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Sony Xperia Z1s is now available on T-Mobile

Sony Xperia Z1s is now available on T-Mobile

13 January, 2014 | comments (23)

The freshly announced Sony Xperia Z1s is now available for purchase from T-Mobile in the United States. The Big Magenta is offering the Android handset with zero down and 24 monthly payments of $22, or $528 outright. The top-end smartphone...


Sony WP smartphone to come in 2014 under the Vaio brand

Sony WP smartphone to come in 2014 under the Vaio brand

11 January, 2014 | comments (143)

It appears that the negotiations between Sony and Microsoft have ended up successfully and the Japanese company will indeed be joining the list of Windows Phone hardware manufacturers. Microsoft’s Windows Phone director Greg Sullivan has confirmed...


Sony in talks with Microsoft to develop Windows Phones

Sony in talks with Microsoft to develop Windows Phones

10 January, 2014 | comments (150)

According to Sony Mobile head for Europe, Pierre Perron, who spoke to TechRadar Sony is in talks with Microsoft to deliver a Windows Phone device. He says Sony is in talks with "other partners, including Microsoft" for a broader Sony...


Sony Store offers freebies with Xperia Z1 Compact pre-orders

Sony Store offers freebies with Xperia Z1 Compact pre-orders

10 January, 2014 | comments (35)

The Sony Xperia Z1 Compact is already up for pre-order in Europe, but if you're thinking of getting one, you should check the offers by Sony's own web store as there are some enticing offers. XperiaBlog.net checked the regional stores and made a...

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Sony Sirius to debut at MWC, not CES, new rumor says

Sony Sirius to debut at MWC, not CES, new rumor says

07 January, 2014 | comments (45)

Rumors hinted at a new Sony flagship at CES but the event came and went, with the only new phone (expectedly) being the Sony Xperia Z1 Compact. New rumors move the unveiling date of the Sony Sirius to the Mobile World Congress (held at the end of...

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Sony Xperia Z1 Compact goes on pre-order in the UK

Sony Xperia Z1 Compact goes on pre-order in the UK

07 January, 2014 | comments (63)

The hotly anticipated Sony Xperia Z1 Compact is already drawing attention from carriers and phone stores. A couple of UK-based retailers have chimed in that they've started taking pre-orders. Phones4u offers the Xperia Z1 Compact on contract...


Sony announces Xperia Z1S for T-Mobile in the US

Sony announces Xperia Z1S for T-Mobile in the US

07 January, 2014 | comments (16)

Along with the Xperia Z1 Compact, Sony also announced a new variant of the current Xperia Z1 sold internationally. Called the Xperia Z1S, the new model is nearly identical and is available exclusively through T-Mobile for American...

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Sony announces miniature flagship Xperia Z1 Compact

Sony announces miniature flagship Xperia Z1 Compact

06 January, 2014 | comments (120)

Sony has just announced the Xperia Z1 Compact at CES 2014. Unlike most mini flagship variants, it features a specs sheet that doesn't compromise, and has almost identical specs to the Xperia Z1 flagship. Sony Xperia Z1 Compact official...

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Catch up with the Sony CES 2014 press event right here

Catch up with the Sony CES 2014 press event right here

06 January, 2014 | comments (2)

CES 2014 is almost upon us, and as usual, many of the major players are set to hold their press conferences early. This year, there are hints of a mini version of their Sony Xperia Z1 flagship - dubbed the Xperia Z1S. You can see firsthand if...

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Sony Xperia Z1S press render points to imminent announcement

Sony Xperia Z1S press render points to imminent announcement

06 January, 2014 | comments (47)

The famous @evleaks just can't stop delivering juicy pieces of info ahead of the upcoming CES expo. He just gave us a scoop of four Galaxy tablets that are about to go official and now he helps us look behind the curtain at Sony's. The...


Snapdragon 805-powered Sony Sirius to come at CES

Snapdragon 805-powered Sony Sirius to come at CES

05 January, 2014 | comments (109)

As we enter the cycle of next generation flagship products, rumors surrounding the new smartphones are coming in thick and fast. Sony is said to be planning to launch two flagship devices this year and one of them is rumored to show up at CES 2014,...


Sony considers launching a WP device in 2014

Sony considers launching a WP device in 2014

31 December, 2013 | comments (163)

According to a report in The Information, Sony is planning to add another OS to its stable of mobile devices. The tech giant is allegedly considering the launch of a Windows Phone device in 2014. Reportedly, a future Sony smartphone running...


Android 4.3 rolling out to Xperia Z, ZL, ZR and Xperia Tablet Z

Android 4.3 rolling out to Xperia Z, ZL, ZR and Xperia Tablet Z

23 December, 2013 | comments (760)

Sony announced its Android 4.3 Jelly Bean update whitelist a while ago and the update is now officially rolling out to Xperia Z, Xperia ZL, Xperia ZR and Xperia Tablet Z. The Android 4.3 Jelly Bean update comes with a couple of new features...

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Unannounced Sony devices surface in Postel and AnTuTu

Unannounced Sony devices surface in Postel and AnTuTu

23 December, 2013 | comments (45)

The Postel and AnTuTu stars have aligned for a sizeable Sony leak. Several device model numbers have hit Postel, the Indonesian wireless authority, - five phones and a tablet. They match up with model numbers in the AnTuTu benchmark...

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Sony Xperia Z1F goes on sale in Japan, Z1S launch is upon us

Sony Xperia Z1F goes on sale in Japan, Z1S launch is upon us

19 December, 2013 | comments (58)

Sony Xperia Z1F is now available at NTT DoCoMo's stores all over Japan in black, white, pink and lime flavors. The Z1F is the smaller sibling of the popular Z1 flagship featuring pretty much the same design and specs save for the display, which is...

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Sony Z Ultra GPE gets Android 4.4.2

Sony Z Ultra GPE gets Android 4.4.2

17 December, 2013 | comments (40)

After Android 4.4.2 KitKat update made its way to the LG G Pad 8.3, HTC One and Samsung Galaxy S4, today it's rolling out to the Sony Xperia Z Ultra Google Play Edition as well. The update comes with a number of bug fixes, with the most...

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Android 4.3 rolling out to Xperia Z1 and Z Ultra

Android 4.3 rolling out to Xperia Z1 and Z Ultra

16 December, 2013 | comments (164)

Sony has started rolling out the Android 4.3 update for the Xperia Z1 and the Xperia Z Ultra (yep, that's Jelly Bean, not KitKat. That would arrive later.) The update brings with it all the changes that Google introduced with the 4.3 update along...

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Sony's CES press conference scheduled for January 6

Sony's CES press conference scheduled for January 6

13 December, 2013 | comments (25)

New Year's Eve is approaching and with it time for celebration and, of course, CES. Today Sony confirmed its event will be held the day before CES officially kicks off on January 7. The Sony press conference will be held on January 6 (Monday) at...

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Sony Xperia Z1s passes through the FCC

Sony Xperia Z1s passes through the FCC

12 December, 2013 | comments (31)

The elusive Sony Xperia Z1s (aka Z1 mini) passed through Postel, the Indonesian wireless authority, and has now reached US shores too. The FCC docs show a diagram of the device and give away its footprint – 129 x 64.9mm. The software version is...

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LG G Pad 8.3 and Sony Xperia Z Ultra GPE are now available

LG G Pad 8.3 and Sony Xperia Z Ultra GPE are now available

10 December, 2013 | comments (32)

Google Play Edition Sony Xperia Z Ultra and LG G Pad 8.3 quietly went official in the United States - the duo of Android 4.4 KitKat devices is currently available to order in the US Google Play Store. The Xperia Z Ultra is priced at $649, while...

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