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Sony may sell camera parts to smartphone competitors

Sony's chief executive officer Kazuo Hirai is culling the number of Xperia smartphones the company produces as it struggles to compete with Apple Inc and Samsung Electronics Co.


SONY Corp said it can still make money from smartphones - by selling camera components to competitors of its own Xperia models.

Revenue from the business that makes sensors, camera modules and memory storage will rise to 1.3 trillion yen (S$14.4 billion) to 1.5 trillion yen