Samsung ships 41 percent more in Q4

Samsung sold 46.3 million handsets during its Q4, which made for a 41 percent increase in sales year-over-year. The handset maker said 7.3 million of the handsets were 3G-enabled, up from 5.5 million 3G handsets shipped the quarter before. Samsung's average selling price, however, fell slightly from $151 to $148. Operating profit also fell about 1 percent quarter over quarter to $618 million.

For more on Samsung's Q4:
- read this earnings release (.pdf) from the company