Sony announces Xperia Z1 Compact

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Sony on Monday introduced its latest Android smartphone, the Xperia Z1 Compact, a 4.3-inch monster of a device. Powered by a 2.2GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processor with 2GB RAM, the Android 4.3 Jelly Bean handset packs a killer 20.7-megapixel camera. The display measures 4.3-inches, ...

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T-Mobile gets exclusive U.S. rights to Sony Xperia Z1S

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T-Mobile on Monday announced that it will be the exclusive U.S. carrier for the Sony Xperia Z1S smartphone. In a nutshell, the Z1S is a version of the Z1 which has been optimized for T-Mobile’s network with other, minor hardware tweaks. Like the Z1 which was announced in September of last ...

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Sony Xperia Z1 Mini appears again, coming soon?

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We have seen the Sony Z1 Mini passing through the FCC, and the device is already available in Japan as Sony Xperia Z1 F, and in other regions it will be known as the Xperia Z1S or Xperia Z1 Mini probably. Now according to some new leaks, the device will be available in China starting next... ...

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Amazon Gold Box Deals: Up to 65% off Sony flash memory, accessories

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Looking to pick up some additional storage for your Android smartphone or tablet? You could do much worse than to swing by Amazon’s Gold Box Deals for today, December 18, 2013. You’ll be able to score special savings on select microSD cards, SD cards, and mobile accessories from the ...

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Sony Xperia Z1 mini cleared FCC, codenamed as “Amami”

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Just a month ago, we ‘accidentally’ saw the upcoming Sony Xperia Z1s on Sony’s website, and since then, we are waiting to hear more about it. However, it seems the mini version of the Xperia Z is around the corner as it cleared the FCC with a new codename – Sony ...

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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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Samsung dominates Android space with 63 percent share

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We recently covered the announcements made at Samsungs analyst day, which included major increases in PPI, flexible screens and 4k displays for future devices. In the days following Localytics, a mobile and web analytics marketing platform, published a study stating Samsung has a 63.3% share of ...

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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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T-Mobile to offer Nexus 5 in retail stores on November 20, leak suggests

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T-Mobile will offer the new LG Nexus 5 smartphone in retail stores starting from November 20. According to leaked details obtained by TmoNews, the brand new device hits all channels effective two weeks from today. It’s unclear what pricing T-Mobile has in mind for the Nexus 5 but ...

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Samsung Galaxy S5 could employ 16MP Sony camera sensor

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Samsung may call upon Sony for the camera sensor in the Galaxy S5 or other smartphones, according to chatter stemming from an ETNews report. Allegedly, Samsung is looking to place a 16-megapixel CMOS sensor in the next generation of devices and said unit could come from Sony. Also a possibility ...

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New Sony phones could complete a wireless charge in an hour

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Wireless charging isn’t really anything too terribly cutting edge. Qi Adapters have been around for a year or two, and are available for a plethora of devices. Now, however, Sony is aiming to make wireless charging faster - much faster. As in, about an hour for a full charge. Sony’s ...

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Sony dishes availability, pricing for Xperia Z1, Xperia Z Ultra, SmartWatch 2

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Sony on Tuesday confirmed pricing and immediate availability details as it pertains to the U.S. launch of the Xperia Z1, the Xperia Z Ultra, and the SmartWatch 2. All three devices will be offered through Sony’s online store, in select retail stores, and some third-party electronics ...

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T-Mobile tipped to offer Sony Xperia Z1

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T-Mobile USA should soon announce support for the Sony Xperia Z1, according to a new @evleaks tweet. It’s unclear how soon but we’re guessing in the coming weeks. Typically we don’t see press renders and leaks of this nature unless it’s right around the corner. Should ...

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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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Japan gets mini version of Xperia Z1

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Sony on Thursday confirmed the upcoming availability of the Xperia Z1f, a smaller version of the flagship Z1 smartphone. The internal hardware is largely unchanged; we’re still looking at a top-tier Android experience. The Z1f runs Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean and features a 2.3GHZ quad-core ...

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