Sony Mobile outlines upgrade policy, flagship Xperia smartphones to get Android updates for 2 years

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Sony might not be the top sellers in the world, but the company pushes out major updates at least to its flagships, but for how long the Xperia devices are supported is somewhat vague. This is the case with most Android phone vendors, not just Sony. However, today Sony has outlined its Android system upgrade policy and said that it would support high-end premium device for 2-years since the day it launched.  Continue reading “Sony Mobile outlines upgrade policy, flagship Xperia smartphones to get Android updates for 2 years”

LG said to supply Flexible OLED displays for Sony smartphones

Sony has expanded its partnership with LG for OLED display panels from TVs to smartphones, according to latest reports and people familiar with LG Display’s internal situations. LG is said to supply flexible OLED panels to Sony smartphones after supplying to Sony TVs. Continue reading “LG said to supply Flexible OLED displays for Sony smartphones”

New Sony Xperia smartphone with 5.7-inch display, no 3.5mm headphone jack passes through the FCC

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A new Sony Xperia device has just found passing through the FCC revealing the lack of 3.5mm audio jack. Usually, FCC certifications don’t reveal much, but this time it is different as it revealed vital information regarding the upcoming Xperia phone.  Continue reading “New Sony Xperia smartphone with 5.7-inch display, no 3.5mm headphone jack passes through the FCC”

Sony MWC 2018 event set for February 26; CEO says still committed to smartphone business

Given the downfall of Sony’s smartphone business it would be no surprise if the company suddenly decides to pull the plug, but interestingly the company recently confirmed its presence at the MWC 2018 event that is scheduled to happen in February. Continue reading “Sony MWC 2018 event set for February 26; CEO says still committed to smartphone business”

Sony WF-1000X Wireless Noise Canceling Earphones Review

Wireless audio has really come into a category of its own over the last two years or so. The ongoing trend of ditching the headphone jack on phones has, of course, spurred all manner of audio product manufacturers to get a move on. One of the newest form factors to hit the market is of truly wireless earphones. Bragi might have been amongst the first to release truly wireless hardware but it was Apple’s Earpods that, predictably, made the world listen. Long story short, here we have with us the Sony WF-1000X, the Japanese company’s first truly wireless headset. Follow along for our review. Continue reading “Sony WF-1000X Wireless Noise Canceling Earphones Review”

Sony Xperia XA2, Xperia XA2 Ultra and Xperia L2 pre-orders begin in the US and UK, price revealed

Sony at the CES 2018 earlier this week introduced Xperia XA2,  Xperia XA2 Ultra and Xperia L2 smartphones, but it did not announce the price. Now all the smartphones are available for pre-order in the U.S. through Best Buy and in the UK through Clove UK. Continue reading “Sony Xperia XA2, Xperia XA2 Ultra and Xperia L2 pre-orders begin in the US and UK, price revealed”

Sony MP-CD1 ultra-portable mobile projector with 120-inch projection announced

Sony at the CES 2018 announced the MP-CD1 ultra-portable Mobile Projector. The projector which can easily fit in your palm can project up to up to 120 inches in size from a short distance of 3.5m and weighs just 281 grams and measures 83.0 mm x 16.0 mm x 150.0 mm.  Continue reading “Sony MP-CD1 ultra-portable mobile projector with 120-inch projection announced”

Sony WH-1000XM2 Noise Cancelling Headphones Review

Walk down the business class aisle on any flight and I can guarantee it that you will spot a Bose headset. For good reason too. Bose pioneered, honed and expertly marketed their Quiet Comfort series of headphones as the de-facto standard for weary travelers looking for some quiet and the comfort of their favorite music. In 2016 though, Sony struck out from the blue and announced the MDR-1000X that handily beat Bose’s products and took the mantle of the best noise canceling headphone in the market. It sounded ruddy fantastic too. So when Sony announced a product that is supposed to be even better, It is obvious that we were excited to check out the Sony WH-1000XM2. Follow along for our review. Continue reading “Sony WH-1000XM2 Noise Cancelling Headphones Review”

Sony SRS-XB41, SRS-XB31 and SRS-XB21 EXTRA BASS wireless water resistant speakers announced

Sony at the CES 2018 has announced the SRS-XB41, SRS-XB31, and SRS-XB21 EXTRA BASS wireless speakers. These speakers come with extra bass sound and Live Sound mode and the company promoting them as party speakers thanks to their portability.  Continue reading “Sony SRS-XB41, SRS-XB31 and SRS-XB21 EXTRA BASS wireless water resistant speakers announced”

Sony WF-SP700N wireless noise-cancelling earbuds, WI-SP600N and WI-SP500 wireless in-ear headphones announced

Sony at the CES 2018 introduced three new wireless headsets –  WF-SP700N truly wireless earbuds, WI-SP600N and WI-SP500 in-ear headphones. Both the WF-SP700N and WI-SP600N come with with support for noise-canceling technology blocks out distractions to keep you focused, while Ambient Sound Mode lets you enjoy your music and still hear your surroundings. All these are splash-proof with IPX4 ratings. Sony also introduced MDR-1AM2 wired headphones.

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Sony BRAVIA X900F and A8F 4K HDR OLED TVs with Dolby Vision announced

Sony at the CES 2018 show has introduced BRAVIA X900F and A8F 4K HDR OLED TV series designed to deliver enhanced color, contrast, and clarity. The A8F Series range from 65″ and 55″ models OLED 4K TVs, while the X900F Series include 85”, 75″, 65″, 55″, and 49″ 4K HDR TVs. Continue reading “Sony BRAVIA X900F and A8F 4K HDR OLED TVs with Dolby Vision announced”

Sony Xperia L2 with 5.5-inch display, 3GB RAM, fingerprint sensor announced

Sony at the CES 2018 introduced Xperia L2, a new budget smartphone and the successor of the Xperia L that was introduced back in 2013. It has a 5.5-inch display with Corning Gorilla Glass protection, is powered by quad-core MediaTek SoC and runs on Android 7.1.1 (Nougat). It has a 13-megapixel rear camera with LED flash and an 8-megapixel front camera with 120-degree super wide-angle lens. Continue reading “Sony Xperia L2 with 5.5-inch display, 3GB RAM, fingerprint sensor announced”

Sony Xperia XA2 with 5.2-inch 1080p display, Snapdragon 630, Android 8.0 announced

Sony just announced Xperia XA2, successor of last year’s Xperia XA at the CES 2018. It has a 5.2-inch 1080p screen with Corning Gorilla Glass protection and is powered by Snapdragon 630 instead of 5-inch HD screen and MediaTek Helio P10 SoC in the predecessor. It runs Android 8.0 (Oreo) out of the box. It comes with a 23-megapixel rear camera with 1/2.3″ Exmor RS sensor, Hybrid Autofocus and LED flash and an 8-megapixel front camera with 120-degree wide-angle lens. Continue reading “Sony Xperia XA2 with 5.2-inch 1080p display, Snapdragon 630, Android 8.0 announced”

Sony Xperia XA2 Ultra with 6-inch 1080p display, dual front cameras, Android 8.0 announced

Sony just announced Xperia XA2 Ultra, successor of last year’s Xperia XA Ultra at the CES 2018. It has the same 6-inch 1080p screen with Corning Gorilla Glass protection, but this is powered by Snapdragon 630 instead of MediaTek Helio P10 SoC in the predecessor. It runs Android 8.0 (Oreo) out of the box. The main highlight is its Dual Selfie cameras with flash. It has a 16-megapixel primary front camera with OIS along with an 8-megapixel secondary camera with 120° wide-angle camera. Continue reading “Sony Xperia XA2 Ultra with 6-inch 1080p display, dual front cameras, Android 8.0 announced”

Sony Xperia XA2 Ultra with dual front cameras, Xperia XA2 and Xperia L2 press renders surface

Sony’s upcoming mid-range and budget phones have been in the new for quite some time now. The Xperia XA2 recently got leaked in live images after being confirmed by the NBTC and SIRIM regulatory bodies in Thailand and Malaysia. Today, we are seeing the phones yet again as the press images of the phone are leaked by Evan Blass aka @evleaks of The VentureBeat. Continue reading “Sony Xperia XA2 Ultra with dual front cameras, Xperia XA2 and Xperia L2 press renders surface”