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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 (759)

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


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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Sony reveals its Android 4.4 KitKat upgrade plans

Sony reveals its Android 4.4 KitKat upgrade plans

07 November, 2013 | comments (215)

Google officially announced the 4.4 KitKat a couple of days and today, Sony has revealed its Android upgrade roadmap. In an official blog post, the Japanese manufacturer has also announced its plans with the 4.3 Jelly Bean roll out. As promised,...

Tags: Sony, Android


Sony to unveil the Xperia Z1S on November 12

Sony to unveil the Xperia Z1S on November 12

23 October, 2013 | comments (64)

Sony is rumored to schedule an event for November 12. According to tipster from Chinese social media, the event will be held in Shanghai and will see the launch of the Sony Xperia Z1S as well as a device codenamed Xperia Taichi. An...

Tags: Sony, Rumor


Snapdragon 800-packing Galaxy S4 I9506 rocks GFX Bench

Snapdragon 800-packing Galaxy S4 I9506 rocks GFX Bench

10 September, 2013 | comments (69)

The Samsung Galaxy S4 I9506 rocking a Snapdragon 800 chipset and Adreno 330 has cropped up again, this time on GFXBench's database and has posted pretty impressive scores. The device is the international version of the E330S Galaxy S4 LTE-A Korean...


Xiaomi Mi3 appears on GFX Bench, runs on Tegra 4 CPU

Xiaomi Mi3 appears on GFX Bench, runs on Tegra 4 CPU

03 September, 2013 | comments (9)

The Xiaomi Mi3 has been leaked a few times before and the specifications of the upcoming flagship device have been in the rumorland for quite some time. Now, the smartphone has appeared on the GFX bench database and reveals the presence of a NVIDIA...


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...

Tags: Sony, Android, Rumors


AT&T starts rolling out Jelly Bean updates for its Sony Xperia TL 

AT&T starts rolling out Jelly Bean updates for its Sony Xperia TL 

12 March, 2013 | comments (11)

Sony Xperia TL, which is the US version of the "James Bond" phone, is one of the better looking mid-range smartphones in the market. The good news for all of you who got the AT&T version of the Xperia TL smartphone is that the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean...

Tags: AT&T, Sony, Android


AT&T Sony Xperia TL getting Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean update

AT&T Sony Xperia TL getting Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean update

01 March, 2013 | comments (36)

The wait is finally over for the AT&T owners of the Sony Xperia TL smartphone as the Jelly Bean update for your droids is now available. The Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean is said to have a much smoother UI and also has an extended battery mode...


The latest devices from the MWC get priced in Germany

The latest devices from the MWC get priced in Germany

28 February, 2013 | comments (32)

A few online retailers have already posted prices on several of the devices revealed at this years' MWC. Keep in mind that most of these are pre-orders, which means that you likely won't be getting your device right away. Nokia's new...


Mobile World Congress 2013 coverage

Mobile World Congress 2013 coverage

24 February, 2013 | comments (40)

MWC 2013 overview #review-body th, #review-body td { font-size:12px; } Lumia 720 and 520 are Nokia's latest smartphones Nokia announces 105 and 301 feature phones at MWC Nokia announces a wireless car charger...

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Sony Xperia T gets the Android Jelly Bean update

Sony Xperia T gets the Android Jelly Bean update

04 February, 2013 | comments (105)

Sony has started rolling out the Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean update for the Xperia T smartphone. The update is being made available just a day after it appeared on the PTCRB website and was certified and a week after an alpha version was...


Sony C530X HuaShan is the Xperia SP, C210X is the Xperia L

Sony C530X HuaShan is the Xperia SP, C210X is the Xperia L

31 January, 2013 | comments (32)

Unlike the Sony Xperia T, the phone of choice for James Bond, these two Xperia models aren’t good at keeping their codenames. The Sony C530X HuaShan was revealed to the be the Xperia SP, while the Sony C210X will be the Xperia L. The Sony C530X...


Alpha version of the Jelly Bean ROM for Xperia T now available

Alpha version of the Jelly Bean ROM for Xperia T now available

25 January, 2013 | comments (35)

Those first rumors of the update being released turned out to be a hoax, but Sony seems to be working hard on bringing Jelly Bean to its Xperia T flagship (and probably other smartphones too). The company just released alpha version of the ROM to...


Full-res Sony Xperia Z camera samples surface from CES

Full-res Sony Xperia Z camera samples surface from CES

13 January, 2013 | comments (175)

Lucky fellow journalists got the chance to smuggle out an Xperia Z outside the CES grounds for a short photo shoot and they've published the results. Sony made a real splash with their Xperia Z and ZL announcement at CES this year. Besides the...


 Sony Xperia T gets Jelly Bean update as a Christmas present

Sony Xperia T gets Jelly Bean update as a Christmas present

24 December, 2012 | comments (89)

Sony has unexpectedly launched a firmware update for its flagship Android smartphone the Xperia T a couple of months ahead of what was initially scheduled. The Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean update then comes just like a Christmas present for...


Sony Xperia V goes on sale in Russia, steeply priced

Sony Xperia V goes on sale in Russia, steeply priced

13 December, 2012 | comments (68)

The Sony Xperia V, a water-proof version of the international Sony Xperia T flagship has gone on sale in Russia today. The smartphone's initial pricing is pretty steep, though. It will set you back 24999 Russian rubles (around $815/€623/£505) off...


AT&T to sell off-contract Nokia Lumia 920 for $450, 820 for $400

AT&T to sell off-contract Nokia Lumia 920 for $450, 820 for $400

07 November, 2012 | comments (88)

Yesterday, AT&T announced the on-contract pricing of three of its incoming Windows Phone 8 handsets, including the Nokia Lumia 920 (they have exclusivity on this one in the US) and the Lumia 820. Today they put those two up for pre-order and...


AT&T announces pricing and availability of Sony Xperia TL

AT&T announces pricing and availability of Sony Xperia TL

25 October, 2012 | comments (11)

AT&T announced pricing and availability of the Sony Xperia TL. The LTE smartphone will be available for purchase next week, on November 2 for $99.99 with a two-year contract. As its name mildly suggests, the Sony Xperia TL is almost...


Sony Xperia TX goes on sale in Hong Kong in three colors

Sony Xperia TX goes on sale in Hong Kong in three colors

08 October, 2012 | comments (39)

The Sony Xperia TX has been released in Hong Kong today with a recommended price tag of HK$4,698 or around $606 (or £375, €465). The device comes in three color variants - pink, white and black. Also the Xperia J has been priced in Hong Kong...