the South Korean technology group Samsung announced for the second fiscal quarter operating profit of 8.1 trillion won (6.3 billion euros). This is an increase over the previous year by 17.4 percent, as Samsung announced in a preliminary report today.
Seoul – This surpassed the world’s largest manufacturer of smartphones and memory chips, the expectations of most analysts. The success of Samsung is especially the increased demand of smartphones Galaxy S7 attributed that came on March 11 on the market, although the company has not differentiated its profit figures in individual businesses.
This is Samsung’s longtime rival Apple in the shadows. The iPhone maker had recently announced its first sales slump in 13 years and caused doubts about its sales Motor
a few weeks ago Mark observers had first spotted a stagnation in the market with smartphones. Saturation in the market would get to feel especially large suppliers to assessment of Gartner analysts. Newcomers from China set the market currently under additional pressure
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Some features and functions that Samsung has taken from its predecessor the current Galaxy S7 would now belatedly accepted by users, said Mehdi Hosseini, an analyst at US financial agency Susquehanna financial Group the “Wall Street Journal”. The mobile payment system or the rounded corners on the sides of the device have learned that users appreciate only after a delay. In addition, the camera of the S7 in test reports received good grades.
The sales of Samsung was according to the company in the same quarter of 50 trillion won (39 billion euros), which remains slightly below expectations of analysts. The complete quarterly report with detailed budgets was announced by Samsung for the end of the month