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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...

Tags: Sony, CES 2014


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 (108)

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...

Tags: Sony, Android


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...

Tags: Sony, Android, Rumors


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...

Tags: Sony, Android


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...

Tags: Sony, Google, Android


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...

Tags: Sony, Android


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...

Tags: Sony, LG, ASUS, Android


Leaked Xperia Z1 images show T-Mobile USA's phone

Leaked Xperia Z1 images show T-Mobile USA's phone

26 November, 2013 | comments (22)

T-Mobile UK already has Sony's Xperia Z1 flagship, but its US-based counterpart is still to get it. Leaks of the US version of the Z1 continue though, and we now have both the front and the back of the device. The back is branded with the carrier...


Red Sony Xperia Z1 spotted running KitKat

Red Sony Xperia Z1 spotted running KitKat

23 November, 2013 | comments (59)

A limited edition red model of the Sony Xperia Z1 has leaked on the interweb. While not a huge deal on its own, the said handset was spotted running Android 4.4 KitKat. There is no information about when this device will be released and in...

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Android 4.4 KitKat for Sony Xperia ZR under consideration

Android 4.4 KitKat for Sony Xperia ZR under consideration

22 November, 2013 | comments (119)

Sony was among the first manufacturers to reveal its plans to launch Android 4.4 KitKat upgrade for its phones. The first wave of devices includes the Xperia Z, Xperia ZL, Xperia Z Ultra, Xperia Z1 and the Xperia Tablet Z. Now, Sony has hinted in...

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New Sony Xperia Z1S leak talks Q1 2014 launch, price

New Sony Xperia Z1S leak talks Q1 2014 launch, price

22 November, 2013 | comments (67)

The Sony Xperia Z1S leak-fest continues with some new shots and info coming from China. The diminutive flagship is shown running Android 4.3 Jelly Bean (14.2.A.0.205 firmware), which is presumably the software it will launch with. Speaking of...

Tags: Sony, Android, Rumors


Sony Xperia Z1S shows up on Postel

Sony Xperia Z1S shows up on Postel

20 November, 2013 | comments (53)

The Sony Xperia Z1S surely must be drawing closer to a release, right? It just showed up on Postel (the Indonesian equivalent of the FCC), which coincides with a brand new rumor of a Shanghai event. The Xperia Z1S has the model number D5503...

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Sony Xperia Z1S spotted again next to bigger Z1

Sony Xperia Z1S spotted again next to bigger Z1

18 November, 2013 | comments (57)

We've encountered yet another image of the upcoming Sony Xperia Z1S, sitting next to the Xperia Z1. The Xperia Z1S is taunted as the international version of the NTT DoCoMo Japan-exclusive Xperia Z1F. According to the source of the image the...

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Sony Xperia Z1S leaks again posing next to its bigger brother

Sony Xperia Z1S leaks again posing next to its bigger brother

15 November, 2013 | comments (123)

The upcoming Sony Xperia Z1S made yet another appearance this week. This time around the smartphone got caught on camera next to its bigger brother, the 5 display toting Sony Xperia Z1. A juicy bit regarding the specs of the Sony Xperia...

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Combined, Apple and Samsung take 109% of profits in mobile

Combined, Apple and Samsung take 109% of profits in mobile

15 November, 2013 | comments (27)

"That's impossible!" you're probably thinking. How could Apple and Samsung take more than 100% of the profits in the mobile business? It's because most other companies are in the red, that's how, at least according to analysts from Canaccord...