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Sony Xperia Z2 pips HTC One (M8) to benchmark crown

Sony Xperia Z2 pips HTC One (M8) to benchmark crown

25 March, 2014 | comments (66)

The Nokia Lumia 1520 was crowned "Best gaming device" at the beginning of the month but yesterday the HTC One (M8) stole that title and an even bigger one – it reached top place on Basemark OS II, which is an overall benchmark. That didn’t last...

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Sony plans an Xperia Z2 Deluxe Edition in China

Sony plans an Xperia Z2 Deluxe Edition in China

21 March, 2014 | comments (22)

According to a report by Chinese ePrice, Sony plans to out a special edition of its latest flagship the Xperia Z2 called Deluxe Edition. As the name suggests, it will be an even more premium offering and will include additional Sony accessories in...

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Sony raises Xperia Z2 price in Germany to €679

Sony raises Xperia Z2 price in Germany to €679

20 March, 2014 | comments (26)

In a rather puzzling move Sony's has bumped the price of the Xperia Z2 on its official online store in Germany. The Sony Xperia Z2 now sales at €679 up from €599 from a couple of days ago. There's no official word from Sony as to why the...

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Sony announces Android 4.4 KitKat update schedule

Sony announces Android 4.4 KitKat update schedule

19 March, 2014 | comments (307)

Big news, Sony fans! Sony has just announced the availability of the Android 4.4 KitKat update for the Xperia Z Ultra, Xperia Z1 and Xperia Z1 Compact. The new firmware rollout starts right now for all three smartphones, but the process is gradual...


Sony Xperia Z2 stock shortages will not delay launch

Sony Xperia Z2 stock shortages will not delay launch

18 March, 2014 | comments (28)

Last week, rumors came up that Sony is facing stock issues with its latest flagship the Xperia Z2. As a result, reports popped up that the phonemaker may delay the launch of the phone. Sony officials have indeed confirmed that there are limitations...

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HTC New One gets DLNA certification, UI demo on video

HTC New One gets DLNA certification, UI demo on video

17 March, 2014 | comments (16)

Congratulations to HTC One’s successor on receiving its DLNA certification - labeled as HTC New One rather than the All New One, the device was certified by the DLNA organization on February 20. The specifications of the One successor are...

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Sony Russia details Xperia T2 Ultra Dual launch and price

Sony Russia details Xperia T2 Ultra Dual launch and price

17 March, 2014 | comments (24)

The 6" Sony Xperia T2 Ultra phablet went official in January and will be available in single and dual-SIM models. It is expected to hit the UK in April and to cost less than €400 (£330). Today Sony Russia has issued a press release with...

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Rumor: Supplier issues may delay mass Xperia Z2 launch

Rumor: Supplier issues may delay mass Xperia Z2 launch

12 March, 2014 | comments (22)

The Sony Xperia Z2 might be delayed due to manufacturing issues. So says milukugiuniu from the Esato forum - a credible source of Sony-related info in the past. According to him the delay is caused by a supplier that isn't Qualcomm and that the...

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Sony Xperia E1 goes on sale in single and dual-SIM flavors

Sony Xperia E1 goes on sale in single and dual-SIM flavors

12 March, 2014 | comments (12)

Sony Xperia E1 is now available through various retailers in India. Both single and dual-SIM version are available for purchase in all three color flavors - black, white and purple. The black models are quickly running out of stock though, so if you...

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Vodafone UK offers free 32-inch TV with Sony Xperia Z2 pre-order

Vodafone UK offers free 32-inch TV with Sony Xperia Z2 pre-order

10 March, 2014 | comments (36)

The UK has some of the best pre-order perks we've seen – if you thought the free Smart Watch 2 with a Sony Xperia Z1 Compact pre-order was cool, check out the Xperia Z2 pre-order deal from Vodafone. If you're one of the first 3,000 to...


Sony Xperia Z Ultra and HTC Butterfly S get Android KitKat

Sony Xperia Z Ultra and HTC Butterfly S get Android KitKat

09 March, 2014 | comments (34)

Two popular Android smartphones has been brought recently to the latest version of the OS - 4.4 KitKat. Sony has launched the official KitKat update for the Xperia Z Ultra phablet. The first device to get it is apparently the C6833 LTE model in...


Sony Xperia M2 pricing details revealed in Netherlands

Sony Xperia M2 pricing details revealed in Netherlands

28 February, 2014 | comments (105)

Details on the pricing of the freshly announced Sony Xperia M2 made the rounds in Netherlands. The mid-range device is said to launch in April for €289. The smartphone will be offered with free multimedia content when available. It will...

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Sony Xperia Z2 will only be the flagship for six months more

Sony Xperia Z2 will only be the flagship for six months more

27 February, 2014 | comments (168)

Speaking to Japanese K-Tai.Impress Sony Mobile's Creative Director, Director of Product Planning and UX General Manager, Yoshiro Kurozumi, addresses the early rise to the throne by the Xperia Z2 and why he thinks a half a year upgrade cycle is a...

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Carrier SFR reveals KitKat update plans for LG G2, Xperia phones

Carrier SFR reveals KitKat update plans for LG G2, Xperia phones

27 February, 2014 | comments (31)

French carrier SFR has posted the Android 4.4 KitKat update plans for the LG G2 and the flagship Sony Xperia phones. The 4.4.2 update for LG's flagship will arrive over the air on March 3. Note that the KitKat update for the AT&T G2 and Korean G2...


Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet is available for pre-order, here are the prices

Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet is available for pre-order, here are the prices

26 February, 2014 | comments (30)

Following in the footsteps of the Xperia Z2, the Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet is available for pre-order. We made the rounds and collected the prices of the tablet around Europe. The launch date will be in April, the same time frame as the the Z2...

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Xperia Z2 goes on pre-order, here are the prices

Xperia Z2 goes on pre-order, here are the prices

25 February, 2014 | comments (93)

The Sony Xperia Z2 was announced at the MWC yesterday and is up for pre-order right away. Here are some of the prices and timeframes we've collected from several sites. First off, the Xperia Z2 is available for pre-order from Sony Mobile's...

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Sony Xperia M2 announced, a quad-core mid-ranger

Sony Xperia M2 announced, a quad-core mid-ranger

24 February, 2014 | comments (85)

Sony Xperia M2 comes with a 4.8" TFT display with 540x960 pixels resolution. It is powered by a Snapdragon 400 chipset with a quad-core 1.2GHz Cortex-A7 processor, Adreno 305 GPU and 1GB of RAM. There is also 8GB internal memory, expandable with a...


Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet goes official

Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet goes official

24 February, 2014 | comments (20)

Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet just went official on the MWC 2014 in Barcelona. Just like the Xperia Tablet Z, the Xperia Z2 Tablet is water and dust resistant, with scratch-proof glass panels. The Xperia Z2 Tablet packs a 10.1" Full HD (1920 x 1200px)...


Sony unveils the Xperia Z2 with 4K video capture

Sony unveils the Xperia Z2 with 4K video capture

24 February, 2014 | comments (97)

Sony just announced the Xperia Z2 flagship, a refinement of last year's Xperia Z1. It has a 5.2" screen - a 1080p Triluminos IPS screen, with the same Bravia tech used in Sony's TV. The 20.7MP camera has been updated with 4K video recording...


More Sony Xperia Tablet Z2  images and specs leak

More Sony Xperia Tablet Z2 images and specs leak

18 February, 2014 | comments (15)

We saw the first picture of the Sony Xperia Tablet Z2 just yesterday, courtesy of the famous @evleaks tipster. The slate is supposed to run on the Snapdragon 800 chipset and pack a 10.1" 1080p display. Naturally, Android 4.4 KitKat is in...

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