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Sony Xperia Z Ultra hits retailers in Asia this month

Sony Xperia Z Ultra hits retailers in Asia this month

18 July, 2013 | comments (54)

The pieces of the Xperia Z Ultra availability puzzle are finally starting to fall in place. Yesterday we heard that will be the phablet is expected to hit on September 13, but it appear Britain won't be the first market to get it. We've now...

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Sony Xperia Z Ultra launches on September 13 in the UK

Sony Xperia Z Ultra launches on September 13 in the UK

17 July, 2013 | comments (28)

Sony Xperia Z Ultra is a 6.4" 1080p monstrous phone expected to launch this September as Sony's rival to the Samsung's upcoming Galaxy Note III. The Xperia Z Ultra is powered by Qualcomm's most powerful chipset to date - the Snapdragon 800 -...

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New Sony Honami photo surfaces, shows camera UI

New Sony Honami photo surfaces, shows camera UI

17 July, 2013 | comments (103)

Following yesterday's specs leak of the upcoming Sony Honami, another image has popped up showing off the new camera interface of the anticipated nextSony flagship. Now the 20MP sensor and the redone camera interface aren't exactly news -...

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Specs of Sony Xperia Honami leak, 20 MP camera confirmed

Specs of Sony Xperia Honami leak, 20 MP camera confirmed

16 July, 2013 | comments (352)

Sony's upcoming cameraphone flagship has been spotted in few leaked images earlier and now, the specifications of the device have been leaked. The Sony Xperia Honami will reportedly sport a 5-inch display of 1080p resolution. The smartphone...

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Sony sends invites for IFA event, is it Honami's turn to go official?

Sony sends invites for IFA event, is it Honami's turn to go official?

11 July, 2013 | comments (108)

With the Xperia Z Ultra (Togari) out of the way, Sony is gearing up for a new event, which will take place at the IFA premises but will take place two days before the exhibition opens to the public. So, what's left in the rumor mill? The Sony Xperia...

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Nokia's former sales exec is now Huawei's top marketing guy

Nokia's former sales exec is now Huawei's top marketing guy

02 July, 2013 | comments (43)

Former head of Nokia's sales department, Colic Giles has now a new employer in the face of Huawei. The Chinese company has appointed Giles as the Executive Vice President of its Consumer Business Group division. This means the former Nokia...

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Alleged press images of Sony Xperia i1 Honami leak out

Alleged press images of Sony Xperia i1 Honami leak out

29 June, 2013 | comments (108)

After posing for live shots yesterday, the Sony Xperia Honami made yet another appearance. This time around, the yet to be revealed top-shelf smartphone showed up in alleged press images, reportedly taken from a Xperia i1 Honami system dump....

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New Sony Xperia Honami photos show a xenon flash

New Sony Xperia Honami photos show a xenon flash

28 June, 2013 | comments (132)

The Sony Xperia Honami is back in more spy shots – these show it from all sides and give us a much better look at the design. It looks like the device isn’t final though. The back is quite interesting – it's built from some patterned matte...

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First alleged image of the Sony Xperia Honami leaks

First alleged image of the Sony Xperia Honami leaks

27 June, 2013 | comments (174)

Sony's event a couple of days ago brought us the Xperia Z Ultra, but still left only one major phone in the rumor mill – the Sony Xperia i1 Homani. This could be the first image of the device – the OmniBalance design gives away its Xperia Z family...

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Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean for Sony Xperia ion now available

Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean for Sony Xperia ion now available

26 June, 2013 | comments (332)

Great news, Sony Xperia ion owners. Sony is finally seeding the Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean updates for the AT&T-bound Xperia ion LTE and the international Xperia ion HSPA. The Sony Xperia ion was announced way back at CES in January 2012. It...

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IDC: Western Europe buys fewer phones, prefers Android to iOS

IDC: Western Europe buys fewer phones, prefers Android to iOS

26 June, 2013 | comments (45)

The phone market in Western Europe has shifter in Q1 2013, reports analyst firm IDC. In what has been the quarter of slowest market growth since 2004, feature phone shipments fell 31% to just 12 million and even smartphones took a hit. Android...


Sony Xperia Z Ultra to cost €719 in Europe, launches in Q3

Sony Xperia Z Ultra to cost €719 in Europe, launches in Q3

25 June, 2013 | comments (54)

Sony unveiled the 6.4" Xperia Z Ultra just a few hours ago but there was no info on the pricing at the official event. Fortunately Sony Netherlands shared the European price in its local press release. Sony Xperia Z Ultra will become available...

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Sony Xperia Z Ultra goes official: a 6.4

Sony Xperia Z Ultra goes official: a 6.4" Snapdragon 800 monster

25 June, 2013 | comments (287)

Sony has just made its Xperia Z Ultra phablet official. Previously known by its codename Togari, the device features a 6.4" monstrous screen and a Snapdragon 800 chipset, which is the fastest ARM chip put in a smartphone to date. The Sony Xperia...

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Sony announces Xperia SP M35t and Xperia C S39h for China

Sony announces Xperia SP M35t and Xperia C S39h for China

25 June, 2013 | comments (33)

Just announced in Shanghai alongside the Xperia Z Ultra is the Xperia SP M35t, a TD-LTE-enabled variant of the Xperia SP for the Chinese market, and the Xperia C S39h, a dual-SIM qHD 5-incher, which is also Sony's first mobile powered by a quad-core...

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Three UK confirms it will carry Sony Xperia Z Ultra

Three UK confirms it will carry Sony Xperia Z Ultra

25 June, 2013 | comments (26)

The Sony Xperia Z Ultra is coming to United Kingdom carrier Three soon. Sony's top tier offering will support Three's Ultrafast network so if you're a customer and live in an area that supports it, you could get the Xperia Z Ultra with fast LTE in...

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Sony announces the IP57-certified SmartWatch 2 with NFC

Sony announces the IP57-certified SmartWatch 2 with NFC

25 June, 2013 | comments (58)

Along with the Xperia Z Ultra phablet, Sony today officially announced the SmartWatch 2, its third-gen watch accessory that pairs with your Android smartphone. The new SmartWatch 2 sports a new design inspired by the Xperia Z and even sports...

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Sony updates the Xperia Z to Android 4.2.2 with an OTA update

Sony updates the Xperia Z to Android 4.2.2 with an OTA update

25 June, 2013 | comments (163)

Being hardly a coincidence, minutes before its Sony Xperia ZU launch event, Sony launched Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean over-the-air update for the Xperia Z. The update is now available for the LTE version of the Xperia Z (C6603) in Spain and...

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Sony Xperia ZU images show how big it is, using a pencil as a stylus

Sony Xperia ZU images show how big it is, using a pencil as a stylus

24 June, 2013 | comments (119)

A tipster just dropped off two images of the Sony Xperia ZU (codename Togari) in our inbox. One is an official-looking promo image that shows someone using a pencil to operate the ZU, while the second image is a photo that reveals just how big...

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Refreshed Sony Xperia Z with Snapdragon 800 coming up?

Refreshed Sony Xperia Z with Snapdragon 800 coming up?

24 June, 2013 | comments (54)

The Sony Xperia Z with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 chipset exists and is actively been tested by the company, according to Eldar Murtazin, who claims he has seen and played with the device himself. Murtazin, who has a somewhat mixed success...

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Sony Xperia Z Ultra screenshots reveal an updated launcher

Sony Xperia Z Ultra screenshots reveal an updated launcher

21 June, 2013 | comments (49)

While the other day's screenshots of the Xperia Z Ultra (Togari) confirmed the device's specifications, today's batch of snaps reveal the changes made to the Sony launcher in its Android 4.2.2 version. Sony Xperia Z Ultra...

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