Leak of Xperia Z Ultra Points to the Presence of an IGZO Display

An alleged image of the Sony Xperia Z Ultra, posted to ePrice.

*+-New leaks of the Xperia Z Ultra indicate that the device will be waterproof and possibly include a next generation IGZO display, or a display that’s similar to the technology. The leaks, which come by the way of Know Your Mobile, were found on ePrice, a Chinese online retailer that offers smartphones and other handy […]

Sony Xperia Z Ultra Poised to Take on the Galaxy Note 3

The Xperia ZL is heading for a carrier in the U.S.

*+-It’s possible that Sony could announce a super-sized edition of its Xperia X smartphone, the Xperia Z Ultra, at an event in early July. That’s according to an invitation sent to Xperia Blog, which once translated, clearly indicates that Sony has something up its sleeves. On the invite, a large phone can be seen at […]

Sony Xperia Z a Success, Even Without U.S. Release

The Sony Xperia Z is still waiting for Android 4.2 it seems.

*+-Sony’s Xperia Z is now a hit, the first for the company’s mobile operations in years. Too bad it’s not yet available in the United States. According to Digitimes, Sony completely ran out of Xperia Z devices. It used its entire stock to fulfill orders in Japan, Germany, France, Hong Kong, and Taiwan. There’s no […]

Sony Shows Off Firefox OS on Xperia E

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*+-During Mobile World Congress Sony pledged its support to the new Firefox OS, and now it has a video showing an experimental of the OS running on the Xperia E. The Firefox OS ROM for the Xperia E is only intended for developers interested in building apps for the new platform, and isn’t meant for […]

Sony Xperia SL Could Replace Xperia S

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*+-Sony’s next smartphone might be the successor to the Xperia S if an image from an Indonesian website is true. According to Xperia Blog and image alluding the a Sony Xperia SL appeared on Indonesian website Postel recently. The Xperia SL has a model number of LT26ii, while the original Xperia S is the LT26i. […]

HTC Partners With Sony For PlayStation Mobile

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*+-At its E3 press conference Sony announced that it is changing the name of PlayStation Suite to PlayStation Mobile, and is adding a new partner for the program. Soon HTC will join Sony in making PlayStation-certified Android devices that will play PlayStation Mobile games. Those games include classic PlayStation titles like Crash Bandicoot as well […]

Sony Will Roll Out Android 4.0 to Three Xperia Phones in April

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*+-Back at Mobile World Congress, Sony announced that it would start rolling out Ice Cream Sandwich updates in mid-April. Today Sony announced that three Xperia phones will start receiving Android 4.0 updates in that timeframe. Sony revealed that it will start the Android 4.0 roll-out with the Xperia arc S, Xperia neo V, and Xperia […]

Despite Moving Mobile Division In-House, Sony Mobile Still Isolated From Sony

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*+-After Sony had announced that it would fully take over Sony Ericsson and buy out its partner Ericsson’s investment in the joint venture, it was believed–and hoped–that with Sony in full control at the helm of the new Sony Mobile, things would change for the smartphone division and there would be more synergies between Sony’s […]