Additionally, the company is speaking with potential domestic buyers.
The division has been a heavy loser in the last few years, and it appears NEC is trying to slim down to remain more profitable.
"Amid the rapidly changing market we are considering a number of ways to bolster the competitiveness of our mobile phone business, but nothing has been decided," NEC said in a statement.
For the fiscal year, NEC shipped 4.3 million phones. It is unclear how much the division could fetch in a sale.
Written by: Andre Yoskowitz @ 30 Mar 2013 17:04