Samsung Electronics’ quarterly profit more than halved after a global industry downturn and trade tensions hammered demand for its chips and high-end smartphones.
Samsung Electronics has completed a two-month redesign of the Galaxy Fold to fix embarrassing screen failures that forced its delay.
Huawei is preparing for a 40% to 60% drop in international smartphone shipments as the Trump administration’s blacklisting hammers one of the Chinese tech giant’s most important businesses.
AMD will license its graphics designs to Samsung for use in smartphones and tablets, taking its technology into a new market and helping differentiate products from the world’s biggest smartphone maker.
Apple has been accused of “significantly overstating” the battery life of a number of its iPhone handsets following testing carried out by a consumer watchdog.
Huawei overtook Apple to claim the number-two spot in smartphones in the first quarter, moving a step closer to its avowed ambition of displacing Samsung at the top of the market.
Samsung Electronics intends to invest the equivalent of about R1.7-trillion over the next decade or so to take on Intel and Qualcomm in the business of making advanced chip processors.