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Sony mulls battery unit sale in push toward core electronics

New Sony Bravia 4K Ultra HD televisions are displayed after being unveiled during a Sony news conference at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas January 7, 2013. Phil Molyneux (top L), president and COO of Sony Electronics Inc., can be seen on the screen in the background. REUTERS/Steve Marcus

New Sony Bravia 4K Ultra HD televisions are displayed after being unveiled during a Sony news conference at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas January 7, 2013. Phil Molyneux (top L), president and COO of Sony Electronics Inc., can be...more

New Sony Bravia 4K Ultra HD televisions are displayed after being unveiled during a Sony news conference at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas January 7, 2013. Phil Molyneux (top L), president and COO of Sony Electronics Inc., can be seen on the screen in the background. REUTERS/Steve Marcus
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Sony Corp's President and Chief Executive Officer Kazuo Hirai speaks to reporters at CEATEC JAPAN 2012 electronics show in Chiba, east of Tokyo, October 2, 2012. REUTERS/Yuriko Nakao

Sony Corp's President and Chief Executive Officer Kazuo Hirai speaks to reporters at CEATEC JAPAN 2012 electronics show in Chiba, east of Tokyo, October 2, 2012. REUTERS/Yuriko Nakao

Sony Corp's President and Chief Executive Officer Kazuo Hirai speaks to reporters at CEATEC JAPAN 2012 electronics show in Chiba, east of Tokyo, October 2, 2012. REUTERS/Yuriko Nakao
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