The company Samsung SDI, which produces batteries for many smartphones Samsung, will not be the sole supplier of batteries for the next flagship model. The source reports that the supply batteries for Samsung Galaxy S8 will be the company Sony.
These data sound a bit strange, given that in the summer of last year, Sony agreed to sell the respective lines of business other Japanese companies - Murata Group. Completion of the transaction is expected before the end of the current fiscal year, which ends in Japan on March 31.
Meanwhile, some time ago it was reported that Murata Manufacturing will supply batteries for smartphones the Galaxy the S8 the Samsung .
|Sony as one of the suppliers of batteries for smartphones Samsung Galaxy S8|
Explanation of the situation you can think of quite a few. Perhaps, Sony will supply batteries to the completion of the transaction. Perhaps, Sony will retain part of the unit. May sell the unit will continue to use the Sony brand. Either way, the source of the third call Sony (along with Samsung SDI and Murata) battery manufacturer, has received orders for batteries for Samsung Galaxy S8.
Source: the WSJ