- Kyocera has announced it will alter its consumer smartphone strategy in Japan.
- Kyocera’s President says the changes are due to the inability to make a profit in the current market.
- The company says it will instead focus solely on corporate phones.
Update, May 15, 2023 (10:10 PM ET): Kyocera reached out to Android Authority to clarify that the original news described below is inaccurate due to translation errors. Instead, Kyocera is restructuring its consumer strategy in Japan to more closely align with its business-first strategy in North America.
Here is a Kyocera statement from Vipul Dalal, Vice President of the Communications Equipment Group at Kyocera International, Inc. of San Diego: