Sony Xperia S archive

  • Sony Xperia S Jelly Bean update almost ready
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    Sony Xperia S Jelly Bean update almost ready

    By 8 May 2013

    Sony's Xperia S has had its Jelly Bean update certified and should be getting the new version of the software in just a few days. The update appeared on the North American PTCRB website, the wireless authentication forum, which is usually a good indicator...

  • Sony Mobile: 2011 Xperia range could still get ICS and Jelly Bean update
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    Sony Mobile: 2011 Xperia range could still get ICS and Jelly Bean update

    By 31 July 2012

    Sony Xperia smartphones maybe getting the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich or even Android 4.1 Jelly Bean updates after all, it seems, following official word from Sony Mobile on Tuesday. "A quick note - during a Q&A session last week on our Sony Mobile...

  • Sony Xperia S to be revamped in the shape of the Sony Xperia SL
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    Sony Xperia S to be revamped in the shape of the Sony Xperia SL

    By 2 July 2012

    Could Sony be about to beef up its Xperia S smartphone? A new addition to the Xperia range has been spotted on an Indonesian website that goes by the name Sony Xperia SL.  The document states that the model number is LT26ii and as the original Sony Xperia...

  • Sony Xperia S improves its music, album and movies apps and gets ICS update too
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    Sony Xperia S improves its music, album and movies apps and gets ICS update too

    By 21 June 2012

    Not only are Sony Xperia S users getting an upgrade to Android 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich, they will also notice some improvements in the way they listen to music, view their photos and watch movies on their phone. The Walkman application is being updated,...

  • Which smartphone is best for the sun?
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    Which smartphone is best for the sun?

    By 25 May 2012

    A couple of days of sunshine and we think we are all set for the summer, but if you plan to spend most of your time outside rather than inside what is the best phone for you to be able to see the screen in the sun? We grabbed a handful of phones in the...

  • Camera phones on test: HTC One X, iPhone 4S, Xperia S, Galaxy SII, Lumia 800
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    Camera phones on test: HTC One X, iPhone 4S, Xperia S, Galaxy SII, Lumia 800

    By 1 May 2012

    Cameras are one of the main battlegrounds for modern smartphones, with each manufacturer looking to point out why theirs is better than the next rival.  "With ImageSense, HTC One rivals traditional digital cameras with improvements to every part of the...

  • PlayStation Store lands on Sony Xperia S, PSOne gaming is a go
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    PlayStation Store lands on Sony Xperia S, PSOne gaming is a go

    By 14 March 2012

    The Sony Xperia S has come good on its PlayStation Certified promise with the arrival of the PlayStation Store on the flagship Sony Android handset. The service was missing when we conducted our Sony Xperia S review recently. There are 16 titles to choose...

  • Sony Xperia S review
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    Sony Xperia S review

    By 5 March 2012

    The Sony Xperia S is the flagship handset in a line-up from a newly refreshed Sony Mobile. With the Ericsson branding swept aside, Sony is striving forward with a new range of devices for 2012. The Sony Xperia S leads the charge, but as a newly branded...

  • Pocket-lint plays life size apps with Sony's Xperia Studio
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    Pocket-lint plays life size apps with Sony's Xperia Studio

    By 5 March 2012

    As a tech journalist, all sorts of crazy escapades get fired your way. We've been thrown out of planes, killed by zombies and even raced a Formula One driver. But Sony has just topped the lot. Turning up at a freezing airport at 6am, our faces virtually...

  • Which Sony Xperia NXT phone should I buy?
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    Which Sony Xperia NXT phone should I buy?

    By 29 February 2012

    If you didn't get the memo, the new Sony Mobile handsets are known as the Xperia NXT Series. The individual handsets are the Xperia S, Xperia P and Xperia U.  We've had the chance to play with all the phones now on a couple of occasions, so we thought...

  • Sony Xperia U and Sony Xperia P get official launch
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    Sony Xperia U and Sony Xperia P get official launch

    By 26 February 2012

    Sony has announced the Sony Xperia P and the Sony Xperia U at a packed press event at Mobile World Congress 2012 in Barcelona. The handsets were previously rumoured, the Xperia U was known as the Kumquat. The two handsets follow the design of the Sony...

  • Sony Xperia S NFC Xperia SmartTags explained
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    Sony Xperia S NFC Xperia SmartTags explained

    By 26 January 2012

    One of the new features coming to the Sony Xperia S is NFC. NFC is great where you have an infrastructure that supports it, but what if you have no use for NFC? Well, Sony (née Sony Ericsson) have put NFC to use in automating tasks on your new Xperia...

  • Sony Xperia S pictures and hands-on
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    Sony Xperia S pictures and hands-on

    By 10 January 2012

    Sony, previously Sony Ericsson, has launched the Sony Xperia S, a new Android smartphone at CES in Las Vegas on Monday and we were at the launch of the new phone to get a quick hands-on preview. The very square looking Xperia S is the company's new flagship...