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Sony Russia details Xperia T2 Ultra Dual launch and price

Sony Russia details Xperia T2 Ultra Dual launch and price

17 March, 2014 | comments (20)

The 6" Sony Xperia T2 Ultra phablet went official in January and will be available in single and dual-SIM models. It is expected to hit the UK in April and to cost less than €400 (£330). Today Sony Russia has issued a press release with...

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MWC: HTC One awarded Best Smartphone, iPad Air - best tablet

MWC: HTC One awarded Best Smartphone, iPad Air - best tablet

25 February, 2014 | comments (195)

The GSM Association organizes the annual Mobile World Congress and along with it the traditional Global Mobile Awards (its 19th edition this year). More than 175 independent analysts, journalists, academics and subject matter experts throughout the...

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MWC 2014: Here is what's going to happen

MWC 2014: Here is what's going to happen

21 February, 2014 | comments (60)

We're days away from the Mobile World Congress (the action starts this Sunday) and things are moving fast – phones are getting announced early, while a barrage of leaks targets the ones still under the veil. Since all that fast flowing info can...

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More Sony Xperia Tablet Z2  images and specs leak

More Sony Xperia Tablet Z2 images and specs leak

18 February, 2014 | comments (15)

We saw the first picture of the Sony Xperia Tablet Z2 just yesterday, courtesy of the famous @evleaks tipster. The slate is supposed to run on the Snapdragon 800 chipset and pack a 10.1" 1080p display. Naturally, Android 4.4 KitKat is in...

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Alleged press image of Sony Xperia Tablet Z2 leaks out

Alleged press image of Sony Xperia Tablet Z2 leaks out

17 February, 2014 | comments (29)

Less than a day after we saw its purported specs, the Sony Xperia Tablet Z2 made another unscheduled appearance. An alleged press image of the upcoming slate made the rounds on Twitter, courtesy of @evleaks. Unsurprisingly, the Sony Xperia...

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Sony Xperia Tablet Z2 specifications leak [UPDATED]

Sony Xperia Tablet Z2 specifications leak [UPDATED]

17 February, 2014 | comments (77)

The specifications of the upcoming Sony Xperia Tablet Z2 have been leaked online, courtesy of evleaks again. The Z2 retains the large 10.1-inch display size and has the same old 1920x1200 resolution, which should have been updated in the lieu of...

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Sony Xperia T,TX, and V get Android 4.3 update

Sony Xperia T,TX, and V get Android 4.3 update

13 February, 2014 | comments (455)

If you have a Sony Xperia T, TX, or V smartphone, then you can update your device's firmware to 9.2.A.0.295 today, according to Sony's official site. The global availability of the software package should be available soon for all three of the...

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Sony Xperia SP Android 4.3 update now seeding

Sony Xperia SP Android 4.3 update now seeding

11 February, 2014 | comments (406)

Today Sony started seeding the Android 4.3 update for the Xperia SP. The update carries a firmware number 12.1.A.0.266 and is currently live in Australia only. Fret not, as over the coming days a wider release will be occurring. The Sony...

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Sony ends support for 2012 Xperia phones but Xperia T, TX and V

Sony ends support for 2012 Xperia phones but Xperia T, TX and V

04 February, 2014 | comments (113)

Sony has begun updating its support pages for the Xperia smartphones released in the year 2012. All of those pages list Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich or Android 4.1 Jelly Bean as the smartphones "latest and final version". There are only three...


Sony Xperia E1 and Xperia T2 Ultra to hit the UK this spring

Sony Xperia E1 and Xperia T2 Ultra to hit the UK this spring

16 January, 2014 | comments (11)

Even though Sony didn't shed any light on the pricing and availability of the newly announced affordable Xperia E1 and mid-range phablet Xperia T2 Ultra, some information on their UK arrival became available. According to a UK retailer's...

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Sony will release Android 4.3  for the SP, T, TX and V this month

Sony will release Android 4.3 for the SP, T, TX and V this month

16 January, 2014 | comments (74)

Owners of the Sony Xperia SP, Xperia T, Xperia TX and Xperia V have grown impatient waiting for their Android 4.3 Jelly Bean update and have pressured Sony to release more information. As a result, Sony has announced on one of its Twitter accounts,...

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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,...


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 (757)

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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Android 4.4 KitKat for Sony Xperia ZR under consideration

Android 4.4 KitKat for Sony Xperia ZR under consideration

22 November, 2013 | comments (119)

Sony was among the first manufacturers to reveal its plans to launch Android 4.4 KitKat upgrade for its phones. The first wave of devices includes the Xperia Z, Xperia ZL, Xperia Z Ultra, Xperia Z1 and the Xperia Tablet Z. Now, Sony has hinted in...

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Sony reveals its Android 4.4 KitKat upgrade plans

Sony reveals its Android 4.4 KitKat upgrade plans

07 November, 2013 | comments (214)

Google officially announced the 4.4 KitKat a couple of days and today, Sony has revealed its Android upgrade roadmap. In an official blog post, the Japanese manufacturer has also announced its plans with the 4.3 Jelly Bean roll out. As promised,...

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Sony to unveil the Xperia Z1S on November 12

Sony to unveil the Xperia Z1S on November 12

23 October, 2013 | comments (64)

Sony is rumored to schedule an event for November 12. According to tipster from Chinese social media, the event will be held in Shanghai and will see the launch of the Sony Xperia Z1S as well as a device codenamed Xperia Taichi. An...

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Snapdragon 800-packing Galaxy S4 I9506 rocks GFX Bench

Snapdragon 800-packing Galaxy S4 I9506 rocks GFX Bench

10 September, 2013 | comments (69)

The Samsung Galaxy S4 I9506 rocking a Snapdragon 800 chipset and Adreno 330 has cropped up again, this time on GFXBench's database and has posted pretty impressive scores. The device is the international version of the E330S Galaxy S4 LTE-A Korean...


Xiaomi Mi3 appears on GFX Bench, runs on Tegra 4 CPU

Xiaomi Mi3 appears on GFX Bench, runs on Tegra 4 CPU

03 September, 2013 | comments (9)

The Xiaomi Mi3 has been leaked a few times before and the specifications of the upcoming flagship device have been in the rumorland for quite some time. Now, the smartphone has appeared on the GFX bench database and reveals the presence of a NVIDIA...


Sony Honami visits GFXBench, Snapdragon 800 in tow

Sony Honami visits GFXBench, Snapdragon 800 in tow

30 July, 2013 | comments (53)

The Sony Honami, going by the alias C6903, has appeared on GFXbench database, confirming its rumored Snapdragon 800 chipset with four Krait 400 cores, a FullHD display (with on-screen buttons) and the latest Adreno 330 on board. The scores...

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AT&T starts rolling out Jelly Bean updates for its Sony Xperia TL 

AT&T starts rolling out Jelly Bean updates for its Sony Xperia TL 

12 March, 2013 | comments (11)

Sony Xperia TL, which is the US version of the "James Bond" phone, is one of the better looking mid-range smartphones in the market. The good news for all of you who got the AT&T version of the Xperia TL smartphone is that the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean...

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