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A Sony mobile phone from before the joint venture An Ericsson mobile phone from before the joint venture Swedish company Ericsson had been making mobile cell phones since the s, their first very handheld device being the Hotline Pocket introduced in General Electric eventually left the joint venture.

Ericsson had decided to obtain chips for its phones from a single source—a Philips facility in New Mexico. On March 17, , [14] a fire at the Philips factory contaminated the sterile facility. Philips assured Ericsson and Nokia their other major customer that production would be delayed for no more than a week. When it became clear that production would actually be compromised for months, Ericsson was faced with a serious shortage.

By August , the two companies had finalised the terms of the merger announced in April. Ericsson contributed a majority of the Ericsson Mobile Communications company, excluding a minor part spun off as Ericsson Mobile Platforms. Sony contributed its entire handset division. The company was to have an initial workforce of 3, employees. To this end, it released several new models which had built-in digital camera and colour screen which were novelties at that time - examples include the Sony Ericsson T , the P UIQ smartphone, and later the K handset.

The joint venture continued to make bigger losses in spite of booming sales - however it paid off as Sony Ericsson made its first profit in [19] and in the following years steadily increased handset sales.

The joint venture was regarded to have been a success. On January 2, , Sony Ericsson announced in Stockholm that it would have some of its mobile phones made in India, and that its two outsourcing partners, Flextronics and Foxconn would manufacture ten million mobile phones per year by In June , Sony Ericsson had about 8, employees, it then launched a cost-cutting program and by the end of it had slashed its global workforce by around 5, people.

On January 26, , the European Union approved the buyout. Sony Mobile Communications decided to phase out all the feature non-smart phones by September and focus completely on the smartphones segment. Both were unveiled at the IFA As of that year, Sony Ericsson had employees in Research Triangle Park; the staff had been reduced by hundreds due to layoffs. Sony Ericsson will close the Research Triangle site.

In Sony Ericsson carried a range of mid and high-end Android smartphones all using the same SoC , only differentiating in form factor, screen size and multimedia capabilities. Although in the phones already carried the Sony brand on them, they were still mostly developed by Sony Ericsson, as can be seen from the green logo on the back of handsets like the Xperia S and Xperia T.

The last device to launch under the Xperia X series was the Xperia XZ3 , a flagship device released in late featuring an OLED display, a first for Sony smartphones, then it got replaced by the number series introduced on the Xperia 1 in Its successor was the Sony SmartWatch in , of which two newer revisions have been made since. In a fitness tracking band, named SmartBand , was introduced. Applications[ edit ] Sony Mobile offers a wide range of applications, ranging from music and videos to camera and gaming apps.

Lifelog - activity tracking and fitness app designed for Android devices. PlayStation Video - online film and television programme distribution service that first was offered by Sony Entertainment Network. The Walkman -branded W series music phones, launched in The Sony Ericsson W-series music phones were notable for being the first music-centric series mobile phones.

The Cyber-shot -branded line of phones, launched in in newer models of the K series phones. This range of phones are focused on the quality of the camera included with the phone. Cyber-shot phones always include a flash, some with a xenon flash, and also include auto-focus cameras. In February , the series was expanded with the announcement of C, C and C phones. The UIQ smartphone range of mobiles, introduced with the P series in with the introduction of P The range was subsequently expanded with the M series and G series.

Focused on an environmentally friendly theme, it mainly used eco-friendly materials and featured eco-apps.


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