Samsung has set its sights on shifting an astonishing half a billion mobile phones in 2013, according to reports in Korea.
The Korea Times quotes unnamed sources at Samsung and its suppliers, who claimed the Seoul-based company wants to improve upon by 20 per cent upon a reported 420m sales in 2012.
That would take the total sales up to 510 million, with 390 million smartphone units and 120 million feature phone sales targeted.
Achieving such a figure would take Samsung further ahead of rivals like Nokia, which it overtook to become the world's largest phone manufacturer earlier this year.
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Via LA Times