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Sony brings boarding passes to Smartwatch 2 with Vueling

Sony has announced what it says is the "world's first wearable boarding pass" for its Smartwatch 2 device in partnership with Spanish airline Vueling. The app, due to launch on Google Play from the end of the month, allows users to display a boarding card barcode on the watch's display, as well...
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Xperia Z1, Z1 Compact and Z Ultra KitKat updates now rolling out, says Sony

Major software update for Z1 series devices also brings new Sony UI Sony has announced the rollout of Android 4.4 KitKat for the Xperia Z1, Z1 Compact and Z Ultra, starting today. The new firmware also includes updated Sony apps, such as Walkman, Album and Movies, and a refreshed UI — likely...
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Vodafone UK joins Xperia Z2 pre-order party, throws in free TV

32-inch Bravia set offered with Sony's latest smartphone Vodafone UK is the latest carrier to announce pre-order details for Sony's upcoming flagship phone, the Xperia Z2. The device is now available to pre-order from Voda, with launch day scheduled for April 10. As always, Vodafone offers a...
Xperia Z2

Sony Xperia Z2 up for pre-order in the UK, arriving April 11

Free from £47 per month on contract, with pre-order goodies from Phones4u British retailer Phones4u has unveiled its on-contract prices for Sony's upcoming Xperia Z2. The Z2 is set to land at P4u on April 11 — the same day as the global launch for the Samsung Galaxy S5 — with the phone available...
Xperia Z2

One Sony Xperia Z2 UK pre-order offers handsome audio bundle

Sony Bluetooth speaker and new noise-cancelling earbuds bundled to sweeten the deal Sony's newly announced Xperia Z2 isn't scheduled to go on sale for a little while yet, but one UK retailer is already offering a pretty sweet audio bundle with pre-orders. Clove Technology has put the Xperia Z2...
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Sony ditches permanent screen protectors for Xperia Z2 devices

'Anti-shatter film' no longer used on Xperia Z2 and Z2 Tablet Good news for would-be Xperia Z2 buyers today, as one of our major bugbears with previous Sony smartphones has been consigned to history. At a meeting today at Mobile World Congress, Sony confirmed to Android Central that fixed screen...
Xperia M2

Sony Xperia M2 hands-on

Xperia Z series look and feel gets more affordable in Sony's latest mid-range handset Alongside its new Xperia Z2 flagship smartphone and Xperia Z2 Tablet, Sony's also showing off a new mid-range offering, the Xperia M2, at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. Based on the look and feel of the...
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Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet first look

A year on from its last tablet effort, Sony presents another compelling large form factor slate Sony has so far resisted the move to smaller, cheaper tablets, instead focusing its efforts on 10.1-inch slates like the Xperia Tablet Z, and before that the Tablet S. Sony's offering tablet for...
Sony Xperia Z2 versus Z1

Head-to-head: Sony Xperia Z2 versus Xperia Z1 specs

/*-->*/ How does Sony's new Android flagship compare to last year's model? The Sony Xperia Z2 is official today, bringing both software and hardware upgrades to Sony's flagship "Z" series. Today's launch — along with the Xperia Z2 Tablet and Xperia M2 — comes some six months after the...
Sony Xperia Z2 hands-on

Sony Xperia Z2 hands-on

Iterative improvements across the board add up to a sleeker, more capable Xperia phone Sony likes to release two flagship phones each year. We've bemoaned the fact before, but the Japanese electronics giant continues to persue an aggressive timetable of half-yearly replacements for its high-...
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Sony announces Xperia Z2, Z2 Tablet and mid-range M2 at MWC 2014

Updated specs and a few interesting features highlight quick refreshes of three devices Sony, as it often does, is iterating quickly on its leading devices with the release of the Xperia Z2, Xperia Z2 Tablet and Xperia M2. These three devices take the same basic design from their previous-...
Sony teases 'Something Extraordinary' on Feb. 24

Sony teases 'Something Extraordinary' on Feb. 24

Tablet, or phone, or both? We'll know soon enough. Sony has posted a short teaser for their Mobile World Congress event, telling us we'll get to see "something extraordinary" on February 24.  We've seen the Xperia Z2 leaked, and plenty of leaks and tips of the new Z2 tablet are out there, so...
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Sony Xperia Tablet Z2 tipped for MWC [update: now with image]

Rumored specs include Snapdragon 800, 10.1-inch 1920x1200 display, waterproof design A full year after the last one, we could soon see the launch of a new Android-powered Sony tablet. Serial leaker @evleaks says the device will pack a 2.3GHz Snapdragon 800 processor, 3GB of RAM and a 10.1-inch...
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Latest Xperia Z2 'Sirius' hands-on leak shows hardware and software

New Sony software features revealed As Mobile World Congress approaches, we're getting to see even more of Sony's next high-end Android phone, the D6503 "Sirius," a device which might come to market as the Xperia Z2. Today yet another hands-on video with prototype Z2 hardware has emerged online...
Z1 Compact

Sony Xperia Z1 Compact review

Sony’s downsized Z1 might just be the best small Android phone you can buy For the past several years, high-end Android phones have followed the mantra of “go big or go home.” Five-plus-inch displays, once considered comically large, are now the standard for top-level Android handsets. And big...
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Sony Xperia Z2 'Sirius' pictured alongside Z and Z1 in latest leak

Leaked photos show slightly taller Xperia with familiar design As we approach the announcement of Sony's next major Android phone — expected at Mobile World Congress in just over a week — even more details about the device are starting to leak out. Photos of the upcoming Sony D6503, codenamed "...
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Sony begins Android 4.3 rollout for Xperia T, TX, V and SP

Updated Sony apps along with newer version of Jelly Bean Sony Mobile has announced the rollout of Android 4.3 Jelly Bean for four of its legacy 2012-2013 products, Xperia T, Xperia TX, Xperia V and Xperia SP. The update brings these older handsets up to speed with Sony's latest smartphones, with...
Sony D6503 'Sirius' UI previewed ahead of MWC

Sony D6503 'Sirius' UI previewed ahead of MWC

Changes to Xperia home and lock screen shown ahead of expected Barcelona debut We've already seen a fair bit of Sony's next high-end Android phone, the D6503 "Sirius," courtesy of a prototype unit making it out into the wild. And now there's some early video of the device showing some software...
Xperia Z1 Compact

Sony Xperia Z1 Compact versus Z1

/*-->*/ Sony's miniature marvel delivers almost everything that made the Z1 great, in more hand and pocket-friendly design The Sony Xperia Z1 is a great phone. It's also a big, blocky phone with enormous bezels and an unashamedly chunky design. So we gave a warm welcome to its smaller sibling...
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Sony smartphone sales on the rise as company sells off VAIO PC business

PC division to be sold to investment fund, mobile business to concentrate on tablets and smartphones There has been much rumor and speculation surrounding Sony in the past few days, but with the release of its Fiscal Q3 2013 results we've learned some what lies ahead for the Japanese...

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