Sony's Ericsson stake buyout a done deal, phones will be branded just Sony and part of the "four-screen" strategy
Sony announced it had completed entirely the Ericsson stake buyout paperwork, and the Sony Ericsson joint-venture of a decade or so is no more, long live Sony Mobile Communications.
The PlayStation company has huge plans for a "four-screen" concept by the alleged name of Dot Switch, leveraging its expertise in TVs, laptops, tablets and now smartphones, to allow for seamless integration across all your living room and mobile devices.
It might even be planning to leverage the PS Vita mod for its now Google-y devices to differentiate even further and offer unique experiences like PS gaming and PlayMemories, its upcoming cloud service that will sync and share media and info across its devices.
The first device with simply Sony branding is to be the Xperia S, and AT&T's Xperia ion, followed by the upcoming Xperia P and U midrangers, which will likely be revealed at the MWC expo in a few days. We'll be there, so stay tuned for the tasty detail morsels.