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Samsung Expects Chip Demand to Grow This Year

Samsung Expects Chip Demand to Grow This Year

SUWON, March 18 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co., the world’s largest memory chip maker, said Wednesday it expects this year’s chip demand to grow despite concerns over the novel coronavirus pandemic. During an annual shareholder meeting, Kim Ki-nam, who leads Samsung’s device solutions division, said that “external uncertainties” will continue this year but global [...]

Samsung Produces Smartphone Cases with Plastic Waste

Samsung Produces Smartphone Cases with Plastic Waste

SEOUL, March 18 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co. will manufacture and sell accessories for smartphones and smartwatches with thread made by melting plastic waste. Samsung collaborated with Danish textile company Kvadrat to produce a case for the Galaxy S20 Plus and a strap accessory to the Galaxy Watch Active2, with fibers that recycled plastic [...]

Samsung Plans to Release 5G Smartphones in Over 40 Countries This Year

Samsung Plans to Release 5G Smartphones in Over 40 Countries This Year

SEOUL, March 11 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co. plans to release its 5G smartphones in more than 40 countries this year, a company official said Wednesday, as the South Korean tech giant seeks to further expand its global presence amid the rise of the next-generation mobile service. Samsung’s 5G smartphones were sold in 22 [...]

Samsung, LG Begin Duel in Local Dryer Market

Samsung, LG Begin Duel in Local Dryer Market

SEOUL, March 7 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co. and LG Electronics Inc. have begun their duel in the local dryer market, industry observers said Saturday, as they released new products with upgraded artificial intelligence (AI) and sanitizing features. Industry officials expect that South Korea’s clothes dryer market could grow up to 2 million units [...]

Samsung Launches Galaxy S20 Smartphones in 20 Countries

Samsung Launches Galaxy S20 Smartphones in 20 Countries

SEOUL, March 6 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co. said Friday its new flagship smartphone line has been officially launched globally as the South Korean tech giant hopes its latest handsets can drive the company’s mobile business amid the novel coronavirus outbreak. Sales of the Galaxy S20 series have started in 20 countries, including South [...]

Samsung Display Announces Commercialization of Glass Cover for Foldable Devices

Samsung Display Announces Commercialization of Glass Cover for Foldable Devices

SEOUL, Feb. 19 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Display Co., an affiliate of Samsung Electronics Co., said Wednesday it has commercialized a glass cover for foldable devices. Samsung Display said its ultra thin glass (UTG) cover window that is about 30 micrometers thick can be mass-produced for various foldable devices. The flexible glass cover is already [...]

Samsung Signs Partnership with BTS to Boost Marketing

Samsung Signs Partnership with BTS to Boost Marketing

SEOUL, Feb. 19 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co. signed a partnership with K-pop super band BTS for marketing of its new smartphones, company officials said Wednesday. Samsung will first work with BTS for the boy band’s global contemporary art initiative, “CONNECT, BTS,” and will expand their collaboration to other areas, according to the officials. [...]