Xperia XZ Premium hits pre-order on Amazon UK for £649

March 10, 2017

The Sony Xperia XZ Premium is now available to pre-order in the UK through Amazon UK for £649. Only the Deepsea Black colour option is available to pre-order, which suggests that the Luminous Chrome option may be exclusive to one of the UK carriers. Amazon is pegging the Xperia XZ Premium release date as 1 […]

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Low in-call volume for Xperia Z5 series to be fixed in mid-April 2017

March 10, 2017

Since the Sony Xperia Z5 family was updated to Android Nougat a month ago, we have received a steady stream of complaints from users regarding low in-call volume, headphone volume and an imbalance of the top and bottom speakers. The good news is that Sony has confirmed a fix is on the way, with a […]

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Kong: Skull Island Xperia Theme now available

March 9, 2017

Sony Mobile has released a great new Xperia Theme to celebrate the upcoming film, Kong: Skull Island. The movie is a reboot of the King Kong franchise and is the second movie (after Godzilla) in Legendary’s monster universe series. The Xperia theme has a nice design, along with a live wallpaper. If you’re interested, the […]

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Sony’s latest Xperia X Concept release adds X-Reality for videos

March 9, 2017

Sony Mobile’s Xperia X Concept team has released a new firmware update (38.3.1.A.0.54), which adds X-Reality for video, as well as improving the backlight brightness control. X-Reality has featured in stock Xperia software for a while now, but had not been included in Concept firmware up until now. There are various other improvements and bug […]

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Sony SBH56 Bluetooth Headset with Speaker has a camera remote for selfies

March 3, 2017

Sony Mobile added a new Bluetooth headset to its range at MWC called the “Bluetooth Headset with Speaker SBH56”. As the name suggests, the SBH56 headset offers hands-free talking through an integrated loud speaker. It also has a camera button, which acts a camera remote allowing you to take the perfect selfie. The SBH56 features […]

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Xperia XZ Premium wins “Best New Smartphone” at MWC 2017

March 2, 2017

The Sony Xperia XZ Premium has turned heads wherever it has featured on the MWC 2017 show floor. The handset features a number of ‘world firsts’ including the first smartphone with a 4K HDR display and the first to feature the technology capable of 960fps slow motion video recording. It is also the first phone […]

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Latest Xperia X Concept release introduces Glove mode and LDAC support

March 1, 2017

Sony Mobile has released a new firmware update for the Xperia X Concept program in the form of build number 38.3.1.A.0.32C. This new update introduces Glove mode, which you can access via the shortcuts. The other big addition, is better audio functionality with LDAC support. Other changes include Google security patches update to 5 February […]

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Sony Mobile US points to ‘external factors’ on fingerprint sensor exclusion

February 28, 2017

Sony’s fingerprint sensor power button was first introduced back in the Xperia Z5 range. Despite this, for some inexplicable reason, Sony has had to disable the fingerprint in models sold in the USA. Sony has never given any clarity on why this might be the case, apart from being a “business decision”. Well, now a […]

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Here’s how Sony’s new 2017 Xperia live wallpaper looks

February 27, 2017

Sony Mobile announced four new Xperia handsets earlier today at the MWC tradeshow in Barcelona. Along with how exciting each new handset is from a hardware perspective, all of these 2017 models feature a new live wallpaper from Sony. If you want to see how it moves and flows, then check out the gif below. […]

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Jolla’s Sailfish OS is officially heading to Sony Xperia devices

February 27, 2017

Jolla announced earlier today that its open operating system, Sailfish OS, will soon be officially heading to Sony Xperia devices. Jolla and Sony Mobile are working together to support Sony’s Open Devices Program. The first port is a Sailfish OS powered Xperia X, which is currently on display at the MWC tradeshow in Barcelona. Jolla […]

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Xperia XA1 launched with 5-inch 720p display and 23MP camera

February 27, 2017

The Xperia XA1 is the smaller of Sony’s mid-range 2017 offerings with a 5-inch 720p curved glass display. The Xperia XA1 features a 23MP 1/2.3-inch Exmor RS rear camera with 24mm wide-angle F2.0 lens. The camera includes features such as hybrid autofocus and SteadyShot. The front camera includes a 8MP 1/4-inch Exmor R sensor with […]

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Xperia XA1 Ultra announced with 6-inch edge-to-edge display and 16MP front camera

February 27, 2017

Sony Mobile has unveiled the Xperia XA1 Ultra, which is an update on last year’s Xperia XA Ultra. The big features of the Xperia XA1 Ultra include a 6-inch edge-to-edge 1080p display and a powerful 16MP front camera with OIS and front-facing LED flash. Sony has also adopted the endless loop surface design, first seen […]

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Xperia XZs announced with Motion Eye Camera and S-Force stereo speakers

February 27, 2017

Sony Mobile has officially announced the Xperia XZs and Xperia XZs Dual at the MWC 2017 tradeshow in Barcelona. The Xperia XZs has the same design as last year’s Xperia XZ, with loop surface design and ALKALEIDO metal back. The Xperia XZs also uses the same size 5.2-inch Full HD 1080p display. The big difference […]

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Xperia XZ Premium unveiled with 4K HDR display and Motion Eye camera with super slow motion video

February 27, 2017

Sony Mobile has officially announced the Xperia XZ Premium and XZ Premium Dual at MWC 2017. The Xperia XZ Premium’s big new features include a 5.5-inch 4K HDR smartphone display and the introduction of Sony’s memory-embedded stacked image sensor, which is capable of 960 frames per second super slow motion video. The rear camera uses […]

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Sony Mobile’s four Xperia models destined for MWC break cover

February 26, 2017

Leakster extraordinaire Evan Blass (@evleaks) has been outing all of the major smartphones destined for MWC in recent weeks and Sony Mobile is no exception. Evan has leaked an image showing the four Sony Xperia 2017 models that are destined for an announcement at the MWC tradeshow tomorrow morning. Sony Mobile is using the same […]

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