Sony revealed its mid-term corporate strategy for the next three years, and mobile is singled out as one of the areas where Sony will focus on minimizing risks, rather than creating growth or profits.
Peter Chou’s company is forecasting between NT$41.5 billion and NT$45 billion ($1.32 billion and $1.43 billion) in revenue, a decrease compared to Q4 2014, but roughly 30 percent more than the same quarter in 2014
Sony revised its forecast for the fiscal year ending March 31 and revealed partial results for the last three months of 2014. Strong console and camera sensors sales have helped offset weak performance in other areas, including mobile.
Lenovo announced results for the first quarter with Motorola in the house, and everything seems to be going according to plan so far.
OnePlus has released some stats on their successes for 2014, check out their Annual Report Card 2014 in this infographic to see just how good they did. No whales were harmed in the making of this infographic.
LG’s operating profit for 2014 leapt to KRW 1.83 trillion (USD 1.73 billion), an increase of 46 percent, led by strong growth in smartphone shipments.
Samsung announced its earnings for Q4 2014, and it’s a mixed bag: while the IT & mobile unit tumbled compared to a year before, the solid component business helped Samsung increase its overall profit compared to the previous quarter.
Huawei has announced a 30% growth in revenues last year, led by demand for its mid- to high-end smartphones. Handset shipments reached 75 million.
Early financial forecasts suggest that Samsung could be in for another year of smaller profits, although the situation may not be as bad as in 2014.
Despite an increase over the Q3 earnings, the estimates for Q4 2014 are significantly lower than the performance Samsung enjoyed during 2013.