The carrier's new "Never Settle" promotion will give Verizon customers a free phone to play with for 14 days and then pay Verizon's early termination fee for customers who switch over permanently.
But CEO Meg Whitman tells investors the software maker is entering 2015 with the "strongest portfolio" in a decade.
Its pitch to consumers pays off with a gain of 1.2 million customers to hold T-Mobile at bay. Still, Sprint's aggressive promotions have also brought mounting losses.
The forecast from BMO Capital Markets analyst Keith Bachman is up by 10.6 million units from his prior estimate, but sales for the December quarter will depend in part on China.
The situation is so bad that Sony is suspending its dividend -- the first time it won't be making a payout since it listed in 1958.
Speaking to reporters, the new Sony TV chief believes that his division can end the fiscal year in the black, despite 10 years of losses.
Revenue in China helps boost the company to a record second quarter, but the iPad remains a weak spot for Apple.
People may be curious about the Apple Watch, which got delivered to customers around the world on April 24. But when it comes to money, Apple's first wearable won't even be a blip in its financials.
Samsung's declining first-quarter financial results contrast sharply with those of Apple, but the drop in operating profit isn't as bad as it has been.
The game maker ends a strong year thanks to its popular shooter franchise, while it also looks ahead to capitalize on the much-hyped Star Wars revival.