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Sony will keep making smartphones, whatever the cost

Sony will keep making smartphones, whatever the cost

Sony's new CEO has confirmed that the company will keep faith in its mobile division, despite its numerous struggles. Kenichiro Yoshida (pictured), who replaced Kaz Hirai as head of the Japanese giant, told journalists that he wouldn't walk away from the moribund smartphone biz. Reuters quotes Yoshida, who said "we see smartphones as hardware for entertainment, and a component necessary to make our hardware brand sustainable"