Sony’s Project Field will change the way you play card games

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Sony has unveiled a new gaming platform dubbed as Project Field which uses smart pads to connect physical card games and mobile games. These smart pads come with integrated IC chips, game applications, and a combination of trading card games and smartphone applications. Continue reading “Sony’s Project Field will change the way you play card games”

Sony NW-A35 Walkman with Hi-Res Audio, Digital Noise Cancellation launched for Rs. 15990

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Sony has launched its new compact NW-A35 Walkman with Hi-Res digital noise canceling feature in India, which is the successor of NW-A25HN that was launched earlier this year. It has a 3.1-inch (800×480 pixels) WVGA TFT color LCD display and control buttons. It has Hi-Res audio and Sony’s proprietary DSEE technology to upscale compressed audio files to High-Resolution Audio and other features such as ClearAudio+, Clear Phase, Dynamic Normalizer, 6 band Equalizer and S-Master HX digital amp cuts distortion and noise across a wide range of frequencies for rich, full bodied sound. Continue reading “Sony NW-A35 Walkman with Hi-Res Audio, Digital Noise Cancellation launched for Rs. 15990”

Android 7.0 Nougat starts rolling out for Sony Xperia X Performance and Xperia XZ

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[UPDATE] – Xperia XZ has also started receiving the Android 7.0 Nougat update. Sony has started rolling out Android 7.0 Nougat update for Xperia X Performance. The stable build comes soon after the update was available in beta earlier this month.

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Sony A99 II A-mount interchangeable lens camera with Hybrid PDAF launched in India for Rs. 2,49,990

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Sony today launched a99 II, its latest new flagship ɑ A-mount interchangeable lens camera with new Hybrid Phase Detection AF system and exclusive Sony A-mount features such as Translucent Mirror Technology (TMT). It has a full frame 42.4 Megapixel sensor along with a capability of shooting 12 photos per second. Continue reading “Sony A99 II A-mount interchangeable lens camera with Hybrid PDAF launched in India for Rs. 2,49,990”

Sony KD-65Z9D 4K HDR TV Review

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The times they are a changing and so are user preferences. As the vast number of Chinese entrants condition users to larger sizes and a whole host of features and/or gimmicks usually reserved for much higher end models, established entities like Sony and Samsung face an uphill battle to make a case for their offerings. As we saw in our review of the Sony KD-55X9300D, the industry leaders are bringing out the big guns to show why they might still be the better choice. Continue reading “Sony KD-65Z9D 4K HDR TV Review”

Sony MDR-1000X noise cancelling Bluetooth headphones review

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Nowadays, we are witnessing a solid growth in headphones segment with the implementation of various technologies. One of the major territories that needs more focus is the so-called Noise cancellation. While the general perception prevailed that no one can get it better than Bose, the Japan-based Sony has literally crushed it with MDR-1000X headphone.

The collective effort of the Sony engineers results in MDR-1000X, which the company claims to be the most advanced headphones with what so-called as “High Res audio”. This latest noise cancelling Bluetooth headphones retails in India at a price of Rs. 30,990. Let’s take a closer look at the Sony’s best headphone till date. Continue reading “Sony MDR-1000X noise cancelling Bluetooth headphones review”

Sony Cyber-Shot RX100 V compact camera with 0.05 sec fast Hybrid AF, WiFi, NFC launched in India for Rs. 79990

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Sony today launched Cyber-Shot RX100 V (model DSC-RX100M5), its new flagship compact camera in the Cyber-shot RX100 series with 1.0-type CMOS sensor and fast Hybrid AF with speed of 0.05-second, employing 315 phase-detection AF points. Continue reading “Sony Cyber-Shot RX100 V compact camera with 0.05 sec fast Hybrid AF, WiFi, NFC launched in India for Rs. 79990”

Sony’s Concept for Android Nougat build released for Xperia X

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Sony had launched the ‘Concept for Android’ initiative last year and is available on some phones in certain markets. Now, the company has released Nougat based concept build to Xperia X. Continue reading “Sony’s Concept for Android Nougat build released for Xperia X”

Sony MDR-1000X Unboxing – Noise cancelling Bluetooth headphones

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Sony launched its latest noise-canceling Bluetooth headphone MDR-1000X with optimized dual noise sensor technology and NFC in India recently. Here is the unboxing. Continue reading “Sony MDR-1000X Unboxing — Noise cancelling Bluetooth headphones”

Android 7.0 Nougat Beta now rolling for select Xperia X Performance devices

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The Android 7.0 Nougat Beta has started rolling out for select Sony Xperia X Performance owners. Users will be updated to Android 7.0 Nougat with firmware build number 39.2.A.0.248, Continue reading “Android 7.0 Nougat Beta now rolling for select Xperia X Performance devices”

Sony mobile sales down 39.6% YoY in Q2 FY16, now expects to ship 17 million smartphones in FY16

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Sony Corporation today reported its revenues for the second quarter of the financial year 2016 that ended September 30, 2016. Sales decreased by 10.8% to 1,688.9 billion yen (US$ 16,722 million) compared to the same quarter last year. Operating income decreased to 45.7 billion yen (US$ 453 million) year-on-year from 88 billion yen mainly due to the deterioration of operating results in the Semiconductors and Components segments. Continue reading “Sony mobile sales down 39.6% YoY in Q2 FY16, now expects to ship 17 million smartphones in FY16”

Sony Xperia XZ Review

xperia-xz-review-9The Xperia XZ is the latest in a long line of Sony flagships that look, feel and perform very similar to each other. Yes, there is a certain refinement to the hardware and the specs have been suitably upgraded but is it enough to cater to a very demanding audience? Let’s try to find that in our review. Continue reading “Sony Xperia XZ Review”

Sony MDR-XB50BS and MDR-XB80BS Sports Bluetooth in-ear headphones launched in India starting at Rs. 5490

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Sony has launched MDR-XB50BS and MDR-XB80BS, two new Bluetooth in-ear headphones that are water resistant targeted at sports enthusiasts. These are are tuned for EDM, which has the best matching tempo (120 to 140 beats per minute) to give that extra bass and push needed to enhance sports performance. These also have NFC for one-touch pairing and have built-in micrphone for hands-free calling. Continue reading “Sony MDR-XB50BS and MDR-XB80BS Sports Bluetooth in-ear headphones launched in India starting at Rs. 5490”

Sony BRAVIA KD-65Z9D 65-inch 4K HDR Android 3D Smart TV launched in India for Rs. 504900

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Sony has launched BRAVIA KD-65Z9D, its new 4K TV in the BRAVIA Z9D series with 4K HDR support. It features a newly developed 4K image processor – the 4K HDR Processor X1 Extreme and a unique backlight technology- Backlight Master Drive, to attain extraordinary contrast and extremely accurate wide colour expression. Continue reading “Sony BRAVIA KD-65Z9D 65-inch 4K HDR Android 3D Smart TV launched in India for Rs. 504900”