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Digitimes Research: Samsung, Hynix capex for memory to fall in 2016

May 12, 15:55

Samsung Electronics and SK Hynix will both lower their total capex for memory ICs in 2016, according to Digitimes Research. During the year, both companies will focus on migrating...

LCD TV panels see rising demand and prices in 2Q16

Apr 14, 14:19

With LCD TV brand vendors including Samsung Electronics and China-based Skyworth aggressively pulling in panel orders for the second quarter, demand has been picking up recently,...

Competition to grow fierce in June for 2-in-1 devices

Mar 31, 14:35

As first-tier brand vendors are ready to release new 2-in-1 devices around June and newcomers such as Huawei, Haier, TCL and Samsung Electronics have launched own-brand 2-in-1s, sources...

Digitimes Research: US FCC to open up STB market; Korea vendors less interested in 3D TV

Mar 7, 16:08

Observing the OTT/TV market in February, the US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has proposed to make the set-top box (STB) market more open, allowing consumer electronics...

Tablet supply chain sees weak 1Q16 orders as vendors reduce development

Mar 3, 11:49

The upstream tablet supply chain is seeing orders from clients continue to shrink, and shipments for the first quarter are expected to be significantly impacted. In addition to brand...

Samsung unveils 3 notebook models in China

Mar 3, 11:31

Samsung Electronics unveiled three notebooks under its 9 series product line: the 13-inch 900X3L, 15-inch 900X5L and 13-inch 940X3L, at Samsung China Forum in Shanghai, eastern China,...

Global 4Q15 NAND flash market posts 2% decrease, says DRAMeXchange

Mar 2, 21:39

The worldwide NAND flash memory market posted revenues of about US$8.31 billion in the fourth quarter of 2015, down 2.3% sequentially, according to DRAMeXchange.

Global 4Q15 mobile DRAM revenues slip 1%, says DRAMeXchange

Feb 22, 15:58

Global sales of mobile DRAM decreased 1% sequentially to US$4.5 billion in the fourth quarter of 2015, according to DRAMeXchange. Steady growth in smartphone shipments limited the...

Global 4Q15 DRAM sales fall 9%, says DRAMeXchange

Feb 19, 15:03

The global DRAM industry posted US$10.27 billion in revenues for the fourth quarter of 2015, representing a 9.1% sequential drop, according to DRAMeXchange. The revenue decline was...

Notebook competition to grow fiercer in 2016

Jan 15, 11:51

The notebook market is expected to see fiercer competition in 2016 than the previous years due to factors including Samsung Electronics having reorganized its notebook business to...

Taiwan market: Samsung launches 18.4-inch tablet

Jan 15, 11:45

Samsung Electronics has unveiled Galaxy View, a 18.4-inch tablet featuring in-house-developed Exynos 7580 1.6GHz 8-core processor, Full HD resolution, 2GB memory and 32GB storage,...

Hardware vendors optimistic about VR potential to save PC industry

Jan 12, 15:33

With Sony, Samsung Electronics, Oculus/Facebook, High-Tech Computer (HTC) and Google developing virtual reality (VR) wearable devices, related supply chain players are becoming optimistic...

Taiwan market: Samsung announces Gear VR

Jan 12, 14:48

Samsung Electronics has announced its virtual reality (VR) device, the Gear VR in Taiwan with the availability to start on January 15, priced at NT$3,490 (US$105).

Samsung considering unpaid leave for LED personnel, says paper

Jan 5, 15:54

Samsung Electronics is reportedly considering having its LED business staff take unpaid vacations due to weak performance, according to a Korean-language Edaily report citing...

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...

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...

Skymedi axes two thirds of employees

Stockwatch - Dec 3, 16:12

NAND flash controller IC design house Skymedi has confirmed a report by the Chinese-language Economic Daily News (EDN) that the company laid off almost two thirds of its...

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 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...

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...

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...

Global DRAM revenues fall 1% in 3Q15, says DRAMeXchange

Nov 10, 15:24

DRAM ASPs continue to fall due to oversupply in the market, but suppliers have moved to allocate more of their available capacities to produce non-PC DRAM chips - mainly mobile DRAM...

DRAM contract prices fall nearly 10% in October, says DRAMeXchange

Nov 5, 11:49

DRAM contract prices fell almost 10% in October with prices for mainstream 4GB DDR3 modules averaging US$16.75 compared with US$18.50 in September, according to DRAMeXchange.

Taiwan market: Samsung launches Gear S2 smartwatch, supporting wireless charging

Oct 29, 14:47

Samsung Electronics has launched its Gear S2 smartwatch in Taiwan and is looking to release the Gear S2 e-Sim around the Lunar New Year holidays. Currently, the Gear S2 e-Sim is only...

Samsung looking to merge Tizen with IoTivity platform, says report

Oct 29, 14:46

Samsung Electronics is planning to merge its in-house developed operating system Tizen with its Internet of Things (IoT) platform IoTivity, looking to enhance the platform's competitiveness,...

Taiwan PCB players to turn down slim-profit orders from smartphone vendors

Oct 20, 15:54

With demand for smartphones weakening and Apple's iPhone sales continuing to rise, some smartphone vendors such as HTC, Xiaomi Technology and Asustek Computer have been demanding...

Digitimes Research: NFC-based transaction solutions become hot in mobile payment market

Oct 15, 11:43

Mobile payment users in the US accounted for 20% of those worldwide in 2014, and 15.8% of mobile payment transactions were conducted in the country. With Apple, Samsung Electronics...

Samsung eyeing 14nm chip orders from HiSilicon

Oct 15, 10:29

Samsung Electronics is offering HiSilicon Technologies lower prices for its 14nm FinFET production in a bid to vie for mobile chip orders from the China-based fabless vendor, according...

Samsung, LG to mass produce OLED digital signage in 2016, says reports

Oct 14, 15:27

Samsung Electronics and LG Electronics both plan to mass produce OLED digital signage applications in 2016, according to Korea media.

Samsung to focus on QD TVs in 2016, says report

Sep 17, 15:57

Samsung Electronics will move ahead with Quantum Dot (QD) TVs in 2016 as a major focal point for its high-end TV lineup, and display various new units at CES 2016, according to Korea-based...

Taiwan market: HTC, Samsung launch inexpensive 4G dual-SIM smartphones

Sep 15, 16:18

HTC and Samsung Electronics have both launched new 4G smartphones with high hardware specifications at low prices in the Taiwan market in order to cope with increasing competition...

Stylus and 2-in-1 devices to see accelerated penetration in 2016

Sep 15, 15:21

Apple's release of the iPad Pro, Microsoft's Surface series and Samsung Electronics' Galaxy Note series are heating up the 2-in-1 device and stylus market. Sources from the upstream...

Samsung mobile device orders expected to be weak in 4Q15

Sep 14, 21:41

Due to wavering market share and unreliable shipments of high-end smartphones and tablets, Samsung Electronics is lowering its related component orders for the first quarter of 2015,...

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    Samsung 14nm chips for wearables

    Samsung Electronics has announced mass production of the Exynos 7 Dual 727 mobile application processor (AP) designed specifically for wearable devices with 14nm FinFET process technology...

    Photo: Company, Oct 18.

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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 Galaxy Note 7

    Samsung's Galaxy Note 7 features a 5.7-inch Quad HD dual edge Super AMOLED display protected by Corning's latest Gorilla Glass 5 cover glass. The smartphone is highly water resistant...

    Photo: Company, Aug 3.

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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...

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