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Samsung Forms Task For Providing Packaging Solutions

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Samsung Electronics has established a semiconductor packaging task force (TF). Supposed to work word-for-word under the CEO, which will enhance cooperation with customers in the packaging field for foundry business.

Samsung also announced in April this year that it will work on 2 nm by 2025. Before this, Samsung also informed in April that it would start to work on the 3nm chips 3GAE (3 nm-class gate-all-around early) fabrication process, starting in mid-2022, and it did.

Recently, The company’s DS Sales division, or TF has constituted in mid-June antecedently for this purpose. This team will report directly to DS Sales Division with CEO Kyung Kye-Hyun. 

The Team & Its Goal:

  • System Testing and Package (TSP) engineers from the DS division.
  • Researchers from the R&D Semiconductor Center.
  • Managers from the company’s memory division and foundry.

The goal would be to accomplish advanced packaging solutions to improve the cooperative relationship with customers. 

Manufacturing, plans & Expectations:

The chipmaking tech is extremely difficult as to put a complex process that requires precision, clean environments, expensive factory equipment, and time. It takes GlobalFoundries three months on average to engrave and transform mirror-smooth silicon wafers into layered semiconductors and not to mention the lower the nm(nanometer) more difficult it becomes to fit the no. of transistors in a wafer-thin silicon layer.

So, a lower nm transistor means less power is required for it to work. When you look at all the transistors in a CPU, lower power consumption makes a huge difference overall. It makes your processor more power-efficient than a higher nm processor with larger transistors.

The CEO’s decision shows the importance of advanced semiconductor packaging technologies. The packaging procedure includes cutting a wafer that has met the end-to-end process in the form of a semiconductor or its wiring. Known as the “primary process” in this business.

Global semiconductor giants like Intel and TSMC are richly investing in cutting-edge packaging. Intel and TSMC account for 32% and 27% of total global investment in state-of-the-art packaging by 2022, respectively.

According to market research firm Yole Development data, Samsung Electronics ranks fourth after ASE, a Taiwanese outsourcing equipment manufacturing company.

Intel introduced a brand of 3D packaging called “Foveros” in 2018 and announced that it would apply the technology to various new products. It also devised a method of assembling each part of the product by turning it into a tile shape. 

A chip called “Lakefield,” released in 2020, was made this way and installed in Samsung Electronics laptops. 

TSMC also recently decided to manufacture the latest product from AMD, its biggest customer, using this technology. Intel and TSMC have been persistent sufficiently to establish a 3D packaging research center in Japan and operate it from June 2.

Meanwhile, Samsung will imply an advanced GAAFET (gate-all-around field-effect transistor) architecture compared to its archrival TSMC’s FinFET (fin field-effect transistor) fabrication method.

Samsung doesn’t want to lag and is working hard in this market by launching its 3D stacking technology, “X-Cube,” in 2020.

Choi Si-young, president of the Founding Business Division of Samsung Electronics, said they were developing a “3.5D packaging” at Hot Chips 2021 last June.

The recent CXL-based memory development by Samsung and collaborations with IBM, Intel, Montage Technology, AMD & others has already paved the way for Samsung in this regard.

This will conclude if this Samsung task force makes Samsung reduce the gap with its rivals in the field. Korean conglomerate’s technological advancement has given it an edge, and the current will it is showing to secure the leading position to its only rivals in this business, namely USA’s Intel & Taiwanese TSMC, could make its plan a success.

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Samsung Galaxy Ring new features to be run on subscription model

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Samsung introduced its latest Galaxy wearable in the last Galaxy unpacked event, here we are talking about the Galaxy Ring. With this new gadget, the Korean giant has opened the door to innovation and convenience.

With the Galaxy Ring, Samsung is aiming to provide more comfort to track daily routine health changes without disturbing the regular lifestyle. For starters, the new Galaxy wearable can track various health-related factors including continuous sleep and heart rate monitoring, activity tracking, workout tracking, and more. But the question is “Do these features require any fees”?

During the Galaxy unpacked event, Samsung didn’t talk about any additional fees for using the Galaxy Ring features, nor did the company highlight any subscription model which indicates that you will not be required to pay any fee for using any feature at the moment.

But there is a twist, same as the case of Galaxy AI features where the company hasn’t publically spoken about the charges implemented on the features after 2025 and issued them in the document with a small font, the Galaxy Ring is also spotted to get some type of subscription model in the presentation slide.

However, if we observe the clause mentioned in the official presentation, which says there are no additional fees applicable to the current feature available on the Galaxy Ring, but the upcoming feature will be listed in the subscription, it means if the user uses any new feature on the Galaxy Ring then they will have to pay a certain amount


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One UI 7 stock camera UI design and app icon leaked

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One UI 7 is set to be available in the next couple of months, there are some rumors have already started circulating about the availability of the One UI 7.0 beta program, and along with this there are some leaks revealed about the new change which will be applied to the Galaxy devices, now with a tipster has revealed about the stock camera UI design and internal UI changes.

Samsung to bring one-hand compatible stock camera UI

A tipster user named @chunvn8888 shared four screenshots where we can see the icon look of the application along with the camera’s internal user interface. The new app icon is clean and simple with the texture of white color, it is reminding the early days of Instagram.


Meanwhile, if we talk about the user interface, the company has made some minor changes but will be useful for users to comfortably use the device with one hand.

According to the screenshots, now when you open the photo mode, here you will get a dedicated button in the right corner immediately above of camera shifting button, which allows you to expand the features in a strip so you can use them with the help of the one hand.


Along with this, the menu also comes down near the bottom in a tray form so you can easily select any of the options without any extra effort.

Earlier the tipster also shared the leaked images of the Gallery app icon which will be redesigned in in the One UI 7. Along with this, there are several rumours also appeared that claim many new features will appear with the One UI 7.0


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Auto Blocker now restrict sideloading app by default

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Samsung has introduced its effective privacy and security function as an Auto Blocker with the One UI 6.0. With the One UI 6.1.1 update, Samsung is bringing some new features to make it more useful in terms of security.

For starters, Auto Blocker exists in the security and privacy settings. When you activate it, you get an invisible shield that protects your data by preventing the installation of applications from unauthorized sources and blocking malicious activity.

Initially, when it arrived with the One UI 6.0, the Auto Blocker gave the option to select whether you want to block the sideloading apps installation or block them. Now according to the Android authority, you will not get access to sideload any app with One UI 6.1.1

It is also worth noting that if you transfer the data via smart Switch from your old Galaxy phone to a new phone, the Autoblocker will retain the default settings as they were in the older devices.

The latest feature is spotted working on the Galaxy Z Flip 6 and Galaxy Z Fold 6; it is worth seeing how the user will react to this feature, as it is useful for some users, but at the same time, it decreases the advantage of having Android phone use independently.


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