Samsung to set up factories in the US in May – to invest $17 billion

Samsung to set up factories in the US in May – to invest $17 billion

Again in January, there have been stories that Samsung plans to open new factories within the U.S. Whereas we await an official affirmation from the corporate, there are extra speculations concerning Samsung’s new U.S. plant. This time, a report out of South Korea claims that Samsung might announce funding plans in the US and Pyeongtaek (South Korea) subsequent month. The full funding for these new factories will probably be $44.74 billion.

Particularly, the funding for its second plant in the US is estimated at $17 billion. The situation could also be one in all Texas, Arizona, and New York. Nevertheless, there are stories that Austin, Texas is the most definitely location for the plant.

From earlier stories, the Samsung plant within the U.S. will begin building this 12 months.  The corporate will set up all its main tools in 2022 and operations will begin in 2023. As of  October final 12 months, Samsung had utilized to Travis County, Texas to buy 258 acres of land subsequent to the primary manufacturing unit space on the present website. Samsung established an workplace in Austin in 1996 after which expanded its semiconductor manufacturing unit twice. The corporate has lately accomplished the introduction of a foundry and NANDFlash manufacturing line tools.

Samsung Galaxy S22 sequence is unlikely to make use of a ToF digital camera

In accordance with ETNEWS, the rear digital camera array of the Samsung Galaxy S22 is unlikely to have a time-of-flight (ToF) sensor. The ToF sensor calculates the time it takes for the mirrored beam to bounce to the sensor. That is useful for 3D mapping and facial recognition in portrait mode.

Samsung Galaxy S10 5G, Be aware10+, and final 12 months’s S20 sequence all have this expertise. Nevertheless, the Samsung Galaxy Be aware 20 and Galaxy S21 sequence didn’t use this expertise. Now, it looks as if the Galaxy S22 may have nothing to do with it both. 

In accordance with the insider report, shoppers didn’t reply badly to the digital camera array with out the ToF unit. That is whi=y the corporate is deciding in opposition to utilizing the sensor.  Samsung appears to suppose that its flagship telephone doesn’t want a ToF unit as a result of it doesn’t presently play a significant function. When augmented actuality (AR) and digital actuality (VR) functions mature, the sensor might return.

Samsung first introduced ToF expertise to cell phones to maintain up with Apple and Huawei. Its expertise is just not as quick and correct as Apple’s LiDAR depth sensor, which is manufactured by Sony particularly for Apple.