The Samsung Mobile Phone Manufacturing Company Based in South Korea. Samsung has made a name for itself by becoming the most prominent and trusted mobile phone manufacturing company across the globe.
Its headquarters are located in Seoul, the capital city of South Korea. The company was founded on 1st March 1938 by Lee Byung-Chul.
It is not just the largest supplier of smartphones but also prominent for the production of electronics. Used in industries such as integrated systems, memory chips, appliances, digital media, textile, aerospace industry, and so on.
The company stepped into the electronic industry much later in 1969. The first electronic products were the infamous black-and-white televisions.
Overseas export of electronic products started in the 1970s. By that time, Samsung had already succeeded in becoming a highly recognized manufacturing company in Korea.
A SHORT GLIMPSE INTO THE HISTORY OF THE SAMSUNG MOBILE PHONE BRAND
Initially, Samsung was a trading company in the city of Taegu. At the time, Lee Byung-Chul had over 40 employees to run the company which was then a grocery store.
Where the exchange of goods happened that were produced in the city. The store sold its noodles, vegetables, and other goods.
The company witnessed its first expansion to the capital city of Seoul in 1947 but had to leave because of the Korean War.
After a series of unfortunate events, Lee set up a sugar refinery in Busan right before entering the textile industry.
He later started a woollen mill which was the most well-known and the largest in the country.
With so many diverse sectors in its hand, the company made significant growth and rapidly reached out into retail business, insurance, and securities.
Post the Korean War, Samsung held a huge contribution to the country’s economy and industrialization.
Looking at the quick rate of expansion, the company formed different sub-divisions for its electronic businesses.
The company also made some notable investments in research and development institutes at the time which paved way for it to put a stand in the information technology industry.
With tremendous progress and growth in the later years, Samsung grabbed a position in the top five electronic manufacturers in the world.
Technology products manufactured by Samsung such as semiconductors and LCD screens are well-recognized.
In 2000, Samsung launched its first premium quality mobile phone with a high-definition built-in camera that can click up to 20 photos at once.
As 2000 ended, numerous models of cell phones were launched in the market. The company gained global attention after the launch of its exclusive Galaxy S series.
Apart from smartphones, the company is also a major supplier of tablet computers.
Glory of The Galaxy Series
Mobile devices from the Galaxy series gained immense popularity in the cell phone market all around the world.
Mobile phones from the Galaxy series always grabbed the annual rank of the best-selling smartphones in the world.
Strong competition exists between Apple iPhones and phones from the Samsung Galaxy S series. Some of the most eminent out of the series include the following:
- Galaxy S9 Plus
- Galaxy S10 Plus
- Galaxy S10
- Galaxy Note 8
- Galaxy A8 Plus
- Galaxy Fold
- Galaxy S9
- Galaxy S10e
- Galaxy Note 9
The world has witnessed the evolution of television models over the past few decades. The company manufactured television sets since 2006 and has produced the maximum number of them exported around the world.
In 2017, Samsung beat the position of the company Intel in being the largest producer of semiconductor chips.
MANUFACTURING LOCATIONS OF SAMSUNG MOBILE PHONE
India has many Samsung phone manufacturing outlets. Concerning the new movement of ‘Make in India’, Samsung put in a new manufacturing plant in Noida, Uttar Pradesh.
This factory is all set to be the World’s largest Samsung mobile phone factory in the world. When it comes to the Asian continent, countries like India, China, Korea, and Vietnam are prime locations of Samsung manufacturing set-ups.
Vietnam produces almost 50% of Samsung models whereas Korea provides 8% of manufacturing. The remaining percentage of the total manufacturing of phones is carried out in India and China.
However, there have been several claims made by consumers that the models made in Vietnam are fake. The company never produces a fake product.
Fake Samsung mobile phones are sold by random manufacturers to earn income under the brand’s name.
It should be noted that all the mobile phones made by Samsung are engineered in the same way including electric and software components.
We cannot point out which country is responsible for the fake supply as the structure, location and manpower always differ.
Some sources say that Samsung is shifting most of their production to India from Vietnam. After all, India is the biggest mobile phone manufacturing country in the world owing to the enormous amount of production capacity.
The largest mobile manufacturing factory in Noida was inaugurated by the respected Prime Minister of India. This gesture from Samsung exhibits its immense trust in India and its export services.
Recently, Samsung changed its operating system in its smartphones. Android and Windows Mobile OS are the two operating systems under use by the company.
The main target of the company is Android phones. Earlier, popular and advanced operating systems such as Bada OS, Symbian, and LiMo were used in Samsung smartphones.
- The unique feature of speech-recognition in phones was first introduced by Samsung in 2005.
- A virtual-reality device was designed by the company that could be used with the Galaxy Note 4 model of the Samsung Galaxy Series called Gear VR.
- The government gave permission to test a self-driving car in 2017.
- The company’s logo changed its design format thrice.
- Samsung also played a vital role in the construction of Burj Khalifa which is situated in Dubai and known to be the tallest building in the world.