When Microsoft acquired Nokia’s mobile division, it also acquired Nokia’s new Android devices like the Nokia X and the Nokia XL, although as Microsoft’s main focus is on Windows Phone, we expected these to be the last Android devices from the now Microsoft owned Nokia mobile division.
Now according to a recent report, this is not the case, and the new Microsoft Devices division will continue to develop Android smartphones alongside their Windows Phone devices.
The price of budget smartphones has fallen considerably over the last twelve months, whilst high end devices prices have remained pretty much the same, and it looks like we will see a $20 smartphone this year.
ARM has shared some details on their plans for smartphones, and also how they think the smartphone market will evolve over the next few years.
Sony has released its latest financial results for its fiscal year that ended on the 31st of March 2014, and the company also revealed details on how many of its Sony Xperia smartphones it sold.
Sony managed to sell a total of 39.1 million Xperia smartphones in 12 months, this is up around 20 percent for the same period in the previous year.