As Samsung Electronics boosts its output of logic chips, it may purchase fewer logic ICs from Qualcomm for its products, Kim Yoo-chul notes in this analysis. "Our idea is to use Samsung solutions for Samsung products. That will be the base of our profitability for the future," an unnamed Samsung official said. "Yes, we are trying to cut our dependence on Qualcomm for logic chips, although we are producing some of its logic chips on a foundry basis." Credit Suisse told clients in a letter, "The logic chip business has the greatest potential to become another Samsung growth engine."
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