Sony Xperia archive

  • Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet review
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    Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet review

    By 14 April 2014

    Tablet season 2014 is upon us and vying for your attention is the Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet. It's slimmer, lighter and more powerful than its Tablet Z predecessor and offers some standout features such as waterproofing. If you want to splash around in the...

  • Sony Xperia Z1 Compact review
    Phones 5 out of 5

    Sony Xperia Z1 Compact review

    By 18 February 2014

    The Sony Xperia Z1 Compact is one of the first smaller-displayed devices to launch in recent years that can claim flagship status. It's something that fans have been calling for for some time: a device that's small, but packs as powerful a punch as the...

  • A week in reviews: 27 - 31 January
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    A week in reviews: 27 - 31 January

    By 1 February 2014

    It's been quite a week for smartphones. We've been blown away by the small and mighty Sony Xperia Z1 Compact, have taken the Motorola Moto X for its Brit-based walkies, and there's even the arrival of SwiftKey for iOS. Well, sort of. More on that last...

  • A week in reviews: 12 - 18 October
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    A week in reviews: 12 - 18 October

    By 19 October 2013

    Another week rolls on by and it's been busy, busy, busy. In addition to the announcement of the 10th Pocket-lint Awards, due to take place at the end of November, there have been all kinds of mighty products rolling in through the office. Top of the list...

  • Sony earnings show growth in smartphone sales, moving 9.6 million units last quarter
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    Sony earnings show growth in smartphone sales, moving 9.6 million units last quarter

    By 1 August 2013

    Sony took the wraps off its fiscal Q1 2013 earnings on Wednesday, most notably showing solid growth in the smartphone sector. It moved 9.6 million smartphones in the first quarter of financial year 2013/14, up from 7.4 million year-on-year, according...

  • Sony Xperia i1 'Honami' specs leaked, including 1080p display, quad-core chip
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    Sony Xperia i1 'Honami' specs leaked, including 1080p display, quad-core chip

    By 17 July 2013

    Just one day after Sony Korea purportedly revealed its 20-megapixel Sony Xperia i1 - joining an ever-growing list of beefy smartphones in the market packing huge cameras - some new specs for the Sony handset have surfaced online. Taiwanese website ePrice...

  • Sony Xperia SP now available in the UK at Orange and T-Mobile
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    Sony Xperia SP now available in the UK at Orange and T-Mobile

    By 30 April 2013

    Are you digging what Sony has to offer in 2013? If so you're in luck, as the Japan-based company's mid-range Xperia SP has graced the folks in the UK, making its way over to Orange and T-Mobile to start. At T-Mobile you'll find the better deal, offering...

  • Sony Xperia phones to get DualShock 3 controller compatibility
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    Sony Xperia phones to get DualShock 3 controller compatibility

    By 8 April 2013

    Sony Mobile is planning to add native support for DualShock 3 game controllers, as found on the PlayStation 3. It will allow you to use one of the gamepads on Android games with Bluetooth control-compatibility and PlayStation Mobile titles. Demonstrated...

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

    By 18 March 2013

    In addition to the new mid-range Xperia SP, Sony's also updated its entry-level model with the introduction of the Xperia L, and Pocket-lint was on hand to have a tinker with this latest affordable Xperia handset. Although Sony won't confirm exactly how...

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

    By 18 March 2013

    The Sony Xperia Z kicked off the company's 2013 smartphone presence with a bang, but it's not the only handset due this year. Behind closed doors at Mobile World Congress 2013 in February, Pocket-lint was treated to an advanced viewing of the new, mid-range...

  • Sony announces Jelly Bean update for Xperia range, not here until 2013
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    Sony announces Jelly Bean update for Xperia range, not here until 2013

    By 19 October 2012

    Good news and bad news from Sony today. The good news is Android 4.1 Jelly Bean is coming to its latest range of Xperia handsets. The bad news: it won’t be here until 2013. Writing on its official blog, Sony Mobile confirmed that the Sony Xperia T,...

  • Sony Xperia J leaked, budget Ice Cream Sandwich incoming
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    Sony Xperia J leaked, budget Ice Cream Sandwich incoming

    By 23 August 2012

    Sony is looking to bring its Xperia range to a wider audience, with the entry-level Sony Xperia J, but it looks likely to be a case of you get what you pay for. Bizarrely, the Russian site Mobile-review claims to have reviewed the handset before Sony...

  • Sony Xperia SL: More photos, more colours
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    Sony Xperia SL: More photos, more colours

    By 1 August 2012

    Sony’s rumoured Xperia SL range has again been spotted in the wild, this time revealing an additional three new colours. ePrice has managed to get its hands on some new photos of the Sony Xperia SL which show the handset with  black, white and silver...

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

    By 11 July 2012

    A glance of the expert's eye might miss that the Sony Xperia Tipo is an Android Ice Cream Sandwich handset, but it seems that Google's most recently released mobile OS version is everywhere these days - even in a handset preparing to hit the shelves at...

  • Sony Xperia Pepper to add some spice
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    Sony Xperia Pepper to add some spice

    By 12 March 2012

    Looking like it will fit in pretty well with the new Sony Xperia NXT Series, the Sony MT27i - aka the Sony Xperia Pepper - has got leaky in webland with a rendering and some spec details popping up on PocketNow. If you didn't get the memo, the new Sony...