Its commonly used Core and Xeon processors were among the products that were affected.
The Galaxy S7 is currently used by some 30 million people, according to research firm Strategy Analytics.
After 51 years of holding sway, Moore's law has finally succumbed to the physical realities of transistor design and a change in computing habits.
Faltering demand in computer and phone markets, once semiconductor industry mainstays, have fueled a year-long merger wave as firms look to formerly unloved areas like auto electronics for sales growth.
India, which wants local production of chips to cut long-term import bills, has renewed a drive to attract investments after a previous attempt failed.<br /><br />