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T-Mobile's Sony Xperia Z1s is now receiving Lollipop update

T-Mobile's Sony Xperia Z1s is now receiving Lollipop update

28 May, 2015 | comments (8)

Sony has been rolling out Lollipop updates left and right to its Xperia Z series devices for many weeks now. Multiple generations of the company's flagship line have so far been upgraded to Android 5.0, and today the time has finally come for the...


Sony Xperia Z3+ is already up for pre-order in the UK

Sony Xperia Z3+ is already up for pre-order in the UK

26 May, 2015 | comments (37)

After loads of speculation over the past few weeks, today Sony finally made the Xperia Z3+ official internationally, following the announcement of the same handset as the Xperia Z4 in Japan not long ago. Naming confusion aside, the Xperia Z3+ is...

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Sony Xperia Z3+ quietly launched globally

Sony Xperia Z3+ quietly launched globally

26 May, 2015 | comments (82)

The Sony Xperia Z3+ just became official without any major fuss. The global version of the already released Japanese Xperia Z4 changes nothing but the name and is the same incremental upgrade over the Xperia Z3. There are several upgrades to...

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Waterproof Sony Xperia M4 Aqua Dual launched in India for $390

Waterproof Sony Xperia M4 Aqua Dual launched in India for $390

26 May, 2015 | comments (72)

Sony introduced the waterproof Xperia M4 Aqua Dual just before the monsoons hit India. The Xperia M4 Aqua Dual is a dual SIM smartphone priced at INR 24,990 ($390) and will be made available from today in Black, White, and Coral color...

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Microsoft and Sony fall out of top 10 smartphone vendors in Q1

Microsoft and Sony fall out of top 10 smartphone vendors in Q1

26 May, 2015 | comments (71)

Samsung was the top smartphone manufacturer in the first quarter of the ongoing year, according to latest stats released by former Nokia executive and current market analyst Tomi Ahonen, who is also considered to be one of the world's most...


Alleged live photos of Sony Lavender front panel leak out

Alleged live photos of Sony Lavender front panel leak out

23 May, 2015 | comments (22)

Alleged live photos showcasing the front panel of the upcoming Sony Lavender mid-range smartphone made the rounds online. The handset is expected to make its official debut at some point next month. The latest images fall in line with a...

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Sony Xperia M4 Aqua is now up for grabs in the UK

Sony Xperia M4 Aqua is now up for grabs in the UK

22 May, 2015 | comments (17)

Sony made the Xperia M4 Aqua official back in March, but only today has it finally arrived in the UK. If you're over there and are interested in this water-resistant midranger, know that you can turn to Carphone Warehouse to buy one. The well...

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Sony will launch Xperia Z4 in Hong Kong, Taiwan next week

Sony will launch Xperia Z4 in Hong Kong, Taiwan next week

21 May, 2015 | comments (41)

Sony’s announcement of the Xperia Z4 in Japan was surprisingly low-key. However, it looks like the company plans to make the new flagship smartphone available in other Asian countries as well. Asian media members in Hong Kong and Taiwan have...

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Sony Xperia Z lineup finally gets Android Lollipop

Sony Xperia Z lineup finally gets Android Lollipop

20 May, 2015 | comments (356)

Sony has begun seeding the Android Lollipop updates for the Sony Xperia Z and Xperia ZR. The new firmwares are currently available only over the air, but we expect those to pop up soon at Sony PC Companion as well. The updates are about 700MB...


Sony Xperia Z1, Z1 Compact and Z Ultra get a new firmware update

Sony Xperia Z1, Z1 Compact and Z Ultra get a new firmware update

20 May, 2015 | comments (38)

Two weeks ago Sony released a new firmware update for the Xperia Z2 and Z3 series. It kept the Android version at 5.0.2, but brought some needed fixes, features and killed some bugs. Today, this very same update is rolling out for the Xperia Z1 and...


Sony Lavender specs revealed, larger than the Xperia C4

Sony Lavender specs revealed, larger than the Xperia C4

16 May, 2015 | comments (23)

We showed you a lone picture of the upcoming selfie-centered Sony Lavender yesterday, but there was no update on the previously rumored hardware. Well, we're going to address that today with new intel on the matter. The smartphone is quite...

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Leaked Sony Lavender pic shows no bezels, front camera with flash

Leaked Sony Lavender pic shows no bezels, front camera with flash

15 May, 2015 | comments (40)

Sony Lavender rumors are back in rotation, this time with a revealing image. The phone has been hastily cut out of a photo, but unless someone took too much off the sides it looks like the Lavender will have razor-thin bezels. Also, the upper...

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Sony Xperia Z3 spotted running Android 5.1.1 Lollipop

Sony Xperia Z3 spotted running Android 5.1.1 Lollipop

15 May, 2015 | comments (28)

Sony recently updated the Xperia Z3 to Android 5.0 Lollipop but it seems the 5.1, or to be precise, the 5.1.1 update isn't too far. In the video below you can see the device running the latest version of Android there is, which even some Nexus...

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Sony Xperia A4 is official in Japan, a Z4 Compact in disguise?

Sony Xperia A4 is official in Japan, a Z4 Compact in disguise?

13 May, 2015 | comments (52)

Sony has quietly announced the Xperia A4 smartphone for the Japanese carrier NTT Docomo. The new device sports a model number SO-04G, which fuels speculation that it may be the future global Xperia Z4 Compact. A former Xperia A2 SO-04F was launched...

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Sony Xperia Z series to get Android 5.1 Lollipop in August

Sony Xperia Z series to get Android 5.1 Lollipop in August

08 May, 2015 | comments (31)

The Australian operator Telstra posted a list of Sony Xperia Z phones scheduled to get Android 5.1 Lollipop. Sony has been pushing out Android 5.0 to its Xperia Z series of smartphones since March. The list includes the likes of Sony Xperia...

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Sony Xperia Z4 Compact rumoured to be announced next week

Sony Xperia Z4 Compact rumoured to be announced next week

07 May, 2015 | comments (38)

The smaller version of the Sony Xperia Z4, which was unveiled last month and is currently only limited to the Japanese market, is expected to be unveiled on May 13, according to a report from Russian website MobilTelefon. As per the report,...

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Sony announces Xperia C4, the company's latest selfie phone

Sony announces Xperia C4, the company's latest selfie phone

06 May, 2015 | comments (55)

Sony has launched the new Xperia C4 and the Xperia C4 Dual smartphones, which they are calling a "selfie smartphone". Both phones have a 5.5-inch, 1920x1080 resolution IPS display, 64-bit MediaTek MTK6752 SoC with 1.7GHz octa-core CPU and...

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New Android 5.0.2 update rolling out for Sony Xperia Z2/Z3 series

New Android 5.0.2 update rolling out for Sony Xperia Z2/Z3 series

05 May, 2015 | comments (61)

Sony is rolling out a new Android 5.0.2 Lollipop firmware (build number 23.1.A.1.28) for its Xperia Z2 and Z3 series devices, including the Z3, Z3 Compact, Z3 Tablet Compact, Z2, and Z2 Tablet. The update includes fixes to enable the easy...

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Sony Xperia Z to get Lollipop update next week

Sony Xperia Z to get Lollipop update next week

05 May, 2015 | comments (78)

Last October, Sony promised to deliver the Lollipop update for entire Xperia Z series. Most Xperia Z series phones already received the update over the last couple of weeks but there was one remaining. Yet, the original Xperia Z owners need not...

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The Top 10 trending phones of week 18

The Top 10 trending phones of week 18

03 May, 2015 | comments (13)

This week turned out quite surprising and brought us one of the most diverse editions of our Top 10 trending chart. Just don't expect the Samsung Galaxy S6 to surrender the crown, it still remains undisturbed at the top. The Top 10 trending...