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Sony Xperia Z3+ sales to kick off on June 26, pre-orders already on

Sony Xperia Z3+ sales to kick off on June 26, pre-orders already on

12 June, 2015 | comments (23)

Recently we got some intel on the release date of the upcoming Sony Xperia Z3+. Reportedly the smartphone was scheduled for release in the last week of June. Today we can officially confirm the release frame and pricing. Sony Xperia Z3+ will...

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Japanese Sony Xperia Z4 users experiencing heating issues

Japanese Sony Xperia Z4 users experiencing heating issues

12 June, 2015 | comments (67)

Users of the new Sony Xperia Z4 in Japan (known as Xperia Z3+ elsewhere) are experiencing some heating issues. Several users have posted on Twitter, saying the phone is too hot to touch. If that wasn't bad enough, some retail shops in Japan are also...

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Sony Xperia Z4 now available for purchase in Japan

Sony Xperia Z4 now available for purchase in Japan

11 June, 2015 | comments (26)

The Xperia Z4 smartphone - which was unveiled by Sony in Japan back in April this year - is now available for purchase in the country, where NTT docomo is offering it for 93,312 yen ($755). The carrier has also rolled out an update (with...

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Sony Xperia M4 Aqua now available for purchase in US

Sony Xperia M4 Aqua now available for purchase in US

11 June, 2015 | comments (18)

Although not officially, the Xperia M4 Aqua - which Sony unveiled back in March at this year's Mobile World Congress (MWC) - is now available for purchase in the US. Amazon is selling the 8GB unlocked variant (model number E2303) of the...

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Sony won’t launch phones with USB Type-C anytime soon

Sony won’t launch phones with USB Type-C anytime soon

10 June, 2015 | comments (34)

Sony Mobile does not plan to launch phones equipped with USB Type-C connector in the near future. The Japanese tech giant is considering the connectivity solution, but will wait for it to gain more traction in the industry before committing to it....

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8GB Sony Xperia M4 Aqua comes with only 1.26GB usable memory

8GB Sony Xperia M4 Aqua comes with only 1.26GB usable memory

08 June, 2015 | comments (68)

If you have been considering purchasing the new Sony Xperia M4 Aqua, then you might want to spend a bit more and spring for the 16GB model. According to Xperia Blog, the 8GB version of the phone only has 1.26GB of usable memory on the device when...

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Sony Xperia C4 and M4 Aqua are both shipping now

Sony Xperia C4 and M4 Aqua are both shipping now

05 June, 2015 | comments (26)

If you're a fan of Sony smartphones, you'll like the fact that two more of those have become available. We're talking about the Xperia M4 Aqua and the Xperia C4. The M4 Aqua and the M4 Aqua Dual are now to be found at retailers across Europe, the...

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Sony announces massive Android 5.1 upgrade plans

Sony announces massive Android 5.1 upgrade plans

04 June, 2015 | comments (124)

Sony made happy a lot of loyal fans today with one of the biggest update announcements we've seen lately. The company promised to bring the latest available Android 5.1 Lollipop to a plethora of devices. Recently Sony began seeding the 5.0...


T-Mobile set to roll out Lollipop 5.0 to Sony Xperia Z3

T-Mobile set to roll out Lollipop 5.0 to Sony Xperia Z3

03 June, 2015 | comments (7)

T-mobile has announced that it is all set to roll out the Android 5.0 Lollipop update to its version of the Sony Xperia Z3. According to a tweet (see below) sent out by T-Mobile's senior product manager, Des Smith, the OTA update should begin...


Sony apparently discontinues Xperia Z3 Compact in US

Sony apparently discontinues Xperia Z3 Compact in US

02 June, 2015 | comments (13)

The Sony Xperia Z3 Compact, which was released back in September last year, has apparently been discontinued by the company in the US. A quick search for the device on the official Sony Store US site reveals that the device is now listed in the...

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Sony Xperia Z3+ launches the last week of June at €699

Sony Xperia Z3+ launches the last week of June at €699

01 June, 2015 | comments (34)

The newly announced Sony Xperia Z3+ will kick off in Italia in week 26 of this year, which means June 22 - June 26. Its suggested retail price is €699, though many may sell it above the €700 mark in the first few weeks. The smartphone is...

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The Top 10 trending phones of week 22

The Top 10 trending phones of week 22

31 May, 2015 | comments (18)

Another week later, our traditional trending chart sees little action at the top. However, a major launch took place a few days ago, and that inevitably had an impact on the ranks further down the table. The Top 10 trending phones chart is a...


T-Mobile's Sony Xperia Z1s is now receiving Lollipop update

T-Mobile's Sony Xperia Z1s is now receiving Lollipop update

28 May, 2015 | comments (13)

Sony has been rolling out Lollipop updates left and right to its Xperia Z series devices for many weeks now. Multiple generations of the company's flagship line have so far been upgraded to Android 5.0, and today the time has finally come for the...


Sony Xperia Z3+ is already up for pre-order in the UK

Sony Xperia Z3+ is already up for pre-order in the UK

26 May, 2015 | comments (37)

After loads of speculation over the past few weeks, today Sony finally made the Xperia Z3+ official internationally, following the announcement of the same handset as the Xperia Z4 in Japan not long ago. Naming confusion aside, the Xperia Z3+ is...

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Sony Xperia Z3+ quietly launched globally

Sony Xperia Z3+ quietly launched globally

26 May, 2015 | comments (82)

The Sony Xperia Z3+ just became official without any major fuss. The global version of the already released Japanese Xperia Z4 changes nothing but the name and is the same incremental upgrade over the Xperia Z3. There are several upgrades to...

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Waterproof Sony Xperia M4 Aqua Dual launched in India for $390

Waterproof Sony Xperia M4 Aqua Dual launched in India for $390

26 May, 2015 | comments (76)

Sony introduced the waterproof Xperia M4 Aqua Dual just before the monsoons hit India. The Xperia M4 Aqua Dual is a dual SIM smartphone priced at INR 24,990 ($390) and will be made available from today in Black, White, and Coral color...

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Microsoft and Sony fall out of top 10 smartphone vendors in Q1

Microsoft and Sony fall out of top 10 smartphone vendors in Q1

26 May, 2015 | comments (71)

Samsung was the top smartphone manufacturer in the first quarter of the ongoing year, according to latest stats released by former Nokia executive and current market analyst Tomi Ahonen, who is also considered to be one of the world's most...


Alleged live photos of Sony Lavender front panel leak out

Alleged live photos of Sony Lavender front panel leak out

23 May, 2015 | comments (22)

Alleged live photos showcasing the front panel of the upcoming Sony Lavender mid-range smartphone made the rounds online. The handset is expected to make its official debut at some point next month. The latest images fall in line with a...

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Sony Xperia M4 Aqua is now up for grabs in the UK

Sony Xperia M4 Aqua is now up for grabs in the UK

22 May, 2015 | comments (17)

Sony made the Xperia M4 Aqua official back in March, but only today has it finally arrived in the UK. If you're over there and are interested in this water-resistant midranger, know that you can turn to Carphone Warehouse to buy one. The well...

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Sony will launch Xperia Z4 in Hong Kong, Taiwan next week

Sony will launch Xperia Z4 in Hong Kong, Taiwan next week

21 May, 2015 | comments (41)

Sony’s announcement of the Xperia Z4 in Japan was surprisingly low-key. However, it looks like the company plans to make the new flagship smartphone available in other Asian countries as well. Asian media members in Hong Kong and Taiwan have...

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