I already miss Ericsson. For some reason, Sony Mobile Communications just doesn’t have the right ring to it. I don’t know if I will ever think of their future devices the same again.
Sony Completes Full Acquisition of Sony Ericsson
Sony to Rename the Company Sony Mobile Communications and Accelerate Business Integration
February 16, 2012, Tokyo, Japan – Sony Corporation (â€œSonyâ€) today announced that the transaction to acquire Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericssonâ€™s (â€œEricssonâ€) 50% stake in Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications AB (â€œSony Ericssonâ€) has been completed as of February 15, 2012 (Central European time). This marks the completion of the transaction jointly announced by Sony and Ericsson on October 27, 2011, and makes Sony Ericsson a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sony.
Sony will rename Sony Ericsson â€œSony Mobile Communicationsâ€, and further integrate the mobile phone business as a vital element of its electronics business, with the aim of accelerating convergence between Sonyâ€™s lineup of network enabled consumer electronics products, including smart phones, tablets, TVs and PCs.