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New Micron to see market share surpass SK Hynix, nearly on par with Samsung, says DRAMeXchange

Aug 1, 11:33

Following the closing of its acquisition of Elpida Memory, the new Micron Technology group's DRAM wafer volume will reach up to 350,000 units per month, which is significantly higher...

Smartphone vendors conservative about adopting 8-core platforms, say Taiwan makers

Jul 30, 14:13

While Samsung Electronics, MediaTek and HiSilicon Technologies have been developing 8-core platforms for smartphones, vendors are conservative about the adoption on concerns that...

Samsung to spend KRW19.5 trillion on component business in 2013

Jul 30, 11:38

Samsung Electronics expects to spend a total of KRW19.5 trillion (US$17.5 billion), equivalent to 81.25% of its total capex, on the company's component business in 2013. Of the planned...

Digitimes Research: iPad sees its first on-year shipment drop in 2Q13

Jul 29, 15:45

Global tablet shipments reached 29.32 million units in the second quarter of 2013, down 8.2% sequentially, but still up 46.6% compared to the same period a year ago. As overall market...

Indonesia market: smartphone shipments to reach 12-15 million units in 2013

Jul 29, 15:14

Sales of smartphones in Indonesia are expected to top 12-15 million units or 20-25% of total handset sold in the market in 2013, according to market observers.

Samsung mobile business posts profit shrink in 2Q13

Jul 29, 15:09

Samsung Electronics has reported record operating profits for the second quarter of 2013, with all businesses except its mobile business posting profit growth sequentially.

Samsung and Apple successfully fend off low-cost smartphone vendors for another quarter, declares ABI Research

Jul 26, 14:53

For the second calendar quarter in a row, smartphone shipments represented more than half (52%) of the world's mobile phone shipments. Led by electronics manufacturer Samsung Electronics,...

Samsung, LG reportedly slashing orders for optoelectronics boards

Jul 23, 14:56

Samsung Electronics and LG Electronics reportedly plan to cut their orders for optoelectronics boards by double-digit rates in the second half of 2013 due to rising inventories of...

OEM semiconductor spending returns to growth in 2013, says IHS

Jul 23, 10:27

After a flat year in 2012, global purchasing of semiconductors by the world's top electronic brands is set to return to growth in 2013 as Apple and Samsung Electronics contend to...

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Taiwan market: HTC maintains top smartphone vendor ranking in June, but market share falls

Jul 22, 11:55

HTC continued to maintain its top smartphone vendor ranking in the Taiwan market with a 35.4% share in terms of sales value in June, even though its market share was down 1.5pp from...

Smartwatches to explode by 2014, says Canalys

Jul 17, 12:59

More than five million smartwatches will ship in 2014, Canalys said in its new report. Canalys defines smartwatches as smart wearable bands that are multi-purpose devices running...

Samsung looking for new foundry clients

Jul 11, 21:56

Samsung Electronics' foundry business is looking to bring in new customers to offset the loss of Apple's orders, and could implement measures such as offering lower prices, according...

Samsung to begin shipping Ultra HD TVs in August

Jul 11, 21:37

Samsung Electronics will open pre-orders for its new line of Ultra HD TVs starting in late July in North America, with shipments expected to begin in early August.

India market: Local smartphone vendors emerging as top suppliers

Jul 11, 15:32

Local smartphone vendors in India have outperformed most foreign players, and together accounted for over 30% of the smartphone market in the country in the first quarter of 2013,...

Samsung steps up purchases of NAND flash memory

Jul 11, 13:56

Samsung Electronics has stepped up its buying of NAND flash chips from outside sources, while reallocating its own NAND flash lines for the production of mobile DRAM parts, a strategic...

Taiwan component makers worried about drops in Samsung global smartphone market share

Jul 8, 20:51

Samsung Electronics, currently the world's largest smartphone vendor, has continually downwardly adjusted its shipment targets by 10-20% during the past two quarters, causing Taiwan-based...

Taiwan market: HTC maintains top smartphone vendor ranking in May

Jul 5, 15:55

HTC maintained its title as the top smartphone vendor in the Taiwan market with a 36.9% share in terms of sales value in May compared to 30.6% in April, according to data compiled...

Samsung expects record operating profits in 2Q13, but misses market expectations

Jul 5, 14:53

Samsung Electronics expects to report record operating profits for the second quarter of 2013, but its guidance figures are well below market expectations.

Samsung pushes direct-type LED TVs

Jul 4, 15:55

As the global penetration rate of LED TVs is expected to surpass 90% in 2013, Samsung Electronics' proportion of direct-type units is expected to reach as high as 80%.

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...

Samsung, HTC to launch mini versions of flagship smartphones in 3Q13, say Taiwan makers

Jul 1, 21:28

Samsung Electronics will launch the Galaxy S4 mini, a 4.3-inch mini version of the flagship smartphone model Galaxy S4, in the third quarter of 2013, and Taiwan-based vendor HTC will...

Compal Communications to ship Nokia Windows Phone 8 smartphones in 3Q13

Jun 27, 21:40

Nokia may launch the new Lumia 1020 smartphone in New York, US, in July 2013. The product has a 41-megapixel camera. Nokia also plans to introduce entry-level and mid-range Lumia...

The lesson to be learned from Samsung: Q&A with Inotera chairman Charles Kau

Jun 27, 11:31

Inotera Memories and Nanya Technology, two DRAM subsidiaries under the Formosa Plastics Group (FPG), have survived the latest industry consolidation. Nanya has transformed itself...

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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...

Western European mobile phone market declines in 1Q13, driven by smartphone slowdown, says IDC

Jun 26, 11:39

The Western European mobile phone market shrank in the first quarter of 2013 due to a lower than expected slowdown in the smartphone shipments, according to IDC. Total shipments dropped...

Samsung sales of midrange large-size smartphones to affect China-based brands

Jun 19, 10:49

Samsung Electronics' launch of large-sized Galaxy Mega family smartphones for the US$400-600 segment will affect sales of comparable models launched by China-based branded vendors...

Samsung offers subsidies, Asustek cuts prices to promote tablet sales in Brazil, say local channels

Jun 18, 20:53

To boost tablet sales in the Brazil market, Samsung Electronics has offered subsidies to its local sales agents to cover 30% of sales prices on average, while Asustek Computer has...

Digitimes Research: South Korea firms mixed on solar business developments

Jun 18, 16:45

The solar market seemed promising for South Korea-based big enterprises such as Samsung, LG, and Hyundai. However, continuous loss has pushed these firms to modify the business str...

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...

Commentary: Samsung deepens cooperation with Microsoft, paving way to notebook market

Jun 10, 15:49

South Korea-based Samsung Electronics supplies key components such as panels to Microsoft while developing new notebooks using Microsoft's operating systems. Samsung can use discounts...

Taiwan market: Samsung to expand market share with DSC advantages and MILC products

Jun 7, 12:31

Samsung Electronics is set to push its digital still camera (DSC) products' advantages: large screens, easy controls and Wi-Fi connectivity to expand its share in Taiwan's DSC market,...

Digitimes Research: Samsung, SK Hynix to see sequential revenue growth in 2Q13

Jun 4, 21:09

In the second quarter of 2013, demand in the global PC and smartphone market is expected to increase but most firms have no plans to expand capacity. Hence revenues at Samsung and...

Digitimes Research: Samsung may experience in-house chipset supply shortage in 2013

Jun 3, 19:11

South Korea-based Samsung Electronics is not just an industry leader in the global smartphone market, it is also aggressive in promoting in-house processors to other brands. In addition...

Apple, Samsung, Microsoft to show new products after Computex 2013

Jun 3, 16:49

June has become a popular month for IT players to release their new products. Intel's Haswell-based processors as well as new tablets from Asustek Computer and Acer are all set to...

Digitimes Research: Samsung logic IC capex stays high in 2013

Jun 3, 12:49

Samsung Electronics is expected to spend US$6 billion on its logic IC business in 2013, down from a record US$7 billion in 2012, according to Digitimes Research.

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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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