Category: Sony

Sony Xperia Flagship with Inhouse Chipset Reportedly Unveiling at IFA 2017

Since the last quarter of 2015, there have been reports that state that Sony is working on its own mobile phone chipset. Fresh rumors indicate that the Sony flagship that is slated to get announced at the upcoming IFA 2017 event will be powered by the new Sony chipset. Sony has confirmed to the media that...

Sony Xperia XZ1, XZ1 Compact & X1 Specs Leaked

Just last week, Sony released the Xperia XZ Premium flagship in China with a premium design as well as premium price pegged at 5699 Yuan (~$827). The Xperia XZ Premium featured a Snapdragon 835 chip, 4K display, a Sony IMX400 camera, among others. Barely five days after that launch event, a new leak has emerged...

Sony Xperia L1 launched

Sony just launched a new budget smartphone to add to their lineup, it’s the Sony Xperia L1. An handset with low-tier hardware and some premium features; let’s check it out. The Sony Xperia L1 comes in with a 5.5-inch HD (1280 x 720px) display surrounded by what appear to be very slim side bezels. The phone is powered...

Sony Pikachu spotted on GFXBench

A new Sony smartphone has been spotted on GFXBench. Dubbed Pikachu, the phone – the listing reveals – is powered by MediaTek MT6757 Helio P20 SoC with octa-core 2.3GHz processor, and sports a 5-inch HD display.   RAM is 3GB, while internal memory should be 32GB. In terms of camera, the handset features a 21MP...

Sony Xperia XA2 spy shots

It’s no secret that we loved the Xperia XA more than some of its pricier X-siblings and now there’s a new one coming out. The Sony Xperia XA2 or XA (2017) if you will, maintains the rectangular look of its predecessor and it even has sharper corners. This matches well with leaked images, renders and...

Sony Announces World’s First 3-Layer Smartphone Camera Sensor

High quality slow motion video has been one of the most elusive features for smartphone cameras due to their inability to capture and process a tremendously high amount of frames per second; the latest iPhone’s camera is only able to capture up to 240 frames per second. But a newly announced CMOS sensor by Sony...

Sony Xperia XA (2017) video leak

If you recall, not too long ago, a number of renders leaked of successor (to be named) of the Sony Xperia XA. The easiest way to tell is the positioning of the front-facing camera, as well as the USB-C port, and those corners with the funky design at around 01:36. Paired with some interesting music,...

Sony Xperia XZ (2017) Front Panel Leaked

Sony’s next phone is called the Sony Xperia XZ (2017) and a real photo of the front panel has been leaked online. The photo shows the phone will come with a curved display and might have dual speakers judging from the cut-outs at the top and bottom of the panel. The Xperia XZ is expected...

Sony Xperia Edge Concept Phone Design Leaks

Since the Xiaomi Mi Mix concept phone pioneered the launch of phones with bezel-less display and high screen to body ratio exceeding 90%, there have been several other bezel-less phones shown to be in development like the Meizu concept phone, Huawei’s own concept device etc. But this Sony Xperia Edge concept phone design isn’t actually...

All USB C phones, prices, features, and recommendations

This is a list of all USB phones, starting in order of price. Hopefully this is a great post for those looking for a great value phone, with USB C, and other features (updated 2016-12-11). 0-219: Phone Price (€) Battery Ram CPU Fingerprint Screen Version Xiaomi Mi4C 100 3080 2gb Snapdragon 808 No 5 5.1...

Sony Xperia XZ goes on sale around the world

Taiwan got an early start but the Sony Xperia XZ is launching in other markets today. Note that some stores still haven’t updated their pages. Only on the local Spanish site we saw the “Add to cart” option, going at a €700 price. Most others show either “Pre-order” or “Out of stock.” The UK site...

Sony launches the X Compact in the Netherlands

The Sony Xperia X Compact is now available in the Netherlands, as well as in Belgium and Luxembourg. The phone retails for €449 and is available in black, white and light blue. The phone also launched in the UK a couple of days ago for £359.99. As for Pay Monthly plans, the cheapest one to...

Sony unveils Xperia XZ flagship and Xperia X Compact

Sony has just announced two new Xperia phones at IFA 2016 – the new flagship Xperia XZ and the returning Xperia X Compact. Sony Xperia XZ Sony Xperia XZ is a successor to the Xperia X (XZ sounds just like X2, isn’t it?) and it’s a refresh over the Xperia X Performance. It focuses on...

Sony Xperia XR and Xperia X Compact specs leak

We just recently saw renders of the Sony Xperia X Compact revealed by @evleaks. But now another report comes from Techtastic which outlines the supposed specs for the Xperia X Compact and the Xperia XR which are both to be announced at IFA’s Sony presentation to take place on September 1. We’ve actually already seen...