Nobody use floppy disk any more.

As the last major manufacturers, has now Sony decided that it will shut down production of 3.5-inch floppy disk at the end of March next year. This although  last year sold over 12 million discs.

It was Sony, who was first to use 3.5-inch diskettes, the first unit arrived in 1981, before that was the 5.25-inch floppy disks that was used. The space on 3.5-inch floppy disks is limited to a maximum of 1.44 MB.

Long into the 2000. Was it standard among computer manufacturers to delivered computers with a 3.5 inch floppy disc reader, and as late as 2002 was Sony’s annual sales figure of disks¬† 47 million pieces.