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Sony to Post Profit -- Nikkei

Electronics giant turns thing around from the prior year. Games division to reach profitability.


Nikkei reports today that Sony will be posting an operating profit of between 10 billion and 30 billion yen over the April through June quarter. The company posted a 25.7 billion yen loss in the same period the year before.

As contributors to the turnaround, the site lists strong sales of product in China, strong performance of new SLR camera models, and strong performance both domestic and abroad for LCD televisions.

It looks like video games contributed as well. Nikkei states that Sony's games and mobile division reached profitability for the quarter thanks to cost-cutting measures.

The Japanese language Nikkei report can be found here (free registration required).

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