Samsung is one of the world’s largest technology supplier. It unfolded as a trading company exporting various products from South Korea to Beijing, China. Founded by Lee Byung-Chul in 1938, Samsung gradually developed into the multinational corporation that it is today. There are so many surprising facts about this technology giant that you might be totally unaware of. Samsung has an annual revenue of around 305 billion dollars which is among one of its very interesting facts. Samsung has evolved significantly and has brought innovation into countless markets, going well beyond just mobile and electronics.
Here are 15 Surprising facts about Samsung that seem too superficial to be true.
- It has 489,000 employees as of 2014. This figure is more than that of Apple, Google and Microsoft combined.
2. Samsung spent $14.1 billion in 2015 for Research and Development purpose. Apple spent $6 billion and Google spent $9.8 billion.
3. Over 600 million CPU chips for Apple iPhone 4, 4s, 5 and 5s are manufactured solely by them.