Samsung record profits in Q4 2012 – an annotated graphic

Despite the ongoing, seemingly endless, legal wrangles with Apple, there has been good news of late to putĀ an extra spring in the step of Samsung representatives on its CES booth. Profits for the fourth-quarter in 2012 were the company’s highest ever, as its operating profit surged upwards by a gargantuan 89 per cent to approximately $8.3 billion. No wonder the company can afford to retain a coterie of expensive lawyers to complement Apple’s coterie of expensive lawyers. Samsung’s profit was driven by phablets (yes, it’s a real word now) and chips, with analysts also positive about the South Korean tech … Continue reading Samsung record profits in Q4 2012 – an annotated graphic