For the Q4, the company posted an operating profit of $8.27 billion on revenue of $52.45 billion, a record for the company.
The company had expected slightly lower of each, beating estimates that they themselves had supplied the market last year.
Year-over-year, the profit was an 89 percent increase.
Overall operating profit for 2012 was $27.18 billion on revenue of $188.14 billion.
Samsung says their mobile business grew significantly year-over-year, thanks to strong sales of the Galaxy Note II and Galaxy S III. The company's semiconductor division also posted massive gains, bringing in $1.33 billion operating profit, alone.
Written by: Andre Yoskowitz @ 24 Jan 2013 20:18