Weiterlesen...Like HTC and other formerly large smartphone manufacturers, the Japanese Sony group has almost completely disappeared from the market. Despite years of declining sales, Sony announced at the beginning of September that it would continue to develop and sell smartphones, even if this division only generates negligible revenues. According to a article from Welt.de, this is justified by the fact that Sony needs the knowledge gained during the development of smartphones for other business areas.
If we weren’t building smartphones, it would be difficult for us to gain the technology we need to understand, for example, what 5G wireless technology means and what services and devices it enables.
Mitsuya Kishida, President of Sony Mobile
In summary, the smartphones for Sony are currently only a means of promoting other business areas in which the company continues to be one of...