Sony, founded in 1946 as 'Totsuko', is the Japanese brand that influenced various consumer electronics segments in a major way, be it imaging, gaming, personal audio, phones or TVs. It pioneered the personal audio segment with the launch of Walkmans. The company also influenced the gaming console market with the launch of the PlayStation. The company joined hands with Ericsson in 2001 and combined all of its expertise from various segments to put efforts in making excellent multimedia phones. Earlier, its phones were branded under Sony Ericsson, but it then closed the joint venture and started making Sony branded smartphones. The Sony Ericsson P990, W980i and the Xperia Z1 were some of its most memorable smartphones. As of 2018, the company is just making mid-range and high-end smartphones based on Android. You can find the features and latest prices of Sony mobiles here. The company uses high-resolution camera sensors and processing tech (from its camera business) and close to stock Android UI as the differentiating features to sell its smartphones. You can find the Sony mobiles price list on this page. As of December 2018, the latest Sony smartphone is the Xperia XZ3.