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Lollipop update rollout for the Sony Xperia Z range continues

Lollipop update rollout for the Sony Xperia Z range continues

30 March, 2015 | comments (17)

Sony was neither quick, nor especially thorough with bringing the Android 5.0 update to its smartphone lineup. The rollout started only two weeks ago with a soak test in the Nordic and Baltic countries on the Xperia Z3 and Z3 Compact. It was later...

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Lollipop update for Sony Xperia T2 Ultra gets certification

Lollipop update for Sony Xperia T2 Ultra gets certification

23 March, 2015 | comments (36)

A tweet from @SonyXperia broke many hearts when it claimed that only Sony's premium Xperia Z line will get updated to Android 5.0 Lollipop. A Bluetooth certification labeled "Tianchi Update to L" shows this might not actually be the...

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Xperia Z4 LCD panel pictured, specs revealed

Xperia Z4 LCD panel pictured, specs revealed

19 March, 2015 | comments (105)

Apparently, the Sony Xperia Z4 is not far from being final, as we can gather from the multitude of leaks, which show the same thing over and over. After the supposedly official press images and live photos of a bumper case, we're now being treated...

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Sony Xperia J1 is the company's first SIM-free phone in Japan

Sony Xperia J1 is the company's first SIM-free phone in Japan

19 March, 2015 | comments (25)

Better late than never we guess - Sony has announced today the Xperia J1 Compact (D5788) for Japan, the company's first SIM-free smartphone in the country. The unlocked phone is similar in specifications to the Xperia A2 for NTT...

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Purported live photos of Sony Xperia Z4 case emerge

Purported live photos of Sony Xperia Z4 case emerge

18 March, 2015 | comments (38)

Purported live photos of a Sony Xperia Z4 protective cover made the rounds on Twitter. The successor of Sony Xperia Z3 is expected to make its official debut at some point this summer. The images of the case appear to confirm what we saw in...

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Sony Xperia E4 Dual makes it to India

Sony Xperia E4 Dual makes it to India

17 March, 2015 | comments (42)

Sony first announced the Xperia E4 and E4 Dual back in February, and now it's ready to take one of those handsets to India. The Japanese company's arm in the subcontinent has made the Xperia E4 Dual official for the Indian market today. We're...

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Xiaomi launches Mi Note Natural Bamboo Edition for $370

Xiaomi launches Mi Note Natural Bamboo Edition for $370

17 March, 2015 | comments (24)

As promised yesterday, Xiaomi has announced the new Mi Note Natural Bamboo Edition for $370 (RMB 2,299). This special edition will feature the same specifications as the regular Mi Note. The new Mi Note Natural Bamboo Edition has the same...


Sony Xperia Z2, Z2 Tablet and Z3 Tablet Compact receiving Lollipop

Sony Xperia Z2, Z2 Tablet and Z3 Tablet Compact receiving Lollipop

17 March, 2015 | comments (98)

Sony is rolling out the Android 5.0 Lollipop update to the Xperia Z3 and Xperia Z3 Compact, now the older Xperia Z2 flagship is joining the party. Sony is renovating the software of the Xperia Z2 Tablet and Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact as well. For...


More official renders of Sony Xperia Z4 make the rounds online

More official renders of Sony Xperia Z4 make the rounds online

16 March, 2015 | comments (168)

Hot on the heels of today’s leaked press render, another batch of alleged Sony Xperia Z4 images made the rounds online. The renders are from the same source as the previous leak and give us a closer look at the upcoming flagship smartphone....

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Alleged Sony Xperia Z4 official image leaked

Alleged Sony Xperia Z4 official image leaked

16 March, 2015 | comments (72)

Sony left Korean and Taiwanese rivals battle it out at MWC in the beginning of March and didn't unveil its future flagship alongside the Samsung Galaxy S6 and the HTC One M9. Meanwhile the company has been working on perfecting the Xperia Z4's...

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Sony pushes Android 5.0 Lollipop for Xperia Z3, Z3 Compact

Sony pushes Android 5.0 Lollipop for Xperia Z3, Z3 Compact

16 March, 2015 | comments (85)

Sony has started rolling out the Android 5.0 Lollipop update for the Xperia Z3 and Xperia Z3 Compact in the Nordic and Baltic countries. The company aims to push the Lollipop for the Xperia Z series phones for other regions in in coming...

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Selfie-centric Sony Xperia Cosmos leaks out in live photos

Selfie-centric Sony Xperia Cosmos leaks out in live photos

14 March, 2015 | comments (24)

Alleged live photos of an upcoming Sony smartphone for selfie enthusiasts made the rounds online. The device’s settings menu reveals that it is dubbed Xperia Cosmos. Sony Xperia Cosmos (click to enlarge) There is no word on the specs of...

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Sony Xperia Z4 dimension revealed in new rumor

Sony Xperia Z4 dimension revealed in new rumor

12 March, 2015 | comments (55)

The Sony Xperia Z4 has been a presence in the rumor mill for what seems like forever at this point. The Japanese tech giant has definitely been taking its time with the eagerly-anticipated flagship and after the phone skipped MWC 2015, fans are...

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Sony's Lollipop rollout will start next week in Indonesia

Sony's Lollipop rollout will start next week in Indonesia

10 March, 2015 | comments (48)

So far, Sony has really been left behind in the Lollipop update race, not just by Google, but also by Motorola and Samsung. All of these companies have been issuing software builds based on Android 5.0 Lollipop for their devices for many weeks now,...

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Xperia Z2, Z3, and Z3 Compact to get Lollipop update in India

Xperia Z2, Z3, and Z3 Compact to get Lollipop update in India

10 March, 2015 | comments (89)

Just a few days after Sony revealed that the Android 5.0 Lollipop update will be released only for the Xperia Z series devices, it is being reported that the Xperia Z2, Z3, and Z3 Compact handsets in India will be getting it sometime this...

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Xperia Z4 metal frame leaks, gets compared to the Z3

Xperia Z4 metal frame leaks, gets compared to the Z3

09 March, 2015 | comments (61)

Sony didn't announce its Xperia Z4 smartphone at MWC this year, probably because it wasn't ready in time for the show. But the company is definitely working on the successor to the Z3 and these alleged leaked images of the Z4 metal frame could be...

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The Top 10 trending phones of week 10

The Top 10 trending phones of week 10

08 March, 2015 | comments (25)

Three of the most anticipated phones of 2015 were unveiled at the MWC, which naturally caused a stir in our Top 10 trending chart. The trio climbed to the top and interestingly pulled in the iPhone 6 along. These changes disrupted Samsung's hegemony...

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Sony VP: Xperia Z3 is doing fine, focus shifts to user experience

Sony VP: Xperia Z3 is doing fine, focus shifts to user experience

06 March, 2015 | comments (103)

Sony Vice President for Western Europe shared some interesting in-house info. According to the company's official the entire Xperia Z3 series - the Z3, Z3 Compact and the Z3 Tablet Compact - are doing very well on the market. Sony understands it...

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Sony Xperia M4 Aqua is up for pre-order in Germany for €279

Sony Xperia M4 Aqua is up for pre-order in Germany for €279

03 March, 2015 | comments (40)

Sony took the wraps off the Xperia M4 Aqua yesterday morning in Barcelona at MWC, and today the new phone is already up for pre-order, at least in Germany. Right now Amazon is the only retailer doing the honors, and it's asking for €279 for the...

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Sony Xperia Z4 Tablet gets priced in Europe, starts at €559

Sony Xperia Z4 Tablet gets priced in Europe, starts at €559

02 March, 2015 | comments (44)

Sony made the Xperia Z4 Tablet official earlier today, and now the company's French arm has put it up for pre-order. This is helpful because it reveals the starting price for the tablet, which will be a pretty steep €559 in its Wi-Fi-only...

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