The company declined to describe what the adjustment entails, but a person familiar with the company’s plans said a price cut is planned for the smartphones. The news came as the company announced that its second-quarter sales in its IT and mobile division fell 8.4 percent, to 26.06 trillion won ($22 billion), with mobile in particular dropping 7.3 percent, to 25.5 trillion won.

Once the world’s largest smartphone maker, Samsung has seen its fortunes dwindle as consumers opt for devices from its rivals, such as Apple. Formerly accounting for two-thirds of Samsung’s operating profit, smartphone shipments have been providing a smaller part of company’s profit in recent quarters, squeezed in emerging markets by low-cost handset vendors such as Xiaomi and Huawei.