Sony RSS Feed
Android Central

#CESLive morning brief: Monday, January 6

It's 9 a.m. in the East, and while our #CESLive team on the ground in Las Vegas is still catching some shut-eye [Ed. note: We wish! — Phil], those of us on the other coast are already gearing up for a busy day of news and announcements. Last night we went to bed on the heels of big news from...
Lens camera case

Sony QX-series camera cases for Xperia Z Ultra unveiled

Lens camera cases for Z Ultra coming to Hong Kong in January When Sony announces its QX10 and QX100 "lens camera" attachments for smartphones, it also debuted special attachment cases for the Xperia Z and Z1, allowing the accessories to be easily clipped to the back of the device. Now it seems...
Sony logo

Sony hints at future device plans in new year message

Xperia Z1 to remain flagship into 2014, 'a lot to talk about' on smartwatches next year, 'OmniBalance' design still key Sony Mobile has used its new year's message to hint at some of its product plans for the next twelve months. Reflecting on its 2013 lineup, the company says its trademark "...
Sony

Sony rolls out Android 4.3 Jelly Bean for four more devices

Sony today announced that it's pushing out Android 4.3 Jelly Bean for four more devices. They are: Xperia Z Xperia ZL Xperia ZR Xperia Tablet Z Along with all the base Jelly Bean features, you can also expect Sony's "social camera," new experiences for messaging, smart connect,...
Sony QX10

Sony PlayMemories app refreshed, QX-series firmware update coming soon

Sony is in the midsts of updating its PlayMemories Mobile app for Android and iOS, bringing them up to version 4.0 and 4.0.1 respectively. The app allows smartphones to connect to Wifi-equipped Sony cameras, including the QX-series "lens camera" accessories which clip onto the back of handsets....
Z1 f

Sony Xperia Z1 f launches in Japan

Miniature Xperia Z1 hits Docomo amid rumors of upcoming international version As expected, today's the day the Sony Xperia Z1 f hits store shelves in Japan. The Docomo-branded phone is effectively a shrunk-down version of the Xperia Z1, Sony's current high-end handset. However unlike many "mini...
L39t

Sony Xperia Z1 arrives on China Mobile with a few hardware differences

Build differences, 32GB internal storage and TD-LTE support for Chinese variant Sony's latest Android flagship, the Xperia Z1, has today landed on China's largest carrier, the state-owned China Mobile. The Chinese Z1 looks much the same as its international cousin — from a distance, at least — ...
Xperia Z1

Sony Xperia Z1 and Z Ultra Android 4.3 updates rolling out

Performance tweaks and camera improvements for Z Ultra among changes in latest Sony firmware Sony had previously promised that the Android 4.3 rollout for certain Xperia phones would begin this month, and now the first two devices on the list are being updated. Android 4.3 for the Sony Xperia Z1...
Z Ultra dock.

The Sony Z Ultra Google Play edition and the Magnetic Charging Dock make a (mostly) great team

While things aren't perfect, docking the Z Ultra GPe makes for a nice desk or bedside clock or Daydream frame It's been a while since we had a Nexus or "Nexus-like" device with an official accessory dock. The Galaxy Nexus was made better with it's dock, even though Samsung wanted far too much...
Xperia L AOSP

Sony adds support for Xperia L to Xperia AOSP project

AOSP KitKat for entry-level handset Sony has announced that it's added the budget-centric Xperia L to its version of the Android Open Source Project (AOSP). The move brings the 4.3-inch handset onto an open-source version of Android 4.4 KitKat — though with a few features disabled, including...
Sony Anami drawing

Sony 'Anami' drops by the FCC, could be Xperia Z1 S

Miniature Xperia Z1 shown with pentaband HSPA and eight-band LTE The next big Android device we're expecting to see from Sony is the Xperia Z1 S — a miniature version of its current Xperia Z1 flagship handset. We've seen leaked images of the device in recent months, and a Japanese version,...
Xperia Z

Sony Xperia Z + ZL Android 4.3 updates leak out

First signs of newer Jelly Bean release for Xperia phones Sony had previously promised Android 4.3 updates for some of its 2013 Xperia devices starting this month, and now a firmware package is available for those wanting to flash it onto the Xperia Z and ZL. The leaked updates are marked as "...
Sony Walkman

Sony Walkman app updated on latest Xperia devices with new playlists, Music Unlimited features

Four new playlist types now included, including shared playlists from friends A new version of the Sony Walkman app is rolling out to recent Xperia devices with changes to playlists and the Music Unlimited service. Along with a slight visual refresh, including a mini player at the bottom of the...
Xperia Z1 f

Sony Xperia Z1 f heading to Japan on December 19

Miniature Xperia Z1 scheduled for pre-holiday arrival on Docomo We've known for a while that Sony's dinky Xperia Z1 f was due to arrive on NTT Docomo in Japan this month, but now we have a firm date — Thursday, Dec. 19. An update to the carrier's online store reveals that the pint-sized version...
Android phones

The best Android phone you can buy

It’s time fo​r another look at the best Android handsets out there It’s been a busy three months since we brought you our last roundup of the best Android phones on the market. In that time we’ve witnessed the launch of important devices like the Samsung Galaxy Note 3, LG G2 and Nexus 5, along...
T-Mobile Xperia Z

T-Mobile Xperia Z receives Android 4.2.2 update

Lock screen widgets and UI tweaks come five months after other models Coming up on five months after over versions of the model received an update, the Sony Xperia Z on T-Mobile is getting the bump to Android 4.2.2 starting today. The software version 10.3.1.E.0.191 (coming in at 185MB) is...
PlayStation App

Sony launches new PlayStation App in the Play Store for eager PS4 users

Push games to your console, chat with friends and keep up with stats on the go It's that time of year (decade, really) where folks can get their hands on next-generation consoles, and to match up with its PS4 launch Sony has just put a new PlayStation App in Google Play. For those who want to...
Sony

Sony confirms Android 4.3 and 4.4 update plans

Ten devices to get 4.3 from next month; five devices confirmed for KitKat upgrades A week after the new OS version's announcement, Sony Mobile has revealed its upgrade plans for Android 4.4 KitKat, while committing to get the previous version, 4.3 Jelly Bean, onto some devices from next month....
Sony PS4

New PS4 Android app drops Nov. 13, Sony says

Sony today announced that Android and iOS will see new versions of the PlayStation App ahead of the next-generation console's release next month. Android's version drops into Google Play for North America on Nov. 13 — two days before the console is generally available. Europe gets its app on Nov....
Sony SmartWatch2

Sony SmartWatch 2 app update is live and promises performance boost

One of the best Android smart watch companions that nobody is talking about is getting better The Sony SmartWatch 2 SW2 app is getting what looks to be a sizeable update from Sony, and it promises a decent boost in performance — especially scrolling — on the watch itself. A component of the...

Pages