Samsung is one of largest electronics and technology brands in the world with a product range that spans across numerous product categories, including computers, mobiles, televisions, small and large home appliances, audio, cameras and more.
From its small beginnings as a trading company, Samsung has grown into a world-class brand with innovations and breakthrough products that have made Samsung a leader in numerous fields. Samsung currently holds the largest global market share for smartphone, and ranks as a top 10 global brand.
Founded by Lee Byung-chul in 1938, Samsung expanded into numerous areas including food processing, textiles, insurance, securities and retail. By the late 1960s, Samsung had reached into the electronic industry, construction and shipbuilding. Since the 1990s Samsung globalized its activities and branched into the mobile phones and semiconductors, which has became a key source of income.
In recent years, the company has become the world’s largest manufacturer of mobile phones and a major vendor of tablet computers and pioneer of the phablet. Samsung electronics has set numerous technological precedents and continues to break technological records.