Album app now pushed to the Google Play Store

March 19, 2015

In a continuing trend, Sony Mobile has pushed another of its apps to the Google Play Store. This time it is the turn of the Album app, which is now on the Play Store with build number 7.0.A.0.26 (which compares to previous build version 7.0.A.0.24). Sony says that the slight change in build number brings […]

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Xperia J1 Compact (D5788) announced – Sony’s first SIM-free Xperia for Japan

March 19, 2015

Sony Mobile Japan has unveiled a new model this morning called the Xperia J1 Compact (D5788). It is the company’s first model to launch unlocked in the country, allowing users to use it with a service of their choice such as So-net. Pre-orders start on 27 March for 54,800 yen + tax, with the phone […]

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Xperia E4 Dual now on sale in India

March 19, 2015

The Sony Xperia E4 Dual is now in stock in India. The Xperia E4 Dual is available for INR 11,605 (£125, €172, $186) through Infibeam, with both black and white colours available. Infibeam will also include a free case worth INR 1,990 too. The Sony Xperia E4 has a 5-inch qHD (540 x 960) IPS […]

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Guide to installing Xperia Lollipop using XperiFirm and Flashtool

March 17, 2015

Finally, Android 5.0 Lollipop has started to roll for owners of the newer Xperia Z series, however the limiting factor is that it is currently only available in select regions. For those that don’t have the patience for it to arrive in their region we’ve created a quick guide on how to download and install […]

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“What’s New” includes app updates in Lollipop; Sony ditches “Update Centre”

March 17, 2015

Sony has dropped the “Update Centre” application within its Android 5.0.2 Lollipop firmware build. It instead will now include app updates within the “What’s New” app, which probably makes sense. When accessing the side menu, you will notice two additions to the list including “Updates” and “Bookmarks”. The settings section allows you to choose whether […]

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Lollipop now live for Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact and Z2 Tablet (Wi-Fi and LTE variants)

March 17, 2015

Sony Mobile has also begun seeding Android 5.0.2 Lollipop to its latest tablet devices this morning. Firmware build number 23.1.A.0.690 is currently rolling to the Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact and the Xperia Z2 Tablet. The update is currently live for the Nordic region only, but we expect availability to widen over the coming days. For […]

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Xperia Z2 Android Lollipop update now rolling (23.1.A.0.690)

March 17, 2015

Sony Mobile has today started to roll the Android 5.0.2 firmware update for the Xperia Z2 (D65XX). We have noticed firmware build 23.1.A.0.690 rolling across the Nordics and Baltic regions for the D6503 variant, as we saw for the Xperia Z3 and Z3 Compact yesterday. If you have managed to download the update post some […]

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More official Xperia Z4 renders leak

March 17, 2015

A few more official-looking renders of the upcoming Sony Xperia Z4 have leaked from tipster @OnLeaks. These new pictures reveal the full front and rear of the Xperia Z4, leaving nothing to the imagine. According to the source, these pictures are internal renders of the Xperia Z4 (not press pics) to give an idea of […]

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Xperia Z4 press image leaks

March 16, 2015

A new render of the Sony Xperia Z4 has leaked by leakster @OnLeaks, who recently also disclosed potential dimensions of Sony’s next flagship. This image confirms everything we have heard and seen of the device so far, including the use of the OmniBalance design and looks very familiar to the Xperia Z3. The notification light […]

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Xperia Lollipop update does not support manual camera settings (RAW)

March 16, 2015

The Android 5.0.2 Lollipop firmware update for the Xperia Z3 and Xperia Z3 Compact does not include any kind of manual camera setting support. The screenshot below says it all. It comes from an application called “Manual Camera Compatibility” that detects whether a Lollipop enabled device will support various manual camera settings (manual focus, WB, […]

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Sony releases Android Lollipop promo video

March 16, 2015

Sony Mobile has just released a quick (93 second) promotional video on its Android 5.0.2 Lollipop update that started to roll to the Xperia Z3 and Xperia Z3 Compact today. The video highlights some of the key features in the latest update including the new material design interface, enhanced lock screen with notifications and shortcuts, […]

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Android Lollipop also hits Xperia Z3 Compact; update for other Z series rolls in two weeks

March 16, 2015

The Android 5.0.2 Lollipop firmware update has also started to roll out for the Xperia Z3 Compact. Firmware build 23.1.A.0.690 is currently rolling for the D5803 Xperia Z3 Compact variant in the Nordics and Baltic regions. Sony has also confirmed in a blog post that the update for other series in the Xperia Z range […]

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Xperia Z3 Android 5.0.2 Lollipop firmware now rolling (23.1.A.0.690)

March 16, 2015

Android Lollipop is finally here. Firmware build 23.1.A.0.690 is currently rolling for the Xperia Z3 (D6603) across the Nordic and Baltic regions. We can confirm that Sony is rolling Android version 5.0.2 with the 3.4 kernel. If you have upgraded let us know your thoughts below. New features include a new user interface based on […]

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Could the Xperia Z4 have virtually the same dimensions as the Z3?

March 16, 2015

Serial leaker Steve Hemmerstoffer who has a credible track record of leaks over at nowhereelse.fr recently supposedly revealed the dimensions of the Xperia Z4, Sony’s next flagship smartphone. What is interesting is that if the dimensions turn out to be true, they are virtually identical to that of the Xperia Z3. According to his leak […]

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Android 4.4.4 now rolling for Xperia E3 LTE models (18.5.C.0.19)

March 15, 2015

Sony has now started to roll the Android 4.4.4 KitKat update for the LTE variants of the Xperia E3. Build number 18.5.C.0.19 has been released across a number of regions for the D2203 model including the UK, France, Greece, Hong Kong, Italy, Philippines, Nordics, Australia and India. The D2206 model number has seen the update […]

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