Sony’s flagship phones haven’t changed much over the years, but at MWC 2018 this week the company is introducing phones that change things up a lot. The Xperia XZ2 and XZ2 Compact offer a lot, but there are a few things you might have missed in the original announcement. Let’s take a closer look.
February 26, 2018
Over the past two years, we’ve closely followed the development of Google’s Fuchsia OS and the various hardware products it supports. Thus far, these products have almost all been Made by Google devices like the Pixelbook and Nest Hub, used simply as testbeds for Fuchsia on various form factors. But if Fuchsia is to ever succeed, Google will need to partner with other companies on developing their own Fuchsia-based hardware and software projects.
This week in Fuchsia Friday, we take a look at the various Google partners that have looked into Fuchsia OS, including familiar names like Samsung and Sony.
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