CFO Patrick Pichette then went on to say Google would need to “drain” the pipeline. Not exactly the kind of thing you’d expect to hear about a division that was acquired for $12.5 billion (closed in 2012).
Camp Android increasingly looks like a two horse race: Samsung vs. Motorola. I’m guessing that Google’s mobility division is reluctantly pleased that team Samsung is venturing daily into those San Jose courtrooms.
Welcome Sony, so long Ericsson. Android could use some fresh, inspired designs. Known for their superb hardware, Sony is just what the doctor ordered. Ion features a category-leading (for Android) 12MP camera.