Sony testing Android 5.0 on Xperia Z1, Z1, and Z3

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I remember back in 2010 when I had a Xperia X10, I was really annoyed by the fact that everyone around me with an Android phone was enjoying their share of Android 2.1, while I kept hearing how Sony delayed the update again. In my opinion, that ‘delaying of update’ had a huge impact on... Read More

First details for Sony Xperia Z4 suggest Quad HD, Snapdragon 810

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The Sony Xperia Z3 is one nice device, bringing all the goodies of the Z2 and giving it a nice hardware and software bump. While the Z3 is just now getting into the market, Sony is busy prepping their next flagship, the Sony Xperia Z4. According to AndroidOrigin, they have obtained a leak from ...

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Verizon calls up Sony Xperia Z3v for October 23

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The Sony Xperia Z3 is one helluva device. A FHD 5.2″ screen, water and dust proof, Snapdragon 801, 3 GB RAM, 20.7 MP camera, 4K recording, 3,100 mAh battery with a STAMINA Power Saving Mode, and more. Well, good news Verizon users. Verizon announced Thursday that it will be releasing the ...

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Leaked images of the Xperia Z3 Compact reveal new colors

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Just a few weeks ago, we reported that Sony is working on a compact version of the Xperia Z3, known as the Xperia Z3 Compact. It will make its first appearance at the IFA show in Berlin, which is also right around the corner. Ausdroid got their hands on a few pictures of the upcoming Xperia... ...

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Sony may announce selfie-centered smartphone on July 8

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Sony could announce its latest smartphone on July 8, according to clues presented by the company’s Twitter account. It’s not certain what model we might get out of Sony, however it’s likely to feature a great front-facing camera. See your #selfies in a whole new light ...

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Root an Xperia Z2 without unlocking its bootloader

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Although Sony embraces the Android community and offers a tool to unlock the bootloader on Xperia devices, which you can then gain root, doing so disables certain features. If you want root, but don’t want to lose features such as the X-Reality engine and TrackID app, please keep reading. ...

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KitKat rolling out to Sony Xperia Z, ZL, ZR and Tablet Z

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Earlier today we’ve reported that HTC One (M7) is getting updated in Europe and now we have another major manufacturer doing the updating as announced earlier this year. Sony is rolling out Android 4.4 KitKat to Sony Xperia Z, ZL, ZR and Tablet Z devices. Sony pointed out that the rollout ...

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Sony offering downloadable themes for Xperia smartphones

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Sony seems to be one of the few smartphone manufacturers realizing that one user interface is not a good fit for everyone. With it latest 4.3 Jelly Bean update (yes, not KitKat yet), Sony introduced a new native feature, essentially baking a theme engine right into the Xperia firmware, allowing ...

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Sony delivers Android 4.3 to Xperia T, TX, V, SP

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Sony today announced that the Android 4.3 Jelly Bean update has commenced for the Xperia T, Xperia TX, Xperia V smartphones. The actual rollout, of course, depends on markets and carriers, however it’s officially pushed out the door. In addition to the standard 4.3 stuff, the update ...

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Sony hopes to push Android 4.3 to Xperia T, TX, V, SP later this month

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Sony is fast at work on the Android 4.3 Jelly Bean update for their Xperia T, TX, V, and SP smartphones. According to a recent tweet, the handset maker plans to have the software push out beginning later this month and into February. Keep in mind that is will be for the unlocked international ...

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Sony adds Xperia E, Xperia T2 Ultra to Android portfolio

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The 4-inch and 6-inch smartphones are introduced less than one week after CES Sony on Tuesday added two new smartphones to its Android stable, introducing the Xperia E and Xperia T2 Ultra. Both run Android 4.3 Jelly Bean and offered with dual-SIM variants, the duo are bound for international ...

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Sony investigating Android 4.4 KitKat upgrades for multiple devices

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Sony may expand its Android 4.4 KitKat plans to include a number of additional devices. Head over to the company’s support page for devices such as the Xperia ZR, Xperia T, Xperia TX and Xperia V and you’ll find that it lists the devices as being “Under Investigation”. Check out ...

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Sony outlines Jelly Bean and KitKat plans

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Sony took their mobile blog today to clear up some of the questions floating around the Android 4.4 KitKat updates for Xperia devices. As expected, it’s the newer models that get the love first, namely the “Z” line of devices. For what it’s worth, Sony did not provide ...

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Sony still doesn’t care about U.S. smartphone market

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Of all handset makers producing Android smartphones over the last few years Sony is the one who has yet to really take a crack at the U.S. market. Even the months following the rebranding and new focus have yet to yield much on our home turf. Looking ahead it doesn’t appear that Sony ...

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Sony intros flagship Xperia Z1 at IFA

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After spending much of the year tossing about in the rumor mill, Sony’s latest flagship smartphone has become a reality. Sony today announced the Xperia Z1, a gorgeous 5-inch Android handset with tons of power and flexibility. Specifications include a 2.2GHz quad-core Snapdragon ...

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