20 March 2013 by Permi Krishna
Headquartered in Tokyo, Sony Mobile Communications is multinational mobile phone company. Formerly a joint venture between Sony and Ericsson, Sony Ericsson has been a wholly owned subsidiary of Sony Corporation since its acquisition in 2012. As of 2012 statistics, Sony Mobile is the world’s 10th largest mobile manufacturer by market share.
Sony introduced Sony Xperia S, its first exclusively own cell phone in 2012, and announced its intention to phase out all non-smart-phones hence-forth.
Sony Mobiles is best known for its Xperia line of smart-phones featuring their excelling sound technologies like Clear Audio and xLOUD; and high end operating systems like Éclair (2.1), Gingerbread (2.3), Ice Cream Sandwich (4.0), Jelly Bean (4.1), and Donut (1.6). Sony has also released PlayStation Certified smart-phones to allow you to enjoy the current PlayStation games on your phone.