Choi Gee-sung, president of Samsung's telecommunications unit, said the Motorola unit was not likely to make a good "supplement" for the South Korean technology giant, according to Yonhap.
"There are many overlapping areas and little to gain," Choi said. "We'd better not go into this kind of M&A."
Choi was speaking on the sidelines of the Mobile World Congress, which continues here through Thursday.
Motorola, which lost the No. 2 mobile-phone maker title to Samsung last year, said in January it was
Analysts said the unit could potentially draw interest from electronics makers around the world from Dell to Huawei Technologies.
Motorola chief executive Greg Brown said on Monday the company is