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BOD Approval of the Merger Contract (SEHF Korea)

on Oct 26, 2012

On October 26, 2012, the BOD of Samsung Electronics approved the merger contract with SEHF Korea, which was previously decided at the BOD meeting on September 13, 2012.

□ Details of the Merger

1. Method of merger:
SEHF Korea will be merged into Samsung Electronics at a merger ratio of 1:0
* Since Samsung Electronics holds 100% stake in SEHF Korea, SEHF Korea will be merged into Samsung Electronics without new shares issued.

2. Purpose
To enhance manufacturing competitiveness of Samsung Electronics’ handset business by
securing technological competence in components including camera modules and touch screen
panels, thereby raising shareholder value.

3. Voting results
Total number of shares held by dissenting shareholders accounted for 0.2% (389,239 shares) of
total shares issued.

4. Date of merger: December 1, 2012

* Since the shares to be provided account for less than 10% of the total share issued, this deal
constitutes a small-scale merger pursuant to Article 527-3 of the Commercial Act and
the BOD approval will substitute the General Meeting of Shareholders.