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February 08, 2016 12:41 PM ET

Technology Hardware, Storage and Peripherals

Company Overview of Sony Mobile Communications AB

Company Overview

Sony Mobile Communications AB engages in the product research, development, design, production, distribution, marketing, sale, and customer servicing of mobile phones, accessories, and applications. The company also provides smartphones and smartwatches. It sells its products in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, the Americas, and the Asia Pacific. Sony Mobile Communications AB was formerly known as Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications AB and changed its name to Sony Mobile Communications AB in February 2012. The company was founded in 2001 and is headquartered in London, United Kingdom. As of February 15, 2012, Sony Mobile Communications AB operates as a subsidiary of Sony Corporation.

Sony Ericsson House

202 Hammersmith Road

London,  W6 7DN

United Kingdom

Founded in 2001

9,455 Employees

Phone:

44 20 8762 5858

Key Executives for Sony Mobile Communications AB

Chief Executive Officer
Age: 55
President
Age: 51
Chief Financial Officer
Head of Operations and Corporate Vice President
Chief Executive Officer of Russia
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.

Sony Mobile Communications AB Key Developments

Sony Mobile Communications and Bell Announces Exclusive Launch of Sony Xperia Z5 Smartphone

Sony Mobile Communications and Bell announced the exclusive launch of the next-generation Sony Xperia Z5 smartphone on Canada's 4G LTE network. Featuring advanced Sony camera technology and powerful entertainment integration, the Xperia Z5 will be available across Canada starting October 29, 2015. A mobile camera experience unlike any other: Featuring the next-generation 23MP Exmor RSTM mobile sensor, 5x Clear Image Zoom and Sony's image processing, the Xperia Z5 offers Sony's best smartphone camera experience delivering clear and vivid images every time. Plus, customers will never miss a moment with Sony's ultra fast hybrid autofocus – at 0.031 seconds it is faster than the blink of a human eye. With Xperia Z5 customers can also record video more smoothly in bumpy situations due to improvements in Sony's SteadyShotTM technology with Intelligent Active Mode. Designed for life: Designed at Sony's Creative Center studios, Xperia Z5 is built with a slim continuous plate form, a metal frame and frosted glass back for a striking look and feel. New features include a cap-less USB for easy charging and an integrated fingerprint sensor power button makes the device personal, protected and quickly accessible. Powerful performance that meets demands: Xperia Z5 is powered by the Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 810, a 64 bit octa-core processor, and ultra-fast 4G LTE speeds. And powerful smartphones demand smart power management – Xperia Z5 is equipped with up to two-days2 of battery life and power management functionality like Battery STAMINA mode that puts customers in control of battery life. A series powered by a robust entertainment ecosystem: Sony's expertise in audio technologies enables customers experience sound with incredible clarity on Xperia Z5. High-Res Audio delivers accurate sound recording at a near studio quality and DSEE HXTM technology enhances MP3, AAC or music streaming tracks to near High-Res Audio quality. Customers can also keep playing their favourite PlayStation®4 (PS4™) games wherever they are in the home with PS4 Remote Play3. Simply connect the Xperia Z5 to a PS4 via home Wi-Fi and use the DUALSHOCK®4 Wireless Controller and never miss a minute of the action. Key features – Xperia Z5: Next-generation smartphone camera with a brand new 23MP Exmor RS mobile sensor and ultra-fast hybrid autofocus; Up to 2-day battery life and battery STAMINA mode; Integrated fingerprint sensor power button; Waterproof design with an IP68 rating 4; NFC compatibility to connect devices and share with One-touch enabled products such as headphones, TVs and Sony SmartWear; and 4G LTE wireless broadband speeds on Canada's LTE network. The Sony Xperia Z5 in white and graphite black will be available exclusively from Bell Mobility on October 29, 2015.

Sony Mobile Communications Unveils Next-Generation Xperia Z5 and Xperia Z5 Compact and 4K Smartphone Xperia Z5 Premium

Sony Mobile Communications unveiled its next-generation Xperia Z5 and Xperia Z5 Compact, and the world's first 4K smartphone Xperia Z5 Premium - each engineered to make everyday experiences better. Xperia Z5 features Sony's brand new large 1/2.3 Exmor RSTM for mobile 23MP sensor and F2.0 G Lens - it's Sony's first completely re-imagined smartphone camera module since Xperia Z1, designed with Sony's interchangeable lens camera TM technology for clear, vivid imagery every time. The camera is capable of fast autofocus in a smartphone, a powerful blend of speed and accuracy to capture split-second moments with ease. It delivers a ground-breaking speed of just 0.037 seconds - faster than the blink of a human eye (average 0.1 - 0.4 s). A combination of the large 23MP Exmor RSTM for mobile sensor and advanced processing software which get close to subjects; whether it be a landmark, architecture or other objects of interest, with 5x clear image zoom with minimum loss of quality. And, advancements in low-light photography mean can capture clearer photos at night or in darker surroundings with less noise and blur - perfect for capturing a sunrise or night skyline. With the continued popularity of content capture for social media, Xperia Z5 series brings significant advancements in the evolution of Sony's SteadyShotTM with Intelligent Active Mode for video. Further improvements mean you'll be able to continuously capture action smoothly, such as riding a bike or skateboard, free from jolts or shudders. It also features better low-light performance without blur. Designed by the creatives at Sony's Creative Center studios in Sweden and Japan, Xperia Z5 presents a svelte continuous plate form, with a metal frame and frosted glass back. It's striking, comfortable to hold and waterproof for everyday convenience. With a 5.2" display, sleek looks and Fall 2015 fashion and interior design cues, colours range from elegant to expressive for any personal style or taste; White, Graphite Black, Gold and Green. For those who prefer a compact smartphone, Xperia Z5 Compact brings the same great camera technology and features in a pocket-friendly compact device. It delivers uncompromised performance in a beautifully compact design with a 4.6" display, perfect for one-handed use. And, Z5 Compact let's express personal style with fresh, vibrant colours including Yellow and Coral, in addition to White and Graphite Black. Both devices represent iconic Sony craftsmanship with premium materials throughout, including frosted glass finishing to the rear and a subtly etched Xperia logo side engraving, as well as capless USB for quick efficient connection and charging. To the side, a new integrated fingerprint sensor power button means each device is personal, protected and easily unlockable with a simple pick up and press in one natural movement. It will also support the FIDO standard; authentication via fingerprint for online payment services - with news on first partners shared closer to launch. Xperia Z5 and Xperia Z5 Compact are powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 processor, featuring octa-core CPUs, 64 bit capabilities and ultra-fast 4G LTE speeds, letting to reach new levels of performance for video, photography and gaming. Powerful smartphone features demand smart power management, Xperia Z5 and Xperia Z5 Compact are equipped with Sony's incredible up to two-day8 battery stamina and innovative power-saving technology, which gives superior long-lasting battery performance. With Qualcomm® Quick Charge(TM) 2.0 enabled on the new devices, can get 5.5 hours usage with just 10 minutes of charging with a certified Quick Charge(TM) 2.0 charger, such as the Quick Charger UCH10 (dependant on market variants). Xperia Z5 Premium is the world's first 4K smartphone with a sharp, vivid 5.5" 4K TRILUMINOS(TM) Display for mobile and IPS, where breathtaking detail is depicted with pinpoint accuracy for the most natural images, at four times the resolution of Full HD. Xperia Z5 Premium will upscale the favourite content to 4K, enhancing any native or third party videos or photos so it can view Netflix, YouTube or the holiday shots in rich, vibrant 4K detail. And, Xperia Z5 Premium is built to allow to get creative by capturing in 4K and immediately enjoying the content on Z5 Premium, with the option of preserving any moment as an 8MP quality image. Xperia Z5 Premium is designed from the ground up as a high-performance mobile device, also powered by the Snapdragon 810 processor. A high capacity 3430 mAh battery lasting for up to two days, with quick charge capability eliminates the need for regular charging. Xperia Z5 Premium features a large 32GB internal memory, with the capability to take a 200GB external microSD card, which offers extra room for 4K videos and movies, and images too. Xperia Z5 Premium also features Sony's innovative memory on display feature - the data transfer between processor and device is optimized so Xperia Z5's display memory technology remembers the display of images seen on the smartphone and caches the image or video so that don't need to reload the full image each time to view it - preserving battery power in the process. Xperia Z5 and Z5 Compact will launch globally from October 2015, and Xperia Z5 Premium from November 2015 - Xperia Z5 and Xperia Z5 Premium will be available in both Single SIM and Dual SIM variants11.

Sony Mobile Communications Inc. Unveils Two New Smartphones

Sony Mobile Communications Inc. has unveiled two new smartphones, Xperia C5 Ultra and Xperia M5.Starting with the Xperia C3, Sony Mobile has been the front runner to address the digital native's need with PROselfie offering. Xperia C5 Ultra incorporates an first twin 13-megapixel front and rear camera, which offers stunning high-resolution imagery. Whether user shooting incredible scenery or taking a selfie with friends, user images are always captured in crystal clear quality. Both cameras include Sony's Exmor RS sensor, HDR for picture and video, and an easy to use preset Auto scene recognition mode that analyses and adjusts settings automatically to give the perfect results every time. Selfies are also enhanced with the integration of Sony's enhanced Selfie Flash that supports the front camera and lightens up more of the frame to ensure every part of user photograph's beauty is captured. The device's 22mm wide-angle lens also means that user can fit more in the frame. Unleash user creativity with a host of Selfie camera applications that are available to download. Xperia C5 Ultra provides a high quality viewing experience, with its large display, complete with a super-thin bezel for a near borderless display. The large 6" Full HD display with IPS featuring Sony's TV technology Mobile BRAVIA Engine 2 lets user enjoy videos and pictures in the finest detail. A one-handed operation mode is also available to help easily use the device with options for both right-handed and left-handed users. With an aluminium frame and three colour variations, including black, white and a glossy soft mint, Xperia C5 Ultra offers a premium design, whilst allowing user to showcase individual style. Sleek, stylish and a comfortable fit in the hand, Xperia C5 Ultra feels as good as it looks. Performance is assured thanks to the advanced 1.7 GHz 64 bit Octa-core processor with 2GB RAM and 4G network support for a fast user experience. With the reliable up to two-day battery life, and up to 7 hours 47 minutes of video playback, user will never have to worry about losing power during important moments. What's more, Ultra STAMINA Mode optimises battery usage further to ensure it is used most effectively. Following Xperia M4 Aqua's success in raising the bar and defining the "super mid-range" with its camera leadership, Xperia M5 has an even more impressive 21.5MP rear camera that lets user snap extraordinary moments like a pro. When user can't get near enough to subject, 5x Clear Image Zoom allows to get close without losing any quality. With the power to capture videos in 4K, Xperia M5 offers the quality and performance of a compact digital camera. The result is sharp, clear and bright footage every time. Sony's camera brilliance doesn't end there Xperia M5 has a powerful 13MP front-facing 'selfie cam', which also comes with integrated autofocus and Full-HD video recording, so user can take exquisite selfies to share with friends and family. What's more, a host of camera applications elevate selfies to the next level including Face in picture, AR mask and Style portrait. Boasting a sharp, bright and vivid 5" Full HD display, user favourite Sony entertainment will really come to life. Mobile BRAVIA Engine 2 gives enhanced sharpness and contrast for immersive viewing, whilst IPS ensures excellent viewing at any angle and accurate colours from edge to edge. Unique like devices, Xperia M5 is also waterproof and dust-tight, with a capless USB port for added convenience and easy charging. With a waterproof smartphone, user don't need to worry if device gets dirty, just rinse it off under the tap. It is also protected against accidental splashes, so user can use Xperia M5 under the rain or shine. For beauty and perfection in every direction, Xperia M5 features Sony's distinctive design with the OmniBalance style in a sleek premium glass finish on both sides. It is also designed for durability with stainless steel corners to protect against bumps. Xperia M5 integrates a large 2,600mAh battery offering up to two-days battery life, so user don't have to worry about charging phone every day. An impressive 64-bit 2.0 GHz Octa-core processor powered by MediaTek Helio X10 with 3GB RAM provides amazing performance and speed to optimise battery life. Meanwhile, ultra-fast smartphone connectivity is enabled with 4G, for quick downloading of audio and video content. Both Xperia C5 Ultra and Xperia M5 also have an expandable memory with up to 200GB uSD card and the devices are available in both Single and Dual SIM variants. Xperia C5 Ultra and Xperia M5 will be available in selected countries across emerging markets from mid-August.

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