July 14, 2014 5:33 AM ET

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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. It sells its products in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, the Americas, and the Asia Pacific. The company 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
Chief Financial Officer
Head of Operations and Corporate Vice President
Chief Executive Officer of Russia
Managing Director of India
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Sony Mobile Communications AB Key Developments

Sony Mobile Announces Launch of Xperia T3 Smartphone

Sony Mobile Communications has announced the launch of Xperia T3 smartphone. Xperia T3 has been crafted with attention to detail for those who know how to appreciate distinctive design in their everyday life. The T3 is packed with the latest beautiful technology from Sony - including digital imaging expertise and a vivid HD display - all within a stylish, stainless steel frame. The combination of this beautiful technology and the premium design ensures the T3 immediately stands apart from the competition. Despite being crafted with high-end materials, the super-slim Xperia T3 remains light at a mere 148 grams, offering freedom and ease for life on the go. The gorgeous, stainless steel frame 'mirrors' the world around you. T3 comes in three stylish colours making it a real eye-catcher: white, black and purple. The steel used in the frame ensures its slim design feels sturdy and durable, while at the same time functioning as an antenna, combining form with function. The back cover is designed with matte material, which helps Xperia T3 feel slim and light in hand, despite its robust build. Built with Sony's BRAVIA technologies, the Xperia T3 has an impressive screen with a high-resolution 5.3 HD TRILUMINOS display for mobile with Mobile BRAVIA Engine 2. The result is a viewing experience that offers redder reds and bluer blues, and an IPS display that can enjoy from any angle - perfect for creating a superior entertainment experience on the go. The Xperia T3 is packed with Cyber-shot leading camera expertise and comes with an 8MP camera featuring Exmor RS for mobile, allowing to take exceptional pictures even in challenging lighting conditions. And HDR for video means one can shoot beautiful films, even when backlit. Thanks to SteadyShot, all photos will come out smooth and distortion-free. Xperia T3 supports super-fast 4G networks, allowing to share every highlight of day, anytime and anywhere. With its Quad-core CPU with 1.4 GHz processor, Xperia T3 comes with ultra-fast performance and breath-taking graphics, ideal for entertainment on the go. In addition to its long-lasting 2500 mAh battery, the Battery STAMINA Mode also helps to enjoy entertainment experience for longer. Xperia Transfer is an ultra-easy, safe and simple app that'll helps to move contacts, photos, bookmarks, apps, music, messages and much more from old Android or iOS device to new Xperia T3. Furthermore, Xperia Transfer Mobile2 makes the switch even easier - no need to use PC or Mac, one can transfer directly from phone to phone. Moving from an iOS or Android phone to Xperia has never been easier or faster. The perfect companion for style conscious consumers looking for a phone that doesn't compromise on design or technology - the new Xperia T3 will launch globally from the end of July 2014.

Sony Mobile Communications and Bell Announce Exclusive Availability of Xperia Z2

Sony Mobile Communications and Bell announced the exclusive availability of Xperia Z2, Sony’s latest premium waterproof smartphone. This waterproof and dust-resistant (IP55 & IP58) powerhouse also has a dedicated camera button that’s ready to capture the action anywhere, anytime – both in and out of the water. Xperia Z2 features Sony’s proven camera technologies to deliver the most advanced video recorder ever in an 8.2 mm slim smartphone 2. The 20.7 megapixel camera is matched with 1/2.3-type Exmor RS for mobile CMOS image sensor, Sony’s G Lens and intelligent BIONZ for mobile image processing engine resulting in superb photo and video quality. These features work together to bring sharp, vivid and beautiful photos and videos no matter what the circumstances. With new enhanced video mode, one can now capture memories in stunning detail in 4K resolution (3840x2160 pixels/30p) at four times the detail of Full HD, delivering the world’s best camera and video recorder in a waterproof smartphone. Plus, SteadyShot image stabilization technology helps keep footage smooth even when walking. The new Movie Creator allows one to trim and crop one's videos so that one can easily pick out what one wants to share. One can even insert dramatic slowdown effects at one or more places on the timeline of the video, then preview the results before one saves and shares video. With Xperia Z2, one will have access to an exclusive entertainment offer that includes six blockbuster movies from Sony Pictures, including Captain Phillips, through the Video Unlimited service as well as a 30-day free trial of the Music Unlimited service and eight PlayStation Mobile games. Key Features for Xperia Z2: Xperia Z2’s screen is built using the latest BRAVIA TV technologies optimized for mobile. The 5.2” Full HD TRILUMINOS display for mobile with Live Colour LED provides the widest palate of rich natural colours for the sharpest images and a viewing experience that is as close to reality as possible; Fully integrated Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 processor with 2.3 GHz quad-core Krait CPUs and 4G LTE. The Snapdragon 801 also features the Adreno 330 GPU for rich graphics and gaming and a dual ISP for a seamless camera, camcorder and display experience; Near Field Communication (NFC) for one touch functionality such as mobile payments and connectivity with other devices; The Xperia Lounge app is pre-loaded on Xperia Z2 and is one's ticket to a world of entertainment and amazing experiences. With a variety of great music, sports and film content, Xperia Lounge gives one access to competitions and promotions that only Xperia can bring you; 3200 mAh battery which provides outstanding battery performance with Battery STAMINA mode for longer-lasting battery life; Available in black, white and purple. Sony Xperia Z2 will be available across Canada exclusively from Bell Mobility in May 2014 at Sony and Bell stores, The Source locations as well as select retailers, online.

Sony Mobile Communications Unveils Xperia Z2 Tablet

Sony Mobile Communications has announced the introduction of Xperia Z2 Tablet. The Xperia Z2 Tablet is the tablet display with Live Colour LED display, providing bright natural colours and perfectly sharp images in any light due to Sony's latest BRAVIA TV technology expertise. The 10.1" Full HD TRILUMINOS Display for mobile is matched with Sony's new Live Colour LED technology resulting in colours that have never been so real, more natural or so true to life. Add to the Sony's unique X-Reality for mobile intelligent engine that analyses each image for optimal colour, sharpness and contrast while super resolution reproduces lacking pixels to ensure user get the ultimate viewing experience every time. The Xperia Z2 Tablet offers the clearest sound quality with Sony's Front Surround audio technology that lets user enjoy dynamic sound. And now user can enjoy uninterrupted audio when you're on the move, even on noisy trains or planes, due to the world's first Digital Noise Cancelling technology in a tablet that reduces ambient noise by up to 98% when paired with the MDR-NC31EM Digital Noise Cancelling headset. With Xperia Z2 Tablet, Sony has developed a tablet that is both beautifully sleek and portable. Using premium materials, every single detail has been carefully crafted to create the world's slimmest (only 6.4mm) and lightest (only 426g for Wi-Fi model and 439g for LTE/3G model) waterproof tablet on the planet, making it extremely portable and comfortable to hold, even with just one hand. Sony's acclaimed OmniBalance design creates an elegant shape that is delightfully slim yet reassuringly solid, providing balance and symmetry in all directions for a comfortable hold and beautiful look from all angles. And as user would expect from Sony, this lightweight beauty is also entirely waterproof taking every day life in its stride. "What's New" app helps user discover new and recommended movies, music, games and apps for enjoyment on user Xperia Z2 - all accessible from an informative and interactive widget on the home screen. "WALKMAN" and Movies applications provide access to more than 25 million songs on the 'WALKMAN' app through Music Unlimited5 and tens of thousands of movies and TV series on the Movies app through Video Unlimited5 from Sony Entertainment Network. The Album app with PlayMemories Online6 makes it easy to securely upload, share and enjoy all of user photos and videos across user favourite Sony devices. Exclusive entertainment content offer6: Get 6 blockbuster movies from Sony Pictures including Captain Phillips, 30 days free trial from the Music Unlimited service and a range of PlayStationMobile games. Further enhance user entertainment experience with the latest tablet accessories. Create a Full HD TV style viewing experience with user tablet with the BSC10 Bluetooth Speaker dock with Magnetic Charging Pad that lets user enjoy all user online and offline entertainment content with superior sound - all whilst charging, the company said. The BRH10 Bluetooth Remote with Handset Function adds full multimedia remote control functionality to user movie and gaming experience, as well as easy call handling via IP telephony or voice calling (LTE/3G variant only). Turn user tablet into a gaming console experience with Wireless Controller (DUALSHOCK3), which brings the most intuitive PlayStation style game play entertainment straight to user tablet. The Xperia Z2 Tablet features the fully integrated Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 processor with 2.3 GHz processor quad-core Krait CPU that delivers high performance without draining the battery. Enjoy immersive multimedia experiences with stunning visuals and 3D gaming due to the enhanced graphics capabilities of the latest Adreno 330 GPU. Xperia Z2 Tablet can also spend less time charging with the integrated Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0 technology, which enables devices to charge up to 75% faster than devices without the fast charging technology. The large 6,000mAh lithium polymer battery, together with Sony's leading Battery STAMINA Mode, provides up to 10 hours of uninterrupted multimedia usage and more than 100 hours music playback without having to recharge user battery. Turn user tablet into a laptop with the BKC50BT Bluetooth Keyboard and Tablet Cover Stand that connects to user tablet for the ultimate laptop experience. The inclusion of OfficeSuite Pro 7 means user can view, edit and share native Microsoft Office files giving user the flexibility to work where and when user need to. The robust security architecture of the Xperia Z2 Tablet safeguards both user corporate and personal data, while at the same time providing support for multiple accounts that are quick and simple to set up. And if you're new to Xperia or simply upgrading, then Xperia Transfer is the simple and easy way to seamlessly transfer user contacts, photos, bookmarks, apps, messages and much more from user existing Android or iOS tablet, swiftly and securely. Capture HD photos and videos in any light condition with the Xperia Z2 Tablet's 8.1MP camera with Exmor RS for mobile. Superior Auto mode combines Scene Recognition with high quality and high performance image processing technology such as HDR and noise reduction to automatically capture the moment with the optimal settings. Perfect for video calling, the 2.2MP front-facing HD chat camera is ideal for catching up with family and friends. The pre-loaded suite of Xperia camera apps adds an extra dimension of fun and creativity to the camera experience. Xperia Z2 Tablet key features summary include: 10.1' Full HD TRILUMI NOS Display for mobile with Live Colour LED powered by X-Reality for mobile engine delivers a superb viewing experience; S-Force Surround Sound and Digital Noise Cancelling for unrivalled audio quality; World's slimmest (6.4mm) and lightest (426g for Wi-Fi /439g for LTE/3G) waterproof (IP55/IP58) tablet for ultimate portability; Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 processor with 2.3 GHz quad-core Krait CPUs, 3GB RAM, 4G LTE and Battery STAMINA Mode for fast, lasting performance, and Available in black or white colour variants.

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