Lenovo has been setting its eye on the smartphone market for long now and has earlier been reported to acquiring Nokia and later BlackBerry for expanding its mobile business. While these proposals have just been pure speculation and at times executives getting lost in translation, Reuters is reporting that the Chinese player is now in talks with the Japanese mobile phone vendor NEC. Also Read - Lenovo Legion 5 Pro launches with Ryzen 5000 CPU, brings Legion Ultimate Support service
According to the report, Lenovo is in talks to acquire NEC’s mobile phone unit. NEC is facing a downfall in the mobile business and has been looking for some potential partners even in domestic market. Lenovo, which has been strategizing to grow its existing mobile business, is considering to buy the Japanese vendor to hit the competitive handset market.
We have earlier reported that the personal computer market is witnessing a dip in the market due to the emergence of smartphone, which is why PC players seem to get active on the mobile handset market.