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Taiwan market: Sony to launch Handycam camcorder GW88V

Jun 18, 11:16

Sony has unveiled a Handycam camcorder, GW88V, for launch in the Taiwan market on June 20 at a recommended retail price of NT$24,900 (US$830).

PS4 components reportedly start shipping in June

Jun 11, 14:57

The upstream supply chain reportedly has already started shipping orders for the PlayStation 4 (PS4) in June, and volumes may reach one million units per month by September for the...

Computex 2013: Sony unveils ultrabooks using carbon-fiber reinforced plastic chassis

Jun 6, 20:52

Sony has announced several new ultrabooks at Computex 2013 including the Vaio Pro series, featuring carbon-fiber reinforced plastic chassis and weighing only 870g for the 11-inch...

Sony Vaio Pro ultrabooks with carbon-fiber reinforced plastic chassis

Digitimes Research: Toshiba, Renesas, and Sony return to profitability in 1Q13

May 31, 14:39

Japan's top-three semiconductor firms, Toshiba, Renesas Electronics, and Sony, saw on-year decreases in their fiscal 2012 (from April 2012 to March 2013) revenues, but profits impr...

Sony, Microsoft said to be planning price drops for PS3 and Xbox 360

May 29, 22:21

Sony and Microsoft are reportedly planning to offer price drops for their PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 games consoles in July or August, as consumers are waiting for the next-generation...

Taiwan market: Sony launched A58 DSLR camera

May 29, 15:02

Sony has unveiled the A58 in its α series DSLR cameras for launch soon in the Taiwan market. A58 features a 20.1-megapixel CMOS image sensor, a 2.7-inch 460,000-pixel LCD screen,...

Sony DSLR camera A58

China smartphone market: Sony Mobile, LG, Motorola in serious competition, say Taiwan makers

May 27, 21:46

In the China smartphone market, Samsung Electronics has performed well among international vendors while Sony Mobile Communications, LG Electronics and Motorola Mobility have fallen...

Sony Mobile to extend cooperation with ODM firms, says marketing executive

May 23, 21:39

Dennis van Schie, global head of marketing for Sony Mobile, has commented that the firm will extend cooperation and view ODM firms as strategic partners in product development to...

Taiwan market: Sony to launch Xperia Tablet Z

May 22, 15:21

Sony Mobile Communications Taiwan on May 21 unveiled the Xperia Tablet Z, an Android 4.1.2 waterproof tablet equipped with Qualcomm S4 Pro 1.5GHz quad-core processor, 10.1-inch 1920...

Sony aims for 16 million LCD TV shipments in fiscal 2013

May 13, 15:10

Sony hopes to reach 16 million LCD TV shipments in fiscal year 2013, up 19% from fiscal year 2012, and believes that it will make up for past losses in its flat screen TV segment.

Sony PS4 may not achieve expected shipments in 2013

May 6, 14:18

Sony's PlayStation (PS) 4 may have trouble achieving shipments of 12-16 million units in 2013 as expected, as the related upstream supply chain has not yet received any shipment instructions...

Taiwan market: Sony to launch 3 Cyber-shot digital cameras

May 3, 16:00

Sony Taiwan on May 2 unveiled three Cyber-shot series digital camera models, the HX50V for launch in the Taiwan market in mid-June, and the WX300 and TX30 launching in mid-May.

Taiwan market: Sony to launch 55-, 65-inch Ultra HD LCD TVs

Apr 26, 14:05

Sony on April 25 unveiled 55-inch and 65-inch Ultra HD LCD TVs for launch in the Taiwan market in early July 2013, and believes there will be an estimated 1.2 million LCD TVs sold...

Taiwan market: TV brands to introduce large-size Ultra HD TVs in 2013

Apr 16, 15:12

Japan-, and Taiwan-based brands will be introducing new products that focus on large-sizes and high resolutions during the second quarter of 2013.

Japan Display has begun to see profits, says president

Apr 12, 10:43

Japan display has begun to make profits and aims to surpass other countries in LCD technologies, according to Shuichi Otsuka, president of the firm.

Arima, Compal Communications to benefit from Sony Mobile orders

Apr 10, 21:49

Taiwan-based smartphone ODM firms Compal Communications and Arima Communications are likely to see on-quarter revenue growth in the second quarter due to new smartphones from Sony...

Sony in discussions over releasing 30-inch Ultra HD OLED displays

Apr 10, 14:50

Sony is planning to release a 30-inch Ultra HD OLED display with a resolution of 4096 by 2160 for use in the commercial segment, which may come equipped with panels supplied by AU...

Sony to release Ultra HD LCD TVs in April with panels provided by AUO

Apr 9, 15:20

Sony will launch 55-inch XBR-55X900A and 65-inch XBR-65X900A4K Ultra HD LCD TVs in late April at retail prices of US$4,999.99 and US$6,999.99, respectively.

Sony Mobile ramping penetration in entry-level to mid-range smartphone segment

Mar 28, 13:46

Sony Mobile Communications is enhancing its presence in the entry-level to mid-range Android smartphone segment, leveraging the spectacular sales gained from its flagship model, the...

Taiwan market: Sony Mobile aims to obtain 20% market share in 2013

Mar 27, 22:02

Launched in March, Sony Mobile's flagship smartphone, the Xperia Z, has sold more than 50,000 units in less than a month in Taiwan. According to Jonathan Lin, general manager of Sony...

Digitimes Research: Toshiba, Sony see semiconductor revenues grow; Renesas struggles to make profits

Mar 25, 15:40

Due to rising prices of NAND flash in the third quarter of 2012, Japan-based semiconductor firm Toshiba has reported fourth-quarter 2012 revenues of its semiconductor business unit...

Digitimes Research: Samsung, LG, Sony Mobile aim to ramp up smartphone sales in emerging markets

Mar 15, 14:10

Samsung Electronics, LG Electronics and Sony Mobile Communications demonstrated different product strategies for their smartphone businesses at Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2013, but...

Sony Mobile makes headway with Xperia Z; to move to other platforms

Mar 11, 14:08

Sales of Sony Mobile Communications' new high-end flagship smartphone, the Xperia Z, have been successful, which could help the vendor ramp up sales of its entry-level to mid-range...

Sony to push for 16 million PS4 shipments in 2013, say sources

Mar 4, 22:27

Having high hopes on its Playstation 4 (PS4) game console, Sony internally expects the machine's annual shipments to reach 16 million units in 2013 with the supply chain expected...

Taiwan market: Sony launches action cam series

Jan 8, 14:16

Sony Taiwan on January 7 unveiled Handycam HDR-AS15, a camcorder specifically for use in various sports activities including biking, surfing and diving, for launch in the Taiwan market...

AUO likely to obtain OGS touch panel orders from Sony

Dec 27, 15:52

AU Optronics (AUO) will most likely obtain OGS touch panel orders in 2013 for use in Sony touch panel notebooks, according to industry sources.

TCL may surpass Sony in TV sales by the end of 2012

Dec 17, 15:03

China-based TV vendor TCL has reached nearly 14 million in LCD TV sales from January throughout the end of November 2012, and may surpass Sony in overall TV sales by the end of the...

Sony and Toshiba set to increase chip spending in 2013, IHS says

Dec 6, 12:26

Despite weak financial results, leading Japanese consumer electronics OEMs Sony and Toshiba during the next two years are expected to increase their semiconductor spending as they...

Acquiring Sony battery biz will help Foxconn strengthen vertical integration

Nov 30, 15:15

As reports have recently been circulating that Sony is looking to sell its battery business, rumors have pointed to Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) and China-based...

Taiwan market: Sony to open pre-orders for 84-inch Ultra HD TV

Nov 28, 18:34

Sony will open pre-orders for the Bravia KD-84X9000, its 84-inch Ultra HD (4Kx2K) LCD TV with dynamic LED edge-type backlight, in the Taiwan market between December 7, 2012-January...

Rise of Sony Mobile, Lenovo to benefit Taiwan handset ODMs

Nov 27, 21:23

Sony Mobile Communications and Lenovo have both strengthened their positions in the global smartphone market, which will benefit their handset ODM partners in Taiwan, Foxconn International...

Taiwan market: Sony launches MILC Handycam

Nov 16, 10:36

Sony on November 15 launched the Handycam NEX-VG-900, claimed to be the first full-frame (35.8 by 23.9mm) Full HD MILC (mirrorless interchangeable-lens camera), in the Taiwan market...

Sony Handycam NEX-VG900

Sony Mobile likely to outsource 30-40% of smartphones for 2013 to ODMs

Nov 6, 22:17

Sony Mobile Communications aims to ship 50 million smartphones in 2013, with 30-40% out of the total shipments likely to be outsourced to Taiwan-based handset ODMs, including Foxconn...

Digitimes Research: Trends in smart TV development

Oct 22, 15:26

Since 2010, TV vendors have been putting their emphasis on developing smart TVs, each with their own distinct direction as to what kind of functions the TVs will have. Some vendors...

Asustek to participate in initial launch of Windows RT tablet

Oct 15, 22:22

Microsoft is set to announce its latest Windows 8 operating system on October 25 with its Windows RT-based Surface tablet to also make appearance on the same day; however, among Microsoft's...

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    Sony NEX-6 camera

    The new Sony NEX-6 is a pocket-sized mirrorless camera. The newest addition to Sony's E-mount camera lineup includes Fast Hybrid AF, Wi-Fi capabilities and the Play Memories Camera...

    Photo: Company, Sep 17.

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    Sony Tablet S1 tablet PC

    Sony has announced the market launch of its first two Sony Tablet devices. The Android-powered Sony Tablet S device, running on a Nvidia Tegra 2 mobile processor. is optimized for...

    Photo: Company, Sep 5.

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    Sony Tablet

    Sony has announced its Sony Tablet series: the S1, which is optimized for media entertainment; and the S2, which is meant for mobile communication and entertainment. Sony Tablet will...

    Photo: Company, Apr 27.

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    Sony full HD Google TV

    Sony has introduced its Internet TV line featuring four LCD HDTVs with built-in Google TV. The product line includes the 24-inch NSX-24GT1 (US$599.99), the 32-inch NSX-32GT1 (US$799.99),...

    Photo: company, Oct 15.

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    Sony NSZ-GT1 Internet TV Blu-ray Disc player

    Sony has introduced an Internet TV Blu-ray Disc player, the NSZ-GT1, along with its new connected TV line. The Sony Internet TV Blu-ray Disc player with built-in Google TV allows...

    Photo: company, Oct 15.

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