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Samsung market value down US$44b over five months

The Galaxy Note 5 came under criticism this month as Samsung acknowledged that the device can break if the stylus is inserted backwards into the storage slot.


TEPID demand for Samsung Electronics Co's newest Galaxy smartphones triggered a fifth straight monthly decline for the electronics maker, wiping out about US$44 billion in market value since April.

Shares of the world's biggest smartphone vendor slumped 8.1 per cent this