Samsung, which has enjoyed success with its Galaxy range of smartphones, said it operating income rose 25 percent over a year earlier to 10.1 trillion won.
Third-quarter sales increased 13 percent to a record high of 59 trillion won, the South Korea-based company added in a statement.
The company, Asia's largest technology firm, is tapping into demand for low-cost Galaxy smartphones in China and India.
Its full results will be announced later this month.
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