"Reporting earnings for its fiscal first quarter ended June, Sony posted a modest profit of $35 million, an impressive recovery from the ugly loss it posted for the same period a year earlier. And it attributed that turnaround to two things: A favorable shift in foreign exchange rates and brisk smartphone sales.Sony's First Quarter Savior Was The Smartphone - John Paczkowski - News - AllThingsD
Evidently the Xperia A, which Sony touts as the most popular smartphone in Japan, and its counterpart, the Xperia Z, have met with some reasonable success, driving what the company describes as a “significant increase in unit sales” of its Android smartphone portfolio. Sony sold 9.6 million smartphones during the quarter, a big improvement over the 7.4 million it sold a year ago."
Friday, August 02, 2013
Sony's First Quarter Savior Was The Smartphone - John Paczkowski - News - AllThingsD
Sony now has at least one profitable device category