Samsung will allocate $ 7 billion for expanding 10-nanometer production and the construction of 7-nm

Samsung Electronics plans to expand production of semiconductor products according to the norms of 10 nm, and construction of new capacities, calculated on the norms of 7 nm. For this purpose, starting next month, will be allocated to 6.98 billion dollars.

Equipment for the new 10-nanometer lines have already been ordered. It is expected to be installed and commissioned in the second quarter. On the existing 10-nanometer production, Samsung produces, in particular, its own single-chip system Exynos 9 Series (8895) and SoC Qualcomm Snapdragon 835.

Rules 7 mm, the South Korean manufacturer expects to win in 2018. Appropriate equipment in the new factory it is planned to establish till the end of the year. In serial production the manufacturer has decided to rely on the use of lithography in the hard ultraviolet range (EUV). ASML have ordered eight sets of the relevant equipment in the amount of about 1.74 billion dollars.

Source: CDR info



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