Samsung’s memory products get the Carbon Trust rating for reducing CO2

Samsung has announced that five of its memory products have received global recognition from Carbon Trust for reducing carbon emissions. 20 other memory products and four automotive LED packages from the South Korean firm have received the carbon footprint certification. The Portable SSD T7 (1TB), EVO Select (128GB) MicroSD cards, GDDR6 (8GB) VRAM, HBM2E (8GB) […]

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Samsung bags 43 CES 2022 Innovation Awards for its product design and engineering

Samsung has announced that it has received 43 CES 2022 Innovation Awards by CTA (Consumer Technology Association) for its distinctive product design and engineering. The company said that it focuses on customizability as well as the sustainability of its products and services. Every year, CTA awards products across multiple categories that have a standout design […]

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Samsung unveils world’s first LPDDR5X DRAM chip, could be used in Galaxy S22

Samsung, the world’s biggest memory chip maker, has announced that it has developed the world’s first LPDDR5X DRAM chip. The company claims that it offers 1.3x faster performance and 20% lower power consumption when compared to LPDDR5 DRAM. The South Korean firm said in its press release that its new memory chip is fabricated using […]

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Samsung starts mass production of 14nm DRAM chips using EUV technology

Samsung, the world’s biggest memory chip manufacturer, has announced that it has started the mass production of 14nm DRAM chips using the EUV (Extreme Ultraviolet) technology. The company said that the EUV technology reduces power consumption, improves performance, and reduces development time. The South Korean firm applied EUV to five layers of DDR5 DRAM, improving […]

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DRAM, les prix vont chuter au quantième trimestre en particulier pour la DDR4 !

Aussi surprenant que cela puisse paraitre, le marché de la mémoire vive devrait enregistrer dans les prochaines semaines des baisses de prix. Pourquoi ? La production a atteint des records. La situation sur le segment des semi-conducteurs est difficile actuellement. Les pénuries de composants sont « monnaie courante » depuis des mois en particulier sur le […]

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Samsung made some serious money on these products recently

The semiconductor division is a literal cash cow for Samsung. It’s particularly the company’s dominance in the memory market that made it overtake Intel again to become the world’s largest semiconductor vendor by revenue. The division’s performance did come under pressure a bit when the memory supercycle subsided and prices came down. However, once the […]

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Samsung expands its HBM-PIM memory to more applications

Earlier this year, Samsung had unveiled the world’s first HBM-PIM (High-Bandwidth Memory Processing-In-Memory) modules with integrated processing. This new memory technology offers faster performance for AI applications while reducing power consumption. Now, the South Korean firm has announced that it will expand this DRAM technology to more applications. During Hot Chips 33, an annual expo […]

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DRAM, la hausse des prix va se poursuivre

TOUGHRAM RGB DDR4 3600 MHz 16GB (DRAM) Auteur : Pascal P. Dans Mémoires 15/07/2021 Les prévisions autour de la mémoire vive ne sont pas encourageantes. Trendforce table sur une nouvelle hausse des prix. Elle devrait cependant être moins importante que celle observée au trimestre précédent. Le marché de la mémoire va rester sous pressions dans […]

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Samsung has an unassailable lead in the smartphone memory segment

Samsung is the world’s biggest memory chip manufacturer and the biggest smartphone memory brand as well. According to the latest numbers, the South Korean firm has an unassailable lead over its rivals SK Hynix and Micron Technology. Samsung may remain the number one brand for a long time. According to a new report from Strategy […]

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Samsung’s first LPDDR5 uMCP enables flagship experiences on low-cost phones

Samsung wants to bring flagship-grade experiences to non-flagship phones through its latest LPDDR5 UFS-based multichip package (uMCP). Samsung announced today that the industry’s first LPDDR5 uMCP solution enters mass production starting this month before being deployed across “mid-to-high-end smartphones.” The module leverages Samsung’s expertise in semiconductor technology and combines Samsung’s fastest LPDDR5 memory with UFS […]

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Samsung unveils industry’s first integrated PMIC for DDR5 modules

Samsung Semiconductor has reached another milestone today as it unveiled the industry’s first integrated power management ICs (PMICs) for DDR5 dual in-line memory modules (DIMM). Samsung is calling these new PMIC solutions: S2FPD01, S2FPD02, and S2FPC01. The company claims that the S2FPD01 and S2FPD02 solutions were created primarily for today’s data centers and enterprise servers that are […]

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Samsung’s profitability in DRAM segment declined in Q1 2021

Samsung is the world’s biggest brand in the DRAM segment in terms of both revenue and shipments. However, its profitability seems to have declined slightly in Q1 2021 even though the prices of DRAM chips rose during the period. The company’s revenue increased 8.5% from the quarter earlier. According to a report from TrendForce, Samsung […]

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Samsung becomes world’s first brand to launch memory with CXL Interconnect standard

Samsung has announced that it has launched the industry’s first memory module (DRAM) that uses the new CXL (Compute Express Link) Interconnect standard. It is a DDR5 RAM unit that is designed for AI and high-performance computing tasks. It is intended to be used in data centers and cloud servers. CXL’s development was started in […]

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Samsung’s influence over the smartphone memory market keeps growing

Samsung remained the largest global smartphone memory manufacturer in 2020 and the company improved its DRAM and NAND market share by a couple of points, reveals new data from market research firm Strategy Analytics via The Korea Bizwire. The source claims that the global smartphone memory market grew by 4% on-year in 2020, topping $41 […]

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Analysts: Samsung to post robust Q1 earnings thanks to mobile division

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 […]

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Samsung has gracefully tackled the NAND and DRAM markets in Q4 2021

Samsung maintained the lead across the NAND and DRAM market segments and the company improved its market share by a couple of points in Q4 2020. Globally, the NAND market experienced a quarterly revenue decline of 2.9% in Q4, whereas global DRAM revenues were up 1.1% from the previous quarter. As far as Samsung’s performance goes, […]

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Samsung takes a look back at its 2020 performance in different sectors

This week, Samsung Electronics shared an estimate of its performance across different sectors throughout 2020 and revealed some interesting figures pertaining to the DRAM, TV, display, and automotive component market segments via local news outlet The Hankyoreh. As expected, Samsung Electronics had the biggest TV market share in 2020 and it remains the industry’s top […]

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Samsung planning major investment in H1 2021 for memory chip production

Samsung is the world’s largest manufacturer of memory and storage chips, and the company is trying to further boost its production capacity by making a large-scale investment. According to reports from South Korea, the company is looking to increase its monthly production capacity by an additional 100,000 wafers (12-inch) in the first half of 2021. […]

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Investors buying spree raises Samsung’s share price to pre-COVID levels

Foreign investors are confident that Samsung will recover next year from the economic impact left behind by COVID-19. Anticipating growth across various segments – especially in the semiconductor market – foreign investors have been on a Samsung share buying spree for the past week. This has driven the company’s shares to a historic high and has […]

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