Samsung looks smartphonetak recover after recall Note 7
The South Korean electronics giant Samsung has its profit in the fourth quarter to grow. Strong chipverkopen were important for the company, and the recall of the Galaxy Note 7 is not for permanent damage to have made in the mobile branch.
The operating profit of the whole group rose to 9,22 trillion won (7.4 billion euro), the best result since 2013. The net profit was converted to 5,7 billion euro.
In the fourth quarter was the revenue 53,33 trillion won (42,6 billion euro), equal to a year earlier.
More than half of the profit was contributed by the branch of Samsung chips makes. Under more solid-state storage fared well due to limited supply in the market and also the DRAM memory for pcs, smartphones and data centers was popular.
The schermentak Samsung saw its profit rise strongly due to increased demand for OLED-screens for mobile devices and large ultra hd displays for televisions.
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On smartphonegebied saw Samsung its turnover slightly shrinking, but profits will remain stable compared to a year earlier. In the third quarter was almost all profit on the smartphonetak wiped out by the recall of the defective Galaxy Note 7, but in the last quarter of 2016, the department back a healthy profit of 2.5 trillion won (2 billion euro).
According to Samsung continue the Galaxy S7 and S7 the Edge to sell well and is also more profit is made from cheaper phones like the Galaxy A – and J-series.
In the coming year, says Samsung to focus on the security of its smartphones, in addition to “differentiated design and innovative features” to get more smartphones to sell. Reportedly will the Galaxy S8 will be fitted with a virtually borderless screen and a smart stemassistent with the name Bixby.
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