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Sony E2003/E2033 mid-ranger with 64-bit chipset uncovered

Sony E2003/E2033 mid-ranger with 64-bit chipset uncovered

05 February, 2015 | comments (18)

A new Sony mid-range phone is in the works, its existence given away by GFX Bench. The Sony E2003/E2033 looks like a successor to the Xperia E3 with a 4.6" qHD screen (540 x 960px) and a 64-bit MediaTek chipset. The chipset is MT6752 with four...

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Lollipop update for Xperia Z2 and Z3 coming soon

Lollipop update for Xperia Z2 and Z3 coming soon

05 February, 2015 | comments (64)

Sony has regularly been criticized for its support policies, leaving behind mid-range models and taking its time with flagship updates. The entire Xperia Z lineup has been promised the Lollipop update, though, and the company is slowly...

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Sony Xperia Z4 to sport slim bezels and new speaker design

Sony Xperia Z4 to sport slim bezels and new speaker design

04 February, 2015 | comments (69)

The Sony Xperia Z4 is one of the less likely announcements expected to be seen at the MWC a few weeks from now, judging by the lack of tangible info on the device. A recent leak on Chinese social network Weibo, however, might force us to rethink...

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Sony expects smaller loss in 2014, mobile division slowing down

Sony expects smaller loss in 2014, mobile division slowing down

04 February, 2015 | comments (16)

Sony revealed that it expects the annual loss for its financial year 2014 (which ends on March 31) to be smaller than expected by analysts and the revenue to be bigger. The buoys are the PlayStation and the image sensor divisions, while the Xperia...

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Sony's MWC conference will probably be held on March 2

Sony's MWC conference will probably be held on March 2

02 February, 2015 | comments (18)

With MWC just a month away preparations are well underway in the mobile world for the biggest mobile venue of the year. Major players are all expected to hit hard with anticipated flagships such as the Samsung Galaxy S6 and HTC One (M9). Sony will...

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Xperia Z4 gets certified in Indonesia, may be out soon

Xperia Z4 gets certified in Indonesia, may be out soon

29 January, 2015 | comments (40)

Sony's upcoming Xperia Z4 smartphone may have just received the necessary certification from Postel, the Indonesian authority that deals with such things. Three Sony phone models have been given the all clear by Postel, one of which could in fact...

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Reuters: Sony will cut 1,000 jobs in its smartphone division

Reuters: Sony will cut 1,000 jobs in its smartphone division

27 January, 2015 | comments (87)

According to report in Reuters, Sony is about to cut 1,000 jobs in its smartphone business. The Japanese tech giant is expected to officially announce the measure on February 2 during its earnings report. Sony’s workforce reduction will take...

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New Sony  flagship to skip MWC 2015

New Sony flagship to skip MWC 2015

27 January, 2015 | comments (28)

With MWC 2015 just over a month away the hype is naturally growing around new device announcements and primarily flagship smartphones. And while chances are high that we will be seeing the Samsung Galaxy S6 and the HTC One M9, recent rumors...

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Sony makes the purple Xperia Z3 official in Hong Kong

Sony makes the purple Xperia Z3 official in Hong Kong

22 January, 2015 | comments (23)

Since last week, we've seen the purple variation of Sony's Xperia Z3 leaked not once, but twice. First in renders, then in some live images. And today the time has finally come for the smartphone maker to make this hue official. It has done so...

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Dual SIM Sony Xperia Z4 may be in the works

Dual SIM Sony Xperia Z4 may be in the works

21 January, 2015 | comments (38)

A new leaked document allegedly from a Federal Communications Commission listing could prove linked with a dual-SIM Sony Xperia Z4. If this turns out true it will be only the second flagship smartphone by Sony to have two SIM cards - the first...

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Samsung dominated smartphone shipments in 2014

Samsung dominated smartphone shipments in 2014

20 January, 2015 | comments (91)

In the year 2014 the world saw an increased number of smartphones shipped but overall little change in the top three vendors. Samsung has been the leader for some time now but is seeing its market share slowly reduced by the likes of tough...


Purple Sony Xperia Z3 confirmed by live images

Purple Sony Xperia Z3 confirmed by live images

20 January, 2015 | comments (15)

To keep the Xperia Z3 in the news while working on the next generation, Sony is about to release a Purple version of the current flagship. Live images have surfaced of the lighter of two purple shades, leaked a week ago. Sony Xperia Z3...

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Sony Xperia Z4 allegedly certified at the FCC

Sony Xperia Z4 allegedly certified at the FCC

18 January, 2015 | comments (54)

A mysterious Sony device has passed through the Federal Communications Commission in the USA and the timing could very well mean it is the upcoming Sony Xperia Z4. Very little information is given in the listing leak but we do find out the device...

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Sony Xperia Z4 gets certified by Japanese wireless authority

Sony Xperia Z4 gets certified by Japanese wireless authority

16 January, 2015 | comments (86)

While CES has been the traditional scene for new Xperia Z announcements, this year the company seems to be keeping its ace for the Mobile World Congress. Meanwhile, the Xperia Z4 has been certified in its home country in three versions – NTT...

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Leaked images show two hues of purple coming to the Xperia Z3

Leaked images show two hues of purple coming to the Xperia Z3

14 January, 2015 | comments (25)

Purple had become a sort-of trademark color for Sony's premium Xperia Z line, until the Xperia Z3 came along and broke the streak. The fourth-gen Z flagship added Copper and Green to the traditional Black and White color options, but Purple may soon...

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Reuters: Sony is open to selling its mobile phone business

Reuters: Sony is open to selling its mobile phone business

13 January, 2015 | comments (172)

According to a report in Reuters, Sony executives are open to all options to turn around the giant's struggling mobile division. including sale and joint venture. Potential paths include a sale or a joint venture with another partner....

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Sony Xperia T3 gets the Android 4.4.4 KitKat update

Sony Xperia T3 gets the Android 4.4.4 KitKat update

09 January, 2015 | comments (20)

Sony has issued a new firmware upgrade today, this time for its Xperia T3 smartphone. That said, this isn't Android 5.0 Lollipop we're talking about, even if that is technically the latest iteration of Google's mobile OS. Instead, Sony has made...


Consumer Electronics Show 2015 wrap-up

Consumer Electronics Show 2015 wrap-up

09 January, 2015 | comments (7)

Much to the disappointment of tech geeks, CES 2015 couldn't go on forever. Some rumored announcements didn't take place, yet we got to see intriguing unexpected releases. In the following paragraphs you can check out what grabbed our...


Sony to sell both FHD and QHD versions of the Xperia Z4

Sony to sell both FHD and QHD versions of the Xperia Z4

07 January, 2015 | comments (77)

Taiwanese ePrice has been a frequent source of rumors and the latest batch concerns the upcoming Sony Xperia Z4. According to an unnamed source, the next Sony flagship smartphone is going to be available in two versions - one with a 1080p display...

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Sony promises to roll out Android 5 to Xperia Z3 lineup next month

Sony promises to roll out Android 5 to Xperia Z3 lineup next month

06 January, 2015 | comments (40)

Sony has been gathering a lot of attention in the past few days with a lot of rumors and speculations about its CES announcements. It appears that the tech giant has opted to put off major announcements in the mobile division and save the heat for...