Our story so far

We build our future on a strong heritage. Some of our important milestones include:

2012

Xperia smartphones get a new best mate when the Xperia Tablet S is unveiled at the IFA trade show in Berlin.

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2012

The first Sony-branded smartphone, Xperia S, hits stores in March.

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2012

Sony acquires Ericsson’s share of Sony Ericsson. The mobile handset business becomes a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sony.

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2011

Gaming meets smartphone in Xperia PLAY – the world’s first PlayStation Certified Android smartphone.

2011

2010

Xperia X10 becomes the first Sony Ericsson phone to be powered by Android.

2010

2006

A new standard for mobile imaging is set as Sony Ericsson phones are enhanced with Sony’s Cyber-shot technology. The K800 becomes the first Cyber-shot-branded model.

2006

2005

Music moves into phones as Sony Ericsson launches the first Walkman phone – the W800.

2005

2001

A joint venture between Sony and Ericsson, aptly named Sony Ericsson, kick off operations. The T68i becomes the first product to feature the iconic Sony Ericsson logotype.

2001