Computer manufacturer HP is still keen on getting back into the smartphone business, executives have revealed.
Su-yin Yam, the senior director of HP’s consumer business in the Asia-Pacific, told Indian news agency PTI that the company is indeed working to get back into smartphones, but “I cannot give a timetable”.
“It would be silly if we say no. HP has to be in the game.”
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Last year, HP chief executive Meg Whitman also said the company would return to the smartphone market.
The company spent $US1.2 billion on Palm back in 2010, but since then the company’s smartphone strategy has dwindled.