The Japanese manufacturer of smartphones Sony is developing a new shell for branded devices to replace the previous one. The representatives of the brand wrote in comments to the news about the company's refusal to further develop Xperia Home, which will cease to receive updates that extend its functionality.
Sony's new launcher
Sony employees declined to comment on the reasons why they decided to replace Xperia Home new shell. Probably, the manufacturer has come to the conclusion that the development of a launcher from scratch will be comparable in terms of labor costs with the processing of the existing one, but will allow to concentrate more thoroughly on new ideas.
According to some information, Sony will present a new shell this fall. The development will be based on the final assembly of Android P, differing from the Xperia Home by the revised management system. As a new method of interaction with the interface of branded smartphones, gestures will be used in analogy with iOS.
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