Sony Odin Leads Leaked Xperia Lineup for 2013


*+-A recent leak reveals that Sony Mobile Communications–formerly Sony Ericsson–is planning a few Android smartphones for 2013 with a device codenamed Odin leading the pack. Details for these devices are scarce at this time, but it looks like Sony will still be putting a good fight in the smartphone war. The leak obtained by Xperia Blog […]

Sony Promises More Ice Cream Sandwich Updates


*+-Last week, Sony rolled out the Sony Xperia P Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich update and now, it has revealed which phones will be next in line. In a blog post, the company has detailed which devices will be seeing Ice Cream Sandwich, and which devices will see updates to take care of some of […]

Sony Xperia Mint Appears In Photos

Sony Xperia Mint

*+-The Xperia Mint looks like Sony’s next big smartphone, but the company just can’t keep it a secret. Phandroid found two new photos of the device from Bulgarian site NixanBal. The images are surprisingly sharp and show off the design of the new Sony Xperia Mint (also called Sony Xperia T) without any ambiguity. Judging […]

Call of Duty: Black Ops Zombies Comes To Android

Call of Duty- Black Ops Zombies

*+-Call of Duty: Black Ops Zombies is finally coming to Android eight months after it launched on the iOS App Store. According to SlashGear, Ideaworks Studios adapted the shooter for the mobile platform. Like the iOS version, the Android game has a number of maps including Call of the Dead Director’s Cut, Kino Der Toten, […]

Sony’s Next Flagship Android Smartphone to Be Called Xperia T


*+-It looks like Sony may be branding its next-generation flagship Android smartphone as the Xperia T. The device was previously known by its model number Xperia LT30p and the code name of Xperia Mint. Now, according to the latest certification from the DLNA group, we’re beginning to see the Xperia T branding. The device would […]

Sony Xperia Tablet Leaks, Shows a Surface-Like Keyboard

Sony Xperia Tablet leak

*+-It looks like Sony is planning a new tablet to followup the Tablet S, this time with the Xperia brand name. According to The Verge, leaked Sony documents show a new “Xperia Sony Tablet” that looks a lot the Tablet S with the same fold-over design. The Xperia tablet uses Android 4.0 “or later,” and […]

Sony Investigating Android 4.1 Jelly Bean Update for All Devices

2011 Sony Xperia devices are once again in the mix for Android 4.1 Jelly Bean.

*+-It appears that Sony jumped the gun last week when it said that Android 4.1 Jelly Bean was out of the question for some devices as the company now says that it is investigating Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, not just for 2011 Sony Xperia smartphones, but all devices. In a post on its product blog, […]

Sony Mobile Abandons Keyboards on Smartphones


*+-Hoping for a new Sony Xperia smartphone with a slide out keyboard similar to older Xperia Pro or Mini Pro models in the past when Sony Mobile Communications was known as Sony Ericsson? You’re out of luck as the new Sony Mobile has no intentions of releasing a new Xperia Android smartphone with a hardware […]

Sony Xperia Mint Leak Shows 4.3-inch 720p Display and S4 Processor

Sony Xperia Mint LT30p

*+-Sony is readying a new Android smartphone as a flagship device in the third quarter of this year, and at least one person already has access to a pre-production unit. Russian site Mobile-Review got their hands on Sony’s upcoming LT30p smartphone, which it dubs the Xperia Mint. The Xperia Mint is Sony’s new flagship phone […]

New High-End Sony Xperia Smartphone Surfaces

New High-End Sony Xperia Smartphone Surfaces

*+-A Bluetooth SIG listing has outed a new high-end Sony Xperia smartphone dubbed the Sony LT30 ‘Mint.’ According to XperiaBlog, the Bluetooth Special Interest Group listing reveals some of the features of the device that is codenamed Mint which is going to be a high-end smartphone. That much is revealed by the listing itself which […]

Sony Xperia Ion Camera Samples


*+-We’ll definitely have a full review of Sony’s latest and competitive Android offering on AT&T’s fast 4G LTE network up soon, and compare the Xperia’s performance against AT&T’s other leading handsets. In the meantime, we had a chance to take the Xperia Ion’s 12-megapixel camera with single LED flash out to test in Los Angeles, […]

AT&T Sony Xperia Ion First Impressions

AT&T Sony Xperia Ion features a bright 720p HD display

*+-On my trip to L.A., I was able to spend time with AT&T representative and my gracious and hospitable host Meredith Red where I was able to spend some hands-on time with the Sony Xperia Ion for AT&T’s 4G network. The Sony-made Android Gingerbread smartphone was originally announced earlier this year at the Consumer Electronics […]

Rumor: Sony to Introduce More New Phones in July, Flagship in August


*+-It looks like now that Sony has taken over control of Sony Ericsson, Sony Mobile Communications is speedily rolling out new Android Xperia smartphone models. With new models introduced this week, it appears that Sony isn’t stopping there and the company is rumored to be bringing additional models to the market in July with a […]

Sony Unveils Four New Xperia Smartphones

Sony Unveils Four New Xperia Smartphones

*+-Sony has unveiled four new Xperia smartphones today in the the Xperia miro, Xperia tipo, Xperia tipo dual and Xperia ion HSPA. Three of the devices will be running Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich but none of them are going to be high-end models and they will probably be priced in a way that should […]

AT&T Sony Xperia Ion Spotted at FCC


*+-The Sony Xperia Ion, announced earlier this year at the Consumer Electronics Show, is now one step closer to launching on AT&T’s 4G LTE network in the U.S. The device is seen as a variant of the flagship Sony Xperia S, but with a larger display and with 4G LTE mobile broadband support. Though the […]

Sony Patent Reveals One Xperia Smartphone Housing Multiple Keypads


*+-A recently unearthed patent filed by Sony in late 2010 reveals that the company had been considering an Xperia smartphone design with multiple slide-out keyboards–similar to the idea of a Swiss Army knife–so that users can slide up the keypads that they don’t need to reveal a keypad that they do like. The versatility of […]

Sony to Release First Xperia Handset With AMOLED Display Later This Year


*+-Expanding out from its LCD comfort zone on smartphones, Sony (formerly Sony Ericsson) will be releasing an Xperia smartphone with an AMOLED screen in the second half of this year. All prior and current smartphones from Sony and Sony Ericsson have utilized LCD panels, and recently Sony has began to expand its marketing efforts for […]

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


*+-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 […]