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Sony Xperia Z1 Compact hits China as Z1 Colorful Edition

Sony Xperia Z1 Compact hits China as Z1 Colorful Edition

15 January, 2014 | comments (45)

Sony has announced the Xperia Z1 Compact for China. It will be oddly called Xperia Z1 Colorful Edition instead of Compact, but the rest is pretty much. The specs of the Xperia Z1 Colorful Edition are similar to those of its global sibling - a...

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Microsoft to pay Samsung and Sony to make WP8 phones

Microsoft to pay Samsung and Sony to make WP8 phones

14 January, 2014 | comments (91)

Before Microsoft bought out Nokia's phone division, the software giant was subsidizing the phone maker to the tune of $1 billion a year. That was a big incentive for Nokia to go with Windows Phone over other alternatives. The company may be...


Sony Xperia E1 to cost  €140, T2 Ultra will go for €400

Sony Xperia E1 to cost €140, T2 Ultra will go for €400

14 January, 2014 | comments (42)

Sony announced two budget-minded devices – the Xperia E1 and Xperia T2 Ultra – both of which have optional dual-SIM versions. However, the company neglected the most important part – how much do they cost? It seems that the entry-level handset,...


Sony announces Xperia T2 Ultra and Xperia E1

Sony announces Xperia T2 Ultra and Xperia E1

14 January, 2014 | comments (96)

Sony has announced two new Android smartphones. The first is the Xperia T2 Ultra, a mid-range 6.0-inch phablet designed specifically for Asian and African markets where big screen smartphones are all the rage, and will compete against the likes of...

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Xperia Z2, aka 'Sirius' leaked. Possible MWC debut

Xperia Z2, aka 'Sirius' leaked. Possible MWC debut

13 January, 2014 | comments (96)

Rumor has it that the follow up to Sony's popular Xperia Z1 will be outed at this year's Mobile Word Congress and it'll be called the Xperia Z2. Codenamed 'Sirius', the Z2 is purported to have a 5.2" display with an impressive 2560 x 1440...

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Sony Xperia Z1s is now available on T-Mobile

Sony Xperia Z1s is now available on T-Mobile

13 January, 2014 | comments (23)

The freshly announced Sony Xperia Z1s is now available for purchase from T-Mobile in the United States. The Big Magenta is offering the Android handset with zero down and 24 monthly payments of $22, or $528 outright. The top-end smartphone...


Sony WP smartphone to come in 2014 under the Vaio brand

Sony WP smartphone to come in 2014 under the Vaio brand

11 January, 2014 | comments (143)

It appears that the negotiations between Sony and Microsoft have ended up successfully and the Japanese company will indeed be joining the list of Windows Phone hardware manufacturers. Microsoft’s Windows Phone director Greg Sullivan has confirmed...


Sony in talks with Microsoft to develop Windows Phones

Sony in talks with Microsoft to develop Windows Phones

10 January, 2014 | comments (150)

According to Sony Mobile head for Europe, Pierre Perron, who spoke to TechRadar Sony is in talks with Microsoft to deliver a Windows Phone device. He says Sony is in talks with "other partners, including Microsoft" for a broader Sony...


Sony Store offers freebies with Xperia Z1 Compact pre-orders

Sony Store offers freebies with Xperia Z1 Compact pre-orders

10 January, 2014 | comments (35)

The Sony Xperia Z1 Compact is already up for pre-order in Europe, but if you're thinking of getting one, you should check the offers by Sony's own web store as there are some enticing offers. XperiaBlog.net checked the regional stores and made a...

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Sony Sirius to debut at MWC, not CES, new rumor says

Sony Sirius to debut at MWC, not CES, new rumor says

07 January, 2014 | comments (45)

Rumors hinted at a new Sony flagship at CES but the event came and went, with the only new phone (expectedly) being the Sony Xperia Z1 Compact. New rumors move the unveiling date of the Sony Sirius to the Mobile World Congress (held at the end of...

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Sony Xperia Z1 Compact goes on pre-order in the UK

Sony Xperia Z1 Compact goes on pre-order in the UK

07 January, 2014 | comments (63)

The hotly anticipated Sony Xperia Z1 Compact is already drawing attention from carriers and phone stores. A couple of UK-based retailers have chimed in that they've started taking pre-orders. Phones4u offers the Xperia Z1 Compact on contract...


Sony announces Xperia Z1S for T-Mobile in the US

Sony announces Xperia Z1S for T-Mobile in the US

07 January, 2014 | comments (16)

Along with the Xperia Z1 Compact, Sony also announced a new variant of the current Xperia Z1 sold internationally. Called the Xperia Z1S, the new model is nearly identical and is available exclusively through T-Mobile for American...

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Sony announces miniature flagship Xperia Z1 Compact

Sony announces miniature flagship Xperia Z1 Compact

06 January, 2014 | comments (120)

Sony has just announced the Xperia Z1 Compact at CES 2014. Unlike most mini flagship variants, it features a specs sheet that doesn't compromise, and has almost identical specs to the Xperia Z1 flagship. Sony Xperia Z1 Compact official...

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Catch up with the Sony CES 2014 press event right here

Catch up with the Sony CES 2014 press event right here

06 January, 2014 | comments (2)

CES 2014 is almost upon us, and as usual, many of the major players are set to hold their press conferences early. This year, there are hints of a mini version of their Sony Xperia Z1 flagship - dubbed the Xperia Z1S. You can see firsthand if...

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Sony Xperia Z1S press render points to imminent announcement

Sony Xperia Z1S press render points to imminent announcement

06 January, 2014 | comments (47)

The famous @evleaks just can't stop delivering juicy pieces of info ahead of the upcoming CES expo. He just gave us a scoop of four Galaxy tablets that are about to go official and now he helps us look behind the curtain at Sony's. The...


Snapdragon 805-powered Sony Sirius to come at CES

Snapdragon 805-powered Sony Sirius to come at CES

05 January, 2014 | comments (108)

As we enter the cycle of next generation flagship products, rumors surrounding the new smartphones are coming in thick and fast. Sony is said to be planning to launch two flagship devices this year and one of them is rumored to show up at CES 2014,...


Sony considers launching a WP device in 2014

Sony considers launching a WP device in 2014

31 December, 2013 | comments (163)

According to a report in The Information, Sony is planning to add another OS to its stable of mobile devices. The tech giant is allegedly considering the launch of a Windows Phone device in 2014. Reportedly, a future Sony smartphone running...


Android 4.3 rolling out to Xperia Z, ZL, ZR and Xperia Tablet Z

Android 4.3 rolling out to Xperia Z, ZL, ZR and Xperia Tablet Z

23 December, 2013 | comments (760)

Sony announced its Android 4.3 Jelly Bean update whitelist a while ago and the update is now officially rolling out to Xperia Z, Xperia ZL, Xperia ZR and Xperia Tablet Z. The Android 4.3 Jelly Bean update comes with a couple of new features...

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Unannounced Sony devices surface in Postel and AnTuTu

Unannounced Sony devices surface in Postel and AnTuTu

23 December, 2013 | comments (45)

The Postel and AnTuTu stars have aligned for a sizeable Sony leak. Several device model numbers have hit Postel, the Indonesian wireless authority, - five phones and a tablet. They match up with model numbers in the AnTuTu benchmark...

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Sony Xperia Z1F goes on sale in Japan, Z1S launch is upon us

Sony Xperia Z1F goes on sale in Japan, Z1S launch is upon us

19 December, 2013 | comments (58)

Sony Xperia Z1F is now available at NTT DoCoMo's stores all over Japan in black, white, pink and lime flavors. The Z1F is the smaller sibling of the popular Z1 flagship featuring pretty much the same design and specs save for the display, which is...

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