Top 10 Consumer Electronics Companies in the World 2015

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6. Sony

Founded in 1946, Sony Corporation is headquartered in Minato, Tokyo, Japan.

Sony is the electronic business unit of the parent Sony group, which operates in four segments namely, electronics, motion pictures, music and financial services. Sony has dominated the market in the domain of Video games and home entertainment products. Sony is ranked 105th in the Fortune 500 global list.  Major business comes from the Sony pictures Entertainment, Sony computer Entertainment, Sony music entertainment, Sony mobile communications and Sony Financial.

Sony has used digital technology to drive excellence in its operations. Its various products are Sony Xperia smart phone, Sony tablets, Sony Cyber Shot, Sony BRAVIA, Sony VAIO laptops, Sony Blu-ray Disc, DVD players, Sony Play stations: PS3, PS4, etc. It has products which catered to every consumer segment.

Apart from Consumer electronic Sony has also expanded its business through financial and medical services also. The company acquired iCYT mission technology to target health sector. It has develop 4K resolution endoscopes and contributed to genome analysis in Japan. Its financial services include life insurance, Damage insurance, banking and credit finance business.

Sales: $ 76.9 B