Samsung Electronics is a South Korean multinational electronics company engaged in consumer electronics, information technology and mobile communications, and device solutions businesses worldwide. The company develops, manufactures, and sells various consumer products, including mobile phones, tablets, televisions, Blu-ray players, DVD players, home theater systems, digital cameras, and camcorders; home appliances such as refrigerators, air conditioners, washing machines, ovens, and dishwashers; PCs, peripherals, and printers comprising tablet PCs, notebooks, monitors, optical disc drives, printers, and computers; memory and storage products such as solid state drives and memory cards; and accessories. The company also provides healthcare and medical equipment comprising ultrasound, digital X-ray, and in-vitro diagnostics; telecommunications infrastructures, including wireless and enterprise network systems; standalone mobile APs for smartphones, CMOS image sensors for mobile cameras, and display driver and smart card ICs; LCD display panels and OLED panels for mobiles; and LED lighting solutions that include LED packages, LED display modules, LED light engines, and LED retrofit lamps. In addition, it is engaged in cyber game match hosting; technology business venture capital investments; the manufacture of semiconductor components; semiconductor equipment businesses; the sponsoring of sports teams and games; and credit management activities. Samsung Electronics also provides repair services for electronic devices as well as general logistics agency, consultation, and communication system services. It has operations in Korea, China, Latin and North America, Europe, the Asia Pacific, and Africa. Samsung Electronics was founded in 1969 as a subsidiary of Samsung Group and is headquartered in Suwon, South Korea.

Research Grants 56 show all






Patents 674,187show all

  • 65,495
    H01L - Semiconductor devices
  • 41,395
    G06F - Electric digital data processing
  • 36,895
    H04N - Pictorial communication, e.g. television
  • 28,800
    H04L - Transmission of digital information, e.g. telegraphic communication
  • 25,267
    H04W - Wireless communications networks
  • 22,517
    G09G - Arrangements or circuits for control of indicating devices using static means to present variable information
  • 19,373
    G02F - Devices or arrangements, the optical operation of which is modified by changing the optical properties of the medium of the devices or arrangements for the control of the intensity, colour, phase, polarisation or direction of light, e.g. switching, gating, modulating or demodulating
  • 17,255
    G11C - Static stores
  • 15,906
    G11B - Information storage based on relative movement between record carrier and transducer
  • 14,674
    H01M - Processes or means, e.g. batteries, for the direct conversion of chemical into electrical energy

Clinical Trials 24show all


Contact Information

Samsung Electronics Building 40th floor, 11, Seocho-daero 74-gil
South Korea


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