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Sony Xperia XZ3 vs Samsung Galaxy S9 vs S9+: What's the difference?
Sony Xperia XZ3 vs Samsung Galaxy S9 vs S9+: What's the difference? By Britta O'Boyle

Sony has announced its latest flagship smartphone at IFA 2018 in the form of the Xperia XZ3. This is how it compares to the Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+.... Read more

Sony Xperia XZ3 vs XZ2 vs XZ2 Premium: What's the difference?
Sony Xperia XZ3 vs XZ2 vs XZ2 Premium: What's the difference? By Britta O'Boyle

Sony has announced its latest flagship smartphone, the Xperia XZ3. Here is how it compares to the XZ2 and XZ2 Premium.... Read more

Sony Xperia XZ2 vs Xperia XZ2 Compact: What's the difference?
Sony Xperia XZ2 vs Xperia XZ2 Compact: What's the difference? By Britta O'Boyle

Sony Mobile two new additions to its Xperia XZ line of smartphones in the Xperia XZ2 and the XZ2 Compact.The two smartphones succeed the Xperia XZ1 and... Read more

Sony Xperia XZ2 Compact vs XZ1 Compact: What's the difference?
Sony Xperia XZ2 Compact vs XZ1 Compact: What's the difference? By Britta O'Boyle

Sony's Xperia XZ2 and XZ2 Compact are the two most recent phones available in the XZ portfolio, both represent something of a change in direction for the... Read more

Sony Xperia XZ2 Premium vs Xperia XZ2: What's the difference?
Sony Xperia XZ2 Premium vs Xperia XZ2: What's the difference? By Chris Hall

If you are a Sony Mobile fan, you'll know that Sony likes to release Xperia handsets. The new flagship, the Sony Xperia XZ2, was announced in February... Read more

Sony Xperia XZ2 vs Sony Xperia XZ1: What's the difference?
Sony Xperia XZ2 vs Sony Xperia XZ1: What's the difference? By Britta O'Boyle

Sony Mobile has announced two new devices at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona in the form of the Xperia XZ2 and the Xperia XZ2 Compact.The two devices... Read more

Sony Xperia XZ Premium vs Xperia Z5 Premium: What's the difference?
Sony Xperia XZ Premium vs Xperia Z5 Premium: What's the difference? By Britta O'Boyle

Sony announced four smartphones at Mobile World Congress 2017 in Barcelona, one of which is the Xperia XZ Premium, which is the company latest and greatest... Read more

Sony Xperia XZs vs XZ vs Xperia Z5: What's the difference?
Sony Xperia XZs vs XZ vs Xperia Z5: What's the difference? By Britta O'Boyle

Sony's Xperia portfolio of smartphones is plentiful to say the least. There are numerous options available, from budget devices to mid-range, all the way... Read more

Sony Xperia 2017 smartphone differences: XZ Premium vs XZs vs XA1 vs XA1 Ultra
Sony Xperia 2017 smartphone differences: XZ Premium vs XZs vs XA1 vs XA1 Ultra By Britta O'Boyle

There are few companies, if any, that launch as many smartphones in one year as Sony Mobile. We saw the death of the Z range and the rise of the X series... Read more

Sony Xperia XZ vs Samsung Galaxy S7 vs S7 edge: What's the difference?
Sony Xperia XZ vs Samsung Galaxy S7 vs S7 edge: What's the difference? By Britta O'Boyle

The next Sony Xperia flagship has made its debut at consumer electronics show IFA in Berlin, going by the name XZ.As you might expect, it brings with... Read more

Sony Xperia XZ vs Xperia X Performance vs Xperia X: What's the difference?
Sony Xperia XZ vs Xperia X Performance vs Xperia X: What's the difference? By Britta O'Boyle

Sony has announced its next Xperia flagship - the Xperia XZ at consumer electronics show IFA in Berlin.The device has leaked several times over the last... Read more

Sony Xperia X Compact vs Z5 Compact vs Z3 Compact: What’s the difference?
Sony Xperia X Compact vs Z5 Compact vs Z3 Compact: What’s the difference? By Britta O'Boyle

Sony has announced a new Xperia Compact at consumer electronics show IFA in Berlin, adding to its X Series portfolio.The Xperia X Compact launches alongside... Read more

Sony Xperia X vs Xperia Z vs Xperia M: What's the difference?
Sony Xperia X vs Xperia Z vs Xperia M: What's the difference? By Britta O'Boyle

Sony Mobile churns out smartphones like they are going out of fashion. There are currently four devices available to buy across its M range and Z range,... Read more

Sony Xperia X Performance vs Xperia Z5: What's the difference?
Sony Xperia X Performance vs Xperia Z5: What's the difference? By Britta O'Boyle

Sony announced the X series at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, comprising three new smartphones. The company also confirmed the Z series will end with... Read more

Sony Xperia Z5 Premium vs Samsung S6 edge Plus: Which is better?
Sony Xperia Z5 Premium vs Samsung S6 edge Plus: Which is better? By Britta O'Boyle

At the top of Sony's Xperia Z5 family is the Z5 Premium. It steals headlines with its 4K display, putting itself forward as part of the new breed, the... Read more

Sony Xperia Z5 Compact vs Sony Xperia Z3 Compact: What's the difference?
Sony Xperia Z5 Compact vs Sony Xperia Z3 Compact: What's the difference? By Britta O'Boyle

Sony announced three flagship smartphones at IFA 2015 in Berlin last week, making up the Xperia Z5 family of devices. Top of the pack is the Xperia Z5... Read more

Sony Xperia Z5 Premium vs Apple iPhone 6 Plus: What’s the difference?
Sony Xperia Z5 Premium vs Apple iPhone 6 Plus: What’s the difference? By Britta O'Boyle

Sony announced not one but three new flagship smartphones at IFA 2015 in Berlin, with the leader of the pack going by the name of the Xperia Z5 Premium.The... Read more

Sony Xperia Z5 Premium vs Xperia Z5 vs Xperia Z5 Compact: What's the difference?
Sony Xperia Z5 Premium vs Xperia Z5 vs Xperia Z5 Compact: What's the difference? By Chris Hall

Sony has announced three new flagship handsets in the Z5 family. There's the regular Z5, but it has been joined by the predicable Z5 Compact, and the less-than-expected... Read more

Sony Xperia Z5 vs Sony Xperia Z3+: What's the difference?
Sony Xperia Z5 vs Sony Xperia Z3+: What's the difference? By Britta O'Boyle

Sony announced three new smartphones at IFA in Berlin, including the Xperia Z5 that succeeds the Xperia Z3+ in Europe and the Xperia Z4 in Japan.The Xperia... Read more

Sony Xperia Z5 vs Samsung Galaxy S6: What's the difference?
Sony Xperia Z5 vs Samsung Galaxy S6: What's the difference? By Britta O'Boyle

Samsung turned heads when it announced the Samsung Galaxy S6 earlier in 2015 and it was quickly heralded as one of the top Android phones of the year.Sony... Read more

Sony Xperia M5 vs Motorola Moto G (third-gen): What's the difference?
Sony Xperia M5 vs Motorola Moto G (third-gen): What's the difference? By Britta O'Boyle

The lower-end of the smartphone market is almost as exciting, if not more exciting, than the top-end at the moment. In the last couple of weeks, we have... Read more

Sony Xperia C5 Ultra vs Sony Xperia Z3+: What's the difference?
Sony Xperia C5 Ultra vs Sony Xperia Z3+: What's the difference? By Britta O'Boyle

Sony is no stranger to the launch of new devices. No sooner does one smartphone hit the shelves, than another swiftly appears to expand the portfolio yet... Read more

Sony Xperia M5 vs Sony Xperia M4 Aqua: What’s the difference?
Sony Xperia M5 vs Sony Xperia M4 Aqua: What’s the difference? By Britta O'Boyle

Sony is well known for launching several smartphones a year. It doesn't stick to the annual refresh cycle that many of its competitors do, instead it opts... Read more

Sony Xperia Z3+ vs Sony Xperia Z3: What's the difference?
Sony Xperia Z3+ vs Sony Xperia Z3: What's the difference? By Britta O'Boyle

Sony has quietly announced a new flagship, the Xperia Z3+ smartphone, which is identical to the Xperia Z4 handset that launched in Japan in April. The... Read more

Sony Xperia Z4 vs Sony Xperia Z3: What's the difference?
Sony Xperia Z4 vs Sony Xperia Z3: What's the difference? By Britta O'Boyle

Sony has quietly announced its next flagship, the Xperia Z4 smartphone in Japan. The device has been rumoured for several months and after it didn't appear... Read more

Sony Xperia M4 Aqua vs Sony Xperia Z3: What's the difference from mid-range to flagship?
Sony Xperia M4 Aqua vs Sony Xperia Z3: What's the difference from mid-range to flagship? By Britta O'Boyle

Sony announced a new mid-range smartphone at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona rather than a new flagship, but just because the Xperia M4 Aqua doesn't... Read more

Sony Xperia Z3 Compact vs Sony Xperia Z1 Compact: What's the difference?
Sony Xperia Z3 Compact vs Sony Xperia Z1 Compact: What's the difference? By Britta O'Boyle

Sony has been busy at this year's consumer electronics show IFA, announcing a number of new additions to its Xperia mobile line up including the Xperia... Read more

Sony Xperia Z3 vs LG G3: What's the difference?
Sony Xperia Z3 vs LG G3: What's the difference? By Britta O'Boyle

Six months on from the Sony Xperia Z2 comes the Xperia Z3 featuring a more refined design, better battery life and an improved camera, but how will it... Read more

Sony Xperia Z3 vs Samsung Galaxy S5: What's the difference?
Sony Xperia Z3 vs Samsung Galaxy S5: What's the difference? By Britta O'Boyle

The next Sony Xperia flagship has been announced six months after its predecessor and ready to take on its flagship smartphone rivals, but does it have... Read more

Sony Xperia Z3 vs HTC One (M8): What's the difference?
Sony Xperia Z3 vs HTC One (M8): What's the difference? By Britta O'Boyle

Sony has announced its latest flagship smartphone, the Xperia Z3, during its press conference at consumer electronics show IFA 2014.The new device will... Read more

Sony Xperia Z3 vs Sony Xperia Z2: What's the difference?
Sony Xperia Z3 vs Sony Xperia Z2: What's the difference? By Britta O'Boyle

Sony has announced its latest flagship smartphone during its press conference at consumer electronics show IFA in Berlin.The Xperia Z3 arrives just six... Read more

Sony Xperia M2 vs Motorola Moto G: What's the difference?
Sony Xperia M2 vs Motorola Moto G: What's the difference? By Britta O'Boyle

Sony has just announced its mid-range Xperia M2 during its press conference at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.The handset is being described by Sony... Read more

Sony Xperia Z2 vs Sony Xperia Z1: What's the difference?
Sony Xperia Z2 vs Sony Xperia Z1: What's the difference? By Britta O'Boyle

Sony has announced the Xperia Z2, the successor to the Xperia Z1 that launched at IFA in Berlin in September 2013.The Xperia Z2 made its debut at Mobile... Read more

Sony Xperia Z1 Compact vs Motorola Moto G: What's the difference?
Sony Xperia Z1 Compact vs Motorola Moto G: What's the difference? By Britta O'Boyle

Sony has announced a "Compact" version of its Xperia Z1, bringing with it many of the flagship features from its bigger brother and setting a new standard... Read more

Sony Xperia Z1 Compact vs Sony Xperia Z1: What's the difference?
Sony Xperia Z1 Compact vs Sony Xperia Z1: What's the difference? By Britta O'Boyle

There have been a few smartphone manufacturers creating "mini" versions of their flagship handsets, and Sony is the latest to join the party, but it isn't... Read more

Sony Xperia Z1 vs Sony Xperia Z: What's the difference?
Sony Xperia Z1 vs Sony Xperia Z: What's the difference? By Chris Hall

A new handset has been announced by Sony at IFA 2013, updating and refreshing its flagship Android offering and looking to continue the good work started... Read more

Sony Xperia ZR vs Xperia Z: What's the difference?
Sony Xperia ZR vs Xperia Z: What's the difference? By Chris Hall

Sony has just announced the Sony Xperia ZR, another high-end Android smartphone joining an already packed 2013 schedule. There's the Sony Xperia Z, Xperia... Read more

Sony Ericsson Xperia Play vs iPhone 4
Sony Ericsson Xperia Play vs iPhone 4 By Libby Plummer

The "PlayStation" phone has been all over the blogosphere for months now, but Sony Ericsson has finally confirmed the handset as the Xperia Play at MWC... Read more