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Samsung: The grocery store that changed the tech world

No one in South Korea or Lee Byung-Chul himself had ever thought that his small grocery store will one day become a multi-billion-dollar company. A company that will change the history of innovation in the world. This little venture, now as we know as Samsung, has reshaped the world with its incredible innovation and technology.

The beginning

Samsung: The grocery store that changed the tech world

Since November 1, 1938, the beginning of the company; Samsung has expanded into various businesses including construction, insurance, retail business, and shipbuilding.

After 32 years of its inception, the company produced its first-ever electronic product – 12-inch black and white television.

Driven by the simple but profound goal of creating meaningful innovation, Samsung has pushed the limits of mobile technology and set the standard for what the smartphone can and should be. Right from the beginning, the company saw the potential of turning the mobile phone into a multi-functional device. The release of TV phone in 1999 brought entertainment to the palm of our hands, while the built-in 10-megapixel camera on the Samsung B600 brought high-quality photography and the mobile phone together.

The Galaxy series

Samsung: The grocery store that changed the tech world

In 2002, Samsung launched the True Color Phone, introducing the world to the active matrix LCD display, and paving the way for the innovations in mobile display technology that are synonymous with the Galaxy series. Over the years the Galaxy series continued to break new ground, improving and expanding the smartphone experience with each new device. With its Galaxy Note series, Samsung introduced a new category of smartphones – the phablet – which has been widely copied by competitors. Currently, Samsung is the world’s largest manufacturer of mobile phones.

Ever since the original black and white TV, Samsung has been introducing cutting-edge technologies across its consumer electronics, home appliances, and mobile businesses. The company’s innovation process began with research conducted by multidisciplinary teams of designers, engineers, marketers, ethnographers, musicians, and writers, who searched for users’ unmet need and identify the cultural, technological, and economic trend.

Style and substance

Samsung: The grocery store that changed the tech world

Samsung has built an impressive record on design, garnering more awards than any other company in recent years. The bold design of its televisions often defies conventional style. Samsung has been the world’s number one TV manufacturer for 13 consecutive years now. The company’s market-leading journey began in 2006 when Samsung unveiled the Bordeaux TV with an LCD display.

Inspired by the round-shaped glasses, the Bordeaux laid the foundation for a new era of TV design. A couple of years later, Samsung launched the world’s first edge-lit TV, before introducing LED TVs in 2009, followed by a groundbreaking development of Smart TVs on 2011, where they enabled internet access on television. From then onwards, Samsung brought many other pioneering developments starting from first curved OLED to the latest QLED 8k TVs.

Other ventures

Let’s not forget, Samsung has also developed various home and kitchen appliances. The company’s ground-breaking and consumer-focused products have challenged the routines and stereotypes, by leading the market into delivering true innovations and convenience to its valued consumers. Samsung will maintain the market leadership position with premium, innovative products like the FamilyHub refrigerator featuring advanced voice recognition technology that is guaranteed to improve family communication, the FlexWash washing machine which can support two simultaneous or separate washes of different clothing capacities and fabric types, and the WindFree air conditioner for staying cool without direct wind.

Samsung Electronics rapid rise and technical achievements put the company in the spotlight in the semiconductor industry. Its 4-megabit chip, in fact, had made the company the leading global producer of DRAM (dynamic random-access memory) chips by early 1995. Currently, Samsung is the largest memory chip manufacturer in the world.

Changing the world with innovation

The innovation that Samsung has brought for the last 50 years has opened up the world to endless possibilities for consumers everywhere. The next chapter of electronics industry story will soon begin, and one thing can be said for sure: Samsung will continue to develop meaningful breakthrough designs to help you do more of what you love.

Samsung Launches QLED 8K TV, offering a realistic viewing experience

Samsung Bangladesh has unveiled the QLED 8K TV, offering a new world of resolution that brings a new dimension of reality, on Saturday, September 28, 2019, at a grand launching event at Dhaka. Mr Seungwon Youn, Managing Director; M. Shahriar Bin Lutfor, Head of CE Business; Khandaker Ashik Iqbal, Head of Marketing, CE Business and other high officials of Samsung Bangladesh were present during the launch event.

Samsung QLED 8K TV comes with a real 8K resolution that is powered by a Quantum Processor 8K. This TV offers a completely new and unmatched realistic viewing experience. With its new world of resolution, the Samsung QLED 8K brings a new dimension of reality in the living room on a large screen. With 33 million pixels, this innovation from Samsung offers ultimate clarity with a resolution four times the resolution of 4K. It creates an incredibly natural, almost 3-dimensional depth, so objects appear much closer, while the background disappears into the distance. Without wearing 3D glasses, viewers can deeply immerse themselves in their favourite content. Quantum Processor 8K is the TV’s AI brain. It provides a truly holistic AI experience. With its artificial intelligence, this TV can upscale low-resolution picture into an 8K resolution.

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The Samsung QLED 8K TV comes with a unique lighting control technology that uses two different layers of light to deliver accurate pictures from all viewing angles. With its Bixby 2.0 AI voice command technology users can command through One Remote control and get relevant and useful information from TV. The Samsung QLED perfectly solves the problem of cable clutter. Incidentally, the TV also offers a single box accommodating all cables connecting to the TV and an all-in-one invisible cable connecting to the TV ensuring absolute efficiency.

Regarding the launch of Samsung QLED 8K TV in Bangladesh, Managing Director of Samsung Bangladesh Mr Seungwon Youn said, “Samsung QLED 8K TV offers the ultimate viewing experience on television. In this era of digitization of entertainment contents, viewers are preferring television over any other media to fulfil the desire for entertainment. With real 8K resolution, your living room will turn in a window to the new dimension of realistic visual experience.” The Samsung QLED 8K TV will be available starting from BDT 15,90,000.