Jumbo, 25 Feb 2018Right morally but if it cost them more sales than the price of the licence to use the design (... moreI get what your saying but no it wasn't because Sony too their licence from their home country Japan and we all know Japan have their own licence patent company with their enormous technological companies. Besides, when Apple made their phone water and dust resistant and was entering Japan, Sony or any licence company from their didn't stop them. So why some patent companies in US will stop Sony from doing their own thing?
KamAbdi, 25 Feb 2018You understood me wrong I was saying that the US has greed and issues with patents. There is n... moreRight morally but if it cost them more sales than the price of the licence to use the design (I don't have the numbers) then it was a bad business move to refuse.
Can't wait to see the press on 2/26. I like Sony product and hope the new design is not as plain I saw in the picture. Give me some reasons to buy!
i saw a stubborn sony fanboy few weeks ago who said that sony already use qnovo and dont need wireless charging.
LOL. now we see what will happen. fanboys always endup wrong.
I buy sony phones because of big bezels. Now, they are copying samsung and shave bezels. So sad.
Tango., 25 Feb 2018And sure helped a lot that a bunch of lazy-cozy users whining the extra, breathtaking, ultra-d... moreYou understood me wrong I was saying that the US has greed and issues with patents. There is nothing wrong with Sony not paying them and it was right decision from Sony not to pay them
Anonymous, 24 Feb 2018LG G3 had it, but ppl think Samsung created.. LOLsadly nobody cares who made it first rather who made it popular is what matters and in comes apple, samsung..etc.
Finally, they make a step forward. Its beautiful phone, trendy screen, metal frame with antenna stripes, and wireless charging.
Yes, it makes the phone just like other phone, but its better than stick to what so called 2006 design. I hope they improve the ui too, not only stock android with xperia launcher..
KamAbdi, 24 Feb 2018Because for patent issues and for greed And sure helped a lot that a bunch of lazy-cozy users whining the extra, breathtaking, ultra-difficult, with thousands of steps to bypass/flash the device to another region ROM and voilà... FP enabled - But sure, Sony's goal might be to reach them all too :s
imparanoic, 25 Feb 2018Considering you don't know what your talking about, this design is actually from their 2015 De... moreYeah... Sadly they chose that one - I though they were going for the Y ***drool*** concept... Ouch! Sorry, I slipped on the floor :p
Anonymous, 25 Feb 2018LOL.
the new mirai design looks similar to samsung's design. some other people say it looks s... moreLol this was sony's design concept even back in 2014-2015
But even if they wanted,Samsung could never steal Sony speed and quality. Btw don't use your Samsung too much, it may explode...
Anonymous, 25 Feb 2018LOL.
the new mirai design looks similar to samsung's design. some other people say it looks s... moreConsidering you don't know what your talking about, this design is actually from their 2015 Design concept "human and plate' not Samsung or HTC
Frosturation, 25 Feb 2018Looks good! I am really liking the minimalistic blocky designthanks to samsung and htc for their designs donation
Cirov12, 24 Feb 2018those of usb are so fat LOL.
the new mirai design looks similar to samsung's design. some other people say it looks similar to htc's drsign. plus fingerprint on the back.
LOL. sony is a copycat.