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IDC: Third-quarter worldwide smartphone shipments up 0.8% Market research Press releases 

IDC: Third-quarter worldwide smartphone shipments up 0.8%

Worldwide smartphone shipments increased 0.8% year over year in the third quarter of 2019, reversing seven quarters of decline, according to new data from the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker. In total, companies shipped a total 358.3 million smartphones during the quarter, which was up 8.1% from the previous quarter and enough to return the industry to... Read More
Samsung debuts Galaxy A90 5G New Products Press releases 

Samsung debuts Galaxy A90 5G

Interact and play instantaneously and securely wherever you go Samsung Electronics today announced the launch of the Galaxy A90 5G – the latest addition to the Galaxy A family with 5G connectivity. Made for digital natives living in the Era of Live, the Galaxy A90 5G combines 5G-connectivity with powerful features to capture, stream and share exactly the way you... Read More
Samsung announces first 108Mp image sensor for smartphones News Press releases 

Samsung announces first 108Mp image sensor for smartphones

SEOUL, South Korea–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., a world leader in advanced semiconductor technology, today introduced 108 megapixel (Mp) Samsung ISOCELL Bright HMX, the first mobile image sensor in the industry to go beyond 100 million pixels. With the latest addition, Samsung will expand its 0.8μm image sensor offerings from its recently announced ultra-high 64Mp to 108Mp, a resolution equivalent... Read More
Samsung debuts Galaxy Note10 with “pro-grade” camera New Products News Press releases 

Samsung debuts Galaxy Note10 with “pro-grade” camera

The most powerful Galaxy Note suite of productivity and creativity tools with enhanced S Pen and pro-grade camera now comes in two sizes Samsung Electronics today unveiled the Galaxy Note10, a new line of premium smartphones that combines elegant design with powerful performance and productivity tools to help users make the most of every moment. Inspired by a generation that... Read More
As digital cameras struggle, global smartphones reach peak sales point News Opinion 

As digital cameras struggle, global smartphones reach peak sales point

The photo enthusiast sites frequently bemoaning the continued decline in camera shipments from Japan. Citing CIPA stats, it’s clear the trend isn’t optimistic, as shown from the chart at right. The growth in mirrorless category hasn’t done much to offset the secular decline in the digital camera industry. We can all debate the merits of which is better – the... Read More
Samsung launches new 64MP image sensor for smartphones New Products Press releases 

Samsung launches new 64MP image sensor for smartphones

The company expands its 0.8μm image sensor lineup with 64Mp ISOCELL Bright GW1 and 48Mp ISOCELL Bright GM2 that allow vibrant ultra-high resolution mobile photography Samsung Electronics, a world leader in advanced semiconductor technology, today introduced two new 0.8-micrometer (μm) pixel image sensors – the 64-megapixel (Mp) Samsung ISOCELL Bright GW1 and 48Mp ISOCELL Bright GM2. With the addition, Samsung... Read More
Worldwide smartphone shipments down 6.6% year-over-year, according to IDC Market research News Press releases 

Worldwide smartphone shipments down 6.6% year-over-year, according to IDC

FRAMINGHAM, Mass., April 30, 2019 – Challenges within the smartphone market carried right into the first quarter of 2019 (1Q19) with shipment volumes down 6.6% year over year, according to preliminary data from the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker. Smartphone vendors shipped a total of 310.8 million units in 1Q19, which marked the sixth consecutive quarter of decline.... Read More
Samsung raises the bar with Galaxy S10: More screen, cameras and choices New Products Press releases 

Samsung raises the bar with Galaxy S10: More screen, cameras and choices

New premium smartphone experiences to help celebrate 10 years of Galaxy innovations SEOUL / LONDON / SAN FRANCISCO – FEBRUARY 20, 2019 – Celebrating a decade since the launch of the first Galaxy S, Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., introduced a new line of premium smartphones: Galaxy S10. With four unique devices, Galaxy S10 line is engineered to meet the distinct needs of... Read More
Samsung introduces Galaxy Fold with versatile camera, folding display New Products Press releases 

Samsung introduces Galaxy Fold with versatile camera, folding display

The world’s first Dynamic AMOLED Infinity Flex Display, endless multitasking possibilities and our most versatile camera yet – in one breakthrough device SEOUL, KOREA– FEBRUARY 20, 2019– Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. unveiled the highly anticipated Galaxy Fold, a new foldable device creating a new mobile category. Galaxy Fold features the world’s first 7.3-inch Infinity Flex Display, which folds into a compact device with a... Read More
Worldwide smartphone shipments down 4.9% Market research Press releases 

Worldwide smartphone shipments down 4.9%

FRAMINGHAM, Mass., January 30, 2019 – According to preliminary data from the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker, smartphone vendors shipped a total of 375.4 million units during the fourth quarter of 2018 (4Q18), down 4.9% year over year and the fifth consecutive quarter of decline. The challenging holiday quarter closes out the worst year ever for smartphone shipments... Read More
Samsung C-Lab to reveal eight new AI projects at CES 2019 Events Press releases 

Samsung C-Lab to reveal eight new AI projects at CES 2019

Eight innovative new C-Lab projects as well as commercial products from eight spin-offs to be showcased Samsung Electronics announced today that it will showcase eight innovative new projects related to Artificial Intelligence (AI), developed from its C-Lab (Creative Lab)  program, from January 8 through 11 at CES 2019 Eureka Park. In addition, eight start-ups which have been spun off from... Read More
Tablet market sees modest decline of 8.6% as slate and detachable categories continue to struggle, according to IDC Market research Press releases 

Tablet market sees modest decline of 8.6% as slate and detachable categories continue to struggle, according to IDC

FRAMINGHAM, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The worldwide tablet market declined 8.6% during the third quarter of 2018 (3Q18) as global shipments fell to 36.4 million, according to preliminary data from the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Tablet Tracker. Slate tablets accounted for the majority of the market with 31.6 million units, down 7.9% from the previous year. Detachable tablets also declined, down... Read More
Samsung mobile profits lower due to slow low-end model sales News 

Samsung mobile profits lower due to slow low-end model sales

Samsung Electronics reported  financial results for the third quarter ended Sept. 30, 2018. The Company posted KRW 65.46 trillion in consolidated quarterly revenue, up 5.5 percent from a year earlier, and KRW 17.57 trillion in quarterly operating profit, up 20.9 percent. In the third quarter, operating profit reached a new quarterly high for the company driven mainly by the continued strength of... Read More
Samsung debuts long-awaited Galaxy Note9 with improved camera intelligence New Products Press releases 

Samsung debuts long-awaited Galaxy Note9 with improved camera intelligence

Samsung Electronics today announced the latest addition to its premium Note series with Galaxy Note9. The Note series has been recognized for including the company’s latest groundbreaking innovations, and Galaxy Note9 builds on this legacy with a premium smartphone that delivers the ultimate in performance; a new S Pen with connectivity for the first time ever; and Samsung’s most intelligent... Read More
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