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Sony Xperia Z4 slips out of top 5 best sellers in Japan

Sony Xperia Z4 slips out of top 5 best sellers in Japan

30 June, 2015 | comments (22)

The Sony Xperia Z4, which was unveiled in Japan back in April and went on sale on June 10, has slipped out of the top five best-selling smartphones ) in the country. The NTT docomo and au by KDDI variants of the device, which debuted at the...

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Sony Xperia Z3+ launched in India for a hefty $880

Sony Xperia Z3+ launched in India for a hefty $880

26 June, 2015 | comments (162)

Sony has launched its newest flagship, the Xperia Z3+, in the Indian market for a hefty Rs. 55,990 ($880). The phone will be available starting June 26 and comes with a QuckCharge 2.0 enabled charger, which Sony claims costs Rs. 3,490 ($55) and a...

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Sony Xperia Z3+ starts rolling out worldwide

Sony Xperia Z3+ starts rolling out worldwide

26 June, 2015 | comments (27)

The Sony Xperia Z3+, which was announced last month, has started rolling out globally. The roll-out announcement was made by the company in a blog post yesterday. If you aren't in the know, the device is already available for purchase in...

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Check out the new phones of Week 25

Check out the new phones of Week 25

21 June, 2015 | comments (5)

We had quite a busy week in the mobile realm. The news section and rumor mill both seem to be buzzing with rumors and speculations about various upcoming devices, like the iPhone 6s, Samsung Galaxy Note 5, the OnePlus 2 and many, many...


Week 25 in review: Xperia Z4v, OnePlus 2, Note 5

Week 25 in review: Xperia Z4v, OnePlus 2, Note 5

21 June, 2015 | comments (0)

Another week is gone and it's time to have a quick look at what was most-exciting during the past seven days. We saw quite a few rumors and announcements, but the Xperia Z4v definitely was the most exciting one. Sony announced the Verizon-exclusive...


Sony Xperia Z3+ is now available in the UK

Sony Xperia Z3+ is now available in the UK

19 June, 2015 | comments (16)

Carphone Warehouse is the first UK retailer to offer the Sony Xperia Z3+. Most of the popular retailers will get it by the end of next week. Carphone Warehouse is offering black, white and aqua green flavors of the Xperia Z3+. The green option...

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Sony Xperia Z3+ now up for pre-order in Indonesia

Sony Xperia Z3+ now up for pre-order in Indonesia

18 June, 2015 | comments (22)

Just a day after there were reports that the Sony Xperia Z3+ could be launched in India next week, the device is now up for pre-order in Indonesia. The handset can be pre-ordered exclusively through online retailer DinoMarket, which is...

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Sony Xperia Z3+ India launch expected next week

Sony Xperia Z3+ India launch expected next week

17 June, 2015 | comments (24)

The Sony Xperia Z3+ could be unveiled in India next week, as the company has started sending out invitations for a June 26 press event that will be held in New Delhi. For those who aren't in the know, the Z3+ is the global version of the...

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Sony Xperia Z4v with QHD screen, wireless charging unveiled

Sony Xperia Z4v with QHD screen, wireless charging unveiled

16 June, 2015 | comments (74)

Sony has unveiled yet another version of its current flagship - the Xperia Z4v is a Verizon-exclusive device packing some upgrades over the Z3+ (or Z4, as it is known in Japan). Most notably one, the Sony Xperia Z4v has a 5.2-inch WQHD...

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First firmware update for Xperia Z3+ and Z4 Tablet gets certified

First firmware update for Xperia Z3+ and Z4 Tablet gets certified

16 June, 2015 | comments (17)

The first firmware update for the Sony Xperia Z3+ and Z4 Tablet has been certified by the PTCRB. It carries a build number of 28.0.A.7.24. It is, however, not yet known whether the update is aimed at fixing the overheating issues related to...

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Sony confirms Xperia Z3+ overheats, promises software fix

Sony confirms Xperia Z3+ overheats, promises software fix

12 June, 2015 | comments (102)

Another smartphone hits the market sporting the Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 chipset, and immediately there are widespread reports of it overheating in day to day use. This time around we're talking about the Sony Xperia Z3+ and Z4, which are basically...

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Sony Xperia Z3+ sales to kick off on June 26, pre-orders already on

Sony Xperia Z3+ sales to kick off on June 26, pre-orders already on

12 June, 2015 | comments (23)

Recently we got some intel on the release date of the upcoming Sony Xperia Z3+. Reportedly the smartphone was scheduled for release in the last week of June. Today we can officially confirm the release frame and pricing. Sony Xperia Z3+ will...

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Japanese Sony Xperia Z4 users experiencing heating issues

Japanese Sony Xperia Z4 users experiencing heating issues

12 June, 2015 | comments (66)

Users of the new Sony Xperia Z4 in Japan (known as Xperia Z3+ elsewhere) are experiencing some heating issues. Several users have posted on Twitter, saying the phone is too hot to touch. If that wasn't bad enough, some retail shops in Japan are also...

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Sony Xperia Z4 now available for purchase in Japan

Sony Xperia Z4 now available for purchase in Japan

11 June, 2015 | comments (26)

The Xperia Z4 smartphone - which was unveiled by Sony in Japan back in April this year - is now available for purchase in the country, where NTT docomo is offering it for 93,312 yen ($755). The carrier has also rolled out an update (with...

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Sony announces massive Android 5.1 upgrade plans

Sony announces massive Android 5.1 upgrade plans

04 June, 2015 | comments (121)

Sony made happy a lot of loyal fans today with one of the biggest update announcements we've seen lately. The company promised to bring the latest available Android 5.1 Lollipop to a plethora of devices. Recently Sony began seeding the 5.0...


T-Mobile set to roll out Lollipop 5.0 to Sony Xperia Z3

T-Mobile set to roll out Lollipop 5.0 to Sony Xperia Z3

03 June, 2015 | comments (7)

T-mobile has announced that it is all set to roll out the Android 5.0 Lollipop update to its version of the Sony Xperia Z3. According to a tweet (see below) sent out by T-Mobile's senior product manager, Des Smith, the OTA update should begin...


Sony apparently discontinues Xperia Z3 Compact in US

Sony apparently discontinues Xperia Z3 Compact in US

02 June, 2015 | comments (13)

The Sony Xperia Z3 Compact, which was released back in September last year, has apparently been discontinued by the company in the US. A quick search for the device on the official Sony Store US site reveals that the device is now listed in the...

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Sony Xperia Z3+ launches the last week of June at 699

Sony Xperia Z3+ launches the last week of June at 699

01 June, 2015 | comments (34)

The newly announced Sony Xperia Z3+ will kick off in Italia in week 26 of this year, which means June 22 - June 26. Its suggested retail price is 699, though many may sell it above the 700 mark in the first few weeks. The smartphone is...

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Week 22 in review: Xperia Z3+, S6 edge Iron Man, Android M

Week 22 in review: Xperia Z3+, S6 edge Iron Man, Android M

31 May, 2015 | comments (1)

This week saw a few major announcements and naturally drew the most attention. The clear winner was the Sony Xperia Z3+ launch, which is an incremental upgrade over last year's Z3. The hardware is mostly the same, a bit thinner (at the cost of some...


The Top 10 trending phones of week 22

The Top 10 trending phones of week 22

31 May, 2015 | comments (18)

Another week later, our traditional trending chart sees little action at the top. However, a major launch took place a few days ago, and that inevitably had an impact on the ranks further down the table. The Top 10 trending phones chart is a...