quarter or early in the third. The X30-series will be built...

Tablet vendors extending to application-specific models

Nov 2, 16:03

In view of stagnant growth in global demand for consumer tablets, vendors have extended development to models for specific applications such as gaming, ruggedized and child-friendly...

Worldwide smartphone shipments up 6.8% to 355.2 million in 3Q15, says IDC

Newswatch - Oct 29, 16:24

Global smartphone shipments grew 6.8% sequentially to 355.2 million units in the third quarter of 2015, marking the second highest quarterly shipments on record, according to the...

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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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