2004 - 2000

Pioneering the
Digital Age

The digital age has brought revolutionary change and opportunity to global business and Samsung Electronics has responded with advanced technologies, competitive products and constant innovation.


  • Established a LCD manufacturing facility in Tang jeong
  • Established a System LSI R&D center in China


  • Established S-LCD with Sony, to manufacture TFT-LCD panels
  • Established TSST, to manufacture optical storage devices
  • Established SESK, a manufacturing subsidiary in Slovakia
  • Became #1 globally in flash memory
  • Achieved cumulative sales of over 10 million units for the SGH-T100 mobile phone launched in 2002


  • Became #1 in NAND flash memory and #2 in semiconductors worldwide
  • Signed a patent sharing license agreement with IBM


  • Began mass production of 512Mb flash memory devices
  • Created the World Cyber Games
  • Established a Design Management Center


  • Recorded cumulative sales of over 100 million units of colour TVs