Samsung is a South Korean multinational conglomerate headquartered in Samsung Town, Seoul. It comprises numerous affiliated businesses, most of them united under the Samsung brand, and is the largest South Korean chaebol (business conglomerate). It was found in 1st March, 1938.
Samsung has been the world's largest television manufacturer since 2006, and the world's largest manufacturer of mobile phones since 2011. It is also the world's largest memory chips manufacturer.
Samsung’s semiconductor business saw a terrific boom in 2016 and that helped the company close out 2017 not only with record profits, but properly dethroning Intel as well.
The Korean giant revealed in its Q4 and year-end earnings result that its semiconductor division generated $69.1 billion in revenues in 2016.
Samsung has dethroned Intel because of memory chips which are a crucial component for both smartphones and computers. It has built a dominant position in the memory chip market. It will be difficult to find a smartphone or tablet these days that doesn’t have a Samsung-built RAM inside.
According to en.wikipedia & sammobile.com