Xperia M4 Aqua now on pre-order in Germany for €279

March 3, 2015

Germany retailer Amazon.de is one of the first to open pre-orders for the Sony Xperia M4 Aqua. It has both the black and white variants on pre-order (no Coral option) for €279. Sony’s recommended price for the handset was around €299. No date is given on the listing, but expect it to land next month.

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Xperia Z4 Tablet on pre-order in Europe; BKB50 Keyboard bundled in select markets

March 2, 2015

Pre-orders for Sony’s new Xperia Z4 Tablet have now commenced, well at least if you live in Europe. The Sony Mobile Store has placed the tablet on pre-order revealing pricing across a number of markets. In the UK, the Wi-Fi version will cost £499 rising to £579 for the LTE model. Whilst the pricing may […]

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Sony on Lollipop rollout: “We’re finalising testing, still focused on rolling out soon”

March 2, 2015

Sony Mobile has just confirmed on its social channels that they are finalising testing on Android Lollipop and that they are still planning to release it “soon”. In a follow-up tweet, Sony confirmed that releasing a stable update is its main priority. No further detail was given on ETA.

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Here is Android Lollipop running on the Xperia Z3 [Video]

March 2, 2015

Today Sony unveiled two of its newest devices – the Xperia M4 Aqua and Xperia Z4 Tablet – both which are running Android Lollipop. If you head over to YouTube you will find numerous videos of how Lollipop runs on Sony’s latest hardware. However, we know what you really want to see is Lollipop on […]

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Sony to ditch WALKMAN branded app – replaces it with “Music”

March 2, 2015

It looks like Sony Mobile is set to lose the WALKMAN branding on its music application in the latest Android 5.0 Lollipop firmware. All of Sony’s press materials today for the Xperia M4 Aqua and Xperia Z4 tablet show a generic “Music” application in place of where we would see the WALKMAN app. We’re not […]

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Sony releases Xperia Theme Creator tool

March 2, 2015

Sony Mobile has launched a beta version of the “Theme Creator”, which allows developers to design their own Xperia Theme for Sony devices. The Theme Creator allows users to customise over 300 graphical assets like icons, buttons and home screen wallpaper. Once you’re happy with your design, one click is all that is needed to […]

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Sony BKB50 Bluetooth Keyboard turns the Xperia Z4 Tablet into a laptop

March 2, 2015

Sony has announced the Bluetooth Keyboard BKB50 for the Xperia Z4 Tablet. The keyboard has a special hinge that allows the tablet to easily dock with the tablet. The docking station allows the tablet to be ‘closed’ shut just like a real laptop. It also has a 0-130 degree tilt to find that comfortable viewing […]

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Xperia Z4 Tablet arrives with 10.1-inch 2K display, Snapdragon 810 and 6.1mm thickness

March 2, 2015

Sony Mobile has announced the Xperia Z4 Tablet (SGP771) that features a 10.1-inch (2560 x 1600 pixel) IPS display and is the company’s lightest (389g) and slimmest (6.1mm) 10-inch tablet yet. The tablet features a 6000mAh battery that Sony says is good for an astonishing 17 hours of video playback. It will launch globally from […]

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Sony announces Xperia M4 Aqua: 5-inch 720p display, octa-core CPU, 13MP camera

March 2, 2015

Sony has formally unveiled the Xperia M4 Aqua (E2303, E2306, E2353) and Xperia M4 Dual (E2312, E2333, E2363) at MWC this morning. The 4G LTE phone is the same that has been leaked in recent days arriving with a 5-inch (720 x 1280) IPS display (PPI of 294 and screen-to-phone ratio of 65.24%), a 64-bit […]

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SmartBand Talk update brings new watch faces and STAMINA battery mode

March 1, 2015

The SmartBand Talk has received a big firmware update that has added some important features. This includes the ability to choose from a selection of watch faces, as well as being able to customise your own. In practice, this works similarly to the SmartWatch2. The other big addition is the introduction of STAMINA mode to […]

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Blind camera test with Xperia Z3 and Z1 Compact against 6 other phones – see where experts ranked them

March 1, 2015

The guys over at Teleguru.pl recently conducted an extensive camera shootout in Morocco against eight leading smartphones include two Sony Xperia devices – the Xperia Z3 and Xperia Z1 Compact. It then invited seven of Poland’s most famous photo editors and photographers in a blind test to determine the best smartphone camera. Ten different scenes […]

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Sony to launch keyboard accessory with Xperia Z4 tablet? [Update]

February 28, 2015

Sony Mobile is currently running a competition on Facebook for an “exclusive mystery prize package”. Sony says that it is excited “to give you a glimpse of our latest innovations and welcome the newest member of the Xperia family.” However, it is the teaser picture that is interesting showing what looks like a keyboard accessory […]

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Sony re-adds Lollipop as next Android version in support pages for Z series

February 28, 2015

Back in October 2014, Sony added “Android 5.0 (Lollipop)” as the next major Android version in the support pages for all of the Sony Xperia Z series. However, shortly after, Sony pulled the graphic. Well, it is now back again, this time with a sweet Android holding a Lollipop. Could the timing of its re-introduction […]

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More leaked photos of the Xperia M4 Aqua emerge

February 28, 2015

Yesterday, we caught a first look of the Sony Xperia M4 Aqua in red. Now a few more leaked photos of the same handset have emerged, but this time we can see what the Xperia M4 Aqua looks like in white. It also looks like this particular model will have silver sides and white nylon […]

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Sony MWC tease confirms PS4 Remote Play for Xperia Z4 Tablet

February 28, 2015

Well no surprises that the Sony Xperia Z4 Tablet will support PS4 Remote Play, but if you had any doubts Sony has confirmed it in their latest MWC tease with the words: “Bigger, sharper, brighter…become immersed like never before.” Note the word “bigger” – could this be the 12-inch tablet that has been previously rumoured? […]

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