Samsung Hopeful Foldable Phone Would Recharge Profit After Galaxy S9 Disappointment

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Samsung is expected to launch three variants of the Galaxy S10 next year, and the unveil is largely expected at MWC 2019.

South Korean telecom giant Samsung Electronics on Friday flagged a 5.2 percent rise in second quarter operating profit from a year earlier, missing analyst estimates.

Sales are estimated at 58 trillion won, down 4.9 percent from 61 trillion won a year earlier.

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KitGuru Says: This is evidence of how competitive the smartphone space is getting when even Samsung are having issues selling their flagship devices. However, things have begun to slow down, as Samsung's smartphone sales have slowed down considerably, with the Galaxy S9 lagging behind its predecessor. Samsung is expected to post its finalized earnings report later this month.

New monthly data released on Thursday by mobile phone market tracker Counterpoint Research highlighted Samsung's problems, showing its latest Galaxy 9 Plus premium handset had been overtaken by Apple Inc's iPhone 8 as the world's top-selling smartphone due to weak sales in Europe.

Samsung has postponed the launch of the Galaxy X for a few years, but 2019 looks like the year when we'll get three Samsung flagship series rather than two. Now that mid-2018 is here and the expected release date is drawing near, new Chinese and Korean rumors concerning the specs of the Galaxy X emerge, presenting truly revolutionary technologies.

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Expectations are high for Samsung's foldable phone, which provides a bigger display experience when not folded. The device might make it to the market in March 2019. However, it didn't reveal any detail about its anticipated foldable handset. The company has filed for a patent for a smartphone that shows the device's body with flexible display.

Samsung hopes its foldable phone would improve its profit.

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