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Sony Q3 FY2017 Report: Confirms Sony Image Sensor Business Slowdown

Sony released their 2017 Q3 results today and they verify what we reported a few days ago, the Sony image sensor business will experiance a due to iPhone. The annalist was spot on, but it wasn’t a difficult prediction to make with all of the reports about iPhone X sales slowing. The overall forecast for the imaging […]

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Analyst Predicts Sony Image Sensor Business Slowdown Due To iPhone

Image Sensors World is reporting a potential slow down at Sony due to lower than expected iPhone sales, based on a Bloomberg report, but is it accurate? Even if iPhone demand slows demand for other phones will likely pick up the slack with Sony sensors in them. Plus Sony will continue selling their sensors to new […]

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Sony Fiscal Year 2017 Q2: Imaging Division Healthy and Profitable

Second quarter sales increased 16% year-on-year and operating income increased 4 billion yen to 18.9 billion yen. The increase in sales and operating income was primarily due to the impact of foreign exchange rates and the absence in the current quarter of the impact from the Kumamoto Earthquakes in the same quarter of the previous […]

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Sony is Lowering Their Investment in CMOS Technology

Digitimes reports that Sony will lower their investment on CMOS image sensor equipment in fiscal 2016: “Sony will reduce its equipment investment for CMOS image sensors to JPY70 billion (US$691.53 million) in fiscal 2016, while maintaining its sensor production capacity at 70,000 12-inch equivalent wafers a month during the fiscal year, according to Digitimes Research.”

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Sony 2015 Financial Report

  Sony’s financial report is now available and things do not look very good. It appears the Earthquake really hurt Sony going forward and they are unable to accurately forecast going foward. It also seems that this natural disaster might cause Sony to focus more on the sales of their cameras than providing the industry […]

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Sony financial results for the 2015 fiscal year

Sony announced their consolidated financial results for the 2015 fiscal year ending on March 31, 2016 (see the numbers for the Imaging Products & Solutions segment in the slides above). Here is a recap from Reuters:

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