News

GSMArena.com site search

Android 4.0 update for Xperia active starts rolling out

Android 4.0 update for Xperia active starts rolling out

18 June, 2012 | comments (93)

Good news if you are an owner of the Sony Xperia active. Sony has announced on its blog that the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich update is now rolling out for the phone. As is usual for these things, the update is being rolled out in batches...


Sony announces the water-proof Xperia go and Xperia acro S

Sony announces the water-proof Xperia go and Xperia acro S

30 May, 2012 | comments (126)

Sony just went ahead and announced the latest additions to its Xperia lineup. The new Xperia acro S and Xperia go phones are water-proof and have increased protection against the elements, which includes a scratch-proof mineral glass on top of the...


Sony Xperia ST27 Lotus leaks, might be Active's successor

Sony Xperia ST27 Lotus leaks, might be Active's successor

14 May, 2012 | comments (16)

A couple of UA profiles recently popped up on the Sony Mobile website. They are for yet unofficial smartphones, carrying the model number ST27i and ST27a. Presumably those are just the international and the US-bound version of the same...


Sony Ericsson announces Xperia active Billabong edition

Sony Ericsson announces Xperia active Billabong edition

04 February, 2012 | comments (39)

Sony Ericsson and the extreme sports brand Billabong have entered into a partnership, which will bring the Xperia smartphones closer to the adrenaline junkies, who are fans of the popular Australian clothing and gear company. The first product of...


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...


Xperia active gets properly tortured, lives to tell the story

Xperia active gets properly tortured, lives to tell the story

21 December, 2011 | comments (61)

The Sony Ericsson Xperia active is certainly a tough phone, but you may not have realized how tough exactly it is. The rugged droid was just subjected to a series of torture tests and it passed them all with flying colors. Sharp knives and hammer...


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 Active delayed until September 26th

Sony Ericsson Xperia Active delayed until September 26th

15 September, 2011 | comments (33)

If you have been impatiently waiting for the Sony Ericsson Xperia Active to launch so you can finally take it rock-climbing, we have some bad news for you. The rugged droid that was expected to become available any moment now has been delayed until...


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...


Samsung Galaxy Xcover is one sweet-looking rugged droid

Samsung Galaxy Xcover is one sweet-looking rugged droid

10 August, 2011 | comments (92)

Samsung has just unveiled the latest addition to their Xcover lineup of rugged phones and it is by far the most exciting to date. The Samsung Galaxy Xcover is an Android 2.3 Gingerbread smartphone with IP67 standard certification, meaning it's fully...


Sony Ericsson unveils the Xperia ray, Xperia active and txt

Sony Ericsson unveils the Xperia ray, Xperia active and txt

22 June, 2011 | comments (96)

Sony Ericsson has just unveiled three new additions to its mobile phone portfolio at the Communicasia show in Singapore. We've got the Xperia ray and Xperia active full-touch Android smartphones as well as the QWERTY-packing txt. Sony Ericsson...