Samsung is a South Korean multinational electronics company who have been one of the world's largest information technology company by revenues since 2009.
Samsung are also one of the world's leading manufacturers of electronic components including semi conductors, lithium-ion batteries, flash memory and hard drives for other consumer brands such as Sony, Apple, Sony and HTC.
They have, however, developed in their own right to become the world's largest manufacturer of mobile phones and smartphones. They have also created a strong presence in Android driven tablets with the Galaxy collection.
As the world's leading LCD panel, mobile phone and television company, they became the No.1 technology company in 2011 overtaking Apple.
This content was last reviewed on 30/01/2018