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Toshiba agrees to sell image sensor business to Sony

October 28, 2015 – 6:38 pm

Toshiba Corporation today confirmed earlier reports that it will sell CMOS image sensor business to Sony Corporation. It will help it to overhaul its unprofitable semiconductor businesses after the company shared that it overstated earnings by $1.3 billion going …

Toshiba tipped to sell image sensor biz to Sony for about $165M

October 26, 2015 – 1:09 pm

Toshiba is said to be in talks to sell its image sensor business to Sony for about Y20bn that translates to $165m, according to a report from Reuters.

Sony to open new smartphone factory in Thailand

October 23, 2015 – 4:03 pm

Sony has announced its plans to open a new smartphone factory in Pathum Thani Province in Thailand. This will be the first smartphone manufacturing plant in 20 years from the struggling smartphone maker.

Sony Xperia Z5 Dual Unboxing

October 22, 2015 – 12:45 pm
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Sony launched the Xperia Z5 Dual (E6683), its flagship smartphone at an event in India yesterday, priced at Rs. 52,990. We unboxed the smartphone few hours back, here is the video.

Sony Xperia Z5 Premium Dual launched in India for Rs. 62990

October 21, 2015 – 3:04 pm

Sony has launched its flagship Xperia Z5 Premium Dual smartphone in India, as it promised. It was announced at the IFA last month in Berlin last month and packs a 5.5-inch (3840×2160 pixels) Triluminos Display at …

Sony Xperia Z5 Dual launched in India for Rs. 52990

October 21, 2015 – 3:03 pm

Sony has launched its flagship Xperia Z5 Dual smartphone in India, as it promised. It was announced at the IFA last month in Berlin last month and packs a 5.2-inch 1080p display, is powered by an Octa-Core …

List of smartphones that will receive Android 6.0 Marshmallow update

October 21, 2015 – 12:39 pm
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Google’s very own Nexus 5X from LG and Nexus 6P from Huawei come pre-loaded with Android 6.0 Marshmallow. But most other smartphones are still running on some version of Android Lollipop or perhaps even KitKat. …

Sony begins rolling out Concept for Android 6.0 Marshmallow to Xperia Z3 and Z3 Compact

October 20, 2015 – 12:40 pm

Sony has started  rolling out Concept for Android 6.0 Marshmallow build to Xperia Z3 and Z3 Compact owners. Some users have already started to receive invites for the same.

Sony Xperia Z3+, Z4 Tablet and few others will get Android 6.0 directly skipping Android 5.1.1

October 17, 2015 – 10:34 am

Sony recently confirmed the list of devices that will get Android 6.0 (Marshmallow) update. It already rolled out Android 5.1.1 (Lollipop) for most of its devices after it rolled out the Android 5.0 (Lollipop) update. Still some devices are …

Sony Xperia Z5 and Xperia Z5 Premium launching in India on October 21

October 13, 2015 – 5:48 pm
Sony Xperia Z5 India launch invite

Sony has sent out press invites for the launch of the company’s latest Xperia Z5 and Xperia Z5 Premium flagship smartphones in India on October 21st. Both these were announced at the IFA last month in Berlin. These smartphones …

Sony acquires image sensor technology firm Softkinetic

October 9, 2015 – 10:05 am

Sony has acquired image sensor and gesture recognition technology firm Softkinetic. The financial terms of the deal were not disclosed by the company.

Sony may bid adieu to the smartphone biz if 2016 is not profitable

October 9, 2015 – 9:45 am
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Sony has been struggling as a smartphone maker for a long time now and the company may consider options for the same if it fails to turn profitable next year, as per a new report from …

Sony confirms Android 6.0 Marshmallow update for range of Xperia Z series devices and more

October 6, 2015 – 5:19 pm
Sony Xperia Android 6.0 Marshmallow

Google started rolling out Android 6.0 update for Nexus devices starting from yesterday. HTC and Motorola already promised to offer Android Marshmallow update for some of its devices. Sony Mobile just confirmed Android 6.0 (Marshmallow) update for …

Sony rolls out Android 5.1.1 Lollipop update for Xperia M2 and Xperia M2 Aqua

September 30, 2015 – 11:19 am

Sony has started rolling out Android 5.1.1 Lollipop update for Xperia M2 and Xperia M2 Aqua.  The Xperia M2 Aqua had received Android 4.4 KitKat update in August last year and this will be the first time both …

Sony Xperia C5 Ultra Dual Review

September 23, 2015 – 9:00 am
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Selfies are all the rage right now and Sony seems to understand that better than most other companies. The Sony Xperia C5 Ultra is the successor to the Xperia C4 that came out earlier this …