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Flagship forgone: No LG G5, HTC 10, or Galaxy Galaxy S7 for Japan

by: Matthew BensonMay 12, 2016
Japan's Big 3 carriers have announced an anemic Summer 2016 product line with some giant gaps that will seemingly shock customers in other territories.
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Sprint’s Japanese owner to open a phone store staffed by robots

by: Rob TriggsJanuary 27, 2016
As an experiment, Softbank plans to temporarily open a smartphone store staffed entirely by its Pepper robots in March this year.
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Nexus pricing got you down? At least you’re not living in Japan…

by: Matthew BensonOctober 20, 2015
Google's new Nexi cost more overseas than in America. In Japan specifically, one carrier is selling the 32GB Nexus 5X for $781 full retail price. A pretty penny!
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The Nexus devices will be offered by carriers in Japan (joining Canada and the UK)

by: Matthew BensonOctober 8, 2015
Three of Japan's mobile carriers will sell Google's new Nexus devices, including one offering the Gold 6P. Will other countries and carriers follow suit?
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The stunning Sharp Aquos Crystal is coming to Sprint tomorrow!

by: Bogdan PetrovanAugust 18, 2014
Great news, Sprint customers. You will get to turn heads everywhere you go thanks to the “frameless” Sharp Aquos Crystal coming to Sprint soon.
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The Aquos Crystal is the closest we can get to a bezel-less phone (for now)

by: Bogdan PetrovanAugust 18, 2014
Made by Sharp for Softbank, the new Aquos Crystal is pushing the physical envelope of smartphone design with a “frame-less” design that’s almost all screen.
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Sprint no longer interested in buying T-Mobile?

by: Edgar CervantesAugust 5, 2014
A new report from The Wall Street Journal sources "people familiar with the matter", stating Sprint is no longer bidding to acquire good ol' T-Mobile.
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Sprint, T-Mobile merger details being finalized

by: William Neilson JrJuly 14, 2014
A report from Asian publication, Nikkei, that claims that a deal is officially in place and just the final details need to be ironed out.
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Shareholders approve Sprint/SoftBank merger

by: Nate SwannerJune 25, 2013
This takes things a step closer to a newly formed company, with only the FTC needed to approve the deal. For shareholders, the deal gives them $7.65/share, or they can convert their shares 1:1 into the newly formed company.
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Softbank is confident their purchase of Sprint will close in July

by: Nate SwannerJune 21, 2013
For Sprint and Softbank, the good news abounds. Softbank stock is up in anticipation of the deal, and Sprint will gain much needed capital and support to update their network.
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