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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 (475)

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...

Tags: Sony, Android


Sony Xperia SP Android 4.3 update now seeding

Sony Xperia SP Android 4.3 update now seeding

11 February, 2014 | comments (442)

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 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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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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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 (219)

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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Help us make a change, sign our smartphone petition now

Help us make a change, sign our smartphone petition now

19 April, 2013 | comments (380)

This week we took on a somewhat unusual endeavor. We asked for your help to make a difference in the high-end smartphone market. The currents trends mean you cannot get a top-of-the-line smartphone with a pocketable size. The trend suits OEMs just...

Tags: Android, Misc


Sony Xperia V Jelly Bean update seeding to users now

Sony Xperia V Jelly Bean update seeding to users now

04 February, 2013 | comments (83)

The water-resistant Sony Xperia V (LT25i) is getting Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean as we speak, according to numerous reports from Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Germany, Estonia and Switzerland. Users in even more countries are expected to get the update soon...


Sony Xperia V goes on sale in Russia, steeply priced

Sony Xperia V goes on sale in Russia, steeply priced

13 December, 2012 | comments (68)

The Sony Xperia V, a water-proof version of the international Sony Xperia T flagship has gone on sale in Russia today. The smartphone's initial pricing is pretty steep, though. It will set you back 24999 Russian rubles (around $815/623/505) off...


Xperia Yuga to have Exynos 5 Quad chipset, 5

Xperia Yuga to have Exynos 5 Quad chipset, 5" OLED display?

13 December, 2012 | comments (161)

This probably comes from the "if only" sections of the rumor mill, but a rumor about Sony's upcoming flagship, the C660X Yuga, promises that the Japanese company will deliver on its promise to release a phone to compete with the iPhone 5 and Galaxy...


Sony Xperia V delayed to January, launches with Jelly Bean

Sony Xperia V delayed to January, launches with Jelly Bean

08 November, 2012 | comments (21)

Sony France tweeted the Xperia V launch will be delayed by a month. Instead of hitting the shelves in time for the holiday season at the end of this year, the Xperia V will premiere in January. The good news is the Xperia V will be running...


Sony Xperia VL is Xperia V for Japanese carrier KDDI

Sony Xperia VL is Xperia V for Japanese carrier KDDI

17 October, 2012 | comments (21)

The Sony Xperia AX was announced at the beginning of this month as a version of the Xperia V for Japan. Now there's the Xperia VL, also for Japan. The difference here is that the AX is going to NTT DoCoMo and the VL is for KDDI. Other than that,...


Sony Xperia V goes to Japan as Xperia AX

Sony Xperia V goes to Japan as Xperia AX

01 October, 2012 | comments (25)

The Sony Xperia GX, Japan's version of the Xperia TX, hit the shelves before the world-wide version of the phone was even official. Now, the positions are somewhat reversed - Sony just announced the Xperia AX, the Japanese version of the Xperia V...


We take a look back at IFA 2012, see if you've missed something

We take a look back at IFA 2012, see if you've missed something

03 September, 2012 | comments (18)

IFA 2012 has been a lot of fun and it still is for everyone who's going to attend it this week. However, with the announcements over, our job was over too and we are back to the daily grind in the office. Now is an appropriate time to take look...

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Xperia T and J to hit UK on September 5, Tablet S costs 329

Xperia T and J to hit UK on September 5, Tablet S costs 329

31 August, 2012 | comments (34)

Carphone Warehouse has issued a press release announcing three important things the UK release dates for the recently unveiled Xperia T and Xperia J and the retail price of the Xperia Tablet S. The Xperia T and Xperia J smartphones will hit...


Samsung Galaxy Note II LTE live pictures and benchmarks

Samsung Galaxy Note II LTE live pictures and benchmarks

31 August, 2012 | comments (104)

The Galaxy Note II LTE is here and it looks identical to its LTE-less global counterpart. We asked around and turns out that the Note II LTE has the same innards as well - a quad-core Exynos 4412 Quad SoC with an additional LTE chip...


Sony Xperia TX, T and V benchmark scores are here

Sony Xperia TX, T and V benchmark scores are here

30 August, 2012 | comments (439)

As you probably noticed, we are back at the Sony booth at the IFA floor. After we put the cameras of the newly unveiled trio of Android smartphones to the test we are now ready to try and evaluate the performance of their chipsets. The Xperia...


Sony unveils new Xperia phones, Xperia T leads the charge

Sony unveils new Xperia phones, Xperia T leads the charge

29 August, 2012 | comments (151)

A couple of days before IFA kicks off officially, Sony unveiled its lineup for the expo. The company announced four new Xperia smartphones along with a new Xperia tablet. It should come as no surprise that Android Ice Cream Sandwich powers the whole...