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Latest Samsung Semiconductor news

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

[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
  • 1 day 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, Intel, Ericsson, and IBM are co-developing next-gen chips

Samsung, Intel, Ericsson, and IBM are co-developing next-gen chips

  • By Daniel van Dorp
  • 1 week ago
Samsung may face issues getting EUV semiconductor equipment to China

Samsung may face issues getting EUV semiconductor equipment to China

  • By Mihai Matei
  • 1 week ago
Samsung completes Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) on product carbon footprint for semiconductors

Samsung completes Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) on product carbon footprint for semiconductors

  • By Sagar Naresh
  • 1 week ago
Samsung fails to secure advanced chip manufacturing orders from AMD

Samsung fails to secure advanced chip manufacturing orders from AMD

According to a new report from DigiTimes, Samsung Foundry was able to secure orders from AMD to manufacture only those APUs and GPUs based on the 14nm fabrication process. The South Korean conglomerate failed to grab orders from AMD to manufacture the company’s more advanced chips based on 5nm, 6nm, and 7nm fabrication processes, such […]

  • 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’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
Hundreds of Samsung execs to hold company-wide meetings

Hundreds of Samsung execs to hold company-wide meetings

Samsung executives are planning a few company-wide global strategy meetings before the end of the year to discuss the mobile phone and home appliance businesseses, as well as the future of the chip-making division amid the ongoing uncertainties in the macroeconomic environment. Samsung’s Device Experience (DX) division will hold a meeting next week on Thursday […]

  • By Mihai Matei
  • 2 months ago
Samsung reveals more details about its GDDR7 DRAM chips for next-gen GPUs

Samsung reveals more details about its GDDR7 DRAM chips for next-gen GPUs

In June 2022, Samsung announced that it would bring GDDR7 DRAM chips with 50% higher performance compared to the current-generation GDDR6X DRAM used in the latest GPUs from Nvidia. Now, the company has revealed more details regarding its GDDR7 DRAM chips. Speaking at the IEDM 2022 conference, which started on December 3, Samsung revealed in […]

  • By Asif Iqbal Shaik
  • 2 months ago
Samsung partners with NAVER to build chips optimized for Hyperscale AI processing

Samsung partners with NAVER to build chips optimized for Hyperscale AI processing

Samsung, one of the world’s biggest semiconductor firms, has announced that it has partnered with NAVER to build semiconductor chips that are optimized for hyperscale AI models. It’s a wide-reaching collaboration with NAVER, which is the leading global internet firm with top-notch AI experience. The collaboration will leverage Samsung’s advanced products like computational storage (SmartSSD), […]

  • By Asif Iqbal Shaik
  • 2 months ago
Samsung to combat semiconductor decline with new research unit

Samsung to combat semiconductor decline with new research unit

Amid the ongoing semiconductor downfall, Samsung reportedly plans to launch a new in-house global research organization under the Device Solutions Business Division next month. This research division will be tasked with analyzing the global semiconductor market and also discovering new investment avenues. This news follows a recent significant loss for the Korean tech giant. Samsung […]

  • By Mihai Matei
  • 2 months ago
Samsung begins mass production of 1Tb triple-level cell 8th Gen V-NAND chips

Samsung begins mass production of 1Tb triple-level cell 8th Gen V-NAND chips

Samsung, the world’s biggest memory chip maker, has announced that it has started mass-producing 1-terabit (1Tb) triple-level cell eighth-generation V-NAND chips. These chips feature the industry’s highest bit density and storage capacity. They are designed to be used in high-end enterprise servers. The South Korean firm achieved the industry’s highest bit density by improving the […]

  • By Asif Iqbal Shaik
  • 3 months ago
Four Samsung employees charged with semiconductor tech theft

Four Samsung employees charged with semiconductor tech theft

It is reported that four current and former Samsung employees have been charged with theft of proprietary semiconductor technology. These employees reportedly stole highly valued semiconductor chip technology from Samsung and leaked them to an overseas firm. The Seoul Central District Prosecutors Office has indicted those four employees with physical detention for violating the unfair competition prevention […]

  • 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
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