SamMobile has affiliate and sponsored partnerships. If you buy something through one of these links, we may earn a commission.
Here you will find the latest news and most recent developments on the semiconductors, with regular updates and all the information you need.
Samsung is expected to post its Q1 earnings guidance next week but preliminary data from market analysts cited by Yonhap News looks promising already. Industry watchers expect Samsung's robust earnings from the mobile business to have balanced out the company's poor performance in the semiconductor space. Analysts predict the company will record 60.64 trillion won […]
Samsung's share in the global DRAM market saw a slight quarter-on-quarter decline in Q2 2020, but the company's revenues did rebound, shows a recent report by market research firm TrendForce via Yonhap. Although Samsung's global DRAM market share declined by 0.6% to 43.5% in the April-June period compared to the previous quarter, its revenues have […]
According to TrendForce data cited by Yonhap News, Samsung's DRAM revenues declined in Q1 2020 in no small part due to the COVID-19 pandemic. But despite these hurdles, Samsung managed to remain dominant in the global DRAM market throughout the January-March period and even boosted its market share. Samsung's global DRAM market share stood at […]
It is being reported that fire broke out in Samsung's chip manufacturing plant in South Korea. However, no casualties have been reported so far. The South Korean chip giant has claimed earlier today that the production won't be affected due to the fire. The company makes memory, storage, and application processors at the plant. The […]
Samsung has announced that its foundry business has started mass producing 6nm and 7nm chips using the EUV (Extreme Ultraviolet) lithography process. The company's new V1 facility, which is also its first dedicated production line for manufacturing chips using the EUV process, broke ground in February of 2018 and started testing wafers production in the […]
Qualcomm's latest 5G modem was unveiled earlier today under the X60 moniker, and it didn't take long for fresh reports to emerge and suggest that the new 5G solution will be manufactured by Samsung in its own facilities using a 5-nanometer process. Compared to the X55's 7nm process, 5nm provides better energy efficiency and performance […]
Samsung's DRAM business in Q4 2019 saw a decline in revenue of 5% and a 1.6% drop in market share, yet the company managed to maintain its top spot in the segment and remains the only major DRAM supplier in the market to have made a turnaround in Q4 2019, according to The Korea Herald […]
Samsung ended 2019 on a low note, when a power outage at its semiconductor manufacturing plant in Hwaseong, South Korea has caused tens of millions of dollars in damage. The good news for the consumer market is that the unfortunate event is unlikely to affect commodity DRAM prices in the first quarter of the year. […]
Absolutely nothing can be allowed to go wrong at a semiconductor manufacturing plant. The manufacturing process for these chips requires exceptional care and even the slightest of hiccups can cause millions in damages. That's what's feared to have happened at Samsung's massive chip complex in Hwaseong, South Korea. Production had to be temporarily halted at […]
Samsung’s semiconductor business has been performing exceptionally well in the last couple of years. The Korean company has posted record profits in the last few quarters, primarily due to the stellar performance by its semiconductor division. The fact that Samsung dethroned Intel as the largest chipmaker in the world in 2017 demonstrates its rapid growth […]
Samsung and Apple have both posted their earnings results for this past quarter and the numbers show that Samsung has done a great job at closing the profitability gap with its biggest rival. However, while the iPhone drives much of Apple's profits, it's a different story over at Samsung. So even though Samsung has been […]
Chinese smartphone manufacturers have given Samsung a run for its money in the global smartphone market and now they have their sights set on Samsung's lead in the semiconductor market. The country purchases almost a fifth of the global DRAM supply and has been funding the creation of domestic memory producers to reduce imports and […]
IBM launched its IBM Q initiative not too long ago. It's the first initiative of its kind in the industry to build commercially available universal quantum computers for business and science applications. Samsung is one of the first clients to tap into the IBM Q quantum computing systems to explore practical applications of the technology. […]