Sony Follows Up With Android 5.1.1 Lollipop Update

If you happen to own any one (or all) three of the following smartphones from Sony, namely the Xperia Z1, Xperia Z1 Compact, and Xperia Z Ultra, then here is a wee bit of good news to kick start your week with. Basically, those handsets would be on the receiving end of the Android 5.1.1 Lollipop update, which would make it follow the footsteps of how the Xperia Z, Xperia […]


Mod Turns Sony Xperia Z1’s Earpiece Into A Second Speaker

One of the cooler features of the Sony Xperia Z2 is the fact that it comes with front-facing stereo speakers, much like the HTC One M8, although we guess it’s not very obvious. However the fact remains that it is there and Xperia Z2 owners can probably appreciate the effect that it gives off when listening to music or watching videos on their phone without headphones.This is a feature that […]


Sony Xperia Z2’s Stereo Speakers Compared Against The Xperia Z1

The Sony Xperia Z2 is the company’s latest flagship smartphone. The handset was unveiled at MWC 2014 and naturally it did feature some upgrades over its predecessor, the Sony Xperia Z1 which was launched in the later part of 2013.Now apart from the obvious changes in hardware, there is one piece of upgrade that is very noticeable, and that is the Xperia Z2’s stereo speakers. For those unfamiliar, the Xperia […]


Sony Xperia Z1 And Xperia Z Ultra Gets Software Update

Sony did make an announcement over its official Twitter account that they have lined up a brand new software update for the the Sony Xperia Z1 as well as the Sony Xperia Z Ultra. This particular update will not be the Android 4.4 KitKat release that many would have been looking forward to, but I guess this is where the second law of updates apply – any update is better […]


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Sony Sirius Compared With Xperia Z1 Side By Side

You know that a particular smartphone is about to roll out when more and more rumors surrounding it start to make its way to the online news channels and blogs. Case in point, the next flagship smartphone from the folks over at Sony, where the Sony D6503, also known as the Sony Sirius, or in some other circles, it has been called the Sony Xperia Z2, has been spotted resting […]


Sony China Announces Xperia Z1 Colorful Edition

Sony has done pretty well for itself in terms of the number of smartphones released over the past few years, and their foray into waterproof handsets – at least up to 1 meter deep for 30 minutes, have been a good selling point. Well, here we are with the latest announcement from Sony which involves smartphones, although it would be concentrated in the country of China. Sony has announced the […]


Sony Xperia Z1 Users Complain Of Their Phones Warping

Does Sony have a curved display smartphone in the works? If we didn’t know any better, the photo above would seem to suggest just that, but as it turns out it’s actually from a series of photos that have been posted online where different Sony Xperia Z1 owners have complained that their phones have started to bend, although the exact reason is unclear. The Xperia Z1 is made from aluminum […]


Xperia Z1 Launched In China As The L39t

We did read about how the Sony Xperia Z1 has already been on the receiving end of the Android 4.3 Jelly Bean update recently, and for those who happen to live in China, the Xperia Z1 too, has made its way to that part of the world, although it has been launched with a different model number this time around – where it is better known as the L39t. China […]


Android 4.3 Jelly Bean Rolling Out To Sony Xperia Z1, Xperia Z Ultra

Even though Android 4.4 KitKat seems to be what every Android owner wants to be running on their device, there are still some popular phones out there that have yet to even make it to Android 4.3 Jelly Bean. For example, Sony’s Xperia Z1 and Xperia Z Ultra, which the company has announced both will begin receiving Android 4.3 starting today. 


T-Mobile Xperia Z1 Render Surfaces Once Again

Sony launched the Xperia Z1 smartphone earlier this year and since then it has been rumored that T-Mobile is going to carry it. The carrier itself is yet to confirm if it has any intentions to carry the latest from Sony, but we have already seen a render of the device with its branding on it. Another render of the T-Mobile Xperia Z1 has surfaced, this time showing the front […]


Sony Xperia Z1S Poses Beside Xperia Z1 In Leaked Picture

The Sony Xperia Z1S has been flirting with us for quite some time now, but it is still not known when this smartphone is going to be announced. It is believed to be the international variant of the Xperia Z1 f which Sony launched in Japan last month. The Xperia Z1 f is basically a “mini” variant of the Xperia Z1, but unlike most “mini” variants, the Z1 f doesn’t […]


New Sony Xperia Z1s Photo Leaked

The word on the street is that Sony has a new smartphone in the works known as the Xperia Z1s, which is apparently the international version of the Xperia Z1 f which was launched in Japan back in October. While it remains unknown as to when Sony will announce the new Xperia Z1s for the rest of the world, thanks to newly leaked photos, we now have additional photos of […]


Sony Xperia Z1 Gets Update, Rear Camera Sees Improvement

The Sony Xperia Z1 is no pushover as a smartphone, especially when you consider its flagship credentials. Having said that, this waterproof smartphone has just received an update that has been said to deliver an improvement to its rear camera, not that the back camera in the past was a slouch or anything like it. Apparently, this new firmware update has introduced an algorithm that will enhance the performance of […]


Sony Xperia Z1 And Xperia Z Ultra Receives Android 4.2 Jelly Bean Firmware Update

If there is one major advantage underneath the hood of modern day smartphones, I would like to say that it is this – the fact that one is able to introduce firmware updates into the mix to, in essence, enhance or prolong the lifespan of the handset in the market is a good thing. The recently reviewed Sony Xperia Z1 as well as the larger sized Xperia Z Ultra have […]