Samsung’s Profit Surges 76% on Sales to Users Apple Misses

Samsung’s Profit Surges 76% on Sales to Users Apple Misses

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Samsung’s consumer-electronics unit, which makes TVs and home appliances, posted an operating profit of 740 billion won, compared with 540 billion won a year earlier, helped by high-margin models featuring 3-D functionality and LED back-lighting technology.