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Galaxy S9 did not meet expectations.
Samsung has released quarterly report, which reported net profit and at the same time – the decline in sales.
Judging by the revenue in the second quarter, the company expects a decline of 0.7% and increased profits 11% per year, writes the Internet-the edition with reference to .
The operating profit of the mobile division of Samsung in the second quarter will be about 14.9 trillion Korean won (about us $13.3 billion). This is approximately 5% below the peak level of the first quarter of 2018, when Samsung made a profit of $ 15.6 trillion Korean won.
Analysts at the Financial Times and The Wall Street Journal, saying that the poor sales of the Galaxy S9 affects the overall profit of Samsung in the second quarter; the smartphone, as reported, showed the lowest level of sales out of all the flagship Samsung phones starting with Galaxy S3.
At the same time, according to analysts, the operating profit of the business for the production of chips in the last quarter grew 50% year on year and reached a record level of 12.5 trillion Korean won (about us $11,18 billion).It is noted that in South Korea, Galaxy S9 sold even worse than the Galaxy S2, released in 2011. According to experts, the year sales Galaxy Galaxy S9 and S9+ can be only 30 million smartphones. Publish a detailed financial report of Samsung for the second quarter of 2018 is scheduled for the end of July.