And sales should improve in the second half of 2018, thanks to a normal seasonal uptick.
In Samsung's just released Q2 report, the South Korean electronics conglomerate missed the mark on Galaxy S9 sales targets. Perhaps most importantly, Samsung knows that we know the Galaxy Note 9 is being revealed next week. The same source also said that the Galaxy Note 9 will be fueled by the same chip as the Galaxy S9 Plus, which is hardly surprising as it is the company's established practice in the high-end smartphone segment.
Under growing pressure from Chinese smartphone makers, Samsung this week posted its slowest quarterly profit growth in more than a year.
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The consumer rebuke, plus heavier marketing expenses, caused second-quarter mobile-unit profits to nosedive by one-third from a year earlier.
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Revenue for the April-June period fell 4 percent to 58.5 trillion won.
Like other big electronics firms, Samsung faces challenges from the US-China trade war, falling prices of some memory chips and the rise of cheap Chinese-made handsets. This will be second online exclusive smartphone of the company as recenlty it launched the Galaxy On6 smartphone which is excluively available on Flipkart.
However, the disappointing figures were bumped up by strong demand for Samsung Electronic's memory chips and premium TVs.
As always, Samsung's semiconductor sector performed well as operating profit rose 45 percent YoY to 11.6 trillion won.
Samsung shares were down 0.5 percent in early trading, compared with 0.2 percent drop in the broader market (.KS11).
That view echoed South Korean rival SK Hynix's forecast last week for solid DRAM chip sales for the rest of the year, comments likely to ease investor concerns that an unprecedented two-year boom in the chip business is about to come to a rapid end.