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Images of unofficial Sony Xperia S39h smartphone surface

Images of unofficial Sony Xperia S39h smartphone surface

12 May, 2013 | comments (31)

Images of an unknown Sony Xperia handset with model number S39h have surfaced online. The model number indicates that the smartphone might be placed above the Xperia L, which comes with a 4.3-inch display. Images of Sony Xperia S39h...

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Sony posts 2012 financial results, records profit of $458 million

Sony posts 2012 financial results, records profit of $458 million

09 May, 2013 | comments (41)

Sony posted its 2012 financial results report, and it appears shareholders have finally caught a break. The company enters 2013, having made a profit of $458 million in its previous fiscal year (43 billion yen). That's the first time the company is...

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HTC Butterfly Android 4.2.2 firmware with Sense 5.1 leaks

HTC Butterfly Android 4.2.2 firmware with Sense 5.1 leaks

09 May, 2013 | comments (30)

A system dump of the HTC Butterfly, the international twin of the Droid DNA, running on Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean with the latest Sense 5.1 UI has leaked. The system dump is available in the source link below courtesy of a XDA-developer named...

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Sony Xperia A to debut on NTT DoCoMo on May 15

Sony Xperia A to debut on NTT DoCoMo on May 15

09 May, 2013 | comments (48)

Japanese carrier NTT DoCoMo is preparing to hold its latest product announcement on May 15 and one of the smartphones believed to be on display is the Sony Xperia A. In fact, it has gone through the FCC for approval and has had some of its specs...

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Jelly Bean firmwares for Xperia S, acro S and SL get certified

Jelly Bean firmwares for Xperia S, acro S and SL get certified

08 May, 2013 | comments (91)

It's been a really long wait for the Xperia S, acro S and SL users, but itís finally coming to an end. The official firmwares for Sony Xperia S, Sony Xperia acro S and Sony Xperia SL have been certified. This means all three of them are completed...

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Sony to revive the cameraphones with Xperia i1 Honami

Sony to revive the cameraphones with Xperia i1 Honami

08 May, 2013 | comments (164)

Sony Cybershot lineup might be gone for good, but a new imaging-centered smartphone might be in the works. As the latest rumor has it Sony is preparing a monstrous cameraphone - the Xperia i1 Honami. The Honami is rumored to be powered by the...

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Sony Xperia SP goes up for pre-order in the United States

Sony Xperia SP goes up for pre-order in the United States

07 May, 2013 | comments (23)

Sony quietly opened the pre-order books for the Xperia SP in the United States. The capable mid-ranger is available in Sony's online store with a price tag of $489.99 for an unlocked, unbranded device. Along with the already familiar set of...

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New 5" Sony quad-core droid heading to China

07 May, 2013 | comments (23)

A new Sony smartphone could be headed for the Chinese market, complete with dual-SIM capabilities and a 5-inch display. The smartphone, codenamed C3, will be part of Sony's Xperia lineup, and is slated to run on a quad-core MediaTek SoC. It...

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Sony Xperia Z goes on sale in the Sony US store

Sony Xperia Z goes on sale in the Sony US store

06 May, 2013 | comments (42)

The Sony Xperia Z is now officially available through the Sony online store in the US. You can get the HSPA+ model unlocked for $629.99 in all three colors: black, white and purple. Meanwhile, the Sony Xperia ZL got a price cut. The phone is...


Sony C190X model number leaks, hints at a mid-range droid

Sony C190X model number leaks, hints at a mid-range droid

05 May, 2013 | comments (45)

Sony is preparing the announcement of a new mid-range smartphone with a model number C190X. A photo taken with said phone has been posted to PicasaWeb, but, sadly, it doesn't reveal much about the upcoming phone. All the EXIF info of the...

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Alleged details on the camera sensor of Sony Honami emerge

Alleged details on the camera sensor of Sony Honami emerge

30 April, 2013 | comments (104)

Hot on the heels of the leak from a couple of days back, more alleged details on the upcoming Sony Honami flagship emerged. This time around, the rumor mill brings information on the camera tech of the upcoming Sony smartphone flagship. Sony...

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Alleged specs of Sony Honami and Togari flagships leak

Alleged specs of Sony Honami and Togari flagships leak

29 April, 2013 | comments (140)

Sony is rumored to be working on two new flagships for the second half of the year. They are codenamed Honami and Togari and will likely have version numbers of C670X (Honami) and likely C680X for Togari. How we're hearing some new information...

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Water and dust resistant Sony Xperia ZR is in the works

Water and dust resistant Sony Xperia ZR is in the works

26 April, 2013 | comments (86)

Xperiablog got some information that Sony will soon announce and launch the Xperia ZR smartphone with a 720p display, a quad-core processor and a 13MP camera. The Sony Xperia ZR will share lots of features with the Xperia Z flagship - a quad-core...

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Sony doing better than expected; revises fiscal forecast

Sony doing better than expected; revises fiscal forecast

25 April, 2013 | comments (66)

After what was by all accounts a terrible fiscal year, ended in March 31, 2012, where Sony posted a net loss of 456.7 billion yen (about $4.6 billion), things are finally starting to look up for the Japanese tech giant. This year, thanks to...

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Sony Xperia P, Go and E dual to get Jelly Bean this week

Sony Xperia P, Go and E dual to get Jelly Bean this week

24 April, 2013 | comments (285)

Sony is finally ready with the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean updates for Xperia P, Xperia go and Xperia E dual smartphones. The rollout will start later this week. The update process is gradual, as usual, and should be completed by the end of...

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Sony releases AOSP Android 4.2 Jelly Bean for the Xperia Z

Sony releases AOSP Android 4.2 Jelly Bean for the Xperia Z

23 April, 2013 | comments (58)

Just it did for the Xperia S a while ago, Sony has now officially released AOSP version of Android 4.2 for its Xperia Z flagship. Currently, the majority of the features on the Xperia Z are working in the pure Android environment. There's SD...

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Sony reveals Xperia Jelly Bean update now in very final stage

Sony reveals Xperia Jelly Bean update now in very final stage

20 April, 2013 | comments (170)

Sony had promised earlier that they will be releasing the Jelly Bean update for all the Xperia devices that were released in 2012. Now, in a tweet from the official account, Sony has confirmed that the update is in very final stages and that more...


Sony Xperia SP and Xperia L go on pre-order across Europe

Sony Xperia SP and Xperia L go on pre-order across Europe

17 April, 2013 | comments (30)

Sonyís mid-ranger with aluminum charm is up for pre-order in several countries from a variety of stores. The other recently announced model, the Sony Xperia L has made its way to some stores too. Here are the ones we managed to curate: Sony...

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Jelly Bean updates for Xperia S and Galaxy Note coming in May

Jelly Bean updates for Xperia S and Galaxy Note coming in May

16 April, 2013 | comments (143)

Sony didn't keep its promise to deliver the Xperia S Jelly Bean update by the end of March and understandably angered quite a few users. According to a leaked update roadmap for the French carrier SFR, the Xperia S update will finally launch in...

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Analysts estimate Sony sold 4.6 million Xperia Z phones in 40 days

Analysts estimate Sony sold 4.6 million Xperia Z phones in 40 days

16 April, 2013 | comments (191)

The Sony Xperia Z got the jump on other 1080p flagships and itís paying off handsomely. The water-resistant phone was announced and went on sale before its chief competition and analysts are estimating Sony has sold 4.6 million units sold in 40...

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