Wednesday, May 23, 2018
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Samsung Display Showcases Future Display Technologies SID 2018
Toshiba's Twin-Field Quantum Key Distribution Extends the Limit of Intercity Secure Communications
Next Generation A12 iPhone Chips Are Already in production On TSMC's 7nm Process
Samsung Details Foundry Plans, 3nm Gate-All-Around FETs Coming in 2021
HTC U12 Plus Comes With Pressure-sensitive Buttons and Dual Front Cameras for $799
New Acer Chromebooks Coming on Wednesday
SpaceX Flies Satellites for Iridium
Mark Zuckerberg Apologizes to EU, But Made us not any wiser
Active Discussions
Which of these DVD media are the best, most durable?
How to back up a PS2 DL game
Copy a protected DVD?
roxio issues with xp pro
Help make DVDInfoPro better with dvdinfomantis!!!
menu making
Optiarc AD-7260S review
cdrw trouble
 Home > News > General Computing > Samsung...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Thursday, May 04, 2017
Samsung On Track to Beat Intel in Semiconductor Sales


Samsung Electronics is predicted to beat out Intel in the second quarter of this year and become the world's largest semiconductor maker.

Intel, which specializes in CPUs for PCs, has dominated the number position in the semiconductor markets for 24 years. Samsung Electronics officially entered the semiconductor business in 1983.

According to market research firm IC Insights, it is estimated that Intel will make about $14.4 billion in semiconductor sales in the second quarter. On the other hand, it estimated that Samsung will make about $14.94 billion in the same period, an 7.5% increase from the company's reported sales in first quarter.

In the first quarter of last year, Intel's sales were 40% higher than Samsung Electronics' sales. However, Samsung is predicted to beat out Intel in the following year mainly due to increased prices of DRAM and NAND flash memories. IC Insights is estimating that prices of DRAM and NAND will increase by 39% and 25% respectively by end of this year.

Samsung is currently enjoying a 50% DRAM market share and is also holding the 40% share of the NAND flash memories used as storage devices.

Samsung's ts SoC (System on Chip) business, which is used for smartphones and cars, is also growing continuously. Its foundry business, which mainly produces system semiconductors on behalf of other companies, has also a competitive edge, with Qualcomm, NVIDIA and NXP to be in the company's customer list.



Previous
Next
BenQ Professional Designer Monitor Promises Individually Factory-Calibrated Color Precision        All News        Google to Pay $334 million to Settle Italy Tax Dispute
Facebook Reports High Profit On Strong Mobile Ad Business     General Computing News      Google to Pay $334 million to Settle Italy Tax Dispute

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Samsung Display Showcases Future Display Technologies SID 2018
Samsung Details Foundry Plans, 3nm Gate-All-Around FETs Coming in 2021
Samsung Opens Global AI Centers in the U.K., Canada and Russia
Samsung Brings Bixby to Home Appliances
Samsung Extends its Semiconductor Sales Lead over Intel
Samsung Galaxy Note 9 Said to Launch Before September
Samsung in Talks with ZTE to Offer Exynos Mobile Processor
Motorola and Microsoft Foldable Phone Patents, and the new Samsung Galaxy S8 Lite
New Samsung Galaxy A6 and A6+ Come With Advanced Cameras and Everyday Features
Chips Power Samsung's Record first-quarter Profit Despite Decline in OLED Sales
Samsung Brings 10nm-class 16Gb LPDDR4X DRAM for Automobiles
Samsung Unveiled New Onyx Cinema LED Screen at CinemaCon

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2018 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .