Next year, Sharp will enter the European smartphone market
The resource DigiTimes, citing EDN, announced that Benq has updated its strategy in the smartphone market, and intends in the 2017 financial year, to supply the market with more than 1 million smartphones. 2017 financial year for the company runs from April 2017 calendar year to March 2018.
To increase smartphone sales (sales for last year, unfortunately, unknown), Sharp for the beginning of the return to the Chinese market, which hired the former Vice President of Coolpad Group, who will lead the China division of Sharp. Note that the Sharp smartphones have not been sold in China for the last four years.
Also next year, the Japanese company intends to enter the European market through one of its subsidiaries. What smartphones Sharp will sell on the European market, is still unknown.