Galaxy powers Samsung to record $8.3 billion profit

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A man uses Samsung Electronics' tablet Galaxy Tab 10.1 on display for customers at the company's headquarters in Seoul in this file October 7, 2011 file photo. Samsung Electronics, the world leader in mobiles and memory chips, said it likely earned a quarterly profit of $8.3 billion, as it sold close to 500 handsets a minute and as demand picked up for the flat screens it makes for mobile devices, including those for rival Apple Inc products. REUTERS/Jo Yong-Hak/Files