Rumors, leaks, teasers

The Sony Xperia XZ3’s price and spec sheet leak

July 20, 2018 Doug Demagistris

Sony seems to believe that more phones means better performance. Coming out with a new phone that makes the older outdated every four or so months is not a good strategy IMO since value depreciates quickly after launch, but some companies have made a six-month cycle work. Earlier this week amidst continued financial struggles, an unconfirmed flagship smartphone was listed by a UK retailer. The supposed device is the Xperia XZ3, though you should probably take this with a grain of [Read More]

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Sony introduces new mid-range Xperia XA2 Plus

July 19, 2018 Doug Demagistris

This week, Sony announced yet another Android smartphone. Xperia XA2 Plus is an upper mid-range device with many qualities of a flagship and will be sold alongside Sony’s more premium handsets: Xperia XZ2, Xperia XZ2 Premium and Xperia XZ2 Compact.

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Pre-order Sony’s Xperia XZ2 Premium on Amazon

July 11, 2018 Doug Demagistris

Sony introduced several Xperia XZ2 smartphones earlier this year. All are premium and feature a new Ambient Flow metal and glass design that adopts many of today’s trends. The most premium of the bunch hands down is Sony’s Xperia XZ2 Premium, which is the most recent and up to date model. Today, the handset went up for pre-order on Amazon.

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Sony’s Xperia XZ2 Compact can now be used on Verizon

May 10, 2018 Doug Demagistris

Earlier this week, US Carrier Verizon announced that Sony’s newest upper mid-range smartphone model can be used on its wireless network. We’re talking about the Xperia XZ2 Compact that released a few weeks ago. It won’t be sold by Verizon, which doesn’t surprise us, but you can buy the phone unlocked and bring it over to Verizon as it has gained certification for Big Red’s network.

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Weekly Poll: Which of Sony’s three Xperia XZ2 models sounds the most compelling?

April 21, 2018 Doug Demagistris

At MWC 2018 in February, Sony announced two smartphones part of the premium Xperia XZ lineup. The product line is still rather new and was begun to showcase the very best of Sony’s mobile technology. The Xperia XZ successors include a flagship Xperia XZ2 and premium mid-range Xperia XZ2 Compact. The duo went up for pre-order this week in the US and a new entrant namely the Xperia XZ2 Premium joined the line. Do any of these Android phones excite [Read More]

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Sony’s new Xperia XZ2 Premium is really premium

April 18, 2018 Kaushik Boggarapu

It’s not often we discuss Sony, but the company has just launched another high-end smartphone. At MWC 2018 in February, Sony announced two new flagships part of the premium XZ lineup, Xperia XZ2 and Xperia XZ2 Compact. Never did we for one moment think an Xperia XZ2 Premium would be announced this soon after, but it just happened. The successor to the first-gen Xperia XZ Premium is here and it’s, well, premium.

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Sony wants to keep Android tablets alive with an Xperia refresh

March 30, 2018 Kaushik Boggarapu

If you have been a follower of Android news, you know there haven’t been many new tablets. High-end Android tablets with modern hardware especially just don’t exist in numbers like they used to. Demand has shifted to large mobile phones and convertible laptops like Microsoft Surface and Chromebook. In fact, many think Chrome OS will replace Android as Google’s primary OS for large touch screen devices. One company other than Huawei that’s not willing to let demand for Android-powered tablets [Read More]

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Sony explains why it removed the 3.5mm headphone jack with Xperia XZ2

March 15, 2018 Doug Demagistris

At MWC 2018, Sony introduced a pair of smartphones: Xperia XZ2 and Xperia XZ2 Compact. These are the latest and greatest Sony has created, finally incorporating a somewhat modern design language like most of us asked. However, change came at the cost of a 3.5mm audio headphone jack, and Sony went ahead to explain why in its FAQs.

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