However, the company said Monday that strong semiconductor sales and higher prices for its display panels should drive new record-breaking earnings in the next quarter.
"Samsung will also strengthen its process technology leadership by beginning 8-nanometer mass production and EUV-based 7-nanometer test production", it added. Samsung profit has touched the low of the last 12 months.
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Samsung Display, the display manufacturing unit of Samsung, is also working on unbreakable OLED panels. During the Apple Q2 2018 earnings, the company's forecast for Q3 2018 is sales of $62 billion and an operating profit of $15.8 billion.
The research firm also noted that "barring any significant changes, maintaining its position in the premium space may prove challenging" for Samsung, even though it was one of few remaining companies to produce high-end Android tablets.
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Samsung said competition would intensify in the second half as new smartphone models were released, prompting it to introduce a new Galaxy Note earlier than usual. As such, the company say it "will be offering the Note 9 at reasonable prices in order to maximize sales".
Samsung has been developing several phones for its consumers and it seems it has spread itself too thin doing so.
Samsung is due to announce the latest iteration of the Galaxy Note smartphone next week, which it said will hit shelves sooner than previous years. Earnings from the TV business will continue to improve as Samsung expands sales of new innovative premium models including QLED and 8K TVs. Behind the achievement is the company's past investments, as well as a super cycle in the chip industry that drove profits across the sector. Samsung expects strong demand for its chips during the second half of the year due to interest from high density data centers.
The disappointment was greater in Samsung's information technology and communications business, which includes its smartphones.
Samsung shares were down 0.5 percent in early trading, compared with 0.2 percent drop in the broader market.