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 […]

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Samsung DX enters emergency mode, cuts business expenses

Samsung Electronics is cutting expenses for the Device Experience (DX) division, says a new report citing a company notice posted on its intranet earlier this week. According to said notice, Samsung’s DX division has switched to emergency mode due to the current economic landscape. A company official cited by BusinessKorea said that Samsung is “suffering […]

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Don’t miss out on Samsung’s last winter sale of the year!

The “Discover Samsung” sales event is about to return one last time before 2022 comes to an end. In a little over an hour from publishing this story, Samsung USA plans to kick off its winter sale event to celebrate the end of 2022 with hot deals. The event lasts until December 15, and if […]

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Samsung to exceed 2 million QD-OLED TV shipments in 2024

Samsung is expected to surpass the 1 million shipment mark for QD-OLED TVs next year. As a result, the company will almost triple shipments in 2023, and market watchers predict that Samsung will continue to increase QD-OLED TV shipments through next year and into 2024. Samsung shipped around 450,000 QD-OLED TVs this year, and UBI […]

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Samsung may have another new power bank in development

Samsung is developing a new power bank, which may be unveiled around the same time as the Galaxy S23 series, if not earlier. But to make matters a bit more confusing, the company appears to have filed documents to trademark two monikers. Last month, Samsung filed paperwork to trademark the “Superfast Portable Power” name. Earlier […]

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Samsung to increase investment in Vietnam to $20 billion this year

Over the past few years, Vietnam has emerged as Samsung’s key production site. And shortly after South Korea and Vietnam announced their plans to build a “comprehensive strategic partnership” earlier this week, news surfaced on a new multi-billion dollar investment by Samsung. Likewise, LG intends to increase its investment in the country. Even though Samsung […]

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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), […]

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Samsung acquires two cloud security international standard certifications

In an official newsroom post, Samsung announced that it has acquired two international standard certifications for cloud security: ISO 27001 and ISO 27017. Getting these two cloud security certifications also proves the company’s “world-class information protection and system operation capabilities.” The ISO 27001 certification (Information Security Management System) and the ISO 27017 certification (Cloud Service […]

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Samsung announces its first ever female president

Samsung has officially announced that it has promoted a female executive to the position of President. According to Yonhap News Agency, Samsung Electronics has promoted Lee Young-hee to the President’s post of the Global Marketing Center for the Samsung DX (Device eXperience) division. It is the same department that oversees its smartphone business. This is […]

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2023 could be the last time you get excited by Samsung’s Galaxy S lineup

Most Samsung fans love the Galaxy S series, but it may come a time when the iconic lineup will take a back seat to foldable phones. That time might come by the end of 2023 after Samsung lifts the veil off the Galaxy Z Fold 5 and Galaxy Z Flip 5. Samsung Display has worked […]

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Samsung devices vulnerable to malware apps due to security leak

Millions of Android devices, including Samsung, appear to have been left vulnerable by a major security leak. This isn’t as much a vulnerability as it is an actual leak of a critical component used by device manufacturers who rely on Android OS. More specifically, Android OEMs, including LG, Samsung, and others, have had their platform […]

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Samsung won’t be buying OLED panels from China’s BOE this year

Samsung has been buying OLED and LCD panels from China’s BOE for a few years now. These panels are used in smartphones and TVs. However, it looks like the company won’t be buying display panels from BOE next year. According to a list obtained by TheElec, Samsung has removed BOE from its official suppliers’ list, […]

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Samsung’s CES 2023 press conference will focus on smart home ecosystem improvements

CES 2023 is scheduled to start on January 5, 2023, and as usual, Samsung has announced that it will hold a press conference during the world’s biggest electronics expo. The company has also hinted at what its focus will be during its Consumer Electronics Show 2023 announcements a day before the expo starts. Samsung’s official […]

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Why do we choose Samsung? Is it blind fandom or is there more to this?

It goes without saying that SamMobile is a Samsung fan website. It’s in the name, after all. But from where does this dedication stem? Is it blind fandom? Or do we have good reasons for supporting this mobile brand? Why not another? Why Samsung, in particular? Is it because it’s the top smartphone company? Are […]

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Samsung may release a Self Repair Assistant mobile app for DIYers

A new trademark application filed by Samsung may have revealed the company’s future plans related to its Self-Repair program. Judging by the filing, Samsung appears to be working on a new mobile app called “Self Repair Assistant.” The app’s icon, shown in the trademark application, consists of a stylized cogwheel and wrench on a blue […]

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Samsung wins award for ‘Best Customer Experience in Crisis’

When the COVID-19 pandemic started and Samsung’s Walk-In Repair centers in Canada had to shut down temporarily, the company quickly came up with a solution that would allow customers to continue getting support and safe product deliveries. And for these efforts, Samsung Canada has now won silver in the “Best Customer Experience in the Crisis” […]

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Strike at iPhone factory could give Samsung the advantage before holiday season

While the demand for iPhone 14 Pro is through the roof, Apple recently revealed during its Q3 2022 earnings call that there could be supply chain issues during the holiday season. Now, the company is facing even more problems as there have been reports of massive strikes at one of the factories where the iPhone […]

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Galaxy S23 HDI supply chain has changed due to an acquisition

More bits of information concerning Samsung’s supply chain for Galaxy S23 components have emerged. Samsung is supposedly replacing one of its existing HDI PCB (high-density interconnected printed circuit board) suppliers due to an acquisition that is out of its control. Samsung and Japanese HDI board supplier, Ibiden, have collaborated for several years. Ibiden has supplied […]

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Samsung was one of the most commonly-used passwords in 2021

A recent study conducted by password management solution company Nordpass has determined that Samsung, or rather “samsung” with a lowercase S, counts among one of the most commonly used passwords in at least in 30 countries. This puts at risk the security of millions of users worldwide. Using the name of your favorite smartphone/TV/home appliance brand, […]

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Samsung may supply NAND for future iPhones destined for China

Apple is reportedly making changes along the supply chain for parts destined for iPhones in China. And instead of acquiring NAND flash modules from local supplier YMTC (Yangtse Memory Technologies Co), Apple supposedly intends to buy these memory chips for future iPhone models from Samsung. These plans are reportedly set in motion for iPhones to […]

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