Sony Research India launched with R&D centers in Bengaluru and Mumbai

In the latest development, Sony has announced that it will establish a research company “Sony Research India Private Limited (Sony Research India)” effective July 1st, 2020. As per the company, the research company consists of R&D Center India Bengaluru Laboratory and Mumbai Laboratory as part of Sony’s Global R&D centres. This was announced back in November last year. Continue reading “Sony Research India launched with R&D centers in Bengaluru and Mumbai”

Sony’s cloud gaming subscription ‘PlayStation Now’ crosses 2.2 million users

At the recently held corporate strategy meeting, Sony has announced that the PlayStation Now, its cloud gaming subscription has reached 2.2 million users. It’s worth mentioning that the subscription numbers have more than doubled between March 2019 and March 2020. Thanks to the price slash after seven months of introducing the service. Continue reading “Sony’s cloud gaming subscription ‘PlayStation Now’ crosses 2.2 million users”

Sony announces world’s first intelligent vision sensors with AI processing

Sony Corporation has announced two intelligent vision sensors — IMX500 1/2.3-type (7.857 mm diagonal) approx. and IMX501 1/2.3-type (7.857 mm diagonal) approx. These 12.3MP sensors support 4K(4056×2288)60fps
1080p 240fps and 30fps Full/video+AI processing. Notably, these are the first image sensors in the world to be equipped with AI processing functionality. Continue reading “Sony announces world’s first intelligent vision sensors with AI processing”

Sony to shut down smartphone plant, cut down 50% smartphone workforce by 2020 to make business profitable

For those, who follow tech, Sony’s failing smartphone business should come as no surprise. In the recent past, the smartphone business of the Japanese handset maker Sony has shrunk by almost half. Even though other departments of Sony is in a healthy position, the chronically ailing mobile market may not last much it seems. Continue reading “Sony to shut down smartphone plant, cut down 50% smartphone workforce by 2020 to make business profitable”

Sony Xperia 1 Hands On and Photo Gallery

Apart from mid-range smartphones like Xperia 10 and 10 Plus, Sony introduced its much-expected flagship device under the name Xperia 1 at the MWC. With this device, the company is positioning itself in the mobile market as media consumption and imaging powerhouse. In an attempt to stand out from the crowd, Sony has ditched the 19:9 aspect ratio, offering a 21:9 aspect ratio. Continue reading “Sony Xperia 1 Hands On and Photo Gallery”

Sony Xperia 10 Plus Hands On and Photo Gallery

Along with Xperia 10, Sony also introduced mid-range Xperia 10 Plus at an event in MWC 2019. Just like Xperia 10, the plus variant also comes with a 21:9 aspect ratio display. Continue reading “Sony Xperia 10 Plus Hands On and Photo Gallery”

Sony SBH82D wireless Open-ear headphones with Google Assistant, NFC announced

Apart from the Xperia 1, Xperia 10, 10 Plus, and Xperia L3, the company has also announced a new open-ear Bluetooth stereo headset; the SBH82D. It is lightweight, compact and foldable, and the wireless behind-the-neck design is shaped for comfortable, all-day listening. Continue reading “Sony SBH82D wireless Open-ear headphones with Google Assistant, NFC announced”

Sony Xperia L3 with 5.7-inch HD+ display, Helio P22, dual-rear cameras announced

Sony at the MWC 2019 event apart from Xperia 1 flagship and Xperia 10 line-up, has also introduced the Xperia L3 smartphone. The phone packs a 5.7-inches HD+ display and has the dual rear camera setup with 13MP and 2MP sensors. Unlike the Xperia 1, and Xperia 10, the L3 packs a traditional 18:9 aspect ratio display.

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Sony Xperia 1 with triple rear cameras, 21:9 4K HDR OLED display surfaces ahead of Feb 25 announcement

Xperia 1

Sony’s MWC 2019 event is inching closer, and the company is expected to introduce a bunch of new smartphones including the XA3 series. The company is known to be working on XZ4 flagship; but it looks like the company might be changing the naming scheme and it might be called Xperia 1 series and thanks to popular leakster, Evan Blass, we get to see the device renders ahead of the launch.  Continue reading “Sony Xperia 1 with triple rear cameras, 21:9 4K HDR OLED display surfaces ahead of Feb 25 announcement”

Light, Sony ink deal for multi-camera application for smartphones with four or more cameras

Light

Light — the company behind the L16 camera, and leader in advanced computational imaging has announced that is has signed an agreement with Sony Semiconductor Solutions to jointly work on development and marketing of multi-image sensor solutions. Continue reading “Light, Sony ink deal for multi-camera application for smartphones with four or more cameras”

Sony Xperia L3 with 5.7-inch HD+ display, 3GB RAM, dual-rear cameras surface in renders

Apart from the Xperia XA3 and XA3 Plus, Sony is also said to be planning on bringing a new entry-level model; the Xperia L3. It sports a 5.7-inches 18:9 HD 720p LCD display and will most probably be powered by a MediaTek chipset in-line with few other Xperia mid-range phones. Continue reading “Sony Xperia L3 with 5.7-inch HD+ display, 3GB RAM, dual-rear cameras surface in renders”

Sony Xperia XA3 Plus with 6.5-inch 21:9 CinemaWide display, dual rear cameras surface in renders

Sony at the MWC 2019 is expected to introduce quite a number of smartphones with an unusual 21: 9 format display design. One among the smartphone is the Xperia “XA3” whose renders have surfaced the internet. As reported earlier, the XA3 comes in two variants; XA3 and XA3 Plus.  Continue reading “Sony Xperia XA3 Plus with 6.5-inch 21:9 CinemaWide display, dual rear cameras surface in renders”

Sony Xperia XA3 with 6-inch 21:9 CinemaWide display, dual rear cameras surface

Sony Xperia XA3

At the MWC event which is set to kick-start later this month, Sony is expected to introduce the Xperia XZ4 and budget segment devices including the XA3 which is fresh to surface the internet. The latest leak suggests that the Xperia XA3 might pack in an unusual design with a 21:9 aspect ratio display format. Continue reading “Sony Xperia XA3 with 6-inch 21:9 CinemaWide display, dual rear cameras surface”

Sony shipped 1.8 million smartphones in Q3 FY 2018, 55% YoY decline

Sony smartphone woes continue to grow as the company ended the December 2018 quarter with just 1.8 million shipments. This represents a fall of 55% compared to last year where it shipped 4 million smartphones. The company has also reduced the full-year outlook, now targeting 6.5 million unit sales compared to 7.0 million units previously. Continue reading “Sony shipped 1.8 million smartphones in Q3 FY 2018, 55% YoY decline”