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Sony Xperia phones can now move apps to SD cards

Sony Xperia phones can now move apps to SD cards

17 July, 2014 | comments (190)

Sony began rolling out Android 4.4.2 KitKat-based firmware update yesterday for the mid-range Xperia T2 Ultra. It brought the new OS version plus updated system and Sony exclusive apps. What we missed to notice the first time is the awesome function...

Tags: Sony, Android


Counterclockwise: HTC One X, Nokia E6, Windows Mobile

Counterclockwise: HTC One X, Nokia E6, Windows Mobile

06 April, 2014 | comments (18)

Welcome to this week's edition of Counterclockwise – our weekly article that looks back in time at what happened in the last few years. This week it's a rollercoaster as predictions of future market share miss by a mile, while makers of smartphone...

Tags: Misc, Android, Rumors


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 P, Go and E dual to get Jelly Bean this week

Sony Xperia P, Go and E dual to get Jelly Bean this week

24 April, 2013 | comments (285)

Sony is finally ready with the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean updates for Xperia P, Xperia go and Xperia E dual smartphones. The rollout will start later this week. The update process is gradual, as usual, and should be completed by the end of...

Tags: Sony, Android


Sony reveals Xperia Jelly Bean update now in very final stage

Sony reveals Xperia Jelly Bean update now in very final stage

20 April, 2013 | comments (170)

Sony had promised earlier that they will be releasing the Jelly Bean update for all the Xperia devices that were released in 2012. Now, in a tweet from the official account, Sony has confirmed that the update is in very final stages and that more...


JB ROM in testing for Xperia P, flash at your own risk

JB ROM in testing for Xperia P, flash at your own risk

30 March, 2013 | comments (43)

If you own an Xperia P and are eager to flash it to Jelly Bean, now is the time. An Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean ROM with Firmware 6.2.A.0.399 has leaked. It's meant for internal testing on developer Xperia P units but has been found to work on...

Tags: Sony, Android


Sony offers 24K gold-plated Xperia P as contest prize

Sony offers 24K gold-plated Xperia P as contest prize

12 November, 2012 | comments (36)

We haven't seen any gold phones in a while, but we didn’t expect Sony to be the one to fill that void. Sony ran a contest on its Facebook page over the weekend with the prize being a 24 karat gold-pated Sony Xperia P. The contest is for Nordic...


Sony Xperia P Ice Cream Sandwich update rolling out now

Sony Xperia P Ice Cream Sandwich update rolling out now

17 August, 2012 | comments (93)

The long awaited ICS update for the Xperia P has finally arrived. Besides the improved functionality brought by the latest Android build, Sony has added several of its own optimizations, including new media apps for your music and movies. Some...


Unlocked Xperia S, P and U arrive to the Sony US store

Unlocked Xperia S, P and U arrive to the Sony US store

16 July, 2012 | comments (51)

Sony's NXT line is now available in the United States via the company's stores and its website. The Xperia S comes in black and white and will set you back $559.99, the Xperia P comes in black, red and silver and costs $479.99, while the Xperia U...


Sony Xperia P pink version spotted

Sony Xperia P pink version spotted

10 July, 2012 | comments (30)

Pink seems to be becoming increasingly popular with smartphone manufacturers recently. Yesterday we saw Nokia and AT&T announce the pink Lumia 900 and now pink version of the Sony Xperia P was spotted at the company’s Weibo event. Sporting the same...


Sony Xperia P, U and sola availability extends to Europe, US

Sony Xperia P, U and sola availability extends to Europe, US

21 May, 2012 | comments (55)

The availability of three of Sony's latest Xperia phones has widened to include Europe, it is getting a foothold in the States too and various other countries as well. The Sony Xperia U and P have been available in Hong Kong and Taiwan for a while...


Sony Xperia U and Xperia sola available in Hong Kong, Taiwan

Sony Xperia U and Xperia sola available in Hong Kong, Taiwan

07 May, 2012 | comments (41)

Hong Kong and Taiwan are the first to get the Xperia U and Xperia sola, the first two Sony dual-core mid-range droids. The Xperia U got pushed back from the original May 7 launch date in the UK, but whatever the issues that caused it were, they...


Sony Xperia P caught in the wild, benchmarked too

Sony Xperia P caught in the wild, benchmarked too

02 May, 2012 | comments (38)

Greek tech site DigitalLife got hold of an Xperia P ahead of its launch and decided to put it through a number of benchmarks to see what its chipset is made of. The ST-Ericsson U8500 chipset should, in theory, be quite similar to the Exynos 4210...


Sony Xperia P and Xperia U delayed until May 28

Sony Xperia P and Xperia U delayed until May 28

23 April, 2012 | comments (48)

Sony Xperia P and Xperia U are scheduled to be released this May. The previous launch date rumors were pointing to May 7, but according to new info from Clove UK, Sony will be delaying both devices. Either those rumors were full of it or Sony...


SIM-free Sony Xperia P to hit the UK on May 7th

SIM-free Sony Xperia P to hit the UK on May 7th

19 April, 2012 | comments (66)

Clove now has the midrange Xperia P up for pre-order for £330, while Expansys will have it for slightly more at £339. The aluminum body houses a dual-core 1 GHz processor, 1GB of RAM, 16 GB of storage space and a 4-inch, 540 x 960 pixel...


Sony Xperia sola goes official with a 1 GHz dual-core CPU

Sony Xperia sola goes official with a 1 GHz dual-core CPU

13 March, 2012 | comments (101)

The Sony Xperia Pepper has come out of hiding - Sony just made it official and revealed its actual name, the Sony Xperia sola. It sits between the Xperia P and Xperia U with a 3.7" Reality display and a dual-core processor and a NovaThor...


O2 UK publish their initial 2012 device lineup

O2 UK publish their initial 2012 device lineup

11 March, 2012 | comments (30)

MWC gave us a lot to look forward to, with a new family of HTC devices alongside the first range of smartphones brandishing the Sony name and now these delights are making their way to carriers across the globe. O2 UK recently updated their...


Price tags hung on Sony Xperia U and Xperia P

Price tags hung on Sony Xperia U and Xperia P

28 February, 2012 | comments (103)

Sony announced two new smartphones at the MWC this year, part of the Xperia NXT lineup – the affordable Xperia U and the high-end Xperia P. Today we got their prices for you. The youthful Xperia U is going to cost €259. As you should probably...


Mobile World Congress 2012 coverage

Mobile World Congress 2012 coverage

26 February, 2012 | comments (108)

The Mobile World Congress 2012 has closed its doors and what a wild ride it was. We saw all sorts of new gadgets and software and we did our best to cover everything interesting in sight. We've written tons of news, blog posts and hands-on...

Tags: MWC 2012