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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

By: Sean Ridgeley from Nov 20, 2015 @ 15:33 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.

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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 SOURCES:digitaltrends.com

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