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Sony confirms it will not make its own smartphone processors

Sony CEO Kazuo Hirai denies rumors company will move mobile processor production in-house.

@seanridgeley
Published Fri, Nov 20 2015 3:33 PM CST   |   Updated Tue, Nov 3 2020 12:03 PM CST

Though Sony has made moves in recent years to move more of its hardware production in-house, its CEO Kazuo Hirai has confirmed smartphone processors will not be a part of that shift. Rumors had been floating about recently, which Hirai quashed in an interview with Japanese publication PCOnline.

Sony confirms it will not make its own smartphone processors | TweakTown.com

Sony's focus right now, he says, is on 4K video, current product line optimization (including potential interface enhancements for the Z line), and being a leader in the television space.

NEWS SOURCE:digitaltrends.com

Sean has a background in journalism, and has been using that to write about gaming and tech since 2008 - first for Neoseeker, then Rage3D, and now, TweakTown. As News Editor, Sean's job is to supply regular stories on the latest happenings in the tech world. He also writes tweak guides to help you get the most out of your PC games and hardware.

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