List of products by brand SONY
Sony Corporation, commonly referred to as Sony, is a Japanese multinational company based in Tokyo (Japan) and one of the world's leading manufacturers of consumer electronics: audio and video, computing, photography, video games, mobile phones, professional products. , etc. In 2019, Sony ranked 116th on the Fortune Global 500.12 a ranking of companies around the world measured by revenue. At the beginning of the 21st century, Sony made it to the top thirty on this list on several occasions. For decades Akio Morita and Masaru Ibuka, the founders of Sony, formed a complementary couple. Thanks to Morita's keen sense of public relations and marketing and Ibuka's spirit of innovation, the company thrived internationally. Since then several contributions from Sony to the world of electronics have been relevant. For example, in 1950 the company introduced the first sound recorder in Japan, four years later it manufactured the first Japanese transistor, and the following year, in 1955 it developed the world's first transistor radio. In the following decades the company developed products such as the Trinitron television series, the Betamax, the Walkman, the Compact Disc, the Handycam or the PlayStation, among others that gave world renown. Between the 1980s and 1990s, Sony was the leading company in the technology sector and one of the most important globally.