sony mobile will be merged with the tv audio and camera divisions

Sony Mobile is losing its independence – and that’s a good thing. The division will be combined with Sony’s TV, audio and camera products into a unit called Electronics Products and Solutions.

The company presents this as a move to increase the synergies between various Sony electronics – the Xperia line already borrows heavily from the TV and camera divisions (especially evident in the latest Xperia 1 flagship).

For what it’s worth, Sony will keep reporting the financial performance of its Xperia smartphones. Still, some worry that this is an attempt to hide the losses from the mobile…