2871 news items tagged Samsung
Samsung reportedly looking to outsource memory controller productionFriday 16 April 2021
Samsung Electronics is looking to outsource the production of its memory controllers amid tight capacity at its own foundry, according to market sources.
ICs play bigger role in Taiwan exportsThursday 15 April 2021
ICs accounted for a record-high 35.5% of Taiwan's total exports in 2020, indicating Taiwan-based chipmakers are increasingly critical to the country's economy, according to Digitimes...
Tight foundry capacity, component shortages to affect smartphone sales in 2021Wednesday 14 April 2021
Tight capacity at foundry houses, coupled with shortages of some crucial components such as CMOS sensors, power management and driver ICs, could affect sales of individual handset...
PCB maker Apex sees 1Q21 revenues grow 25% on yearWednesday 7 April 2021
Taiwan's PCB maker Apex International, with main manufacturing operations in Thailand, saw its first-quarter 2021 revenues grow 7.9% sequentially and 25.2% on year to NT$3.261 billion...
Foldable smartphone-use AMOLED shipments to reach 12 million units in 2021Tuesday 6 April 2021
Global shipments of flexible AMOLED panels for foldable smartphone applications are likely to reach over 12 million units in 2021, driven by new foldable devices launched by handset...
MediaTek named biggest smartphone chipset supplier for 1st timeMonday 29 March 2021
In 2020, MediaTek's chipset shipments to the major smartphone OEMs reached 351.8 million units, compared to 238 million units the company supplied in 2019, according to Omdia. MediaTek's...
DRAM contract prices to rise further in 2Q21Friday 26 March 2021
DRAM contract prices will register a larger sequential rise in the second quarter after rising 5-10% in the first quarter, according to industry sources.
Samsung develops HKMG-based DDR5 memoryFriday 26 March 2021
Samsung Electronics has expanded its DDR5 DRAM memory portfolio with a 512GB DDR5 module based on high-K metal gate (HKMG) process technology, according to the company.
Samsung Display flexible AMOLED panels make headways in China, says Digitimes ResearchTuesday 23 March 2021
The penetration rate of Samsung Display's flexible AMOLED panels at the high-end smartphone segment in China in the first quarter of 2021 was higher than that seen a year earlier,...
MSI posts profit surge in 2020Tuesday 23 March 2021
Micro-Star International (MSI) saw profits surge in 2020 with EPS reaching NT$9.42 (US$0.33), up from NT$6.61 in 2019.
Samsung releases new 5G smartphones in TaiwanFriday 19 March 2021
Samsung Electronics has released its new 5G smartphones, the A52 and the A72, in Taiwan and expects Taiwan's 5G users to reach more than 5.5 million or a penetration rate of over...
Samsung, TSMC to see combined capex account for 43% of global semi industry spending in 2021Thursday 18 March 2021
Samsung Electronics and TSMC will see their combined capex account for as high as 43% of the worldwide semiconductor industry capital spending this year, according to IC Insights'...
Samsung raises quotes for rigid AMOLED panelsWednesday 17 March 2021
Samsung Electronics has raised its quotes for rigid AMOLED panels by 5-8% to reflect related driver IC supply constraints, according to industry sources.
MiniLED-backlit TV competition heating upWednesday 17 March 2021
Samsung Electronics will begin shipping its Neo QLED LCD TVs at the end of March 2021, heating up competition in miniLED backlighting, according to industry sources.
Pandemic-driven demand boosts semiconductor market up 10.4% in 2020Tuesday 16 March 2021
The semiconductor market saw strong growth in 2020 as the industry marked its third year in the last four of double-digit expansion, despite turmoil from the coronavirus that disrupted...
Shortage of Nvidia GeForce RTX 30 series unlikely to ease by 3Q21Monday 15 March 2021
Nvidia's GeForce RTX 30 series graphics cards are still in short supply, which is unlikely to ease by the third quarter of this year, according to sources at graphics card makers.
DDR3 memory shortage worsensFriday 12 March 2021
Global supply of DDR3 chips has fallen short of demand by at least over 30,000 wafers, which has been pushing up pricing for the memory, according to industry sources.
IC distributors to enjoy strong 1Q21Thursday 11 March 2021
Taiwan-based IC distributors WPG, WT Microelectronics, Edom Technology and Supreme Electronics are poised to enjoy a particularly strong first quarter of 2021, after reporting brisk...
Taiwan LCD monitors – 4Q 2020Tuesday 9 March 2021
Taiwan's PC monitor shipments grew 3.7% sequentially and over 10% on year to come to 25.69 million units in the fourth quarter of 2020.
Controller supply constraints disrupting Samsung PCIe SSD shipmentsTuesday 9 March 2021
Samsung Electronics has notified clients that production of its PCIe SSDs is being disrupted by tight supplies of controller chips, with the production unlikely to restore until May,...
Taiwan LCD TVs – 4Q 2020Friday 5 March 2021
Taiwan's TV shipments went up 9.8% sequentially and 12.3% on year to come to 9.52 million units in the fourth quarter of 2020.
DRAM, NOR flash prices to rise through 2H21Friday 5 March 2021
DRAM and NOR flash memory prices are expected to rise through the second half of 2021, as growth on the supply side fails to catch up, according to industry sources.
TSMC sees revenue per wafer surgeThursday 4 March 2021
TSMC was the only pure-play foundry manufacturing ICs using both 7nm and 5nm process nodes, which boosted its overall revenue per wafer significantly in 2020, according to IC Insig...
Taiwan large-size LCD panels – 4Q 2020Tuesday 2 March 2021
Taiwan's large-size LCD panel shipments grew 4.4% sequentially and 26.5% on year to come to 74.76 million units in the fourth quarter of 2020.
Samsung begins mass production of datacenter SSD for hyperscale environmentsFriday 26 February 2021
Samsung Electronics has announced mass production of its most advanced line of datacenter SSDs - the PM9A3 E1.S - which fully complies with the Open Compute Project (OCP) NVMe Cloud...