A Facebook (FB) phone will arrive next year, multiple sources tell the NYT's Nick Bilton - a...

|About: Facebook (FB)|By:, SA News Editor

A Facebook (FB) phone will arrive next year, multiple sources tell the NYT's Nick Bilton - a prior report suggested a Q3 launch. It's added Facebook has hired Apple engineers with iPhone experience, and is exploring multiple smartphone projects. The news comes as Facebook comes under pressure to improve mobile monetization, and rolls out a PC/mobile app store and an HTML5 app development platform. Facebook is also rumored to be interested in browser maker Opera.