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Sony Honami visits GFXBench, Snapdragon 800 in tow

Sony Honami visits GFXBench, Snapdragon 800 in tow

30 July, 2013 | comments (53)

The Sony Honami, going by the alias C6903, has appeared on GFXbench database, confirming its rumored Snapdragon 800 chipset with four Krait 400 cores, a FullHD display (with on-screen buttons) and the latest Adreno 330 on board. The scores...

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Analyst: Lumia 1020 sales

Analyst: Lumia 1020 sales "modest at best", Xperia Z sales too

30 July, 2013 | comments (106)

The pre-order campaign for the Nokia Lumia 1020, the WP8 flagship with a monster 41MP camera, started and ended pretty quickly, selling out at the AT&T online store in just a couple of days. But how is it doing at AT&T's brick and mortar stores?...


Sony Xperia Honami visits FCC, confirms launch date

Sony Xperia Honami visits FCC, confirms launch date

28 July, 2013 | comments (97)

Sony Xperia Honami has appeared in front of a camera a few times already and now the upcoming cameraphone from Sony has made a visit to Federal Communications Commission. According to the FCC report, the Sony Xperia Honami will be announced...

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Sony Honami gets pictured side-by-side with Xperia Z

Sony Honami gets pictured side-by-side with Xperia Z

26 July, 2013 | comments (96)

Up until now, all we've seen of the Xperia i1 Honami from Sony is pretty much everything. From high res captures to alleged press images to specs, there's even a system dump that revealed a new camera UI for its 20MP shooter. One thing we haven’t...

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Sony announces Android 4.3 update whitelist

Sony announces Android 4.3 update whitelist

25 July, 2013 | comments (212)

Sony has just published the list of devices that will be getting the Android 4.3 Jelly Bean update that was announced yesterday. On the smartphone side, the company will be bringing the latest Jelly Bean version to the Xperia Z, Xperia ZL, Xperia...

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20MP camera rocking Sony Xperia Honami pictured again

20MP camera rocking Sony Xperia Honami pictured again

23 July, 2013 | comments (157)

With alleged press shots, headlining 20MP camera and purported specifications now out in the wild, the Sony Xperia Honami has been leaked yet again in a bunch of a live photos. Those look to be the real deal, aligning nicely with previous live...

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Sony Xperia Z Ultra hits retailers in Asia this month

Sony Xperia Z Ultra hits retailers in Asia this month

18 July, 2013 | comments (54)

The pieces of the Xperia Z Ultra availability puzzle are finally starting to fall in place. Yesterday we heard that will be the phablet is expected to hit on September 13, but it appear Britain won't be the first market to get it. We've now...

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Sony Xperia Z Ultra launches on September 13 in the UK

Sony Xperia Z Ultra launches on September 13 in the UK

17 July, 2013 | comments (28)

Sony Xperia Z Ultra is a 6.4" 1080p monstrous phone expected to launch this September as Sony's rival to the Samsung's upcoming Galaxy Note III. The Xperia Z Ultra is powered by Qualcomm's most powerful chipset to date - the Snapdragon 800 -...

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New Sony Honami photo surfaces, shows camera UI

New Sony Honami photo surfaces, shows camera UI

17 July, 2013 | comments (103)

Following yesterday's specs leak of the upcoming Sony Honami, another image has popped up showing off the new camera interface of the anticipated nextSony flagship. Now the 20MP sensor and the redone camera interface aren't exactly news -...

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Specs of Sony Xperia Honami leak, 20 MP camera confirmed

Specs of Sony Xperia Honami leak, 20 MP camera confirmed

16 July, 2013 | comments (352)

Sony's upcoming cameraphone flagship has been spotted in few leaked images earlier and now, the specifications of the device have been leaked. The Sony Xperia Honami will reportedly sport a 5-inch display of 1080p resolution. The smartphone...

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Sony sends invites for IFA event, is it Honami's turn to go official?

Sony sends invites for IFA event, is it Honami's turn to go official?

11 July, 2013 | comments (108)

With the Xperia Z Ultra (Togari) out of the way, Sony is gearing up for a new event, which will take place at the IFA premises but will take place two days before the exhibition opens to the public. So, what's left in the rumor mill? The Sony Xperia...

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Nokia's former sales exec is now Huawei's top marketing guy

Nokia's former sales exec is now Huawei's top marketing guy

02 July, 2013 | comments (43)

Former head of Nokia's sales department, Colic Giles has now a new employer in the face of Huawei. The Chinese company has appointed Giles as the Executive Vice President of its Consumer Business Group division. This means the former Nokia...

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Alleged press images of Sony Xperia i1 Honami leak out

Alleged press images of Sony Xperia i1 Honami leak out

29 June, 2013 | comments (108)

After posing for live shots yesterday, the Sony Xperia Honami made yet another appearance. This time around, the yet to be revealed top-shelf smartphone showed up in alleged press images, reportedly taken from a Xperia i1 Honami system dump....

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New Sony Xperia Honami photos show a xenon flash

New Sony Xperia Honami photos show a xenon flash

28 June, 2013 | comments (132)

The Sony Xperia Honami is back in more spy shots – these show it from all sides and give us a much better look at the design. It looks like the device isn’t final though. The back is quite interesting – it's built from some patterned matte...

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First alleged image of the Sony Xperia Honami leaks

First alleged image of the Sony Xperia Honami leaks

27 June, 2013 | comments (174)

Sony's event a couple of days ago brought us the Xperia Z Ultra, but still left only one major phone in the rumor mill – the Sony Xperia i1 Homani. This could be the first image of the device – the OmniBalance design gives away its Xperia Z family...

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Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean for Sony Xperia ion now available

Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean for Sony Xperia ion now available

26 June, 2013 | comments (333)

Great news, Sony Xperia ion owners. Sony is finally seeding the Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean updates for the AT&T-bound Xperia ion LTE and the international Xperia ion HSPA. The Sony Xperia ion was announced way back at CES in January 2012. It...

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IDC: Western Europe buys fewer phones, prefers Android to iOS

IDC: Western Europe buys fewer phones, prefers Android to iOS

26 June, 2013 | comments (45)

The phone market in Western Europe has shifter in Q1 2013, reports analyst firm IDC. In what has been the quarter of slowest market growth since 2004, feature phone shipments fell 31% to just 12 million and even smartphones took a hit. Android...


Sony Xperia Z Ultra to cost €719 in Europe, launches in Q3

Sony Xperia Z Ultra to cost €719 in Europe, launches in Q3

25 June, 2013 | comments (54)

Sony unveiled the 6.4" Xperia Z Ultra just a few hours ago but there was no info on the pricing at the official event. Fortunately Sony Netherlands shared the European price in its local press release. Sony Xperia Z Ultra will become available...

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Sony Xperia Z Ultra goes official: a 6.4

Sony Xperia Z Ultra goes official: a 6.4" Snapdragon 800 monster

25 June, 2013 | comments (288)

Sony has just made its Xperia Z Ultra phablet official. Previously known by its codename Togari, the device features a 6.4" monstrous screen and a Snapdragon 800 chipset, which is the fastest ARM chip put in a smartphone to date. The Sony Xperia...

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Sony announces Xperia SP M35t and Xperia C S39h for China

Sony announces Xperia SP M35t and Xperia C S39h for China

25 June, 2013 | comments (33)

Just announced in Shanghai alongside the Xperia Z Ultra is the Xperia SP M35t, a TD-LTE-enabled variant of the Xperia SP for the Chinese market, and the Xperia C S39h, a dual-SIM qHD 5-incher, which is also Sony's first mobile powered by a quad-core...

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