Oh great, the chip shortage is now affecting the production of Samsung TVs
Samsung said the global chip shortage would most likely affect TV production, holding meetings with Taiwanese chipmakers. “mutual conclusion for this year and next year“.
Han Jong-hee, head of visual display activities at Samsung Electronics, recently told reporters: “industry in general is facing a severe shortage of supply“and that if the shortage persists, Samsung”may not be able to produce televisions“adding that the company is”do whatever we can to avoid problems“.
The latest reports suggest Han flew to Taiwan and met with local chipmakers including MediaTek and Novatek, both of which make chip components, including driver ICs used in Samsung TVs. Even amid the shortage of chips, Han is still confident in Samsung’s new Micro LED TVs that were released last month.
Samsung’s next-generation 146-inch micro LED TVs are already in mass production, destined for commercial use – meanwhile, the passionate, consumer-focused 110, 80 and 70-inch micro LED TVs will begin when Samsung expands. its production line later. this year.
Samsung manufactures the Micro LED TVs at its factory in Vietnam, sourcing the LED chips for the TV from Chinese LED company Sanan Optoelectronics.