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20 Things You Didn't Know About Samsung

20 THINGS You've craved the phone, you've used the tablet, you own the television, but how well do you really know this company? Here are 20 facts about Samsung that may surprise you. It's Samsung, but not as you may know it. YOU DIDN'T KNOW ABOUT SAMSUNG O SAMSUNG SAMSUNG SAMSUNG *69 - '79 '80 - '93 *93 - PRESENT In Korean, the word Samsung means "three stars." The name was chosen by Samsung founder Lee Byung-chull, whose vision was for his company to become powerful and everlasting like stars in the sky. ONLY 1993, Samsung announced its "New Management" philosophy, setting a new course for the company with a commitment to product quality at its core. THE BEST To reinvigorate the company and instill a global mindset focused on quality, in 1993, Šamsung's Chairman, Lee Kun Hee, exhorted all employees to "change everything except for your family." In 1995, Chairman Lee Kun Hee was not content with the quality of Samsung products. In order to get his employees to better understand the importance of quality, he had his staff assemble a pile of 150,000 phones and fax machines. More than 2,000 employees gathered to watch the destruction of the old devices, ushering in a new era centered around product quality. 4 To ensure the highest quality products, 90% Since 1993, Samsung's Human Resource Development Center has offered 64 courses to 53,400 employees. It has deployed 5,045 Regional Specialists to countries all over the world to develop a greater cultural understanding and help Samsung become a true global company. of Samsung products are produced within Samsung's own factories. GLOBAL Since the inception of "New Management," the company has experienced unprecedented growth and success around the world. SUCCESS 6. $188 8. Samsung was ranked as the BILLION REVENUE IN 2012 236.000 9TH EMPLOYEES IN 79 countries, and more than half are based outside Korea. $400 most valuable global brand on the 2012 Interbrand Top Global Brands list. BILLION REVENUE EXPECTED IN 2020 WORLD'S Over the years, Samsung has been first to market with countless new innovations, including: FIRST 9. TV ●.. CDMA DIGITAL TV WATCH PHONE MP3 PHONE (1996) (1998) (1999) (1999) GLOBAL Samsung is now a market leader in a variety of product categories, including: MARKET LEADER 10 11 12 1/3 of the smartphones sold in the world are Samsung smartphones. 100 Samsung TVS are sold every minute. 70% of the world's smartphones use DRAM made by Samsung. R&D PROWESS In order to maintain its competitive edge, Samsung continues to be one of the world's leading investors in technology research and design. 13 In 2012, Samsung Electronics invested 14 $10.8 BILLION 33 R&D ČENTERS in R&D, or about 6% of its revenue. More than a quarter of Samsung's staff work in research and development - that's more than 60,000 employees. Around the world. 15 6 DESIGN CENTERS 16 No.1 holder of design- and mobile- relate ents worldwide LONDON - SAN FRANCISCO - TOKYO SHANGHAI - DELHI - SEOUL RECEIVED 44 IF AWARDS In the US, Samsung holds the second-highest number of patents, with IDEA AWARDS 5,081 PATENTS in 2012 -the most of any nominee. registered by the US Patent Office in 2012. PURSUIT As a result of its dedication to research and design, Samsung has recently introduced some of the world's most innovative technologies, including: OF INNOVATION 17 Evolution Kit Samsung GALAXY Note Il with S Pen Created a new smart mobile category of devices, born from consumer insights & innovation. 85S9 UHD TV Smart TV Evolution Kit GALAXY Camera Offers unprecedented picture clarity and detail. Allows owners of Samsung Smart TVs to upgrade sets with latest hardware and software features. 3G/4G & Wi-Fi connectivity. Became the first truly Connected Camera with MORE SUSTAINABLE Samsung is always looking forward, investing in new technologies for a sustainable future. FUTURE Incubating future technology through the Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology, focusing on: From 2013, 19 Investing 18 20 $4.8 BILLION 100% Future IT Advanced Devices of products are set to receive global standard environmental certifications. between 2009 and 2013 to reduce 85 million tons of greenhouse gases. New Materials Bio & Medical Technology BE SURE TO KEEP UP WITH ALL OUR SURPRISES AT SAMSUNG GLOBAL.SAMSUNGTOMORROW.COM SAMSUNG TOMORROW

20 Things You Didn't Know About Samsung

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You've craved the phone, you've used the tablet, you own the television, but how welldo you really know this company? Here are 20 facts about Samsung that may surprise you. It's Samsung, but not as yo...


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