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Sony FY2019 Q2 Summary: Sales Increased 22% Year-on-Year

Imaging & Sensing Solutions (I&SS) Sales are expected to be higher than the July forecast due to higher-than-expected sales of image sensors for mobile products, resulting from an improvement in product mix and higher-than-expected unit sales. Operating income is expected to be significantly higher than the July forecast primarily due to the impact of the […]

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Sony FY2019 Q1 Summary: Sony Renames Image Sensor Division and Reports Sales Growth

A few weeks ago we reported on an activist investor wanting Sony to spin off their semiconductors division. It looks like Sony responded to the activist investor by renaming the semiconductors business division and merging it more tightly into their other operations according to Image Sensor Resource Worlds excerpts below from the earnings call transcript […]

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Sony FY2018 Consolidated Financial Results

• Next is the Imaging Products & Solutions segment. • FY18 sales increased 2% year-on-year to 670.5 billion yen, primarily due to an increase in sales of high value-added products including mirrorless single-lens cameras and interchangeable lenses. • Operating income increased 9.1 billion yen year-on-year to 84.0 billion yen. • This increase was primarily due […]

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Sony FY2018 Q3 Financial Report Released

• Next is the Semiconductors segment. • FY18 Q3 sales decreased 8% year-on-year to 230.3 billion yen, primarily due to a decrease in unit sales of image sensors for mobile devices. • Operating income decreased 14.0 billion yen year-on-year to 46.5 billion yen. • This was primarily due to the impact of the decrease in […]

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Sony FY2018 Q2 Financial Report Released: Sony’s Sensor Business is Booming

Many camera companies are using Sony sensors today and it’s in part because there are not a lot of options. Not long ago there were rumors of Samsung returning to the market and the Fujifilm X-T3 having a Samsung sensor inside, but it was recently discovered that even the X-T3 is using a Sony sensor […]

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Sony FY2017 Earnings Announcement

Results for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2018 Sales increased 76.3 billion yen (13%) year-on-year (a 9% increase on a constant currency basis) to 655.9 billion yen. This significant increase was mainly due to the absence of the impact from the Kumamoto Earthquakes in the previous fiscal year, the impact of foreign exchange rates […]

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