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April 26, 2015 7:50 AM 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: 54
President
Age: 50
Chief Financial Officer
Head of Operations and Corporate Vice President
Chief Executive Officer of Russia
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Sony Mobile Communications AB Key Developments

Sony Mobile Communications Launches Stainless Steel SmartWatch 3 in Taiwan

Sony Mobile Communications has launched the stainless steel version of its SmartWatch 3 in Taiwan priced at TWD 9,990. The smartwatch, which sports a 1.6-inch 320 by 320 TFT LCD display, supports Android Wear and is IP68 anti-water anti-dust rated.

Sony Mobile Communications Inc. Introduces New Xperia M4 Aqua Smartphone

Sony Mobile Communications Inc. has introduced the new Xperia M4 Aqua smartphone. Just as with the rear, the 5MP selfie camera has a super wide-angle lens with an 88° field of view, so no-one's left out of shot - and Portrait Retouch allows to add fun finishing refinements. The popular selfie editing feature sits alongside Sony's full suite of preloaded Xperia Camera apps, including other favourites; Sound Photo for adding a short clips to their pictures and Movie Creator, which automatically converts their pictures and videos into snappy thirty second vignette clips - which makes collecting memories or sharing on social media, super quick and easy. Crafted from the ground up, Xperia M4 Aqua has understated premium looks - a tempered glass display, with the svelte 136g waterproof (IP65/8 rated) body reengineered for cap-less microUSB charging, offering flexible usage wherever they are. Xperia M4 Aqua will be available in classic White and Black, but also fresh Coral and Silver. Sony's adopted the same subtle principles in its take on Android 5.0 Lollipop's material design, in keeping with that distinctive minimalist approach to user interface, interactions and native apps. Xperia M4 Aqua will come with the new look Xperia Lounge Silver, bringing apps, software updates, entertainment, bespoke offers and tips delivered throughout the product lifecycle.

Sony Mobile Communications Inc. Announces the Launch of New 10-Inch Tablet, Xperia Z4

Sony Mobile Communications Inc. has announced the launch of a new 10-inch tablet, Xperia Z4. Delivering a best in class entertainment experience thanks to the world's brightest 10.1 inch 2K display of the leading tablets and long battery life (up to 17 hours of video playback), the beautifully crafted Xperia Z4 Tablet is an impressively powerful Android tablet that delivers all the portable performance you need for an entertaining and busy lifestyle. ‘Building on the success of its predecessor, we wanted to take all of the qualities that consumers loved most in Xperia Z2 Tablet and enhance them for Z4 Tablet’. Xperia Z4 Tablet boasts best-in-class Sony technologies and experiences to ensure you enjoy unrivalled entertainment on the go, with no compromises. Featuring the bright 10.1 inch 2K display of the leading tablets, Z4 Tablet delivers a superb viewing experience, even outdoors in direct sunlight, allowing you to enjoy your favourite movies and most memorable video clips in crystal clear clarity, wherever you want. Great picture quality demands great audio to match, so Xperia Z4 Tablet includes powerful front stereo speakers for an immersive surround sound effect. When you're on the go and plug in your headphones, Xperia Z4 Tablet senses the type and style of headset, automatically adjusting the settings accordingly for optimum sound. Sony's leading audio technologies ensure you never miss a beat. High-Res Audio reproduces high frequency sound in amazing detail for a studio quality experience. DSEE HX processing upscales the audio fidelity of tracks to near High-Res Audio quality. Xperia Z4 Tablet supports digital noise cancelling for those times when you need to block out background noise. And for high quality wireless music listening, Sony's new LDAC codec transmits data three times more efficiently than Bluetooth. Xperia Z4 Tablet comes loaded with a 8MP main camera, featuring Sony's leading technologies for great shots in all lights, and a high quality 5.1MP wide-angle front camera, great for selfies and video calls, that ensures they stay in shot.

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