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KitKat updates for Xperia Z, ZL, ZR and Tablet Z to arrive in May

KitKat updates for Xperia Z, ZL, ZR and Tablet Z to arrive in May

17 April, 2014 | comments (42)

Sony had already announced that the Android 4.4 KitKat update for Xperia Z, Xperia ZL, Xperia ZR and Xperia Tablet Z was under development and the new firmware would be available in May or June. Now, we have a confirmation that the update is...

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Sony Xperia Z2 pre-orders back up in Europe, launch pushed to May

Sony Xperia Z2 pre-orders back up in Europe, launch pushed to May

14 April, 2014 | comments (63)

Sony is experiencing a great deal of trouble getting its latest flagship the Xperia Z2 out of the factories and onto the store shelves. The company has re-launched the pre-orders for the phone on its UK website and has listed the shipping time...

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Slew of Sony Xperia Z phones get KitKat 4.4.2 bug fix

Slew of Sony Xperia Z phones get KitKat 4.4.2 bug fix

09 April, 2014 | comments (192)

Sony is now putting out a bug fix for the Xperia Z1, Xperia Z Ultra, and Xperia Z1 Compact; Firmware 14.3.A.0.757 takes the place of the former version (14.3.A.0.681). What does the new version fix? The sound issue that has been plaguing users...

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UK Sony Xperia Z2 launches on May 1, pre-orders ship next week

UK Sony Xperia Z2 launches on May 1, pre-orders ship next week

09 April, 2014 | comments (36)

Sony Xperia Z2, the company's latest flagship, was announced back in the MWC in February. Sony has admitted on Xperia Z2 stock shortages, but it has claimed they'll cause no delay. Apparently that wasn't entirely true as the company has now admitted...

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Hong Kong won't see Xperia Z2 until June

Hong Kong won't see Xperia Z2 until June

08 April, 2014 | comments (32)

If you're been eagerly awaiting the release of Xperia's Z2 handset and you live in Hong Kong, then we've got some bad news. The smartphone won't be released in Hong Kong until June of this year. Sony has been mum on exactly why there's been a...

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Sony D5103 Xperia G pops up in Indonesia

Sony D5103 Xperia G pops up in Indonesia

05 April, 2014 | comments (27)

A Sony device that goes by the model name D5103, believed to be the upcoming Sony Xperia G, has popped up on Indonesian POSTEL website (the country's FCC equivalent). The leaked listing doesn't show much aside from the model name and the fact the...

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Sony outs SIM free Xperia Z1 with LTE in the US

Sony outs SIM free Xperia Z1 with LTE in the US

04 April, 2014 | comments (15)

So you want an Xperia Z1, but don't want to sign a contract? Not a problem, Sony's got your back. They've released an unlocked version of their popular Z1 handset that fully supports US LTE networks on both T-Mobile and AT&T's networks. It should...

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Sony Xperia Z2 Compact may have just passed by the FCC

Sony Xperia Z2 Compact may have just passed by the FCC

03 April, 2014 | comments (96)

The Xperia Z1 Compact may not be a one-off, in fact the FCC might have already certified its successor, the Z2 Compact. It already certified the Sony SO-04F "Altair" – an NTT DoCoMo device going by the model number. The Sony Xperia Z1 for NTT was...

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Sony Xperia Z2 hits Canada this May, US still waiting

Sony Xperia Z2 hits Canada this May, US still waiting

02 April, 2014 | comments (7)

The Sony Xperia Z2 is known to be available in Europe and parts of Asia and today we can count North America in the list of regions where Sony's flagship is going to sell. Bell Canada is going to start offering the device to its customers starting...

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Sony outs Android 4.3 update for Xperia M Dual

Sony outs Android 4.3 update for Xperia M Dual

01 April, 2014 | comments (129)

The Sony Xperia M dual can now enjoy Android 4.3 after the company has released the update via its Sony PC Companion. The 15.5.A.0.18 firmware update is currently being seeded in Brazil and parts of Europe. It clocks a bit over 770MB and...

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Sony Xperia Z2 launch in the UK delayed [UPDATED]

Sony Xperia Z2 launch in the UK delayed [UPDATED]

27 March, 2014 | comments (36)

The Sony Xperia Z2 was supposed to launch in early April (with a free 32" TV no less), but there seems to have been a delay. So much for shortages not causing a delay. Sony has contacted UK retailer Unlocked Mobiles and said that the launch...

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Sony now seeds Android 4.4.2 KitKat for the Xperia Z1 globally

Sony now seeds Android 4.4.2 KitKat for the Xperia Z1 globally

27 March, 2014 | comments (183)

Sony has started seeding Android 4.4.2 KitKat to the Xperia Z1 globally, after several markets got it last week. The software update is marked as version 14.3.A.0.681 and in addition to bringing the latest version of Android to the company's former...

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Sony Xperia M gets Android 4.3 Jelly Bean update

Sony Xperia M gets Android 4.3 Jelly Bean update

26 March, 2014 | comments (436)

Sony is rolling out Android 4.3 Jelly Bean update to its mid-range Xperia M smartphone. The latest update takes the build version to 15.4.A.0.23 and comes with a bunch of new features and enhancements. The newest firmware comes with an updated...

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Sony Xperia Z2 pips HTC One (M8) to benchmark crown

Sony Xperia Z2 pips HTC One (M8) to benchmark crown

25 March, 2014 | comments (66)

The Nokia Lumia 1520 was crowned "Best gaming device" at the beginning of the month but yesterday the HTC One (M8) stole that title and an even bigger one – it reached top place on Basemark OS II, which is an overall benchmark. That didn’t last...

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Sony plans an Xperia Z2 Deluxe Edition in China

Sony plans an Xperia Z2 Deluxe Edition in China

21 March, 2014 | comments (22)

According to a report by Chinese ePrice, Sony plans to out a special edition of its latest flagship the Xperia Z2 called Deluxe Edition. As the name suggests, it will be an even more premium offering and will include additional Sony accessories in...

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Sony raises Xperia Z2 price in Germany to €679

Sony raises Xperia Z2 price in Germany to €679

20 March, 2014 | comments (26)

In a rather puzzling move Sony's has bumped the price of the Xperia Z2 on its official online store in Germany. The Sony Xperia Z2 now sales at €679 up from €599 from a couple of days ago. There's no official word from Sony as to why the...

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Sony announces Android 4.4 KitKat update schedule

Sony announces Android 4.4 KitKat update schedule

19 March, 2014 | comments (155)

Big news, Sony fans! Sony has just announced the availability of the Android 4.4 KitKat update for the Xperia Z Ultra, Xperia Z1 and Xperia Z1 Compact. The new firmware rollout starts right now for all three smartphones, but the process is gradual...


Sony Xperia Z2 stock shortages will not delay launch

Sony Xperia Z2 stock shortages will not delay launch

18 March, 2014 | comments (28)

Last week, rumors came up that Sony is facing stock issues with its latest flagship the Xperia Z2. As a result, reports popped up that the phonemaker may delay the launch of the phone. Sony officials have indeed confirmed that there are limitations...

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HTC New One gets DLNA certification, UI demo on video

HTC New One gets DLNA certification, UI demo on video

17 March, 2014 | comments (16)

Congratulations to HTC One’s successor on receiving its DLNA certification - labeled as HTC New One rather than the All New One, the device was certified by the DLNA organization on February 20. The specifications of the One successor are...

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Sony Russia details Xperia T2 Ultra Dual launch and price

Sony Russia details Xperia T2 Ultra Dual launch and price

17 March, 2014 | comments (20)

The 6" Sony Xperia T2 Ultra phablet went official in January and will be available in single and dual-SIM models. It is expected to hit the UK in April and to cost less than €400 (£330). Today Sony Russia has issued a press release with...

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