Sony Ericsson's tablet temperature - How the mobile industry is responding to the iPad

Though Sony Ericsson is working to expand its smartphone efforts, the company has been losing ground in the wider mobile phone market. Sony Ericsson's global handset market share dropped from 6 percent in the first quarter of 2009 to 3.6 percent in the first quarter of 2010, according to IDC.

Forrester analyst Charles Golvin suggested though that tablets represent an opportunity to combine Sony Ericsson's wireless expertise with parent Sony's skill in laptops and ereaders.

Sony Ericsson's tablet temperature - How the mobile industry is responding to the iPad
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