Sony Corporation

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Sony Corporation
Founded May 7, 1946
Notable Works

Sony Corporation (ソニー株式会社) is a Japan-based multinational conglomerate, focusing on electronics and entertainment.

With the acquiring of Columbia Pictures Entertainment in 1989, it became a major actor in the US entertainment industry. Renaming it Sony Pictures Entertainment in 1991, it remains influential in the film and television industries.

Among the company's most recognizable products are the Xperia smartphones and tablets, and thePlayStation video game consoles. Earlier products include the U-matic and Betamax recording video cassettes and the Walkman audio players.

Current US Assets

Sony Pictures Entertainment logo

Sony Pictures Entertainment

  • Motion pictures production
    • Columbia TriStar Motion Picture Group: The company's major movie studios.
      • Columbia Pictures
      • TriStar Pictures
      • Sony Pictures Classics
      • Sony Pictures Releasing
      • Screen Gems
      • Triumph Films
    • Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions: Minor film studios, of niche films and direct-to-DVD production
      • Destination Films
      • Stage 6 Films
      • Affirm Films
      • TriStar Productions

Sony Electronics

Sony Mobile Communications

Sony Creative Software

Sony Music Entertainment

Sony Computer Entertainment

Sony Digital Services

Sony Financial Holdings