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Sony Xperia Z2a full specs are out, sounds like a Z2 compact

Sony Xperia Z2a full specs are out, sounds like a Z2 compact

19 June, 2014 | comments (66)

Today we get the detailed rundown of the specs of the recently announced Sony Xperia Z2a. For all we know, a name such as Xperia Z2 compact would suit it just fine. A week ago we saw the Sony Xperia Z2a go official in Taiwan, but at the time we...

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Sony Xperia T3 M50w seen at China's TENAA

Sony Xperia T3 M50w seen at China's TENAA

17 June, 2014 | comments (16)

China's FCC equivalent, the TENAA, has images of Sony's upcoming T3 M50w smartphone, along with some specs of the device. This is usually an indicator that the device will be hitting the Chinese market soon. Specs wise, the T3 isn't going to set...

Tags: Android, Sony, Rumors


Sony Xperia Z2a (ZL2) will arrive in Taiwan next month

Sony Xperia Z2a (ZL2) will arrive in Taiwan next month

10 June, 2014 | comments (15)

Sony is expanding the availability of the Xperia ZL2 but the device will still not leave East Asia – the new market is Taiwan where the device will be known as Xperia Z2a. It's almost exactly the same, except the internal storage has been cut in...

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Week 23 news in review: iOS 8, Android 4.4.3, Xperia T3, One (E8)

Week 23 news in review: iOS 8, Android 4.4.3, Xperia T3, One (E8)

08 June, 2014 | comments (7)

This weeks was market by Apple's WWDC, one of the year's most anticipated events. Google took the opportunity to launch a bug fixing Android 4.4.3 firmware, while Samsung, HTC and Sony announced new handsets. The iOS 8 announcement is...


Android 4.4.3 now available to all Google Play Edition phones

Android 4.4.3 now available to all Google Play Edition phones

04 June, 2014 | comments (224)

T-Mobile was the first to unleash the official Android 4.4.3 KitKat update on its Nexus (4,5,7) lineup. Then Motorola begun updating the Moto X, Moto G and Moto E. Today the entire Google Play Edition phone lineup has been treated to Android...


Sony unveils 7mm thick Xperia T3 with 5.3

Sony unveils 7mm thick Xperia T3 with 5.3" screen and LTE

03 June, 2014 | comments (56)

Sony unveiled "the slimmest 5.3-inch phone," the Xperia T3. It measures 7mm thick, not the thinnest ever but still impressive for a mid-ranger of this class. It shares a lot of similarities with the Xperia T2 Ultra, but is more compact. The Sony...

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Sony teases its next flagship device ahead of Apple's WWDC

Sony teases its next flagship device ahead of Apple's WWDC

02 June, 2014 | comments (55)

While Apple is prepping to announce its iOS 8, and maybe its iPhone 6 too, Sony released a teaser about its next flagship device. The teaser shows a picture of an incredibly thin Xperia smartphone or a phablet, while the text of the tweet says...

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Canalys: Pebble leads smart wearable sector in Q1, 2014

Canalys: Pebble leads smart wearable sector in Q1, 2014

24 May, 2014 | comments (11)

2014 is said to be the year of the wearable devices as the industry embraces the newest trend. The market for the wearable tech is booming like never before and according to Canalys, there were 2.7 million wearable bands shipped across the globe in...

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Sony Xperia Z2 and Z2 Tablet get a performance update

Sony Xperia Z2 and Z2 Tablet get a performance update

23 May, 2014 | comments (35)

The recently launched Sony Xperia Z2 flagship and its Xperia Z2 Tablet companion are reportedly receiving firmware updates in various markets globally. There is no official change log on the update notifications, but various users are...


Sony rolls out Android KitKat on Xperia Z, ZL, ZR and Tablet Z

Sony rolls out Android KitKat on Xperia Z, ZL, ZR and Tablet Z

21 May, 2014 | comments (1614)

Sony has just begun seeding the Android 4.4 KitKat firmware update for its last year Xperia lineup flagships. The update is going to reach all Xperia Z, Xperia ZL, Xperia ZR and Xperia Tablet Z around the world very soon. Naturally, the roll out...


Sony Xperia M2 now available in the UK

Sony Xperia M2 now available in the UK

15 May, 2014 | comments (18)

The Sony Xperia M2 is launching in the UK starting today. It's available on Everything Everywhere's network for free starting at £24 a month or for £20 upfront with a £19/month contract, including with 500 MB worth of LTE data, 500 minutes and...

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Sony Xperia A2 SO-04F is official on Japanese NTT DoCoMo

Sony Xperia A2 SO-04F is official on Japanese NTT DoCoMo

14 May, 2014 | comments (52)

Sony announced the Xperia A2 SO-04F for the Japanese carrier NTT DoCoMo. The phone made a trip to the FCC recently carrying the codename "Altair". Judging by its model name, the Sony SO-04F is expected to be Japanese version of the Xperia Z2...


Sony T2 Ultra  not coming to the UK

Sony T2 Ultra not coming to the UK

08 May, 2014 | comments (14)

Sony’s T2 Ultra phablet was slated to the come to the UK, but it seems that the massive-screened Android device has had its UK debut mysteriously axed. The sudden lack of UK availability for the device hasn’t been revealed. There have been some...

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Sony announces the Xperia ZL2 in Japan

Sony announces the Xperia ZL2 in Japan

08 May, 2014 | comments (65)

The Sony Xperia ZL2 is now official in Japan. This is the second generation of the phone and just like the first one, it's a version of the current flagship with much slimmer bezels and smaller footprint. The phone carries the 5" 1080p display...

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Sony Xperia Z Ultra LTE gets a massive price cut in the US

Sony Xperia Z Ultra LTE gets a massive price cut in the US

04 May, 2014 | comments (35)

Sony gave the LTE-capable Xperia Z Ultra phablet a massive price reduction. The handset joined its Google Play Edition sibling which was discounted earlier this week. The regular Sony Xperia Z Ultra with LTE is now available for $449.99...

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Sony Xperia Z2 now available across Europe

Sony Xperia Z2 now available across Europe

02 May, 2014 | comments (104)

Sony Xperia Z2 went on pre-order in early April and a few orders were shipped around April 15. The wide handset launch was delayed though due to stock shortages probably caused by supply bottlenecks. Later Sony announced the Xperia Z2 launch will...

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Sony Xperia Z2 for Verizon gets accidentally confirmed

Sony Xperia Z2 for Verizon gets accidentally confirmed

01 May, 2014 | comments (25)

Sony accidentally confirmed that Xperia Z2 will be make its way to Verizon Wireless in the United States. On its official Google+ page, the electronics giant accidentally posted and quickly removed a photo of the Android powerhouse with Verizon...


Sony Z Ultra Google Play edition gets a $200 price cut

Sony Z Ultra Google Play edition gets a $200 price cut

30 April, 2014 | comments (40)

Google has dropped the price of the Sony Z Ultra Google Play edition. The phone was launched at $649 back in December last year and is now available at $449, a solid $200 drop in just four months. As you may be aware, the Sony Z Ultra Google...

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UK retailers will finally get the Sony Xperia Z2 in May

UK retailers will finally get the Sony Xperia Z2 in May

29 April, 2014 | comments (36)

The European launch of the new Sony Xperia Z2 flagship was pushed from mid-April to May and May is fast approaching. UK retailers have started lining it up to launch. Sony's official web site claims deliveries are expected to start at the...

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No carrier will sell Xperia Z2 in the US but Sony will

No carrier will sell Xperia Z2 in the US but Sony will

26 April, 2014 | comments (109)

Sony recently announced that its flagship smartphone, the Xperia Z2 will be available in the US this summer. However, if you were planning to pick the device on a lower price with a contract, then we have some bad news for you. According to a...

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