Sony Ericsson


Smartphone Sales Jump in Fourth Quarter

Data from Gartner show that a fourth-quarter jump in smartphone sales has made up for a slowing of the market in the previous three quarters. Nokia is responsible for the biggest chunk of smartphone sales, with iPhone and Android devices growing by leaps and bounds as well. Nokia sales fell only slightly in the last […]

Sony Ericsson: Were Not Looking at Nortels LG Stake

Sony Ericsson says it’s not the company rumored to be keen on buying Nortel Networks Corp.’s stake in the LG-Nortel venture. A news story from South Korea on Wednesday said Sony Ericsson and Alcatel-Lucent are prepared to vie for Nortel’s share in the LG deal. Alcatel-Lucent is the other company being posited as an acquirer, […]

Sony Ericsson Appoints Nordberg Its New President

Bert Nordberg has been named the new head of struggling mobile phone maker Sony Ericsson. The eight-year-old company, a joint venture between Sony and Ericsson, has watched its market share erode, losing $1 billion since July 2008. So, on Monday, the board appointed Nordberg, a 14-year Ericsson employee, the new president. Nordberg has been leading […]

Sony Ericsson: Were No. 3!

It’s musical chairs time for the wireless handset providers. And this time LG Electronics (LGERF.PK) and Motorola (MOT) were the ones left standing, while Sony Ericsson got a better spot, taking the No. 3 seat. Gartner (IT) reported Nokia (NOK) remains No. 1, with 38.2 percent share in the third quarter. Samsung (EWY) is No. 2, with 17.1 percent of […]

The Sony Xperia to Cost $799

The handset subsidy model is about to get a test when the Sony Ericsson Xperia X1 smartphone comes to America in November. It is set to go commercial Nov. 29, the day after Thanksgiving. The touchscreen device, first announced at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain last February, runs the Windows Mobile 6.0, and will […]

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