Sony is considering joining Microsoft as a Windows Phone hardware partner

Sony, which has been largely choked out of the Android market, is reportedly considering expanding to Windows Phone. This is good new for Microsoft as well as getting more hardware vendors to build Windows Phone devices means being able to offer consumers more choices. 

Microsoft and Sony may be bitter rivals when it comes to video games, but the pair might soon forge a smart partnership in smartphones. Sony is reportedly considering joining Microsoft as a Windows Phone hardware partner, according to The Information, which claims that Sony’s efforts have gone as far as the prototype phase. The move would make Sony part of the growing list of Windows Phone hardware makers, which so far includes companies like Samsung, HTC, Acer, LG and, of course, Nokia.

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