Although the direct impact from the temporary sales ban in the U.S. will be limited because the products are not a big part of Samsung's mobile sales in the U.S., the court decision stoked concerns about the prospects of Galaxy S III sales in North America, experts said.
Analysts forecast that Samsung will outdo its second-quarter performance and set a fresh record during the current quarter because Galaxy smartphones will likely continue its sales momentum.
Samsung's component businesses are also expected to bring a bigger profit in the July-October period as prices of memory chips and liquid crystal display panels are on track to recovery. Even though future demand for televisions and personal computers still remain murky, Samsung's component businesses are expected to benefit from tightened supply from rivals, which pushed up prices of key components for computing devices and TV sets.
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