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Mobile device platforms continue trend towards more integration despite Apple and Samsung skewing the market, says ABI Research

Oct 28, 14:40

There are many trends simultaneously affecting the market for mobile device semiconductors. Two have been the shift towards multi-core application processors and the addition of x86...

India-based Micromax shipping smartphones to Europe

Oct 28, 11:09

India-based handset vendor Micromax has begun shipping its smartphones to Russia with plans to enter into other markets in Europe in 2014, according to sources in Taiwan's handset...

Retailers begin tweaking Apple recommended price cuts for previous-generation iPad products

Oct 25, 15:09

Apple's upcoming iPad Air and iPad mini with Retina display have already triggered price cuts by channel retailers for previous-generation iPads. US-based Best Buy is currently offering...

Samsung 3Q13 operating profits rise 26% to new record

Oct 25, 15:06

Samsung Electronics saw its operating profits increase about 26% on year to more than KRW10 trillion (US$9 billion) in the third quarter of 2013, buoyed mainly by significant growth...

AMOLED panel shipments surge in 2Q13 thanks to Samsung smartphone and display businesses, says IHS

Oct 23, 15:24

Largely driven by demand from high-end Samsung smartphones, particularly the Galaxy S4, global shipments of high-end AMOLED display panels posted sequential growth of 16% in the second...

Corning and Samsung strengthen strategic collaborations

Oct 23, 10:55

Corning has announced that it is entering into a series of strategic and financial agreements with Samsung Display, allowing the LCD glass maker to take full ownership of Samsung...

Taiwan market: Samsung to release 85-inch S9 Ultra HD TV in December

Oct 16, 21:52

Samsung Electronics will release its 85-inch S9 Ultra HD TV in the Taiwan market during December 2013 at a price of NT$1.29 million (US$43,900).

More top-tier brands using MediaTek smartphone solutions

Oct 16, 21:50

More top-tier smartphone brands, including Sony Mobile Communications and LG Electronics, have launched low-cost models powered by MediaTek's solutions in order to compete effectively...

Samsung begins construction of new R&D center in Silicon Valley

Oct 16, 12:26

Samsung Electronics plans to open a new R&D center in Silicon Valley to support its growth, open innovation and collaboration activities, according to the South Korea-based ven...

Commentary: Would strong 3Q13 earnings ensure smooth sailing for Samsung?

Oct 14, 15:24

Samsung Electronics has just announced that its estimated profits for the third quarter of 2013 will reach KRW10.1 trillion (US$9.38 billion). Would that ensure smooth sailing for...

Apple, Samsung said to be developing 12-inch tablets

Oct 14, 11:51

Apple and Samsung Electronics are said to be planning to release 12-inch tablets. Apple is currently cooperating with Quanta Computer on the project, while Samsung is developing the...

Tablet players turning to focus on large-size products

AMOLED panel shipments surge in 2Q13 thanks to Samsung smartphone and display businesses, says IHS

Oct 11, 11:24

Largely driven by demand from upscale Samsung smartphones, particularly the Galaxy S4, global shipments of high-end AMOLED display panels posted sequential growth of 16% in the second...

Smartphone vendors likely to revamp strategies for mini models

Oct 9, 12:15

Smartphone vendors are likely to be forced to revamp their strategies regarding the launch of "mini" series smartphones due to slow sales of these models, according to industry...

Brand vendors eying Turkey education tablet orders

Oct 7, 22:18

The Turkey government has recently finished accepting bidding applications from brand vendors for the procurement orders of its education tablets and is expected to have a decision...

Samsung set for another record quarterly profit

Oct 7, 11:49

Samsung Electronics expects to report record operating profits for the third quarter of 2013.

Xiaomi outperforms HTC to become fifth most used smartphone brand in China, says TrendForce

Oct 3, 14:48

While Samsung Electronics and Apple remain the top-2 brands in China, Xiaomi Technology has managed to outperform HTC to take the fifth spot in China's most used smartphone brand...

Samsung to place more component orders with Taiwan suppliers

Oct 3, 14:09

Samsung Electronics is reportedly planning to increase its orders to Taiwan-based component suppliers, especially metal chassis orders, according to sources from the upstream supply...

MediaTek to enter Samsung supply chain with quad- and 8-core mobile chips, says report

Newswatch - Oct 3, 11:29

MediaTek is expected to enter the supply chain of Samsung Electronics with its quad- and 8-core mobile processors in the second half of 2014, the Chinese-language Commercial Times...

Digitimes Research: Samsung holds strong ground in smart TV segment due to early developments

Sep 25, 21:23

Samsung Electronics was the earliest developer of smart TVs in the market and was also the first TV vendor to explore voice and gesture recognition capabilities, which have been the...

Taiwan market: HTC may lose top-rank title due for lack of new flagship models

Sep 25, 12:37

HTC may lose its top-rank title in Taiwan's smartphone market in the fourth quarter of 2013 as it has failed to deliver a new flagship model for the second half of the year in the...

Dell captures top position in worldwide monitors in 2Q13, moves ahead of Samsung for the first time since 2007, says IDC

Sep 24, 15:38

Dell moved ahead of Samsung Electronics in the worldwide monitor market for the first time since 2007, shipping more than five million units in the second quarter of 2013. Total monitor...

Samsung to build 20nm foundry capacity, sources say

Sep 23, 21:36

Samsung Electronics plans to build up foundry capacity of 30,000 wafers operating at 20nm, signaling that it is joining rival TSMC in the process race, according to industry source...

Spot DRAM prices soar over 30% in less than 2 weeks

Sep 17, 13:51

Spot DRAM prices have soared over 30% in less than two weeks after a fire broke out at a wafer plant of SK Hynix in Wuxi, China on September 4, jeopardizing wafer production at the...

Samsung halves September notebook component orders

Sep 16, 11:28

Samsung Electronics has cut its notebook component orders for September to about half of its original forecast and the company reportedly may also reduce its shipment forecast for...

Samsung is trapped in a similar plight as other first-tier vendors

Samsung Mobile Forum 2013: Samsung outlines mobile device development trends

Sep 13, 15:40

Samsung Electronics held its Samsung Mobile Forum 2013 in Taipei on September 12 with the themes of the event focusing on mobile devices, cloud computing, and energy and environment...

Digitimes Research: Samsung eager to snatch 14nm A9 chip orders from Apple

Sep 13, 12:24

Samsung Electronics has put its R&D focus on 14nm FinFET process development, looking to snatch A9 chip orders from Apple, according to Digitimes Research.

Samsung likely to increase PC DRAM output following SK Hynix fire

Sep 13, 11:25

The recent fire at SK Hynix's factory in China has resulted in decreased global supply of PC-use DRAM, which is likely to encourage Samsung Electronics to increase PC-use DRAM output,...

China and Taiwan panel makers land tablet panel orders from Samsung

Sep 11, 15:58

Upstream panel makers and component makers in both China and Taiwan have reportedly landed new orders from Samsung Electronics for tablet panels.

Initial sales of new Samsung 10.1-inch tablet likely to be small

Sep 6, 14:17

Initial sales of Samsung's new Galaxy Note 10.1 are estimated at only 400,000-600,000 units a month, according to industry sources. In addition, sales of Samsung's existing 10.1-inch...

IHS lists fast facts on Samsung, Qualcomm smartwatch announcements

Sep 5, 11:56

Samsung Electronics and Qualcomm both unveiled their smartwatches on September 4, expanding into the wearable device market.

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Global wafer foundry capital spending to reach US$41 billion in 2014, says SEMI

Sep 3, 21:01

Capital spending by wafer foundry houses is expected to grow by an annual rate of 23-27% to US$41 billion in 2014 after expanding 2% to US$32.5 billion in 2013, according to SEMI.

WP platform likely to become closed OS, forcing other brands to develop alternatives

Sep 3, 15:42

The Windows Phone (WP) platform is likely to become a closed OS after Microsoft completes its acquisition of Nokia's devices and services business, a development which will force...

As LCD monitor shipments shrink in 2013, so will Samsung market share, says WitsView

Sep 2, 16:02

According to WitsView, the global top-10 LCD monitor brands' 2013 shipments will be around 120 million units, declining 7.1% from 2012. Due to lacking economic recovery in 2013 and...

Samsung enters mass production of DDR4 memory

Sep 2, 14:28

Samsung Electronics has announced that it is mass producing DDR4 memory for enterprise servers in next-generation data centers.

China market: International brands enhance feature phone offerings

Aug 30, 14:43

While China's local handset makers have put all their efforts into grabbing a bigger slice of the smartphone market, international brands including Nokia and Samsung Electronics have...

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    Samsung Gear Live smart watch with Android Wear

    Samsung Electronics has unveiled the Samsung Gear Live, powered by Android Wear. The new Android Wear device features Samsung's Super AMOLED display. It also offers easy customization...

    Photo: Company, Jun 27.

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    Samsung Galaxy S5

    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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    Samsung NotePRO tablet

    Samsung Electronics has unveiled the Galaxy NotePRO tablet featuring a 12.2-inch panel at the CES 2014. The Samsung Galaxy NotePRO will come in various connectivity options: Wi-Fi...

    Photo: Company, Jan 9.

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    Samsung TabPRO tablet

    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 1TB mSATA SSD

    Samsung Electronics has launched its 840 EVO mSATA SSD line-up, including a one terabyte (TB) version. The Samsung 840 EVO mSATA SSD is an extension of the 840 EVO line-up which...

    Photo: Company, Dec 18.

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