Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 1st Aug 2013 09:00 UTC
PDAs, Cellphones, Wireless Like LG, Sony's smartphone division is now also doing quite well:

In the three months between April and June of this year, Sony saw both a "significant increase in unit sales" of its Android smartphones and an improved average selling price per handset. That's at the heart of the company's improved profitability.

The common parlance that only Samsung is profiting off Android is, as I've said before, simply no longer true. All it took for companies like LG and Sony to become profitable with Android is to, you know, stop making crap phones, and start producing good ones.

Shocker.

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RE: How
by dsmogor on Thu 1st Aug 2013 13:57 UTC in reply to "How"
dsmogor
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One could alse note that they are all simply hurting from paradigm shift brought by Apple.
W/O Android they would all either be out of smartphone business or additionally paying licence fees (which would probably be higher due to lack of competition) to MS.

You don't count the the indirect benefits in gaining experience in building competitive touch phones, customizing the OS, integrating with their own value added services.

They are still in the game, that's what counts.

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