XPERIA Z

Sony Rumored To Unveil At Least One New Handset At IFA 2016
It has been a while since Sony came out with a new smartphone and rumor has it that the company is going to unveil at least one new handset at the upcoming IFA 2016 trade show in Germany. Some even suggest that Sony could unveil a new range of smartphones at the tech conference which is going to take place in the first week of September. Rumor has it that […]

Sony Confirms That Xperia X Is Now The New Flagship
Sony took everybody by surprise as it unveiled new handsets at Mobile World Congress 2016 under the Xperia X series. In the weeks leading up to the event, it was rumored that Sony would introduce Xperia Z6 at MWC 2016 but that didn’t happen. The company didn’t announce a new Xperia Z series device and a post on one of its regional Facebook pages made it seem that Xperia Z […]

Did The Sony Xperia X Replace The Xperia Z Series?
Yesterday Sony announced a bunch of new phones in the form of the Xperia X series. There was no mention of the Sony Xperia Z6 which we assumed was because Sony was planning an announcement for a later date, although could it be that the Xperia Z series has been replaced with the Xperia X?

Original Xperia Z Series Gets Android 5.1 At Last
Sony was one of the few OEMs that had promised to release Android 5.1 Lollipop for even some of their older devices and the company has steadily been working towards that aim. It recently released Android 5.1.1 Lollipop for the Xperia T2 Ultra and now the company has confirmed that the Lollipop update is being rolled out for the original Xperia Z series that was released back in 2013. Folks […]

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Sony Teases Android 5.0 Lollipop For The Original Xperia Z
The original Sony Xperia Z was announced back at CES 2013 and at that time was probably one of the better-looking smartphones around. Now given that the handset is 2 years old and with many of its successors having been announced, is there still love for the original Sony Xperia Z? As it turns out there is.Sony has recently shared a teaser on its Sony Xperia Google+ page in which […]

Sony Xperia Devices Could Receive Lollipop Starting Next Week
Sony had said back in January that it will start rolling out the Android 5.0 Lollipop update for its Xperia devices from February. The month came and went by still Sony didn’t release the update. If Sony’s official Indonesian Facebook page is to be believed then the roll out could be starting from next week. At least that’s what the people who run the page have posted on Facebook. Sony […]

Sony Xperia Z, ZL, ZR And Tablet Z Receive Android 4.4.4
Sony has made a habit of releasing the Android 4.4.4 update for a bunch of its Xperia devices at the same time. Today brings a similar rollout of the latest Android version for four Xperia devices which includes the Tablet Z as well apart from three smartphones. The Android 4.4.4 update is now available for Sony Xperia Z, Xperia ZL, Xperia ZR and the aforementioned Xperia Tablet Z.

Sony Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact
When it comes to Android tablets, we have to admit that Sony has done a pretty good job with their lineup thus far. Their tablets tend to look pretty good in terms of design and usually comes with pretty decent hardware as well. It looks like Sony expects to maintain that with the announcement of the Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact.

T-Mobile Xperia Z Android 4.3 Update Released
Great news for everyone that owns a Sony Xperia Z that they have sourced from the “uncarrier,” T-Mobile. The carrier has finally started releasing the much awaited Android 4.3 Jelly Bean update for the smartphone today, and apart from all the bells and whistles we have come to expect from version 4.3, the update also brings various other improvements and fixes. The T-Mobile Xperia Z Android 4.3 update is rolling […]

T-Mobile Xperia Z Android 4.2 Update Released
T-Mobile started carrying the Sony Xperia Z smartphone earlier this year, around the time when Sony rolled out the Android 4.2 Jelly Bean update for the international variant of this very same smartphone. T-Mobile subscribers who own this device can rejoice today as the carrier has finally released a software update which bumps up the firmware version, unfortunately its just Android 4.2, a version of Google’s mobile OS that’s nearly […]

Xperia Z Android 4.4 Custom ROM Released
Google’s latest Android 4.4 update is in the process of being rolled out, it will be initially released for compatible existing Nexus devices over the next few weeks. OEMs have yet to reveal when they’ll be releasing Android 4.4 KitKat for their devices, Samsung has apparently begun testing the update for Galaxy Note 3. Until the official release happens, Android enthusiasts longing to get a taste of KitKat can turn […]

Nokia Lumia 1520 Caught On Camera Alongside The Xperia Z
The Nokia Lumia 1520 is Nokia’s upcoming phablet device which has also gone by the “Bandit” codename in the past. We’ve seen images and press renders of the device make their way onto the internet, and now thanks to a handful of photos obtained by The Verge, the handset has made yet another appearance, this time sitting alongside the Sony Xperia Z. For those unfamiliar with the Xperia Z, it’s […]

100 Sony Xperia Z Handsets Used In A Fashion Project
Fashion and technology are not exclusive to one another, and in a recent fashion show, one hundred Sony Xperia Z handsets were used to help decorate the runway. It’s a pretty interesting concept and while the phones look like they might have only been used as a decoration, in reality they were used as cameras as well, all one hundred of them! As the model walks through the spiral of […]

Partial Sony Honami Port On Xperia Z
Much has been said and whispered about the upcoming Sony Honami (i1) flagship smartphone from the folks over at Sony Mobile, so much so that we spotted a leaked teaser image just yesterday, in addition to the possibility of an official launch this coming September 4th. Of course, there were also whispers concerning a possible 20-megapixel camera as well as a reported appearance over at GFXBench benchmarks. All of that […]

Sony XPERIA Z Users Complain of Build Quality in Forums
When you come up with a flagship device under your company banner, you can be sure that the company has done its level best to include top notch parts as well as performance tweaks possible to make it as complaint-free as possible upon release. After all, it is the very soul of a company’s pride we’re talking about here, so when Sony first introduced the water-resistant Sony Xperia Z, many […]

Sony Shipped 9.6 Million Smartphones Last Quarter
While Sony’s Xperia Z managed to steal the show at CES 2013 earlier this year, sadly the device was eclipsed by the Samsung Galaxy S4 which was announced a few months later. While Sony’s smartphone and tablet efforts have been pretty decent, undoubtedly the company does play a second fiddle to Samsung who’s probably the biggest name in Android at the moment. Well if you’re a Sony fan and you’re […]

Sony Xperia Z And Xperia ZL Gets New Firmware Updates
The two flagship smartphones from the folks over at Sony Mobile would be the Sony Xperia Z and Xperia ZL, and it is rather encouraging to see that Sony intends to make sure that the Xperia Z and Xperia ZL will be able to last as long as possible in the market without being too outdated – at least in terms of its software (you can’t do much about the […]

Sony Announce Devices That Will Receive Android 4.3 Jelly Bean Update
Heads up Sony Xperia owners, with Android 4.3 having recently been announced by Google, we’re sure many of you guys are wondering when Sony will be updating their mobile devices to the latest build of Android. Well the good news is that Sony has since posted an update on their website confirming the devices that will be receiving the Android 4.3 Jelly Bean update.  According to Sony’s blog post, they […]

Nokia Lumia 925 And Xperia Z On T-Mobile
If you have had half a mind of getting either the Nokia Lumia 925 or the Sony Xperia Z from T-Mobile, then I guess it is time to do so, as both smartphones are now available from the US mobile carrier. In fact, we have already taken the T-Mobile Xperia Z for a thorough spin, and we would strongly recommend you to read our take on it before making a […]

T-Mobile Xperia Z Bootloader Is Locked
T-Mobile's Xperia Z apparently has a bootloader that cannot be unlocked.