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  • Last update: Thursday 26 May 2016 [1868 news items]

Samsung intros 256GB UFS storage for mobile devices

Feb 26, 11:31

Samsung Electronics has announced it is now mass producing 256GB embedded memory based on the Universal Flash Storage (UFS) 2.0 standard, for next-generation high-end mobile devices...

Samsung Display offers standard AMOLED solutions to tout China smartphone vendors

Feb 23, 11:37

Samsung Display, in an attempt to tout China-based smartphone vendors, has offered standard AMOLED touch panel solutions for common use to keep prices down, according to Taiwan-based...

Samsung launches 14nm SoC for mid-range smartphones

Feb 18, 10:06

Samsung Electronics has announced the newest member of its Exynos 7 Octa processor line-up, the Exynos 7 Octa 7870. Using the company's 14nm FinFET process technology, the Exynos...

Global tablet shipments decline 13.7% on year in 4Q15, says IDC

Newswatch - Feb 3, 15:21

Despite the holiday season, worldwide tablet shipments declined 13.7% on year to 65.9 million units in the fourth quarter of 2015, according to IDC. Total tablet shipments for 2015...

Digitimes Research: China smartphone shipments increase 11.5% on quarter in 4Q15

Feb 2, 21:08

Shipments of smartphones in China grew 11.5% sequentially to 119 million units in the fourth quarter of 2015, buoyed by an increase of 54.5 million new 4G/3G service subscribers due...

Samsung and Apple remain top semiconductor customers in 2015, says Gartner

Jan 29, 11:10

Samsung Electronics and Apple remained the top semiconductor buyers in 2015, representing 17.7% of the market, according to Gartner. Samsung and Apple together consumed US$59 billion...

Handset baseband IC market declines 12% in 3Q15, says Strategy Analytics

Jan 29, 11:01

The global cellular baseband processor market declined 12% from a year earlier to US$5.1 billion in the third quarter of 2015, according to Strategy Analytics. Qualcomm, MediaTek,...

Global 3Q15 smartphone and tablet AP markets decline, says Strategy Analytics

Jan 26, 21:19

The global markets for smartphone and tablet applications processors (AP) both fell compared to a year earlier in the third quarter of 2015, according to Strategy Analytics.

Over 300 exhibitors to be at 2016 Taipei Game Show

Jan 22, 14:56

The 2016 Taipei Game Show will take place during January 29-February 2, with more than 300 exhibitors occupying about 2,000 booths, according to organizer, the Taipei Computer Association...

Taiwan market: Smartphone sales to reach 7.5-8.0 million units in 2016

Jan 22, 09:47

Smartphone sales in the Taiwan market are expected to stay flat at 7.5-8.0 million units in 2016 as compared to a year earlier, according to sources from local retail channels.

Semiconductor R&D growth slows in 2015, says IC Insights

Jan 21, 14:52

Semiconductor industry spending on research and development grew by just 0.5% in 2015, which was the smallest increase since the 2009 downturn year and significantly below the compound...

Samsung to provide OLED monitor panels to Dell, say reports

Jan 21, 14:38

Samsung Display is prepping to produce 30-inch Ultra HD (4K) OLED monitor panels for new high-end Dell products, according to a new Korea-based media report from MT News.

Samsung announces mass production of 4GB HBM2 DRAM

Jan 21, 10:56

Samsung Electronics has begun mass production of 4GB DRAM package based on the second-generation high-bandwidth memory (HBM2) interface for use in high-performance computing (HPC),...

Samsung, Oculus and HTC ready to strive in VR market

Jan 18, 21:32

The global virtual reality (VR) market is expected to begin gaining momentum soon as Samsung Electronics, Oculus and HTC are ready to compete with each other in the sector, according...

Global smartphone shipments up 10.3% in 2015, says TrendForce

Newswatch - Jan 15, 15:31

Global smartphone shipments grew 10.3% on year to 1.293 billion units in 2015, with 539 million units shipped by China-based vendors, according to TrendForce.

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,...

Samsung announces mass production of 14nm FinFET LPP

Jan 14, 22:03

Samsung Electronics has begun mass production of advanced logic chips utilizing its 14nm LPP (low-power plus) process, according to the South Korea-based chipmaker.

Samsung to expand markets for Tizen-based Z3, says paper

Jan 14, 15:07

Samsung Electronics plans to expand export outlets for its Tizen-based Z3 smartphones to include Russia, Indonesia and other markets in Europe, in addition to the current market,...

Tizen Z3 smartphone

Samsung to invest US$7.4 billion in OLED displays for iPhone, says paper

Jan 14, 13:58

Samsung Display has solidified plans to invest US$7.4 billion in OLED equipment for production of curved OLED displays for Apple, according to Korea-based ET News.

Samsung to roll out 413 million handsets in 2016, says paper

Jan 14, 11:32

Samsung Electronics plans to roll out 413 million handsets in 2016, a decline of seven million units or 1.6% from the 420 million units it produced in 2015, according to a Korea-based...

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).

CES 2016: Samsung features new module TV technology

Jan 8, 10:55

Samsung Electronics is featuring what it dubs a "Future TV Zone" at CES 2016, focusing around modular display technology, which allows for multiple screens in various shapes...

Samsung and TSMC remain top in available wafer fab capacity, says IC Insights

Jan 8, 10:29

IC Insights has provided a ranking of the industry's 10 largest IC manufacturers in terms of installed capacity. Included in the list are four from North America, two from South Korea,...

Samsung to finalize new investment plans for OLED TV panels

Jan 7, 15:14

Samsung Display is expected to make a final decision regarding investments in large-size OLED panel production equipment for 2016 before the end of the first quarter, according to...

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...

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...

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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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    Samsung SUHD TV

    Samsung Electronics has unveiled a lineup of SUHD TVs at CES 2016 The SUHD TV has a curved design provides and its Smart TV functions are powered by Tizen. SUHD TV's nano-crystal...

    Photo: Company, Jan 8.

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    Samsung Bio-Processor

    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. The Samsung Bio-Processor...

    Photo: Company, Jan 5.

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    Samsung PRO Plus 128GB microSD cards

    Samsung Electronics has unveiled its PRO Plus 128GB microSD card series, which is built with company's MLC NAND flash solution. With the introduction of its new 128GB microSD card,...

    Photo: Company, Dec 23.

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