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all sony has to do is build more interesting devices that maintain a higher level of quality. I used to love sony stuff until out of no where everything they made took a huge dump. i remember my k800 phone back in the days... i still find it one of the best phones i've ever had and that thing could sure take a beating- must have dropped it over 30 times and gave it a bath in the toilet, but it still survived. worst come to worst, all they have to do is make TV's and monitors with no bezels and good build quality/low price and they will find themselves highly profitable again. then again... this is just one consumer's opinion.
post #22 of 98
Sony is not Apple anyway. Looks like the company is taking big risks anyway and Vita launching this month, but they still stick to proprietary formats that nobody wants and being stubborn about their methods of selling their merchandise. They cannot compete when they support PIPA and SOPA along with the MPAA and RIAA. Other industries like Amazon, eBay, and Google oppose them. Looks like Sony is going downhill and overcharging their merchandise compared to rival competitors like Samsung in electronics.
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Sony TVS still have the edge in Quality. The panels are the same as Samsung, but the video processor is better.
     
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Quote:
Originally Posted by james_ant View Post

If anything the games department of Sony will break apart from the rest of the company and become a unique entity.

.....and get its funding from where?
post #25 of 98
Quote:
Originally Posted by jcde7ago View Post

Sony always did have products that were:
- Quality but overpriced
- Absolute crap but overpriced

Exactly. That's not to mention their support for SOPA and their criminally reckless disregard for security and privacy.

Crash and burn Sony, please.
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post #26 of 98
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Originally Posted by jcde7ago View Post

Sony always did have products that were:
- Quality but overpriced
- Absolute crap but overpriced
See the trend here?

Not to support them in any way seeing their political orientation, but I currently own two Sony electronic devices which I'm proud of:

One being an i3 Vaio lappy, which works great, is noiseless and weighs less than a potato chip bag, and the other one, an Xperia Neo V, which is basically flawless (and retails at €250).

I've owned a Sony CRT in the past (a Trinitron 21 inch tube) that had probably the best image quality I've seen in a long time.


Sony is usually expensive, but you can find some products that stick out of the pack and edge most in quality.
   
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Not to support them in any way seeing their political orientation, but I currently own two Sony electronic devices which I'm proud of:
One being an i3 Vaio lappy, which works great, is noiseless and weighs less than a potato chip bag, and the other one, an Xperia Neo V, which is basically flawless (and retails at €250).
I've owned a Sony CRT in the past (a Trinitron 21 inch tube) that had probably the best image quality I've seen in a long time.
Sony is usually expensive, but you can find some products that stick out of the pack and edge most in quality.

SONY ERICSSON PHONES ARE STILL PRETTY GOOD IN MY BOOKS.

I WOULDNT BUY ANYTHING ELSE HOWEVER.
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Originally Posted by subliminally incorrect View Post

SONY ERICSSON PHONES ARE STILL PRETTY GOOD IN MY BOOKS.
I WOULDNT BUY ANYTHING ELSE HOWEVER.

I still use a Sony Ericsson biggrin.gif Dumb phones rule.
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I hope their new focus on "customer experience" means there will be GM's online 24/7 in Planetside 2. For all their questionable decisions, it's their refusal to deal with cheaters in Planetside 1 that I find most offensive. It's not their worst offense by a long shot, but it effected me in an immediate and personal way and thinking about it triggers negative emotion unlike the philosophical objections to things like support for SOPA or overcharging for average quality products.

I'm glad the new CEO is someone from their gaming department and that he already gave the go-ahead for Planetside 2 when he was in charge of SOE. I'd be devastated if it got cancelled now that Hirai sees the big picture.
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Don't really like Sony. Camcorder went bad (screen was always black even powered on) and asked for a RMA and I didn't even get back a confirmation email with the generic, "Thank you for contacting Sony."
    
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