On July 31, 2019, Samsung Electronics reveals the results of Second Quarter which sees revenue plummeting however the demand for crypto mining chips growing.
In keeping with the Q2 report, Samsung reported an working revenue of KRW 6.6 trillion (approx. $5.57 billion US Greenback) on gross sales of KRW 56.13 trillion. The corporate has reportedly skilled a drop of 56% from the identical time a yr in the past.
Samsung Finds Growing Demand in Crypto Mining Chips
Nonetheless, the digital large expects to develop larger with the cryptocurrency mining chips within the second half of 2019. Nonetheless, the weak spot and worth declines within the reminiscence chip market have persevered within the second quarter of 2019. By explaining its upcoming development plan for the second half of 2019, Samsung is anticipating to develop its revenue from sources together with crypto mining chips. The report reads that;
Within the second half, earnings development is anticipated to proceed because of the ongoing enlargement of orders for AP, picture sensors and DDI in addition to elevated demand for HPCs, together with cryptocurrency mining chips.
Nonetheless, the agency hasn’t elaborated the method or process it plans to take up however because of the rising worth of the cryptocurrencies which is encouraging miners to demand extra processing energy. It additional states that demand for chip market seen recovering amid exterior uncertainties. Waiting for the following half of 2019, Samsung says that;
Demand is seen rising additional on sturdy seasonality and adoption of higher-density merchandise. For system semiconductors, larger demand in cell APs, picture sensors and show driver ICs (DDIs) can also be anticipated to be seen.
Earlier studies revealed that the tech large entered right into a strategic partnership with MicroBT, the third-largest designer of Bitcoin ASICs. Accordingly, the agency is reportedly designing and manufacturing chips for Bitcoin mining.
Contemplating Samsung’s anticipated plan, If the crypto market grows considerably larger, it might end in Samsung obtain its milestone within the third and fourth quarter of the yr.
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