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Sony Xperia Z5 tipped to launch in September

Sony Xperia Z5 tipped to launch in September

05 July, 2015 | comments (81)

Just over a week after the Sony Xperia Z3+ - which is the international version of the Xperia Z4 available in Japan - started rolling out globally, rumours are doing rounds that the company's next flagship, the Xperia Z5, will be unveiled in Japan...

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Sony Xperia Z3+ now available for purchase in US

Sony Xperia Z3+ now available for purchase in US

04 July, 2015 | comments (14)

The Sony Xperia Z3+, which was announced back in May this year and started rolling out globally last week, is now available for purchase in the US Amazon is offering the unlocked version of the handset in black, white, copper, and aqua green...

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Update for Sony Xperia Z3+ comes  to fix overheating issues

Update for Sony Xperia Z3+ comes to fix overheating issues

03 July, 2015 | comments (64)

Last month Sony acknowledged that the Snapdragon 810 chipset at the heart of the Xperia Z3+ / Xperia Z4v overheats. Qualcomm still hasnít owned up to the situation, but Sony released the 28.0.A.7.24 update to remedy the issue. It weighs in at...

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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 considering manufacturing smartphones in India

Sony considering manufacturing smartphones in India

29 June, 2015 | comments (61)

Sony might soon start manufacturing smartphones in India. Sony India Managing Director Kenichiro Hibi said the company is "very seriously" considering starting a manufacturing facility in India. The move comes to comply with India's recent...

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Sony E5663 spotted on benchmarking websites

Sony E5663 spotted on benchmarking websites

27 June, 2015 | comments (49)

A new, unannounced Sony smartphone - carrying model number E5663 - has been spotted on benchmarking websites GFXBench and Geekbench. The information revealed suggests that the handset will be powered by a MediaTek MT6795 SoC with 1.9GHz...

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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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Sony Xperia C4 goes on sale in US via Amazon

Sony Xperia C4 goes on sale in US via Amazon

23 June, 2015 | comments (8)

Although not officially, the Sony Xperia C4 - which was announced back in May and went on sale in Europe, the Middle East, and parts of Asia earlier this month - is now available for purchase in the US. Online retailer Amazon is selling the...

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Four new Sony smartphones imported in India for testing

Four new Sony smartphones imported in India for testing

23 June, 2015 | comments (33)

Sony has imported four new smartphone prototypes in India for testing and debugging purposes, according to a listing (see image below) on Indian site Zauba, which tracks the country's import and export. The handsets that were imported include...

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Android M developer preview up for some Xperia devices

Android M developer preview up for some Xperia devices

22 June, 2015 | comments (24)

Android M was definitely one of the highlights of Google I/O 2015, just like Android Lollipop was a year earlier. Although the new version isnít nearly as big an update as Android 5.0 was, it still has quite a few interesting features to boast, like...

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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...


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 Xperia M4 Aqua goes on sale in Canada

Sony Xperia M4 Aqua goes on sale in Canada

13 June, 2015 | comments (15)

The Sony Xperia M4 Aqua - which was unveiled back in March at this year's Mobile World Congress (MWC) - is now available for purchase in Canada, where Quebec-based Videotron has become the first carrier to start offering it. If you're in...

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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 C4 Dual becomes available in India

Sony Xperia C4 Dual becomes available in India

12 June, 2015 | comments (30)

Last week Sony announced that the Xperia C4 and C4 Dual would slowly be out in various markets. And today the rollout for the dual-SIM iteration of the C4 has reached India. The Sony Xperia C4 Dual is thus now available for purchase in the...

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