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.


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RE[7]: Quite Well
by chithanh on Thu 1st Aug 2013 23:15 UTC in reply to "RE[6]: Quite Well"
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That something is labeled as "FX impact" doesn't mean that it is somehow unexpected or unpredictable, or that it is totally independent of the other listed items.

Note: The MP&C division at Sony also includes personal computers.

Yes, and as various others have already noted, it is much more plausible that the smartphones hide losses in the PC department than vice versa.

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