Sony Xperia Z4v Announced by Verizon for August 13th
Jul08

Sony Xperia Z4v Announced by Verizon for August 13th

Sony’s Xperia Z4v is hard to judge. On the one hand it is an excellent device with the best specs, premium design, and solid software. However, it is not the flagship we wanted from Sony and we would like to see the company revamp its overall Xperia Z design. That said, the Xperia Z4v is the best Sony has ever made in terms of pure hardware and next month users in the USA will be able to buy one. The nations’ biggest carrier, Verizon,...

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Sony Seeks Chinese Expansion for Imaging Tech
Jun09

Sony Seeks Chinese Expansion for Imaging Tech

Sony’s success in image sensors has been well documented recently, the company holds over 40% of the market and supplies camera tech to many of its smartphone rivals. Not many in China though, something the Japanese giant is hoping to change as it continues to shift the focus of its business to imaging technology and away from hardware. China is arguably the most important smartphone market right now, home to a mature economy but...

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T-Mobile Updating Xperia Z3 to Android 5.0 Lollipop
Jun03

T-Mobile Updating Xperia Z3 to Android 5.0 Lollipop

T-Mobile has confirmed that it is updating its Sony Xperia Z3 to Android 5.0 Lollipop, starting tomorrow (midnight). It is good news for Xperia Z3 users in the United States as T-Mobile is the only carrier to offer Sony’s former flagship (recently replaced by the Xperia Z4 and Z3+). At under one year old, the Xperia Z3 was always going to get Android 5.0 Lollipop eventually with T-Mobile, but the fourth largest carrier in the United...

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Sony will continue to Shy Away from Quad HD Screens
May28

Sony will continue to Shy Away from Quad HD Screens

The smartphone market is making the move to Quad HD screen technology, a growth that will likely continue over this year. LG was the first to adopt the tech with the G3, but now most major Android companies (Samsung, HTC, Xiaomi, and Motorola to name a few) have at least one device with 1440p resolution. However, Sony is still holding out on Quad HD and sticking to 1080p Full HD for its flagships. The company recently unveiled the...

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How Big Should a Smart Phone Be?
May25

How Big Should a Smart Phone Be?

Smart phones have a come a long way since I started covering them professionally back in 2009 they have a ton of new features, GPS, 41mp cameras, fingerprint sensors, heart-rate monitors, etc...  They have also in increased in size perhaps a little too much even.   When the HTC Titan came out it was well...HUGE at the time.  I remember opening the box to it's massive 4.7 inch screen.  That's right massive!  People made fun of me...

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