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Sony is yet to decide which 2011 Xperia phones will get Jelly Bean

Sony is yet to decide which 2011 Xperia phones will get Jelly Bean

31 July, 2012 | comments (168)

When a Sony spokesman let it slip that the company wouldn't update its 2011 Xperia Android smartphones to Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, users got upset. Big time! But now it's time to turn that frown upside down, for Sony has released an official...


ICS update now rolling out for the Sony Xperia arc and Xperia Neo

ICS update now rolling out for the Sony Xperia arc and Xperia Neo

29 May, 2012 | comments (216)

Two more members of the Xperia family are joining the Ice Cream Sandwich club - congratulations to the Sony Ericsson (well, technically Sony now) Xperia arc and Xperia neo. What they're getting is Android 4.0.4 - the latest available from Google...


Upcoming Sony smartphones to support the Russian GLONASS

Upcoming Sony smartphones to support the Russian GLONASS

21 January, 2012 | comments (64)

Sony has announced that their newly announced Xperia smartphones, the Xperia S and Xperia Ion, will come equipped with the GLONASS satellite navigation system built-in. What's more, they have also revealed that some of their previous smartphones...


Here's the real Sony Ericsson Nozomi again, this time with benchmarks

Here's the real Sony Ericsson Nozomi again, this time with benchmarks

06 January, 2012 | comments (105)

The Sony Ericsson Nozomi (or Arc HD if you will) is certainly not enjoying anonymity. The smartphone leaked so many times that we are afraid its manufacturer will have little news for us at the announcement event, which is scheduled for next...


The next Sony Ericsson Xperia teased, could it be the Arc S

The next Sony Ericsson Xperia teased, could it be the Arc S

06 January, 2012 | comments (57)

Today we got the third teaser about the upcoming new Xperia phone. It will be announced on CES in Las Vegas in a few days. Unfortunately, all three teases show a device awfully similar with the arc/arc S rather than highly awaited arc HD,...


EXCLUSIVE: Big Sony Ericsson Arc HD (Nozomi) live shots pop up

EXCLUSIVE: Big Sony Ericsson Arc HD (Nozomi) live shots pop up

12 December, 2011 | comments (235)

Now look what we found in our mailbox this morning. We just received photos of the upcoming Sony Ericsson flagship and some specs to go with them. Unfortunately, we didn't get the name cleared out so we don't know if the earlier, Sony Ericsson Arc...


ICS landing to select Xperia phones in January 2012?

ICS landing to select Xperia phones in January 2012?

07 December, 2011 | comments (81)

Great news for all Sony Ericsson Xperia phone owners, who have been eagerly waiting for Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich to run on their devices. A Sony employee has tweeted, rather optimistically, that ICS should be expected to arrive in the very...


Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc HD live shots leak again

Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc HD live shots leak again

07 December, 2011 | comments (99)

Sony Ericsson is really having a hard time keeping their Xperia Arc HD smartphone under wraps. Their upcoming flagship droid broke loose again and appeared on a couple of live shots, confirming some of its specs in the process. The smartphone...


Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc S now available, online at least

Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc S now available, online at least

22 September, 2011 | comments (64)

Although we've heard no word of the Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc S in stores, we've spotted it on one online retailer's website and no doubt it'll start cropping up elsewhere soon. The Arc S is an uprated version of Sony Ericsson's previous flagship...


Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich coming to all '11  Xperia phones

Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich coming to all '11 Xperia phones

08 September, 2011 | comments (198)

Sony Ericsson is really doing well this year. All of its latest Xperia phones - arc, neo, PLAY, mini and mini pro turned out to be really great devices, with even more coming soon up - ray, active and arc S. All the latest Xperia are based on...


Sony Ericsson announces Xperia arc S with a 1.4GHz processor

Sony Ericsson announces Xperia arc S with a 1.4GHz processor

31 August, 2011 | comments (152)

The Sony Ericsson Xperia arc S is the fastest Xperia smartphone to date with a 1.4GHz Scorpion single-core processor and running on Android 2.3.4 out of the box. The Xperia arc S is almost identical to its arc predecessor say for the processor....


Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc and Xperia PLAY get software update

Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc and Xperia PLAY get software update

03 August, 2011 | comments (144)

Sony Ericsson is pushing out an update for the Xperia Arc and the Xperia PLAY. It's a minor update, the Android version is still 2.3.3, but it brings a few useful changes like stereo sound in videos, landscape mode in the homescreen and a few...


Have a taste of GSMArena's first ever full video reviews

Have a taste of GSMArena's first ever full video reviews

13 July, 2011 | comments (451)

We know most of you love our reviews and you can be sure we love writing them too. In an effort to bring them to a wider audience lately, we’ve been working to bring you shorter, video versions of our popular reviews - complete with voice over and a...

Tags: Misc


Xperia Arc lands in the US, going for 600 bucks unlocked

Xperia Arc lands in the US, going for 600 bucks unlocked

08 July, 2011 | comments (103)

After struggling a bit with their first few Android smartphones, the Xperia Arc was the first proper Android phone to come out of Sony Ericsson’s stables. Packing the latest version of Android in a sleek, curvy body with a quality 8 megapixel camera...


Sony Ericsson Xperia Neo to arrive in Europe in July

Sony Ericsson Xperia Neo to arrive in Europe in July

22 June, 2011 | comments (59)

We were starting to wonder whatever happened to the Sony Ericsson Xperia Neo. The phone was announced back in February at the Mobile World Congress 2011 along with the Xperia Arc and the Xperia PLAY and although the other two started selling months...


Our Photo and Video compare tools now feature real digicams

Our Photo and Video compare tools now feature real digicams

20 June, 2011 | comments (21)

Ever wondered how the Nokia N8 compares to a Canon 5D MkII? Well, we just finished adding this and other juicy reference digicams to our photo and video compare tools so you can get a better idea how a certain phone or tablet pits against a real,...

Tags: Misc


Sony Ericsson ST18i Urushi leaks again, pics galore

Sony Ericsson ST18i Urushi leaks again, pics galore

02 June, 2011 | comments (85)

Sony Ericsson is preparing a new intriguing smartphone – the ST18i codenamed Urushi. It’s expected to be a smaller version of the Arc, running on the same hardware but packing a smaller 3.2-inch display. Sony Ericsson ST18i...


Sony Ericsson Xperia Play and Arc get Android 2.3.3 security update

Sony Ericsson Xperia Play and Arc get Android 2.3.3 security update

20 May, 2011 | comments (46)

Sony Ericsson will be rolling out an update for Android 2.3.3 on their Xperia PLAY and Xperia Arc phones. The update will fix some security issues and will come with Sony Ericsson's latest Facebook integration which was introduced with the latest...


Latest Sony Ericsson XPERIA phones will be Facebook phones

Latest Sony Ericsson XPERIA phones will be Facebook phones

05 May, 2011 | comments (66)

blockquote p { font: italic normal 13px/17px Arial; color: #474747; } blockquote { border-left: 3px solid #ddd; padding: 0 0 0 15px; margin: 10px 0px 10px 9px; } Sony Ericsson just announced they plan to bump up...


Motorola Atrix gets a simultaneous US/UK update

Motorola Atrix gets a simultaneous US/UK update

03 May, 2011 | comments (27)

The Motorola Atrix is a pretty impressive device with its dual-core 1GHz processor and a beefy Tegra 2 chipset to boot. Even though it's been out in the US as the 'Atrix 4G' for about a month it's already technically showing it's age as it was...