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Sony Xperia Z1 press image and metal chassis leaks

Sony Xperia Z1 press image and metal chassis leaks

24 August, 2013 | comments (158)

The Sony Xperia Z1, erstwhile known as 'Honami', has leaked once again, this time through a press image. This latest image shows the device in three colors: black, white and purple. The colors are identical to the ones the Xperia Z is sold in...


UK carrier EE retweets Sony's Xperia Z1 (Honami) teaser

UK carrier EE retweets Sony's Xperia Z1 (Honami) teaser

23 August, 2013 | comments (25)

Yesterday Sony took it to Twitter to promote the "smartphone everyone's been talking about," which the rumor mill unanimously agrees is the Xperia Honami or Xperia Z1. Today UK's EE retweeted that message, which is a strong hint the carrier will...

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Sony Xperia Z1 (Honami) flagship gets teased again

Sony Xperia Z1 (Honami) flagship gets teased again

23 August, 2013 | comments (88)

Following yesterday's teased Twitter image of the power button on the upcoming Xperia Z1 "Honami" flagship, the latest Facebook shot from Sony highlights the smartphone's underwater capabilities. The sheer amount of leaks surrounding the...

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Sony teases Honami power button on Twitter, gets us excited

Sony teases Honami power button on Twitter, gets us excited

22 August, 2013 | comments (92)

Sony has gone to Twitter to tease its upcoming Honami smartphone. Accompanied by the hashtag #bestofSony comes an image of Sony's signature power button, complete with Sony's claims of precision engineering. Sony makes it pretty clear we're...

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Sony Xperia Z1 benchmarked, Snapdragon 800 does as expected

Sony Xperia Z1 benchmarked, Snapdragon 800 does as expected

20 August, 2013 | comments (100)

We saw the press image of the Sony Honami a.k.a Xperia Z1 earlier today and now, we have the alleged benchmark results of the upcoming cameraphone flagship from Sony. The alleged AnTuTu scores of what seems to be the Chinese variant of the Xperia...

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Sony Honami press shot leaks, to be called Xperia Z1

Sony Honami press shot leaks, to be called Xperia Z1

20 August, 2013 | comments (97)

Sony's frequently leaked cameraphone codenamed Honami could be officially named Xperia Z1. The rumor comes from a recognized XDA-Developers user, who has provided some leaks regarding past Xperia devices. Additionally, a few press shots of the...

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More camera samples from Sony Xperia Honami leak

More camera samples from Sony Xperia Honami leak

19 August, 2013 | comments (49)

The Sony Xperia Honami is rumored to have a relatively big 1/2.3" 20.7MP image sensor as well as a 28mm, F/2.0 Sony G lens, but we've only seen one camera sample. A few more have leaked, but unlike the first one, these were shot at 8MP...

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4.3" Xperia Honami mini with S800, 20MP camera incoming?

19 August, 2013 | comments (127)

The Sony Xperia Honami has leaked so many times that there's little doubt about its existence. Now, a new leak suggests that the upcoming flagship will follow in the footsteps of the Galaxy S4 and HTC One and have a mini version of its...

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Slide shows the Sony Xperia Honami will record 4K video

Slide shows the Sony Xperia Honami will record 4K video

15 August, 2013 | comments (91)

A batch of photos starring the Sony Xperia Honami and the iPhone 5 leaked less than a day ago, but it turns out there's one more photo that's the most interesting of the bunch. It's a presentation slide that touts the Honami's 4K video recording...

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White Sony Xperia Honami caught in the wild, shot next to iPhone 5

White Sony Xperia Honami caught in the wild, shot next to iPhone 5

14 August, 2013 | comments (207)

The Sony Xperia Honami has appeared in a series of live photos again, only this time dressed in a shiny white outfit. This time around Sony's upcoming cameraphone has also been placed next to an iPhone 5 so we get a better idea of its...

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Sony Xperia SP gets a firmware update, no Android 4.2 yet

Sony Xperia SP gets a firmware update, no Android 4.2 yet

13 August, 2013 | comments (90)

Sony has started rolling up the Android 4.1.2 software update for both the Xperia SP C5302 HSPA+ and the Xperia SP C5303 LTE. The update brings the phone's firmware to version 12.0.A.2.245 and users report that although it's not Android 4.2.2, it...

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Sony 'Honami' sample image confirms 20.7MP camera

Sony 'Honami' sample image confirms 20.7MP camera

12 August, 2013 | comments (77)

Sony's upcoming flagship smartphone codenamed 'Honami' has been known to exist for quite some time now, with several leaks in the past and a launch event planned on September 4 in Berlin. We have heard almost all the specifications of the device by...


Sony Xperia S and SL to get new firmware update this month

Sony Xperia S and SL to get new firmware update this month

11 August, 2013 | comments (93)

Recently leaked screenshots reveal Sony is working on a new firmware update for the Xperia S and Xperia SL. The new build is 6.20B.1.96 and is still based on Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean. There is no official details on release or changelog, but the...

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Sony Xperia Z Ultra display compared to the HTC One

Sony Xperia Z Ultra display compared to the HTC One

10 August, 2013 | comments (423)

The Sony Xperia Z Ultra is the company's first ever phablet and with an expected global debut in September, the smartphone is topping the wishlists for a lot of people. One of the reasons for the excitement is its 6.4" Triluminos screen with 1080p...

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Sony Honami teaser image leaks, confirms purple version

Sony Honami teaser image leaks, confirms purple version

08 August, 2013 | comments (92)

An official teaser images of the Sony 'Honami' cameraphone has showed up rather prematurely, reconfirming the date of the phone's unveil and hinting of a potential purple version. The photo itself doesn't reveal almost anything regarding the...

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Sony Xperia Z Ultra gets its first update, minor improvements

Sony Xperia Z Ultra gets its first update, minor improvements

02 August, 2013 | comments (71)

Sony recently announced its Xperia Z Ultra phablet and the 6.4-inch beast with its Snapdragon 800 chipset is by far the most powerful device in the current market. Sony is yet to launch its monstrous phablet outside of Asia, but the company has...

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More Sony Xperia Honami live photos appear

More Sony Xperia Honami live photos appear

01 August, 2013 | comments (87)

A new set of Sony Xperia i1 Honami images have popped up online and they go nicely with previous leaks we've seen. The smartphone's Omni Balance design is a certainty at this point with the front and back covered in glass. This time we get a...

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Sony sells 9.6M smartphones, turns small profit in June quarter

Sony sells 9.6M smartphones, turns small profit in June quarter

01 August, 2013 | comments (62)

Sony ended its fiscal 2012 year on a good note and it's starting off 2013 in the black too. The fiscal Q1 (April-June) saw an increase in sales and operating revenue by 13% year on year and a net profit of $35 million (it doesn’t sound like much,...

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Sony Xperia ZR Android 4.2.2 update now seeding

Sony Xperia ZR Android 4.2.2 update now seeding

31 July, 2013 | comments (32)

Following the updates it launched for the Xperia Z and Xperia ZL yesterday, Sony has started seeding Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean for the Xperia ZR as well. More specifically, the Sony Xperia ZR software update was released yesterday at 4:20pm and is...

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Sony updates Xperia Z and Xperia ZL, improves performance

Sony updates Xperia Z and Xperia ZL, improves performance

31 July, 2013 | comments (197)

New firmware updates are now available for the Sony Xperia Z and Xperia ZL. Both new ROMs bring similar improvements over the system, signal and touch sensitivity, bug fixes and are still based on the Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean. There is no...

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