Sony Shipped 8.1 Million Xperia Smartphones In Quarter One


Sony announced its latest financial results last week, the company had overall revenue of $72.3 billion with operating income of $2.4 billion and net income of $458 million, they also announced that Sony Mobile had revenues of $7.8 billion.

As well as announcing how munch money their mobile division made, Sony also revealed how many of their Xperia smartphones they shipped, with a total of 8.1 million Xperia devices shipped in quarter one of 2013.

This was below previous estimates, Sony had expected to ship around 9.1 million Xperia devices, the company has said they expect this to increase by 27% during the fiscal year.

Sony Xperia Z

According to Sony the reason that sales of their Xperia smartphones did not meet their estimates was because of the popularity of the Sony Xperia Z, as the device was doing so well, sale of other models were not as high.

It will be interesting to see if Sony manages to increase sales of their Xperia smartphones in the next quarter, whether the new Sony Xperia Z will be able to help them increase their sales significantly remains to be seen.

Source Xperia Blog