Android 4.3 & Android 4.4 KitKat Updates Confirmed by Sony

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As promised, Sony has issued information about the upcoming Android 4.4 KitKat and Android 4.3 Jelly Bean updates that will be touching down for its Xperia smartphones and tablets in the future. While the company didn’t announce any timing for the Android 4.4 KitKat updates, it did confirm timing for its upcoming Android 4.3 Jelly […]

Sony Xperia Z Ultra vs. Xperia Z Photos Show Ridiculous Size

The device makes even the 5-inch Xperia Z look small.

The Sony Xperia Z Ultra, Sony’s massive 6.4-inch smartphone that will be arriving later on this fall in countries outside Japan, has been pictured next to the 5-inch Xperia Z and the Xperia Z Ultra makes the Xperia Z look absolutely tiny by comparison. In late June, Sony announced a new version of its Sony […]

The 5 Best T-Mobile Smartphones [August, 2013]


As we head into the month of September, things on the smartphone front are about to get very interesting, particularly at T-Mobile which is likely to be a destination for several of these big name devices. However, there are those that can’t wait that long and fortunately, the carrier has those looking to buy a […]

In Spite of Sony’s Marketing Claims, Xperia Z Drowns Under Water


Despite Sony’s claims that the current flagship Xperia Z is a waterproof phone, users are reporting that some units may suffer from poor build quality that compromises the device’s waterproof performance. The slim and attractively designed smartphone was initially debuted at the Consumer Electronics Show earlier this year showing off impressive specs, including a 13-megapixel […]

Sony Announces Android 4.3 Updates for Xperia Z, Z Ultra & More


Yesterday Google officially announced Android 4.3 Jelly Bean, and today Sony announced which of its recent phones and tablets will receive an Android 4.3 update. Sony announced that its most recent smartphones and tablets including the Xperia Z, Xperia ZL, Xperia ZR, Xperia Tablet Z, Xperia SP and the massive Xperia Z Ultra will all […]

T-Mobile Sony Xperia Z Hands-on

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The Sony Xperia Z will come to T-Mobile later this month, giving T-Mobile users a smartphone option that can withstand the elements. The T-Mobile Sony Xperia Z is monolithic, it looks like a smooth black rectangle. It almost looked generic, but in a good way. The phone has a black glass back that makes it […]

T-Mobile Sony Xperia Z Release is Here, With a Catch

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

Today at a media event in New York City, T-Mobile announced the Sony Xperia Z release date though it comes with a bit of a catch that interested parties need to know about. T-Mobile made several bold announcements at its press event in New York City today and chief among them was a release date […]

Top 5 Waterproof Smartphones to Kickstart Your Summer


Whether you’ve got mildly butterfingers and are prone to spills or a wild summer of fun planned, these five waterproof phones will complement your wet and active lifestyle. Some on the list are rugged and are mil-spec tested while others are just waterproof designs. These five phones show that waterproof and rugged doesn’t always mean […]

Sony Xperia Honami Camera Ported To Current Xperia Phones


A member of the XDA-Developers forums was able to port the camera app from the upcoming Sony Xperia Honami smartphone to the Xperia Z, Xperia ZL and Xperia Tablet Z, revealing some of the camera features in the next Sony flagship phone. The Sony Xperia Honami will likely have a 20MP camera sensor that’s capable of […]

Lumnia 925 and Xperia Z Launching July 14 on T-Mobile


July 14 will be a big launch day for U.S. carrier T-Mobile as there will be two high-end devices that will become available to customers on that date. According to leaked internal documents obtained by TmoNews, it appears that the flagship Nokia Lumia 925 with Windows Phone 8 will launch on July 14 alongside the waterproof […]

Sony Xperia Z Android 4.2 Update Rolling Out Now

The Sony Xperia Z hits T-Mobile stores today.

The Sony Xperia Z Android 4.2 Jelly Bean update, which was promised to owners shortly after launch, has finally rolled out though it appears that the firmware, at least for now, is limited to certain regions of the world with some carrier variants reportedly getting the update with their unbranded brethren. Last week, the Sony […]

Sony Xperia Z Ultra Announced with 6.4-Inch Display & Stylus


The new Sony Xperia Z Ultra will do more than just take on the likes of Samsung’s Galaxy Note line of tablets, it’ll blur the line between smartphones and tablets even further. The device, which made its debut just this morning, boasts a 6.4” inch display that uses the Triluminos display technology the company first […]

Sony to Refresh Xperia Z with Snapdragon 800 Processor


Following Samsung’s lead in refreshing its Galaxy S4 flagship with Qualcomm’s beefy Snapdragon 800 processor, it appears that Sony may be doing the same with its Xperia Z smartphone. Though Sony Mobile Communications hasn’t offered any information on an Xperia Z powered by the Snapdragon 800 chipset, famed leakster @EldarMurtazin had turned to Twitter to announce […]

Sony Xperia ZL Beats Xperia Z to Android 4.2 Jelly Bean

The Sony Xperia ZL Android 4.2 update has rolled out.

The Sony Xperia ZL Android 4.2 Jelly Bean update is rolling out now, making it Sony’s first Android 4.2 Jelly Bean roll out and meaning the Sony Xperia ZL has beaten the Sony Xperia Z  to an Android 4.2 update. Earlier this year, Sony promised that it would roll out Android 4.2 Jelly Bean for […]

Sony Xperia Z Ultra Screenshots Point to 6-inch Display


Recently posted screenshots of a benchmarking tool running on what’s purported to be the Sony Xperia Z Ultra confirm that upcoming device will match the features that had already been rumored including a 6” inch display. The screenshots, which were posted to the XDA Forums this week, don’t directly indicate that the device is in […]

T-Mobile Sony Xperia Z: 5 Things to Know

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

After weeks of speculation, rumor and leaks, the T-Mobile Sony Xperia Z is finally official with T-Mobile announcing the Sony flagship earlier today. The device will be heading to the carrier’s 4G LTE network in the weeks ahead and those who are in the market for a new smartphone would be smart to educate themselves […]

Sony Xperia Z Coming To T-Mobile This Summer

The Xperia Z is available in several different colors, unlike the Nexus 4.

This summer the Sony Xperia Z will finally come to the U.S. as a T-Mobile exclusive smartphone. The water-resistant Sony Xperia Z will come to T-Mobile’s 4G LTE network sometime later within the next few months, several months after the phone’s debut at CES 2013. There is no release date for the phone, only a […]

T-Mobile’s Bizarre Sony Xperia Z Launch

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

Earlier this week, T-Mobile posted a teaser video with the tag line “What if your smartphone could do this?” and showing someone dive into the pool with the phone’s camera capturing all of the action without incident. The carrier didn’t say what the teaser was for but it’s widely believed that it’s for the rumored […]

Sony Xperia Z Android 4.2 Jelly Bean Update Leaks

The Sony Xperia Z design is both water and dust resistant.

The Sony Xperia Z Android 4.2 Jelly Bean update remains unreleased though those looking to get their hands on it early now have the opportunity to do so, thanks to an Xperia Z Android 4.2 update leak that has emerged. All the way back in February of this year, Sony released the Sony Xperia Z […]