The Pocket Transistor Radio

First introduced in 1957, was a Pocket Transistor Radio manufactured by Tokyo Tsushin Kogyo (Tokyo Telecommunications Engineering Corporation, now Sony KK). Sony KK is a consumer electronics firm founded in Tokyo, Japan, in 1946 by Ibuka Masaru and Morita Akio.

Date:
      1957
Name(s):
      Ibuka Masaru
      Morita Akio
Occupation:
      Founders
Location:
      Tokyo, Japan,


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