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Panasonic jumping on the Android smartphone bandwagon in 2011

Panasonic hopes to "catch up quickly"
| Mobile Devices News | Posted: Nov 17, 2010 4:32 am

Panasonic is admittedly late to the smartphone party, but they are looking to change that soon. Osamu Waki, the head of Panasonic's mobile division, spoke today at a news conference and announced that Panasonic will start rolling out Android based phones in Japan sometime in 2011 and hit the rest of the world with them by 2012.

 

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According to Waki, Panasonic "misjudged the speed at which smartphones would be taken up in the Japanese market." There weren't a whole lot of details on exact models or specs; only Waki's statement that "with the rapid shift to Android, we want to catch up quickly."

 

NEWS SOURCES:Engadget.com

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