Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet is the best of the year
Aug17

Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet is the best of the year

For a company like Sony the tablet market is a tough place to operate. Apple knocked it out of the park at first attempt with the original iPad and the truth is companies have never quite caught up. In a world where the iPad has the guarantee of market cache and consumer backing, and companies like Samsung can deliver their own quality efforts with a seemingly bottomless pit of resources, it is hard for Sony to stay in the game. The...

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Sony has a new mid-range phablet in development
Aug14

Sony has a new mid-range phablet in development

Sony has most of the bases covered in the smartphone market. Flagships... check, budget... check, mid-range... check, large screen... check. However, the company does lack a phablet device tailored for the budget crowd, so just to solve that problem the Japanese giant is making a new phone, and it showed up today on an Indonesian Postel. At the moment the device is going under its product code, Sony D22XX (D2202, D2212, D2203), but we...

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This Xperia Z2 sat submerged for 6 weeks in the sea
Aug12

This Xperia Z2 sat submerged for 6 weeks in the sea

Is waterproofing a smartphone a gimmick? Sony evidently thinks not as it has been making its Xperia Z flagships waterproof since the first carnation. There is still something admittedly cool about plonking your $600+ smartphone into a cup of water, or browsing the internet in the pool or shower. So as gimmicks go it is not a bad one, and Samsung clearly agrees as the Korean giant also makes its flagships waterproof now. When...

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The Xperia Z3 Compact is the latest flagship mini for Sony
Aug11

The Xperia Z3 Compact is the latest flagship mini for Sony

The Xperia Z3 flagship will not be the only smartphone that Sony is rolling out at its IFA event on September 3rd. The Japanese giant will also be debuting a new Compact handset that will be a sibling to the Z3 and will once again take the mini concept up a notch. Sony broke the template with its Xperia Z1 Compact. Smartphone manufacturers such as HTC, Samsung, and LG had all released "mini" versions of their smartphones, but these...

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Sony to launch Xperia Z3 at IFA
Aug07

Sony to launch Xperia Z3 at IFA

Sony has scheduled its press conference for the IFA event in Berlin and will launch a new device September 3rd, the same day Samsung will launch the Galaxy Note 4. The invite for the press event shows that the company is launching a new smartphone, while there also seems to be a few peripherals due to land. The image shows a smartphone corner, which suggests the Japanese giant will be launching a new handset at IFA. That device is...

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T-Mobile Sony Xperia Z1 gets Android 4.4.4
Aug07

T-Mobile Sony Xperia Z1 gets Android 4.4.4

T-Mobile is today rolling out another Android 4.4.4 update, this time focusing on Sony's older flagship, the Xperia Z1. The patch will bring the year old smartphone completely up to date in terms of Google's mobile platform, and it could be the last Android update the Z1 sees. Sony has yet to confirm whether the handset will get Android L when it arrives, but it seems unlikely for the aging Xperia. If you are not sure what to expect,...

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