Sony Xperia X gets Rs. 14000 price cut in India

Sony Mobile announced a Rs. 10,000 price cut for the Xperia X smartphone back in September last year, just 3 months of its launch in India. Now the smartphone has received another Rs. 14,000 price cut in the country. It was launched for Rs. 48,990 at the end of May last year. After the second price cut it is now available for Rs. 24,990, which is still costly compared to other smartphones powered by a Snapdragon 650 processor. Continue reading “Sony Xperia X gets Rs. 14000 price cut in India”

Sony PlayStation 4 Slim and PlayStation 4 Pro now available in India starting at Rs. 27990

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Earlier this month, Sony finally introduced PlayStation 4 Pro console with 4K resolution gameplay and HDR capability in India. Uncharted 4, The Last of Us, Call of Duty Infinite Warfare and several other titles already utilize these new features of the PS4 Pro.
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Sony Pikachu with 5-inch HD display, Helio P20, 23MP camera, Android 7.0 surfaces in benchmarks

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We already know that Sony is expected to introduce several mid-range smartphones at the MWC 2017. We had seen some live images of a Sony smartphone recently. A recent report said that might announce five Xperia smartphones at the event. Now a Sony smartphone codenamed Pikachu has surfaced in GFXBench and AnTuTu listing. This coincides with earlier leaks confirming most of the specifications. Continue reading “Sony Pikachu with 5-inch HD display, Helio P20, 23MP camera, Android 7.0 surfaces in benchmarks”

Sony NW-A35 Walkman Review

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In 2017, a dedicated music player isn’t something that is on most people’s radar. With phones not only capable of playing back most formats but also being able to deliver high quality audio, there’s not much of a reason for most users to invest in an iPod or Walkman. There is however a subset of people who value quality audio. The kind of people who won’t settle for less than lossless audio, a clean source and a high-end pair of headphones. The Sony NW A35 Walkman is aimed at those people. Does it deliver on the performance? We find out in our review. Continue reading “Sony NW-A35 Walkman Review”

Sony introduces world’s first 21.2MP 3-layer stacked CMOS sensor with DRAM for smartphones

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Sony today announced industry’s first 3-layer stacked CMOS image sensor with DRAM for smartphones. This has a DRAM layer added to the conventional 2-layer stacked CMOS image sensor with a layer of back-illuminated structure pixels and a chip affixed with mounted circuits for signal processing. Continue reading “Sony introduces world’s first 21.2MP 3-layer stacked CMOS sensor with DRAM for smartphones”

Sony mobile sales down 35.3% YoY in Q3 FY16, now expects to ship 15 million smartphones in FY16

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Sony Corporation has reported its revenues for the second quarter of the financial year 2016 that ended September 30, 2016. Sales decreased by 7.1% to o 2,397.5 billion yen (US$ 20,668 million) compared to the same quarter last year. Operating income decreased 109.8 billion yen (US$ 796 million) mainly due to the 962 million U.S. dollars (112.1 billion yen) impairment charge of goodwill recorded in the Pictures segment. Continue reading “Sony mobile sales down 35.3% YoY in Q3 FY16, now expects to ship 15 million smartphones in FY16”

Sony PlayStation 4 Pro and PlayStation VR announced in India starting at Rs. 37990

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Sony finally introduced its most expected PlayStation 4 Pro console with 4K resolution gameplay and HDR capability.  Uncharted 4, The Last of Us, Call of Duty Infinite Warfare and several other titles already utilize these new features of the PS4 Pro. Continue reading “Sony PlayStation 4 Pro and PlayStation VR announced in India starting at Rs. 37990”

Sony Cyber-Shot HX350 with 50x zoom, 20.4MP sensor launched for Rs 28,990

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Sony has launched Cyber-Shot HX350 camera that comes with 50x optical zoom and 100x Clear Image Zoom with Carl ZEISS Vario-Sonnar T. It features a back-illuminated 20.4-megapixel Exmor R CMOS sensor and a BIONZ X image processor. Continue reading “Sony Cyber-Shot HX350 with 50x zoom, 20.4MP sensor launched for Rs 28,990”

Sony Xperia XA successor surfaces in a new video

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Possible renders of Xperia XA successor had surfaced last month. Now, the phone has been spotted in a live hands-on video by TechLover HD. The phone has a model number G3121 and has a slim bezels on the sides and slightly bigger bezels on top and bottom. Continue reading “Sony Xperia XA successor surfaces in a new video”

Sony might announce five Xperia smartphones at MWC 2017

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Sony is expected to unveil five Xperia smartphones at the upcoming MWC 2017 in Barcelona next month. The company is said to announce – Yoshino, BlancBright, Keyaki, Hinoki and Mineo smartphones at the event, according to a report from Review.ge. Continue reading “Sony might announce five Xperia smartphones at MWC 2017”

Sony Mobile schedules MWC 2017 event on February 27

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Sony Mobile has sent out invites for its Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2017 event in Barcelona, which is scheduled for February 27th, the first day of the MWC. The invite just says that “You’re invited to see the latest innovations unveiled at the Sony Press Conference”. The company is not expected to introduce any flagship smartphones, but we can expect some new mid-range Xperia smartphones and some accessories. Continue reading “Sony Mobile schedules MWC 2017 event on February 27”

Android 7.0 Nougat update starts rolling out for Sony Xperia Z5 and Xperia Z5 Premium

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Sony confirmed Android 7.0 (Nougat) update for a range of smartphones, including the Xperia X series, Z5 series and more last year. Android Nougat update started rolling out for Sony Xperia X Performance and Xperia XZ smartphones in November last year, last month Sony Xperia X and Xperia X Compact smartphones got the update, now the update is rolling out for Sony Xperia Z series phones starting from Xperia Z5 and Xperia Z5 Premium. Continue reading “Android 7.0 Nougat update starts rolling out for Sony Xperia Z5 and Xperia Z5 Premium”

Sony tipped to release flagship smartphone with OLED display in 2018

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Sony is expected to launch Xperia smartphone with OLED display in 2018, according to a latest report from Nikkan, a Japanese publication. The company will adopt OLED display only for the premium Xperia smartphone and not for entire range.
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Sony OLED Bravia 4K TV with Dolby Vision HDR announced

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Sony has announced XBR-A1E Bravia 4K OLED TV at CES 2017.  The XBR-A1E BRAVIA OLED series is powered by Sony’s 4K HDR Processor X1 Extreme, the Acoustic Surface sound system. It sports a cutting-edge stand-less form factor.  Continue reading “Sony OLED Bravia 4K TV with Dolby Vision HDR announced”