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.

2004

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

2003

  • 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

2002

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

2001

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

2000

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