Will Nintendo create their own mobile phone? That's a question fans have mulled over for years and years now. This was something long before Nintendo joined the mobile scene with software. Hell, Nintendo even had a patent for a gaming phone! The question is, will Nintendo ever REALLY pull the trigger and make it happen? The latest rumblings come from Digitimes, who share some information from their 'industry sources.'
Despite the fact that gaming handsets are a niche-market segment, other players including Xiaomi, Vivo, Nintendo and Nubia are either strengthening their presence in the market or planning to enter it, said the sources. ...There have been speculations about Nintendo planning to launch a gaming handset that can integrate with its Switch consoles, the Japan-based vendor has yet to respond to such speculations.