Samsung aims to more than double notebook PC sales

SEOUL Wed Apr 22, 2009 10:33pm EDT

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea's Samsung Electronics said on Thursday it aimed to more than double its notebook computer sales this year.

Samsung said in a news conference that it aimed to sell 5 million notebook computers in 2009, up from 2 million sold in 2008. It is also aiming to place as high as No. 7 in the global notebook sales ranking this year, after being ranked 10th last year.

(Reporting by Marie-France Han; Editing by Jonathan Hopfner)