Top 10 PC and Laptop Brands in World 2015

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9. Sony Vaio

Vaio corporation manufactured personal computers at one point of 21st century and unfortunately it stopped doing so.


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Introduced in 1996, the PC business of Sony was sold to Japan Industrial Partners in February 2014 so as to restructure corporation to focus on mobile devices. The word Vaio meant Video Audio Integrated Operation which was amended to Visual Audio Intelligent Organizer in 2008 celebrating the 10th anniversary of the brand. It was on 4th February 2014, that it was announced that the Sony would sell its Vaio PC business due to its poor sales and the sale closed on 1st July 2014. Vaio had a wide range of products ranging from notebooks, subnotebooks to media centres.Sony Vaio models used to come with the Sony's XBRITE displays and it was claimed that the products had smooth finish and a sharper screen display. The company had a meagre international market share of almost 0.6% according to 2014 figures.

Sony market share - 0.6%