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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,...

Korea TV vendors increasing 4K TV development

Sep 10, 15:11

As the Ultra HD (4K) TV market is expected to reach 31 million in 2015, up 246% on year, and further reach 97 million in 2019, Korea TV vendors are ramping up production of new models...

Samsung to revamp OLED TV business in 2017, says report

Sep 8, 14:45

OLED TV materials supplier Merck believes Samsung Electronics will begin to further pursue the OLED TV market in 2017 when material costs are expected to drop, and that fellow maker...

Samsung holding meetings with telecom providers to introduce new 18-inch tablet, say reports

Aug 31, 21:55

Samsung Electronics has met with three major telecom operators in Korea to introduce its upcoming 18-inch tablet, which will enter mass production in the fourth quarter of 2015, according...

Taiwan top court rules in favor of TSMC in lawsuit against ex-R&D director

Aug 25, 22:09

Taiwan's top court has ruled in favor of TSMC in a trade secret case against Liang Mong-song, a former senior director of R&D at TSMC. Liang has been accused of revealing TSMC's...

Panel makers see increased orders for large-size tablet applications

Aug 25, 14:49

Panel makers are starting to see more orders for large-size tablet panels including 12.85-inch displays for an Apple iPad model in addition to a reported 18.4-inch tablet from Samsung...

Samsung TV production capacity to shrink in 2015, says report

Aug 21, 11:08

Samsung Electronics reduced TV production capacity globally by 10 million units in the first half of 2015 and is expected to decrease by another 10 million units in the second half...

Global mobile DRAM revenues rise 7.7% in 2Q15, says DRAMeXchange

Aug 17, 19:33

Global sales of mobile DRAM increased 7.7% sequentially to US$3.85 billion in the second quarter of 2015, according to DRAMeXchange.

Global DRAM revenues continue slide in 2Q15, says DRAMeXchange

Aug 17, 19:30

Global sales of DRAM declined another 4.8% sequentially to US$11.4 billion in the second quarter of 2015, due to further drop in chip prices, according to DRAMeXchange.

4GB DDR3 contract prices to fall below US$20 in 3Q15, says DRAMeXchange

Aug 7, 10:07

Contract prices for 4GB DDR3 modules averaged US$20.5 in July compared with US$24 in June, representing a 15% fall, according to DRAMeXchange. Prices are set to drop below US$20 in...

Samsung Pay to be released in September, say reports

Aug 3, 21:04

Samsung Electronics is finishing up developments for Samsung Pay and expects the technology to be released in September in Korea, according to Korea-based media reports.

Taiwan market: Samsung launches new Galaxy Tab 4 7.0, Galaxy Grand Prime

Jul 31, 12:00

Samsung Electronics has launched upgrade versions of its entry-level smartphone the Galaxy Grand Prime and the entry-level tablet the Galaxy Tab 4 7.0 LTE in the Taiwan market, aiming...

Taiwan market: Samsung unveils Galaxy Tab S2

Jul 29, 11:37

Samsung Electronics has unveiled Galaxy Tab S2 Android 5.0.2 tablet models for launch in the Taiwan market in early August at recommended retail prices of NT$19,900 (US$635) for 9.7-inch...

Taiwan market: Samsung launches Galaxy J7

Jul 28, 15:28

Samsung Electronics has launched its Galaxy J7 smartphone in the Taiwan market, targeting the entry-level to mid-range segment. The Galaxy J7 will be available at NT$7,990 (US$253)...

Taiwan market: Samsung to unveil new Galaxy Tab S2

Jul 22, 15:41

Samsung Electronics is planning to unveil 8-inch and 9.7-inch Galaxy Tab S2 tablets equipped with Super AMOLED screens in the Taiwan market on July 28. Both devices adopt 4:3 ratio...

Microsoft new Surface tablet expected to be launched in October

Jul 16, 12:22

Following the recent market rumor that Microsoft has placed a large order for Samsung Electronics' 256GB solid state drive (SSD) to be used for its new Surface tablet, the related...

Samsung to launch Galaxy Note 5 in mid-August, say sources

Jul 14, 14:17

Samsung Electronics will unveil its new flagship smartphone Galaxy Note 5 in New York on August 12 and launch the model in major markets on August 14, according to sources at Taiwan-based...

Samsung slashes handset panel pricing to bump up orders

Jul 7, 15:05

As shipments of Samsung Electronics smartphones have been lower-than-expected in the market, Samsung Display has suffered in handset panel shipments and therefore has reduced pricing...

Samsung expects SUHD TV sales to reach 15,000 in 1H15

Jun 24, 22:17

Samsung Electronics SUHD TV sales have surpassed 10,000 units within the last three months and are estimated to reach the 15,000 mark for the first half of 2015.

Samsung pushing to release Galaxy S7 in 2H15

Jun 23, 11:00

In order to offset competition from Apple's next generation iPhone that is expected to be released in the second half of 2015, Samsung Electronics is pushing R&D for its next...

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    Samsung 12Gb LPDDR4 DRAM

    Samsung Electronics has announced that it is mass producing 12Gb LPDDR4 (low power, double data rate 4) mobile DRAM chips based on its 20nm process technology. The new LPDDR4 is...

    Photo: Company, Sep 18.

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    Samsung V-NAND SSDs

    Samsung Electronics has announced that it is adding three TCO-optimized, high-performance SSDs, based on 3-dimensional (3D) Vertical NAND (V-NAND) technology, to its portfolio of...

    Photo: Company, Aug 27.

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    Samsung NVMe PCIe SSD

    Samsung Electronics has started mass production of NVMe PCIe solid state drive (SSD) which has an M.2 form factor for use in PCs and workstations. Samsung has also begun shipping...

    Photo: Company, May 4.

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    Samsung 850 EVO M.2 and 850 EVO mSATA SSD

    Samsung Electronics has unveiled the 850 EVO M.2 and 850 EVO mSATA solid state drive (SSD) lineups. The 850 EVO M.2 and mSATA SSDs are new form factors of the 850 EVO SSD that launched...

    Photo: Company, Apr 14.

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    Samsung UFS embedded memory

    Samsung Electronics has announced that it is now mass producing 128GB ultra-fast embedded memory based on the Universal Flash Storage (UFS) 2.0 standard for smartphones. UFS memory...

    Photo: Company, Mar 4.

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