Sony May Kiss Low-End Smartphones Goodbye To Better Compete With Samsung And Apple

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http://techcrunch.com – Sony Mobile’s top-tier Xperia Z may have been one of CES’s most pleasant non-surprises (seriously, is there anyone Sony didn’t brief about that thing?), and it turns out that the company’s future efforts may be more of the same. According to a recent CNET interview with Xperia Product Manager Stephen Sneeden, Sony is contemplating leaving the entry-level smartphone market to other companies. “We’re ready to be a premium smartphone provider, logically then, at the very entry level is where you lose the ‘Sonyness,’” Sneeden told CNET. Should (IT news)