Samsung records record by success chipafdeling
Samsung has a very strong second quarter in the books. The South Korean technologiegigant earned especially many on his major chipdivisie and was, therefore, a record and sales.
Samsung turned a net profit of 11.1 trillion won (8.5 billion euro), almost 90 percent more than a year earlier. The group had a turnover of 61 trillion won (46,7 billion euros), slightly more than foreseen in earlier preliminary figures.
According to Samsung were mainly memory chips and solid-state storage in pull. Also, the mobile phone branch more profit due to good sales of the Galaxy S8 and S8+, which was published earlier this year. Exact sales figures for the device are not known.
The turnover of the mobile branch rose by more than 12 percent to 30 trillion won, while the operating profit of the division decreased slightly. The chipafdeling Samsung saw its sales much faster rise, with over 46 percent, while the operational profit tripled.
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In the second half of the year expected Samsung this good performance to continue due to persistent strong demand for memory chips and OLED screens for smartphones.
In August announces the Samsung is a new edition of its Galaxy Note smartphone. That should build on the success of the Galaxy S8 and will probably look the same, but with a larger screen and a stylus.