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Samsung Elec set for Q1 profit jump, but some call an earnings peak

Samsung Electronics Co Ltd flagged a 10 percent jump in quarterly profit on Thursday - a sign of robust early sales for its new Galaxy S7 smartphones although doubts abound whether momentum can be maintained in the face of new rival offerings.

Samsung Elec tips Q2 profit pickup as Galaxy S7 excels

Tech giant Samsung Electronics Co Ltd on Thursday tipped a pickup in second-quarter profits after reporting a 12 percent earnings gain in January-March on the back of "robust" sales of its Galaxy S7 smartphones.

To halt smartphone slide, Samsung rewrites playbook

From the way it chooses smartphone components to the models it brings to market, Samsung Electronics has undergone a painful process of breaking from its past to reverse a slide in its handset business.
May 23, 2016 | 08:28 am GMT+7

Samsung takes fight to Apple with mobile wallet strategy

Smartphone leader Samsung Electronics has for years been a spectator as Apple built a services "ecosystem" supporting its products. But now, as the two develop the market for mobile payments, the Korean tech giant is taking the fight to its U.S. archrival.
June 22, 2016 | 08:19 am GMT+7

Samsung hunts for local suppliers despite Vietnam's weak support industry

Having constructed two manufacturing plants in Vietnam, Samsung is still looking for local enterprises that can provide the company with quality spare parts, said Han Myoungsup, general director of the Samsung manufacturing complex.
June 22, 2016 | 03:00 pm GMT+7

Samsung Electronics flags 17 pct jump in operating profit

The biggest operating profit in more than two years has been boosted by cost-cutting and solid sales of flagship smartphone.
July 07, 2016 | 10:18 am GMT+7

Samsung extends lead over Apple in smartphone market

Samsung extended its lead in the global smartphone market over Apple in the second quarter, gaining from the launch of its updated flagship handsets.
July 31, 2016 | 10:56 am GMT+7

Samsung issues recall for Galaxy Note 7 after battery fires

The Korean tech giant will halt sales in 10 markets.
September 02, 2016 | 06:08 pm GMT+7

Concerned over Galaxy Note 7 phone's fire-prone batteries, US FAA issues air travel advisory

Airline passengers should not turn on or charge their phone during flights.
September 09, 2016 | 08:50 am GMT+7

Vietnam tells consumers to stop using Samsung Galaxy Note 7 ‘immediately’

Exploding battery incidents around the world have raised concerns about the South Korean tech giant's flagship phone.
September 17, 2016 | 10:59 am GMT+7

Samsung sees profit jump despite damaging recall

Samsung's profit in the third quarter of this year reached $7.0 billion.
October 07, 2016 | 10:49 am GMT+7

Samsung Electronics suspends Galaxy Note 7 production: Yonhap

The decision comes after reports of fires in replacement devices.
October 10, 2016 | 09:43 am GMT+7

Samsung Electronics says halted Galaxy Note 7 production

Samsung will likely permanently halt sales of the flagship device.
October 11, 2016 | 04:38 pm GMT+7

Samsung to refund Galaxy Note 7 owners in Vietnam

The flagship phone took off in a fiery failure across the globe.
October 11, 2016 | 09:42 pm GMT+7

Samsung's latest invention: a fireproof box for Note 7 returns

They are sending fireproof boxes and protective gloves to customers returning Galaxy Note 7 phones.
October 13, 2016 | 08:08 am GMT+7
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