I've only owned 3 Sony products in my life and all 3 were good.

1960's: A "digital" alarm clock. Cost $60. The numbers were small cards that flipped to the correct time.

1970's: A small portable black & white battery operated TV. Cost around $300, I think.

2000's: A 5.1 Home Theater in a box that would accept up to 5 disks. Cost $500.