The profit guidelines are not final but they are a consolidated profit estimation according to the sales numbers. Samsung is expected to release the final report by the end of this month. Moreover, Samsung has not revealed the profit breakdown but the company saw an increase in the sales of home appliances, semiconductor chips, and smartphones that could have let to an increase in the profits.
Lastly, Samsung also saw a boost in the sale of its budget-friendly smartphones in countries like India. Samsung has recording solid sales of its M-series and A-series smartphones that contributed to the higher operating profits for the company.