Sony - Statistics & Facts

Sony (or the Sony Corporation) is a multinational corporation with headquarters situated in the Minato District of Tokyo. As a global leader in consumer electronics, Sony grossed an estimated 77 billion U.S. dollars in total revenue for the fiscal year of 2018.

Alongside the manufacturing and sales of professional and consumer electronic devices, the Sony enterprise also comprises a music division, a motion picture film segment, as well as a financial service segment. Sony’s biggest segment is its Game and Network Services with around 17.5 billion U.S. dollars in annual revenue. In 2018, Sony/Columbia grossed around 1.3 billion U.S. dollars in box office revenue in the U.S and Canada alone. As of 2018, the Sony Group employed about 117 thousand people with the majority of these employees located in Japan.

Sony also produces a widely popular line of home video game consoles under the gaming brand PlayStation. The combined lifetime sales of all PlayStation generations are estimated at about 520 million units as of 2018. In 2017 alone, Sony sold 19 million units of its PlayStation 4 gaming console. Its two main competitors in the gaming market are Nintendo’s Wii and Microsoft’s Xbox.

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