According to Japan’s Nikkei News, Sony’s Chief Financial Officer Hiroki Totoki pointed out that the company is concerned about the spread of the new coronavirus. Hiroki Totoki said: “Regarding the spread of the virus, we cannot deny that it will have a great impact on the production and supply chain of our image sensors and electronics business.” Due to the epidemic’s impact on the factory’s delayed start, Sony is currently unable to accurately assess The extent of the impact.
The “Nikkei Shimbun” reported that Sony expects the epidemic to The production of smartphone image sensors and modular parts has the greatest impact. Given that Sony currently produces half of the image sensors in the imaging industry, and 70% of the image sensors in smartphones. Therefore, it is certain that the delay in sensor production will have a knock-on effect on the imaging and mobile phone industries.
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