Xperia archive

  • Sony Reader eBook store to shut down in US and Canada, will move customers to Kobo
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    Sony Reader eBook store to shut down in US and Canada, will move customers to Kobo

    By 6 February 2014

    Starting next month, Sony will begin closing the doors on its Sony Reader Store for eBooks in the US and Canada. Sony's Reader and Xperia tablet and smartphone users will not be left in the lurch though, as the company also revealed that all Reader accounts...

  • Sony Sirius and Canopus smartphones rumoured for 2014
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    Sony Sirius and Canopus smartphones rumoured for 2014

    By 31 December 2013

    As CES nears, the rumour mill is spinning up to full speed with the latest leak suggesting two new Sony smartphones incoming called Sirius and Canopus. Expected to be unveiled at CES next week, or MWC in February, the two new Sony smartphones have been...

  • Sony's next Xperia to wirelessly fully charge in one hour?
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    Sony's next Xperia to wirelessly fully charge in one hour?

    By 18 October 2013

    Charging might be faster than ever before, but it's still a hassle that we may soon be able to do less of, thanks to Sony. A new method of powering devices has been pioneered and should be making its way into the next generation of Xperia smartphone....

  • Sony to refresh Xperia Z with Snapdragon 800 chipset?
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    Sony to refresh Xperia Z with Snapdragon 800 chipset?

    By 24 June 2013

    Sony could refresh its Xperia Z by giving it a Snapdragon 800 processor, according to a new report. Eldar Murtazin, an editor at Russian website Mobile-Review, claimed over the weekend on Twitter that he has played with an Xperia Z loaded with a Snapdragon...

  • Sony's Xperia Z to finally land in US through T-Mobile in coming weeks
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    Sony's Xperia Z to finally land in US through T-Mobile in coming weeks

    By 18 June 2013

    After spending time frolicking around the UK and Asia, Sony's flagship Xperia Z will finally get its first launch in the US. Sony CEO Kaz Hirai confirmed in May that the Xperia Z would launch in the US in the coming weeks, but he did not give specific...

  • Sony Xperia SP handset with mid-range specs set for MWC 2013 announcement?
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    Sony Xperia SP handset with mid-range specs set for MWC 2013 announcement?

    By 22 February 2013

    Sony is said to be continuing its attack on the mobile landscape with the introduction of the Sony Xperia SP at Mobile World Congress 2013.  XperiaBlog, who leaked out plenty of Xperia Z news at the start of the year, says the Xperia SP will be power...

  • Sony 'My Xperia' will help find your lost Xperia handset
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    Sony 'My Xperia' will help find your lost Xperia handset

    By 31 January 2013

    Sony has announced the beta of its new My Xperia service that aims to help you find your Xperia handset if lost or stolen.  My Xperia will first be available in beta in the Nordics starting with the Xperia Arcos S and moving to 2012 Xperia smartphones...

  • Sony set to go larger with 6.44-inch smartphone display
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    Sony set to go larger with 6.44-inch smartphone display

    By 21 January 2013

    Sony has had a busy month in the mobile space with the introduction of its Xperia Z, ZL, and Z tablet. It looks like the company may not be done for the near future, as a supply chain leak indicates a 6.44-inch phablet might be on the way.  Supply chain...

  • Red Xperia ZL spotted in the wild at South East Asia launch
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    Red Xperia ZL spotted in the wild at South East Asia launch

    By 17 January 2013

    Following Sony's announcement that the Xperia ZL will come in a red colour variant, the wine-coloured handset has finally been spotted in the wild at the South East Asia launch event.  Xperia Blog got its hands-on a prototype red handset with a smoother...

  • Sony Xperia Tablet Z specs leak with 10.1-inch Full HD display
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    Sony Xperia Tablet Z specs leak with 10.1-inch Full HD display

    By 15 January 2013

    Specs for an alleged 6.9mm thick Xperia Z tablet have leaked, and are said to complement the company's 5-inch Xperia Z handset announced at CES 2013. The Xperia Z tablet will allegedly feature a 10.1-inch, 1920×1200 Full HD touchscreen, 1.5 GHz quad-core...

  • Sony Xperia Tablet pops up again
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    Sony Xperia Tablet pops up again

    By 9 August 2012

    The Sony Xperia Tablet has made another appearance this time in the form of official press shots - albeit leaked ones. The photos give a better insight into what we can expect from the Android tablet device – and the first to come under the Xperia banner...

  • Sony Xperia Tipo and Tipo Dual: smartphones for beginners
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    Sony Xperia Tipo and Tipo Dual: smartphones for beginners

    By 13 June 2012

    Whoa there, Sony. Hot on the heels of the Sony Xperia Miro and the manufacturer has only just gone and announced another two handsets, in the form of the Sony Xperia Tipo and Tipo Dual. Though both phones are a mere tentative step from a back-to-basics...

  • VIDEO: Sony Ericsson explains camera improvements to Xperia Arc
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    VIDEO: Sony Ericsson explains camera improvements to Xperia Arc

    By 18 January 2011

    Sony Ericsson is very excited by the potential of its Xperia Arc. Not only is it a "sexy handset", as noted by Pocket-lint's own Chris Hall when he played with one at CES 2011, but it features a raft of improvements and new features over its older brothers...

  • Xperia Pureness comes to Selfridges
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    Xperia Pureness comes to Selfridges

    By 25 November 2009

    We enjoyed the teaser campaign for the Sony Ericsson Xperia Pureness, even if it was rendered a little brief by the sudden announcement of all the details. Originally planned for November, we were wondering where the designer handset had got to, but now...

  • VIDEO: Sony Ericsson Xperia 2
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    VIDEO: Sony Ericsson Xperia 2

    By 4 September 2009

    Sony Ericsson's much anticipated upgrade to its WinMob-toting Xperia range, the Xperia X2, has been revealed at IFA in Germany. Here's a quick promo vid giving you a little more insight into the new device. Hit play and we'll bring you more UK launch...

  • Sony Ericsson teases over see-thru Xperia Pureness phone
    Phones

    Sony Ericsson teases over see-thru Xperia Pureness phone

    By 4 September 2009

    Sony Ericsson has revealed some images - but scant info - on a new handset coming soon that boasts a futuristic new design. The "Xperia Pureness'" design is sort of the opposite of LG's "Crystal" handset with a transparent display, rather than transparent...