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.
Founders: Byung-chul Lee