Samsung Said to Return to Qualcomm Chips in Next Galaxy S

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Samsung handheld devices on display inside a supermarket in South Africa.

Photographer: Waldo Swiegers/Bloomberg

Samsung Electronics Co. has decided to return to using Qualcomm Inc.’s most powerful chips in its new high-end smartphones, a year after turning away from the U.S. company’s products and triggering a slump in its earnings and stock price.

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