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 ZĀ  to an Android 4.2 update. Earlier this year, Sony promised that it would roll out Android 4.2 Jelly Bean for […]

Sony Xperia ZL Shipping Time Slips for U.S.

The Sony Xperia ZL shipping time in the U.S. has slipped.

Originally, the Sony Xperia ZL was listed as shipping to U.S. customers on April 8th from the Sony Store. Now, it appears that Sony has pushed that date back to April 16th which means that those who order the Xperia ZL today won’t get their device until the day that Samsung Galaxy S4 pre-orders start […]

Sony Xperia ZL Release on U.S. Carrier Confirmed

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

With the Sony Xperia Z rumored to be coming to T-Mobile in the future, the Xperia Z’s counterpart, the Sony Xperia ZL has been confirmed for a carrier in the United States as regional carrier Cincinnati Bell will be offering it alongside devices like the HTC One. Read: Sony Xperia Z Coming to T-Mobile?. Back […]

Sony Xperia ZL Heading to U.S., But It’ll Cost

The Sony Xperia ZL will feature 4G LTE speeds in the U,S., unlike the Xperia Z.

The Sony Xperia ZL, the brother of the popular Sony Xperia Z, will be heading to the United StatesĀ  like the pricing of the Sony Xperia Z, it won’t be cheap for those in the U.S. looking for alternative to the Samsung Galaxy S4, iPhone 5 or HTC One. Read: Sony Xperia Z Update Arrives, […]

Sony Xperia ZL Nearly Ready For AT&T 4G LTE

The Sony Xperia ZL Android 4.2 update has rolled out.

The Sony Xperia ZL, a variant of the Xperia Z, recently made its way through the FCC on its way to the U.S. and AT&T’s 4G LTE network. According to Engadget the Xperia ZL passed the FCC’s inspection, and is safe for U.S. users. The phone that passed through the government agency contained bands for […]

Sony Makes It Easy To Transfer iPhone Data to Xperia Z


New PC and Mac apps from Sony make it easy for users to transfer data from iPhone backups to new Xperia smartphones such as the Xperia Z and Xperia ZL. WIth Sony PC Companion and Sony Bridge for Mac users can extract data from an iPhone backup and import it into a new Xperia smartphone. […]

The 5 Best Android Smartphones [March, 2013]


In the next few weeks, we will see the launch of arguably the biggest Android smartphone of the year, the Samsung Galaxy S4. And while most of the attention has been lavished upon Samsung’s upcoming Galaxy S3 successor, several other big name Android smartphones have either arrived or are set to touch down in the […]

Unlocked Xperia ZL Will Work on AT&T’s, T-Mobile’s LTE Networks


While U.S. customers can already begin importing the Xperia Z smartphone, Sony’s Xperia ZL may be a better fit for customers on AT&T’s and T-Mobile’s 4G LTE U.S. networks. The reason being is that the unlocked Xperia Z does not support LTE bands compatible with those operated by either U.S. carriers whereas the Xperia ZL […]

Sony Trades on Nostalgia in Xperia Z Ad

Video thumbnail for youtube video Sony Trades on Nostalgia in Xperia Z Ad

Sony’s new ad for its upcoming Xperia Z uses the nostalgia of older Sony devices to market the new smartphone. The ad starts in the 1950s with people on the street gathered around a store window watching color TV on a Sony Trinitron TV. There’s a sense of wonder among the people standing in the […]

Sony Xperia Z Release Date Emerges

Sony Xperia Z Hands On - 1

The Sony Xperia Z, which was announced last night at CES 2013 as a competitor to the iPhone 5, Samsung Galaxy S3 and Samsung Galaxy S4, arrived without a specific release date. However, thanks to a pair of UK retailers, it now appears that the Sony Xperia Z release date could arrive in February and […]

Pricing, Additional Specs Revealed for Sony Xperia Z, Xperia ZL


After leaks earlier this week that detailed how Sony’s Xperia Z and Xperia ZL handsets would look like, we now know some additional information about the two handsets, including basic pricing information and some of the differences between the two similar phablet models. The Xperia Z and ZL were once known by their code names […]

Sony’s Xperia Z Yuga and Xperia ZL Odin Appear in Press Photos


Ahead of the devices’ rumored unveiling at the Consumer Electronics Show, Sony’s phablet entries in the form of the Xperia Yuga and Xperia Odin handsets now stand proudly in new press photos. The devices will help Sony compete against more powerful smartphones from rivals, such as the Samsung Galaxy Note II, the HTC Droid DNA, […]