Sony said to unveil a 4K Snapdragon 835 Xperia flagship phone at MWC, 4 more phones in the works
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Sony said to unveil a 4K Snapdragon 835 Xperia flagship phone at MWC, 4 more phones in the works

Sony is said to bring out the big guns at the world’s biggest mobile tech show of the year, MWC 2017.The big highlight of Sony’s MWC announcements might be a new flagship phone with a 4K display and the latest and most powerful Snapdragon 835 system chip on board, according to information obtained by Georgian…

Purported Sony Xperia XA (2017) shown off in hands-on video
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Purported Sony Xperia XA (2017) shown off in hands-on video

Sony fans are treated to a particularly juicy leak today, as YouTuber TechLover HD claims to have gotten his hands on the purported successor to the Xperia XA and shot a hands-on video with it. The smartphone has the G3121 model number and runs Android 7.0 with security patches from January. It has a recognizable,…

5 great smartphones from 10 years ago (2017 edition)
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5 great smartphones from 10 years ago (2017 edition)

2007 was a very interesting year when it comes to mobile devices. Multiple GBs of storage space were slowly but surely becoming the norm for high-end phones, more connectivity options were being added, and, most important, touchscreens were about to become popular. Nevertheless, Nokia and Symbian were still leading the smartphone industry, as Apple’s very…

Sony Xperia Z5 Premium successor could be showcased behind closed doors at MWC 2017
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Sony Xperia Z5 Premium successor could be showcased behind closed doors at MWC 2017

We’re pretty sure many Sony fans can’t wait for the company’s MWC 2017 announcements, which are set to go live on February 27. However, the Japanese company might not bring any flagship smartphones at the trade fair. The so-called Sony Yoshino that leaked recently is said to pack a Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor and a…

Sony sold 5 million Xperia phones in Q4 2016
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Sony sold 5 million Xperia phones in Q4 2016

Sony today announced its financial results for the fourth quarter of 2016 (October – December), which is, in fact, the company’s third quarter for fiscal year 2016. Of interest to us are the results of Sony Mobile Communications: the division posted an operating profit of $187 million (21.2 billion Japanese yen) and reported total sales…

Sony starts rolling out Android Nougat to Xperia Z5, Z3 Plus, and Z4 Tablet, this time for real
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Sony starts rolling out Android Nougat to Xperia Z5, Z3 Plus, and Z4 Tablet, this time for real

Today, owners of the Xperia Z3+, Z4 Tablet, and Z5 series have started receiving an update to Android 7.0 Nougat. This is the second time such an update gets released, since the first release was plagued by multiple bugs, prompting Sony to pull it.The initial rollout was halted just three days after it began, due to…

Sony device codenamed “Pikachu” surfaces on benchmarking site
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Sony device codenamed “Pikachu” surfaces on benchmarking site

A render of the purported Xperia XA successor, which may fit the listed specs Sony is gearing up for a big MWC showing this year – latest reports say it has at least five new devices in the pipeline, with their newest flagship sporting a 4K display and 23 MP camera. Today, a listing for another…

Sony Xperia XZs and Xperia XZ Premium with “Motion Eye” camera feature may be released this year
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Sony Xperia XZs and Xperia XZ Premium with “Motion Eye” camera feature may be released this year

Sony is reportedly working on a new camera feature for some of its upcoming Xperia smartphones. According to the leaked slide seen below, the feature is called “Motion Eye”, and it looks like it’s going to take advantage of Sony’s latest camera sensor (which has its own dedicated memory module). Apparently, Motion Eye will let…

Sony releases new Xperia X Concept build that brings Battery Saver mode
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Sony releases new Xperia X Concept build that brings Battery Saver mode

New Xperia X Concept build A new Concept build for Xperia X devices has just been released by Sony, in its attempt to add and improve as many features as possible, before it pushes another Android Nougat update to compatible smartphones.It’s worth noting that this Experimental track is only meant to test new features that…

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Unknown Sony handset receives Bluetooth SIG certification

A new but unknown Sony Xperia handset has just received its Bluetooth certification. The documentation does say that the product involved is a smartphone, but there is no model number listed. In fact, the only number that might help identify the handset is a design name and design model number of PRO20161112. But that information…