Samsung has announced a $4 billion investment at its
Austin, Texas, site, which will start production of
28nm mobile application processors within the second
half of 2013.
The remodeled fabrication line will produce mobile
application processors on 300 mm wafers at the 28
nanometer process node. The new boost in production
will occur within the second half of 2013, according to
Along with new renovations from the fabrication front,
Samsung's local research branch, Samsung Austin
Research Center, also grew its presence with about 200 engineers dedicated to design and development of the
latest technologies for mobile application processors.