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Xperia Z2

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...
Sirius

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 "...
Xperia T + TX

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...
Xperia Gallery update

Xperia Gallery app updated with KitKat support, immersive mode

Android 4.4-powered Sony phones on the way? An over-the-air update for Sony's Gallery app is rolling out to Xperia phones today, updating the app to to version 5.4.A.0.12. The update includes performance enhancements and "various" improvements for Sony's PlayMemories service. But more...
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Sony calls it a day with software updates for a host of older devices

It's the end of the road, but not totally unexpected In not totally un-expected news, Sony has announced that a bunch of its older – read mostly 2012 – devices won't be getting any more software updates. It's a pretty hefty list, but all things have a shelf life. As it stands the Xperia Arc S,...
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Sony Smartwatch 2 goes Brazilian for the FIFA World Cup

FIFA edition arrives alongside a silver metal banded version in the UK Sony is an official partner of the 2014 FIFA World Cup, and in celebration of this the Smartwatch 2 is getting a colorful makeover. Well, it's getting a yellow and green band, anyway. The FIFA edition has been outed by UK...
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Sony's PS4 companion app for Android gets live video feed support

Live with PlayStation now available in app, kind of Sony has pushed out an update to its official PlayStation 4 companion app for Android, with the headline new feature being the inclusion of "Live with PlayStation" video feeds in the app. Well, sort of in the app. You can browse the gaming...
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Sony Cyber-shot QX10 high ISO images and 1080p recording put to the test

Sony started offering the V2.0 firmware for its Cyber-shot QX10 and QX100 cameras just yesterday, so we've loaded it up on our QX10 and given it the quick once over. For the QX10, we're looking at new 1080p video recording functionality – which it just enables for you – and an increase in ISO on...
Xperia Z1 white balance

Sony Xperia Z1 and Z Ultra updated with white balance setting

Other changes include improvements to Wifi, Bluetooth streaming and the stock email app  Just a month after the Sony Xperia Z1 and Z Ultra were updated to Android 4.3 Jelly Bean, there's a second 4.3-based firmware rolling out to both handsets. Sony has confirmed via Twitter that the update is...
Xperia Z1 Compact

Sony Xperia Z1 Compact now available on O2 for £480

But don't expect a charger with it UK carrier O2 is has now begun selling the new Sony Xperia Z1 Compact, with the great news of availability of all 4 colors. It's a pricey little number though, costing you £479.99 on a pay-as-you-go agreement. On contract pricing however can have you leaving...
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Sony Cyber-shot QX10 and QX100 v2.0 firmware adds higher ISO support, full 1080p video

Higher-end QX100 model also snags a shutter speed priority shooting mode Sony's Cyber-shot QX10 and QX100 lens cameras may not be the most svelte accessories out there, but with the latest firmware bump to version 2.0, at least they're getting a bit more functional. The first two improvements...
Xperia Z1

Sony Xperia Z1, three months on

After three months and a succession of software updates, what do we really think of Sony’s Xperia Z1? The past year has been a pivotal one for Sony Mobile. After meandering through 2012 with a less than memorable product lineup, Sony introduced some of its strongest devices in 2013, along with a...
Xperia E1

Sony's noisy Xperia E1 gets a price in the UK

A 100db speaker for £134.99 on Sony's latest budget offering Just after CES and the Xperia Z1s, Sony dropped word of a couple of more budget oriented devices, including the Xperia E1. This 4-inch Android smartphone has a party piece around back, and has been priced – without a firm release date...

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