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Samsung Develops New DRAM for 5G, AI Features of Smartphones

Samsung Develops New DRAM for 5G, AI Features of Smartphones

SEOUL, Jul. 17 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co. said Tuesday it has developed a new mobile dynamic random access memory (DRAM) solution optimized for the fifth-generation (5G) network and artificial intelligence (AI) features of smartphones. The South Korean tech giant said it finished the development of the 10nm-class 8Gb LPDDR5 DRAM in April, boasting [...]

S. Korea Maintains Dominance over Global DRAM Market in Q3

S. Korea Maintains Dominance over Global DRAM Market in Q3

SEOUL, Dec. 7 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean tech giants maintained their strong dominance over the global market for dynamic random-access memory (DRAM) chips in the third quarter, data showed Thursday. According to the data compiled by IHS Markit and other industrial sources, Samsung Electronics Co. accounted for 44.5 percent of the market in the [...]

Samsung Sales Expected Surpass Intel This Year

Samsung Sales Expected Surpass Intel This Year

SEOUL, Nov. 20 (Korea Bizwire) – Samsung Electronics Co. is expected to outpace U.S.-based Intel Corp. in terms of sales this year and emerge as the world’s No. 1 chip maker, data showed Monday. According to the data compiled by industry tracker IC Insights, Samsung will likely post sales of US$65.6 billion in the chip segment to account for 15 percent of the global market. Intel, on [...]

Samsung Expected to Expand DRAM Output Capacity: DRAMeXchange

Samsung Expected to Expand DRAM Output Capacity: DRAMeXchange

SEOUL, Nov. 2 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co. is expected to expand its production capacity for dynamic random-access memory (DRAM) chips next year in a bid to keep its dominance in the market, an industry tracker said Thursday. “There are reports that Samsung is considering expanding its production capacity to increase competition and raise [...]

Price for DRAM Chips on Rise, Casting Rosy Outlook for Samsung, SK

Price for DRAM Chips on Rise, Casting Rosy Outlook for Samsung, SK

SEOUL, Aug. 3 (Korea Bizwire) — The global price for dynamic random-access memory (DRAM) chips rose 5.2 percent on-month in July, data showed Thursday, casting brighter outlook over second-half earnings for South Korean chipmakers. According to the data compiled by industry tracker DRAMeXchange, the average contract price for the mainstay DDR4 4Gb 512Mx8 2133MHz came [...]

SK hynix to Invest 9.6 tln Won on DRAM, NAND Facilities

SK hynix to Invest 9.6 tln Won on DRAM, NAND Facilities

SEOUL, Jul. 26 (Korea Bizwire) — SK hyinx Inc. said Wednesday it plans to allocate some 9.6 trillion won (US$8.5 billion) this year to expand its production facilities for dynamic random-access memory (DRAM) and NAND chips. Through a regulatory filing, the South Korean chipmaker said it expanded the amount of investment originally estimated at 7 [...]

SK hynix’s Q2 Net Hits Record High on Strong Chip Sales

SK hynix’s Q2 Net Hits Record High on Strong Chip Sales

SEOUL, Jul. 25 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s No. 2 chipmaker SK hynix Inc. said Tuesday its second-quarter net profit shot up nearly ninefold, apparently helped by a strong average sales price of dynamic random-access memory (DRAM) and NAND chips. The record-breaking net profit came to 2.46 trillion won (US$2.2 billion), soaring from 286 billion [...]

Samsung Expands Production of High-performance DRAM for AI Systems

Samsung Expands Production of High-performance DRAM for AI Systems

SEOUL, Jul. 18 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co. said Tuesday it expanded production of new high-performance dynamic random-access memory (DRAM) chips that can be utilized for artificial intelligence (AI) systems. The South Korean tech giant said it kicked off full-fledged mass production of the industry’s first high-performance 8GB High Bandwidth Memory 2 (HBM) DRAM [...]