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Samsung reportedly to outsource more chips
  • Samsung Electronics reportedly is looking to expand the purchase of memory products, including mobile DRAM chips and eMMC NAND devices, from outside.

    Last update: Thursday 11 July 2013 [8 news items]

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...

Samsung posts record 1Q13 profit on smartphone sales

Apr 26, 15:51

Samsung Electronics has announced that net profits climbed to an all-time high of KRW7.15 trillion (US$6.4 billion) in the first quarter of 2013. Consolidated revenues and operating...

Demand for 64Gb NAND flash chips stays strong

Apr 22, 21:34

The 64Gb NAND flash memory market segment has been growing, driven by strong demand for smartphones and tablets. Prices for the high-density chips have stayed high to reflect that...

Samsung reportedly increasing purchases of memory products from outside

Apr 11, 11:41

Samsung Electronics reportedly has expanded the purchase of memory products from outside, including the purchase of mobile DRAM chips from Elpida Memory as well as NAND flash and...

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Digitimes Research: Mobile devices to drive 2013 DRAM market

Mar 29, 15:01

Mobile devices, such as smartphones and tablets, will spur an almost 30% increase in overall DRAM bit demand in 2013, according to Digitimes Research.

China white-box tablet makers to use DDR3 instead of mobile DRAM

Feb 22, 15:09

Several of China-based white-box tablet manufacturers have utilized DDR3 chips, instead of mobile DRAM, for their products in order to bring down their manufacturing costs further,...

Samsung, Hynix cautious about 2013 capex plans

Feb 1, 13:59

Memory chip vendors Samsung Electronics and SK Hynix have both taken a cautious approach to planning for capital expenditure (capex) in 2013, implying that the pair is looking to...

Commentary: Global 2013 PC DRAM market a three-horse race

Dec 27, 12:07

With Micron Technology's merger with Elpida Memory set to complete, and second-tier players looking to turn their focus away from the PC memory market, the number of commodity DRAM...

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