PS4 confidently leads the market for eighth-generation consoles. Sony showed the report for the 2nd quarter of 2015

    Sony's profit from April to June 2015 amounted to 664 million dollars, three times higher than the profit for the same period in 2014. The company confidently leads the market for the eighth generation of game consoles, shows successful sales of CMOS matrices, but loses money on its own smartphones and Sony Pictures.


    Since the release of Sony PlayStation 4 in 2013, the company has sold 25.3 million consoles. In the second quarter of 2015, the company shipped 3 million . Sales volume for the PlayStation 4 was $ 2.3 billion and net profit was $ 160 million. During the same time, Microsoft delivered 1.4 million, and Nintendo - 0.47 million consoles.

    The Sony division, which makes sensors for cameras for smartphones Samsung and Apple, increased sales by 35% - up to $ 2 billion.

    The mobile division of the company shows negative results: smartphone sales fell 16.3%. The company has chosen a strategy for selling smartphones of the highest price category, but at the moment it does not justify itself. Sony Pictures showed a decline of 11.9% - a loss of $ 96 million. Nintendo

    previously recorded significant quarterly revenue growth for the first time in 3 years. Operating profit reached $ 9.3 million. In 2014, the company recorded a loss of $ 80.4 million. Over the past three months, Nintendo has sold 470,000 Wii U.

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