Samsung Foundry has seemingly secured orders from major companies including AMD & Tesla, as per a report from Korean outlet, Fnnews.
In a forum for investors in Hong Kong, Samsung discloses that its foundry division is on track to position itself to be a strong competitor in the semiconductor industry. While the company has shown complete devotion to its mobile division, the officials have hinted that the company plans to diversify its sales structure by increasing the number of customers in fields such as semiconductors for AI and automobiles.
Hyperscalers (large-scale data center operators), automobile OEMs (original equipment manufacturers), and Tesla, as well as other customers, came to us wanting chips of their design. When asked why they came to us, we said, “It’s because Samsung has all three.
Our mission is to help semiconductors, including foundries and memory, bring imagination to life. Some of our customers are planning to sell the 4-nanometer AI accelerator we are developing, and the electric vehicle company, the number one in the automobile industry, is also moving to 5-nanometer. We are developing a version of a fully autonomous chiplet.
-Samsung's President Jeong Hai-Lin
The above statement reveals that Samsung has garnered interest in its 4nm process, especially for the AI segment. It was reported that Samsung has passed decisive quality tests for its next-gen HBM3 memory and has positioned itself to bring AMD on board.
Now it is not known definitively if Samsung will end up being a partner in the development of the MI300 accelerators but AMD had previously made it very clear that their accelerator is something that couldn't have been made possible without the help of TSMC. So it is likely that we are lookingRead more on wccftech.com