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Latest Samsung Foundry news

Here you will find the latest news and most recent developments on the Samsung Foundry, with regular updates and all the information you need.

Samsung components account for over 50% of Pixel 7 Pro’s material cost

Samsung components account for over 50% of Pixel 7 Pro’s material cost

  • By Asif Iqbal Shaik
  • 15 mins ago
[Update: Official statement] Samsung cuts back on legacy nodes to support 3nm chip production

[Update: Official statement] Samsung cuts back on legacy nodes to support 3nm chip production

  • By Mihai Matei
  • 2 days ago
Samsung announces Q4 2022 earnings, profit hits eight-year low

Samsung announces Q4 2022 earnings, profit hits eight-year low

  • By Asif Iqbal Shaik
  • 1 week ago
Samsung CEO confirms construction of US semiconductor plant is on track

Samsung CEO confirms construction of US semiconductor plant is on track

  • By Sagar Naresh
  • 3 weeks ago
Samsung fails to secure advanced chip manufacturing orders from AMD

Samsung fails to secure advanced chip manufacturing orders from AMD

  • By Asif Iqbal Shaik
  • 4 weeks ago
Samsung’s profit nosedives 70% in Q4 2022 due to low chip, smartphone sales

Samsung’s profit nosedives 70% in Q4 2022 due to low chip, smartphone sales

Samsung has tough times ahead, similar to many other consumer electronic firms, including Apple. The South Korean firm announced its earnings guidance for Q4 2022, and according to the company’s internal estimates, its operating profit would be around KRW 4.3 trillion (around $3.37 billion) from total revenue of around KRW 70 trillion (around $55 billion). […]

  • By Asif Iqbal Shaik
  • 1 month ago
Samsung to setup pilot production lines at chip factories in Korea, USA

Samsung to setup pilot production lines at chip factories in Korea, USA

According to a new report from The Elec, Samsung is planning to build pilot production lines at its semiconductor manufacturing plants in Pyeongtaek, South Korea, and Taylor, USA. In the semiconductor business, a pilot production line is built roughly three months before starting the main production line to set up the manufacturing process, test equipment, […]

  • By Asif Iqbal Shaik
  • 1 month ago
Samsung expects profits from semiconductor business to be halved in 2023

Samsung expects profits from semiconductor business to be halved in 2023

Samsung’s Device Solutions (DS) division, which operates Samsung Foundry, System LSI, and Memory Division, is expecting its operating profit in 2023 to be around KRW 13.1 trillion, reports South Korean publication The Elec. Reportedly, the figure was shared by the company in a note sent to its employees on Wednesday. While 2023 is looking bad […]

  • By Asif Iqbal Shaik
  • 1 month ago
Samsung could make some Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 chips

Samsung could make some Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 chips

After heating and throttling issues surrounding Samsung-manufactured chips like the Snapdragon 888 and Snapdragon 8 Gen 1, Qualcomm awarded the production of the Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 and the Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 to TSMC. This was a big loss for Samsung’s foundry business, but it looks like the company will soon get a chance […]

  • By Asif Iqbal Shaik
  • 1 month ago
Samsung aims to expand chip production at its largest chip manufacturing facility

Samsung aims to expand chip production at its largest chip manufacturing facility

According to a South Korean newspaper (via MoneyControl), one of the biggest chip producers in the world, Samsung Electronics, aims to expand its semiconductor production at its P3 factory in Pyeongtaek, South Korea. Apparently, the P3 factory in Pyeongtaek is the company’s largest chip manufacturing facility. This move is in contrast with the scaling back […]

  • By Sagar Naresh
  • 1 month ago
Samsung loses Tesla’s huge 4nm chip order to TSMC

Samsung loses Tesla’s huge 4nm chip order to TSMC

The latest report provides solid proof that the 4nm chip deal between Elon Musk-led Tesla and Taiwanese silicon giant TSMC has gone through. A few months ago, it was reported that Tesla placed a huge 4nm chip order at TSMC, choosing TSMC over Samsung. The 4nm chips will be used in Tesla cars’ self-driving systems […]

  • By Sagar Naresh
  • 2 months ago
Samsung’s profit could nosedive in Q4 2022, and 2023 isn’t looking any better

Samsung’s profit could nosedive in Q4 2022, and 2023 isn’t looking any better

Samsung will soon face some tough times. Global investment and banking firm Goldman Sachs has estimated Samsung Electronics’ Q4 2022 operating profit to be around KRW 5.8 trillion (~$4.5 billion). Earlier, the investment banking company had estimated the company’s operating profit in the same quarter to be KRW 7.8 trillion (~$6 billion). The latest projection […]

  • By Asif Iqbal Shaik
  • 2 months ago
Samsung makes the world’s first DDR5 DRAM chips using 12nm tech

Samsung makes the world’s first DDR5 DRAM chips using 12nm tech

Samsung has unveiled the world’s first DDR5 DRAM chips that are made using 12nm semiconductor fabrication technology. The company revealed its 16Gb DDR5 DRAM chips and said that they’ve already been evaluated for compatibility with AMD’s Zen processors. The new chips are more power efficient and offer 23% higher performance than previous-generation DRAM chips. The […]

  • By Asif Iqbal Shaik
  • 2 months ago
Samsung procuring equipment for its new chip factory in the US

Samsung procuring equipment for its new chip factory in the US

In 2021, Samsung announced that it would build a new semiconductor factory in Taylor, USA. The construction of the plant was supposed to start in the first half of 2022, and the factory was scheduled to be fully operational by 2024. While the construction still hasn’t kicked off yet, the company seems to have started […]

  • By Asif Iqbal Shaik
  • 2 months ago
Samsung is trailing way behind TSMC in the global foundry market in Q3 2022

Samsung is trailing way behind TSMC in the global foundry market in Q3 2022

According to the latest research report by market research firm TrendForce, the gap between Samsung Electronics and TSMC has widened in the global foundry market in Q3 2022. As per TrendForce, Samsung grabbed a 15.5% share in the global foundry market in Q3 2022. This is less than what Samsung managed in Q4 2021. Samsung […]

  • By Sagar Naresh
  • 2 months ago
Samsung working with American firm to improve semiconductor chip manufacturing yield

Samsung working with American firm to improve semiconductor chip manufacturing yield

Samsung has struggled over the past few years with chip manufacturing. Its technology hasn’t been as good as TSMC’s. The Snapdragon 888 and the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1, which Samsung Foundry made, had overheating issues. As a result, the company lost the contract to manufacture Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1, Snapdragon 8 Gen 2, and Nvidia […]

  • By Asif Iqbal Shaik
  • 3 months ago
Future Qualcomm flagship chips could be made by Samsung

Future Qualcomm flagship chips could be made by Samsung

The Snapdragon 888 and the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 were made by Samsung Foundry, and both chips faced overheating and performance throttling issues. Due to this issue, Qualcomm awarded the production of the Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 and the Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 to TSMC. However, Qualcomm could come back to Samsung in the future. […]

  • By Asif Iqbal Shaik
  • 3 months ago
Intel aims to overtake Samsung to become world’s second-biggest chip maker

Intel aims to overtake Samsung to become world’s second-biggest chip maker

TSMC is currently the world’s biggest contract semiconductor chip manufacturer, while Samsung is the distant second. Intel, which recently spun off its chip-making arm as a separate business, has some lofty goals in its mind. The company reportedly wants to overtake Samsung Foundry (Samsung’s chip manufacturing business) to become the world’s second-biggest chip manufacturing firm […]

  • By Asif Iqbal Shaik
  • 3 months ago
Samsung’s quarterly profit declined in Q3 2022, first time in three years

Samsung’s quarterly profit declined in Q3 2022, first time in three years

After choosing Lee Jae-yong as its Executive Chairman, Samsung Electronics announced its earnings for Q3 2022. Earlier this month, the company revealed that its operating profit is expected to decline. Now, the company has reported its full earnings, revealing its first operating profit decline in three years. Although Samsung Electronics’ revenue was up by 4% […]

  • By Asif Iqbal Shaik
  • 3 months ago
Lee Jae-yong becomes Executive Chairman of Samsung Electronics

Lee Jae-yong becomes Executive Chairman of Samsung Electronics

Samsung has just announced that Lee Jae-yong has been appointed as Samsung Electronics’ Executive Chairman. The board approved the appointment after the recommendation by current board chairman Kim Han-jo. The post had been vacant for the past two years since the death of former Chairman Lee Kun-hee. Samsung Group’s board said that the company needs […]

  • By Asif Iqbal Shaik
  • 3 months ago
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