Where Are Samsung TVs Made?

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Today, Samsung is one of the largest consumer electronics companies in the world. But where are Samsung TVs made? As a global brand, they manufacture worldwide too.

In this article, we’ll explore the production facilities of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. We’ll find out where Samsung TVs are manufactured, what kind of TV technology they use  at different factories, where the largest Samsung TV factory is, which countries supply Samsung TVs in Europe, and much more. 

We’ll also learn why Samsung TVs are so popular around the world. And finally, we’ll discover where Samsung TVs are assembled.

Where are Samsung TVs made?

Samsung is based in South Korea, so they were first made in South Korea. Then they became popular, receiving huge demand around the world, so they started exporting.

Samsung was encouraged by the demand to build manufacturing factories in different countries to put them in consumer hands more quickly. Countries include Brazil, China, India, Mexico, Romania, Russia, Vietnam, and several other countries.

15 Countries Where Samsung TVs are Made

These are the countries where Samsung TVs are manufactured. 

1. Brazil

Samsung TVs are manufactured in Brazil. In particular, in Manaus, Brazil. Unlike other countries, the Brazilian factory produces TVS only for South America. The Samsung Brazil factory produces about 10 million Samsung TVs every year.

South American consumers love Samsung TVs because they are cheap and affordable. However, these TVs are very expensive compared to other brands.

This means that people who buy them must spend more money than if they bought cheaper TVs. In addition, many people do not know how to use their new TV sets.

2. China

Samsung started manufacturing TVs in China in 1993. China was one of the first countries where a Samsung TV manufacturing plant was built.

90% of TVs made in China were sold to local consumers in China. The other 10% were sold to neighboring countries. 

In 2020, Samsung stopped its only-TV manufacturing plant in Tianjin, China. This means that we should expect fewer Chinese-made TVs in the future. This decision was made by the company’s CEO Lee Kun-hee. He said that he wanted to increase productivity with focus on other factories.

3. Egypt

Samsung Electronics’ first TV manufacturing plant was built in Egypt in 2013 in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) region. They’re focused in Beni Suef, Egypt. 

The factories in Egypt make high-quality TVs, especially the cutting-edge QLED Samsung TVs. The TVs are sold in the African and Middle Eastern markets. 

4. Hungary

Samsung opened their first Hungary TV factory in 1989 in Jászfényszaru, Hungary.

Samsung Electronics’ Hungarian plant employs over 2,500 people. The company’s products are sold throughout Europe.

Samsung continues to build new plants in Hungary as the demand and production rate continue to rise in Europe.

5. India

Samsung stopped producing TVs in Chennai, India in 2018 because of new taxes and duties. They were importing TVs from Vietnam for a couple of years until the end of 2020. 

The Indian government then took away those duties and Samsung started up an India TV manufacturing plant again. 

Samsung Electronics Inc. is now making TVs in India again that are sold to India and a few other neighboring Asian countries. 

This is because the Indian government abolished some taxes on the company. Samsung Electronics Inc. was forced to close down its local TV manufacturing plant in China due to the trade war between China and the United States.

6. Malaysia

Samsung has been operating inSeremban, Malaysia since 1994 and it was one of the first Southeast Asian countries that had a TV manufacturing plant.

The Samsung TVs made here were sold to various Asian countries. But in 2016, Samsung Electronics Inc stopped production in Malaysia because of changing market conditions in the country.

Samsung transferred TV productions to Vietnam because of this.

7. Mexico

Samsung makes about 18 million Samsung TVs in Tijuana, Mexico every year. Most of the Samsung TVS made in the Mexico factory are sold in the U.S., but some are exported to other countries in the Americas.

Tijuana is a popular place for other electronics manufacturers because labor and production costs are low there.

8. Pakistan

Samsung continues to address the demand for Samsung TVs. A new manufacturing plant was built in Karachi, Pakistan this year.

Samsung Pakistan partnered with R&R Industries with the goal to manufacture more than 50,000 Samsung TVs per year.

The high quality Samsung TVs will be sold in the various Asian Countries. Pakistan’s Government believes that this factory will help the country’s economy.

9. Romania

Samsung started building televisions in Romania in the early 2010s. Production started in small quantities, but then later on, they started manufacturing monitors too. Later on, Samsung assembled Samsung TVs.

10. Russia

Samsung Electronics Inc. built this factory in 2008 in order to meet the high demand of the local residents for Samsung TVs and other household appliances.

The TV factory is in the Kaluga Region in Russia to supply the Russian and European markets. 

11. Slovakia

Samsung originally built two manufacturing plants in Slovakia – Galanta and Voderady City.

The Voderady factory closed in 2017, but was merged with the Galanta plant. Voderady manufactured TV components that were sent to the main Galanta plant, so it made sense to streamline production in Galanta. 

Now, the central factory in Galanta City is the only factory that makes Samsung products in Slovakia. This plant manufactures most popular TV sets for customers in Europe.

12. Slovenia

Samsung also makes TVs in Slovenia for the European market, similar to the factories in Russia and Hungary. 

13. South Africa

Samsung Electronics has built its first MEA television factory in Egypt. In 2018, Samsung decided to open its second African TV factory in South Africa with a US $20 million investment.

This new factory will be able to produce 5,000 TVs daily.

Samsung Electronics’ goal is to sell more TVs in Africa than any other company. This factory produces most of the TVs sold by Samsung in South Africa.

In addition, Samsung also manufactures TVs in countries in the Southern African Development Community (SADC) region.

14. South Korea

Samsung Electronics is a South Korean company, so it’s first TV factory was in Suwon, South Korea. 

They stopped mass production of Samsung TVs in 2018 in the South Korean manufacturing plant. 

The Suwon factory is now a test facility to make test products and equipment. 

15. Vietnam

Samsung employs over 60,000 people in the Thai Nguyen province manufacturing plant.

Vietnam is Samsung’s largest TV factory in Asia. These TVs supply the markets in Asia, Africa, and Australia.  

When Samsung closed down their factory in China, they moved production to Vietnam. This increased the production rate of the factory, as well as giving more jobs to people in Vietnam. 

This is a great video showing how Samsung TVs are made. You’ll see workers assembling various parts into a finished product.

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Are Samsung TVs Reliable?

Samsung TVs are known for being durable and advanced. They give better and brighter colors than other TV displays. Their QLED technology makes them great for watching movies.

Aside from that, most of today’s Samsung TVs offer a 4K or UHD quality resolution screen. Giving users a more realistic and textured image. If you’re a movie buff or a gamer, then this is an excellent device for them. A few of its models have a smart function. So, you can use your television for many other things.

Samsung TVs are well-made and last for many years. Samsung Smart TVs get regular software updates. So you’ll always be getting the latest features and security patches.

Learn more about what to do if your Samsung TV Doesn’t Turn On and the Samsung Smart TV Black Screen Reset.

Who Makes Samsung TVs?

Samsung TVs are made by Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. is a South Korean multinational conglomerate company headquartered in Suwon, Gyeonggi Province. Founded by Lee Byung-chul in 1938, it was originally called Samyang Chemical Corporation.

The name was changed to Samsung in 1949. Samsung is known for its electronics products such as televisions, mobile phones, personal computers, home appliances, semiconductors, LED lighting, medical equipment, and defense systems.

Where Samsung TVs are Made Final Thoughts

Samsung TVs are very reliable, no matter where they’re made. And they last for many years. You should consider buying one if you want a good quality TV at a reasonable price.

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Greg Randall
Greg Randall is deeply immersed in Smart Home Technology, with years of experience in home automation, from smart displays to TVs. He enjoys sharing his passion and knowledge with like-minded enthusiasts. Beyond smart homes, Greg loves snowboarding and exploring new culinary scenes with friends, bringing a zest for adventure and fine dining to his tech-savvy lifestyle.