- 2017: 13.5 million
- 2018: 6.5 million
- 2019: 2.5 million (forecast)
Sony is done with the smartphone business, there is not much to discuss about it. As with HTC, it was a descent on installments that could not be reversed with weak strategies. At the same time it is announced that the Japanese will stop several of their smartphone services. Saving resources and costs is the current strategy.
Sony saw off its smartphone services
Sony's Gallery app "Album" will not provide support for the Amazon backup after March 31, 1919. In addition, the in-house email app will be discontinued and offered from the Xperia 5 is no longer available for new Sony smartphones. Instead, users can bet on Google Photos and Gmail.
Backup – Powered by Amazon wants to be removed from the Album app menu on the 31st of March, 2020. An updated album app version will be released which does not include the backup – Powered by Amazon link.
Xperia: Sony still builds smartphones because they have to do it