Sony Confirms Windows Phone Rumors…Kind Of.

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After rumors that Sony and Microsoft are back together working on the next generation of Xperia smartphones that would run the latter’s Windows Phone operating system, a Sony European executive is now adding fuel to the fire. Sony Mobile’s Europe head Pierre Perron is now suggesting that the hardware-maker is exploring a multiple-OS strategy that […]

Sony to Debut Two New Xperia Phones in November, One With 8 Cores

Sony launched its flagship Xperia Z1 smartphone just under two months ago and it is rumored that the Japanese firm will be debuting two more phones in the Xperia family next month in China.

After unveiling its flagship Xperia Z1 under two months ago, Sony is rumored to continue its phone launch on November 12 at an event in China where the electronics giant will debut two new Xperia models. Of the new devices, the Tianchi is the more interesting of the two, featuring an 8-core processor. Despite its […]

Sony Concedes to US Smartphone Market, Will Focus Elsewhere

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The US smartphone market is extremely competitive with the iPhone and Samsung’s Galaxy smartphones in charge, just ask HTC, and they aren’t the only ones struggling. Today we’ve learned that Sony has no intentions on even attempting to put up a fight. Knowing the US market will be tough to penetrate the company has confirmed […]

Why Nikon, Canon Should Be Afraid of Sony Honami’s Interchangeable Lenses

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When images of the Sony Honami smartphone along with the interchangeable lens units emerged yesterday in high resolution, the Internet was abuzz proclaiming the camera-centric approach as a threat to Nokia’s famed Lumia smartphones and Samsung’s Android-based Galaxy S4 Zoom phone. However, Sony may not even be targeting the point-and-shoot market that its rivals are […]

Sony Honami Coming By End of Year With Point-And-Shoot Quality Camera

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Sony Korea head Kenji Sakai revealed that his company’s much rumored Honami smartphone will be hitting the Korean market by the end of the year. In recent months, the Honami is also said to be going by its i1 name, and the device will likely launch under Sony’s Xperia branding. A major appeal of the Honami […]

Images of Sony’s i1 Honami PureView Challenger Leaked

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Sony is looking to take on Nokia’s focus on the mobile photography market with its own rumored Honami smartphone, which is also going by the Sony i1 moniker. The device will be competitive against Nokia’s PureView-branded device with Carl Zeiss optics. Images of the device are posted on Xperia Blog. Newly leaked images for the Sony-made, […]

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

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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 […]

Reports: Sony to Announce Xperia SmartWatch with NFC

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The upcoming Sony Xperia Smartwatch, coming as part of the line’s impending refresh, will feature a capacitive touch screen and NFC support, if recent reports are to be believed. According to a source who spoke exclusively with CNET, the smartwatch that Sony is expected to debut at the Mobile Asia Expo this week will be […]

Sony to Refresh Xperia Z with Snapdragon 800 Processor

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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 to Debut New SmartWatch Next Week?

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No stranger to the smartwatch market, Sony Mobile Communications may be debuting a new Sony SmartWatch next week at the Mobile Asia Expo in China. The Android Xperia phone-maker has been sending hints about a potential watch related announcement on Twitter, with hashtags such as #itstime. The company also posted an infographic on the social sharing […]

Sony Honami Xperia Phone Brings Interchangeable Lenses to Smartphones?

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If the leaked specs sheet is accurate for the Sony i1 smartphone, which has a Honami code name and will likely debut with the Japanese electronics-maker’s Xperia consumer branding, then we may see interchangeable lenses go mainstream on an Android smartphone. Sony appears to be leveraging its consumer Cybershot branding to tackle Nokia’s PureView imaging […]

Sony Readying Xperia Competitor to Galaxy Note 3 for June 25?

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Sony has announced a press conference in Germany that’s slated for the 25th of June, asking if we’re ready to “Want More?” Other than the venue location and date, the invitation does not reveal any additional details, but given the “more” reference and recent rumors that Sony is working on an Xperia device with an […]

New Rumors Emerge on Sony’s 20-Megapixel Honami Smartphone Camera

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We’ve recently heard that Sony may be working on a high-end successor to its Xperia Z and ZL flagship Android smartphones with a very capable 20-megapixel sensor called the Honami. Now, we’re learning new information about the sensor, the glass and optics that are being used, and the sensor size. We’re now hearing that Sony […]

Sony Bringing Triluminos Display Tech From 4K UHD TV to Xperia Phones

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After having brought over its Bravia technology from its current HDTV television sets, Sony is now looking at bringing the more advanced Triluminos innovation that is used on its 4K UHD TV displays to future Xperia smartphones. This would allow Sony to offer a compelling mobile display to compete against HTC’s highly regarded use of […]

Sony Xperia Phablet With 20-Megapixel Camera Rumored for Fall Launch

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Sony is rumored to be prepping a 5-inch Xperia phablet that will debut in the fall with the latest specs and a new 20-megapixel camera sensor. Earlier this year, Sony was rumored to be working on a larger 6.44-inch phablet design with a Togari code name that would debut at Mobile World Congress, but those […]

Unlocked Sony Xperia Z Hits Best Buy for $899

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Sony hasn’t yet announced the Xperia Z for the U.S., but those interested in the company’s flagship phone can buy an unlocked version of it at Best Buy if they can justify the outrageous price. Best Buy’s website currently lists the unlocked Sony Xperia Z for $899.99, which is a lot for any unlocked smartphone. […]

Sony Could Bring DualShock 3 Support To Xperia Phones

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A new video shows that Sony might soon let gamers play PlayStation Mobile or Play Store games on Xperia devices using the DualShock 3 controller. The video comes from DJ Tom Randall, who also works for Sony Mobile. It shows a quick demonstration on how to connect the DualShock 3 to an Xperia smartphone, and […]