Sony's mobile segment saw a gloomy black for years before competition from Samsung, Huawei or Xiaomi (China).
Last year, the Japanese company said it would narrow its smartphone business in some areas. So far, that plan has been officially confirmed.
In a recent meeting of investors, Sony shared about markets where it will stop trading or focus on selling smartphones including Africa, Australia, Canada, India, Latin America. Middle East and Southeast Asia.
According to the Android AuthoritySony Mobile will only focus on four major areas: Europe, Hong Kong, Japan and Taiwan.
This information comes almost a year after Sony Mobile first revealed its plan to "re-evaluate smartphone businesses" in the Middle East, Africa and Turkey, and shut down several manufacturing and cutting plants. reducing 2,000 employees and merging smartphone arrays into other business divisions.
Xperia 1, Sony's latest flagship model equipped with OLED 4K HDR screen, Snapdragon 855 processor chip and 3 rear cameras are expected to be sold in June this year.