Sony makes more profit thanks to camera sensors and PlayStation 4 games




Sony has earned a lot more money in the last quarter than a year earlier: a whopping 39 percent more. That was mainly due to the increased supply of sensors for smartphone cameras and games for the PlayStation 4.

Sony logo Sony, which in recent years suffered losses several times and implemented a reorganization, earned in the past quarter, 96.9 billion yen, converted 711 million. That was 39 percent more than a year earlier, on sales of more than 1800 billion yen, equivalent to about 13.2 billion euros.

That was due in part to the PlayStation 4. The company produced 3 million PlayStation 4 in the quarter, compared with 2.7 million a year earlier. However, the company was particularly impressed by the increased software delivery, as well as the income from the sale of accessories for the PlayStation 4. At the same time, sales of PlayStation 3 hardware and games off.

The company earned more in the supply of camera sensors, especially for smartphones, which makes the company for other companies. The smartphone branch of Sony doing less well; the company delivered 7.9 million smartphones, compared with 9.4 million a year earlier. The number of supplied digital cameras decreased.


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