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Sony China: a huge blow to Beijing! Sony may withdraw from China

Sony China: a huge blow to Beijing!  Sony may withdraw from China

The world famous Japanese company Sony is especially appreciated for their cameras. The brand’s camera-focused Xperia series has made quite a name for itself in the mobile phone market. But now Sony is reportedly planning a major change in their smartphone strategy. Multiple Chinese media reports suggest the company is considering exiting the fiercely competitive Chinese smartphone market.

Sony may exit the Chinese smartphone market

According to a report by MyDrivers, Sony will not launch its next Xperia smartphone in China. The company’s mobile division may even exit the mainland China market altogether. The exact reason for the move is still unclear, but it could be because Sony’s smartphones are struggling to gain traction in China, much to the company’s dismay.

It should be noted that Sony’s journey into China’s smartphone market began a decade ago with the acquisition of Ericsson’s shares. Although initially successful, Sony found it difficult to keep up with the competition. As a result, the company now manages to hold a small share of the Chinese smartphone market.

While the move away from China is disappointing, Sony’s presence in the mobile industry will not be erased. Sony’s expertise in smartphone camera sensors will still maintain their status as one of the leading manufacturers in the market. However, Sony has yet to officially confirm or deny the news. So until an official announcement is made, any change regarding the availability of Sony phones in China will be treated as speculation.

Sony is gearing up for the launch of their new Xperia 1 VI and Xperia 5 VI phones An earlier report mentioned that Sony plans to include the world’s first in-camera digital signage technology in its next-generation Xperia phones. This feature will allow users to digitally sign photos captured directly on the camera, which will help ensure photo authenticity and prevent any tampering.

Another report from last January revealed possible camera specifications of the Sony Xperia 1 VI. It is said to have three 48-megapixel sensors. However, there is no information available yet about when or where these devices will be unveiled.


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