We know a lot about Samsung, but there is so many information that many of us may not know. Some interesting information about Samsung I will share with you in this article.

Some Interesting Information about Samsung


  1. Samsung founded in 1938 with just 40 employees as a small trading company, and Samsung used to buy dry fish, local groceries, and noodles.
  2. According to Samsung’s founder Lee Byung-Chul, Samsung mining is “Tri-Star” or “three stars” in Korean Hanja language.
  3. After the death of Lee Byung-Chul in 1987, the Samsung Group divided into four business groups. They are Samsung Group, Shinsegae Group, CJ Group, and the Hansol Group.
  4. The first electric product of Samsung was a 12” black and white Television.
  5. Samsung first created digital TV in 1998.
  6. Samsung made Clock and MP3 phones in 1999.
  7. Samsung Created 3D Home Theater in 2010.
  8. The first curved smartphone in 2013.
  9. Samsung makes about 30 big ships each year.
  10. Samsung C&T Corporation has built some of the largest skyscrapers. Such as Burj Khalifa, Taipei 101, Petronas Tower
  11. Samsung created around 70% of the world’s smartphones DRAM.
  12. Samsung donates around $ 100 million per year to nonprofit medical centers.
  13. Samsung using their present logo from 1993, but before that, two more logos were made in 1969 and 1980 respectively.
  14. Samsung created the first fighter jet KF-16 for South Korean Air Force.
  15. Samsung fighter jets, helicopters and cannons also created for South Korean Army.
  16. In 2012, Samsung invested about $10.8 billion in the research and development sector.
  17. In 2012, Samsung Electronics became the world’s largest mobile phone maker and cross the record of Nokia.
  18. Samsung spent about $ 14 billion in advertising and marketing in 2013, more than Iceland’s GDP.
  19. From 2009 to 2013, Samsung has invested about $ 4.8 billion dollars, about 85 million tons of greenhouse gas reduction.
  20. In 2014, a boy killed his girlfriend with a Samsung tablet.
  21. According to the 2014 data, Samsung has approximately 489,000 employees in the whole world.
  22. Premier League football club Chelsea sponsored Samsung until 2005-2015.
  23. In August 2016, Samsung took away nearly 2.5 million notes for battery troubles.
  24. Samsung has made about 7670 patent securities, which is more than any other company in the world.
  25. Samsung’s strong influence has been in South Korea’s economic development, politics, media, and culture.