Samsung profits leap by 41%

Samsung saw its profits leap by 41% in the first quarter of this year, thanks to a surge in sales of its smartphones.

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Samsung profits surge by 41%

Samsung saw its profits leap by 41% in the first quarter of this year, thanks to a surge in sales of its smartphones.

The company's thriving smartphone sector has been behind much of its success Credit: Press Association

Samsung's profits come as Apple faces increasing pressure to retain its reputation as one of the world's leading innovators after reporting its first fall in profits in a decade.

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