According to an article published by Reuters today, Panasonic Mobile Communications Co will develop and plans to sell smartphones in early 2012 running Google Inc’s Android operating system. These devices will be assembled in Southeast of Asia by an electronics manufacturing service according to daily Nikkei.
Nikkei also reports that Panasonic “wants a piece of the Mobile market pie” abroad, in Europe, Asia and North America. Company’s goal is to sell around 7.5 million mobile units abroad in fiscal 2015, fifty percent of its overall shipments of these products.
In 2005 Panasonic withdrew from the mobile phone market in Europe and China because of stiff price competition and a few other factors that were not mention.