Samsung has announced the results of the first quarter of 2012 ended March 31. The company’s revenue exceeded the figure of the first three months of 2011 by 22% to $ 45.27 trillion at the same time won ($ 40 billion).
Operating profit reached 5.85 trillion won ($ 5.15 billion), which is slightly different from the previous forecast (5.8 trillion won) and almost twice last year’s figure, which equals 2.95 trillion won.
According to the forecast of 32 analysts surveyed by resource Bloomberg, profit was up 5 trillion won. In the fourth quarter 2011 operating profit was equal to 5.3 trillion won.
Samsung net income compared to the first quarter of last year rose 81% to 5.05 trillion won ($ 4.4 billion). The average projected net income, calculated on the basis of the survey 29 analysts resource Bloomberg, stood at 4.24 trillion won. Learn more about voip recording!
The press release stated that the operating profit for the production units of mobile device reached 4.27 trillion won, accounting for 73% of all profits. Analysts polled by resource Bloomberg, argued that the size of this index will be 4.01 trillion won.
Despite the fact that Samsung is no longer reported quantitative production of mobile devices, analysts have calculated the approximate volume. Strategy Analytic Company announced that the first three months of 2012 for the first time ahead of Samsung Nokia, first to lead in the production of mobile phones.
According to calculations of Strategy Analytic, in the first quarter, Samsung has put about 93.5 million mobile phones, while Nokia has the volume of supply is equal to 82.7 million units. Strategy Analytic also claims that Samsung regained the title of largest supplier of smartphones, ahead of the supply device in this category: Apple.
In February, Samsung announced its plans to double production this year, smart phones and tablets. The company also expects to deliver in 2012 about 380 million mobile devices including entry-level phones, thus surpassing last year’s record of 80 million units.