Latest Sony Mobile phone reviews

Sony Xperia XZ3 review: Sony is back with a bang
4.5 stars Sony Xperia XZ3 review: Sony is back with a bang By Britta O'Boyle

Finally, the Sony Mobile flagship we've been waited to see. Here's why the XZ3, with its 6in OLED screen, is a great flagship in 2018.... Read more

Sony Xperia XZ2 review: The best Sony phone in years, but is that enough to lead the flagship pack?
4.0 stars Sony Xperia XZ2 review: The best Sony phone in years, but is that enough to lead the flagship pack? By Chris Hall

The biggest criticism of Sony's phones in recent years has been the company's dogged persistence in sticking with a design that hasn't moved with the times.... Read more

Sony Xperia XZ2 Compact review: If small is your all
4.0 stars Sony Xperia XZ2 Compact review: If small is your all By Cam Bunton

The Sony smartphone approach over the past few years has been rather non-committal. There have been plenty of Xperia devices launched, sure, but each has... Read more

Sony Xperia XA2 initial review: 23 megapixel pics plus super-wide selfies
Sony Xperia XA2 initial review: 23 megapixel pics plus super-wide selfies By Dan Grabham

Sony has debuted new mid-range Xperia phones at CES 2018, the Xperia XA2 and Xperia XA2 Ultra plus the L2. The XA2’s key feature is its 23 megapixel... Read more

Sony Xperia XA1 Plus preview: Mid-ranger with a beefy battery
Sony Xperia XA1 Plus preview: Mid-ranger with a beefy battery By Britta O'Boyle

Sony announced three smartphones at consumer electronics show IFA in Berlin, including two flagships to complement the 4K Xperia XZ Premium and one "super... Read more

Sony Xperia XZ1 Compact preview: The small powerhouse returns
Sony Xperia XZ1 Compact preview: The small powerhouse returns By Britta O'Boyle

Until last year, the Sony Compact handset was one of our all-time favourite Sony devices. It was hard evidence that good things can come in small packages,... Read more

Sony Xperia XZ1 preview: Classic design, upgraded hardware
Sony Xperia XZ1 preview: Classic design, upgraded hardware By Britta O'Boyle

Sony announced three new smartphones at consumer electronics show IFA, including two flagship devices that will "complement" the spec-stacked Xperia... Read more

Sony Xperia XZ Premium review: 4K flagship has stacks of specs appeal
4.0 stars Sony Xperia XZ Premium review: 4K flagship has stacks of specs appeal By Britta O'Boyle

The Sony Xperia XZ Premium sits at the top of the huge portfolio of Sony smartphones, pulling together advanced camera and display technology from other... Read more

Sony Xperia XA1 and XA1 Ultra preview: Edgy mid-rangers
Sony Xperia XA1 and XA1 Ultra preview: Edgy mid-rangers By Britta O'Boyle

Sony announced the X series of smartphones at Mobile World Congress 2016, marking the death of the Z line and a new path for the Japanese manufacturer.... Read more

Sony Xperia XZs preview: Same design, new hardware
Sony Xperia XZs preview: Same design, new hardware By Britta O'Boyle

The Xperia XZs is one of four smartphones debuting at Mobile World Congress 2017 from Sony Mobile, succeeding the Xperia XZ that was announced six months... Read more

Sony Xperia X review: Sony in a spin?
3.5 stars Sony Xperia X review: Sony in a spin? By Chris Hall

Sony Mobile seems to be in something of a spin. Having launched the Xperia Z5 family - in regular, Compact and Premium guises - the next throw of the dice... Read more

Sony Xperia X Performance: The Sony smartphone everyone should be talking about
Sony Xperia X Performance: The Sony smartphone everyone should be talking about By Britta O'Boyle

You may have heard by now that Sony announced a new line of Xperia devices at Mobile World Congress, called the X series.The range has three smartphones... Read more

Sony Xperia XA: Edge-to-edge beauty
Sony Xperia XA: Edge-to-edge beauty By Britta O'Boyle

Sony used Mobile World Congress to announce a new series of smartphones that will sit below the flagship Z line and above the mid-range M line.The Xperia... Read more

Sony Xperia Z5 Premium review: First class all the way?
4.0 stars Sony Xperia Z5 Premium review: First class all the way? By Chris Hall

The surprise of Sony's latest smartphone refresh is the Xperia Z5 Premium. It's a bold title for a device named to make a statement; it's a device that... Read more

Sony Xperia Z5 review: Flagship foibles
4.0 stars Sony Xperia Z5 review: Flagship foibles By Chris Hall

Sony fell over its feet with the Xperia Z3+, a device that seemed to undo some of the great work laid down by the Xperia Z3 it replaced. With Sony seemingly... Read more

Sony Xperia Z5 Compact: The plucky powerhouse is back (hands-on)
Sony Xperia Z5 Compact: The plucky powerhouse is back (hands-on) By Chris Hall

For a number of years smartphone manufacturers have been slapping the word "mini" at the end of a handset name to denote the fact that something is smaller. Typically... Read more

Sony Xperia M4 Aqua review: Beautifying the mid-range
4.0 stars Sony Xperia M4 Aqua review: Beautifying the mid-range By Britta O'Boyle

The Sony Xperia M4 Aqua is one of the first waterproof smartphones to offer exposed ports, meaning no faffing around removing a flap to reveal the Micro-USB... Read more

Sony Xperia Z3+ review: Hot stuff (literally)
3.5 stars Sony Xperia Z3+ review: Hot stuff (literally) By Mike Lowe

Sony has been moulding its Xperia Z-series flagship smartphone line into the perfect model. Well, it more-or-less achieved that with the Z3 towards the... Read more

Sony Xperia Z3 review: Third time's a charm
5.0 stars Sony Xperia Z3 review: Third time's a charm By Chris Hall

Sony has revised and updated its flagship smartphone more times than any rival in recent years, with the Xperia Z3 model arriving just six months after... Read more

Sony Xperia Z3 Compact review
5.0 stars Sony Xperia Z3 Compact review By Chris Hall

Finding a compact phone with flagship specs is something of a rarity these days, with many manufacturers delivering smaller-screen devices in the mid-range... Read more

Hands-on: Sony Xperia E3 review
Hands-on: Sony Xperia E3 review By Britta O'Boyle

Sony has been busy at IFA 2014, announcing a number of new Xperia devices to its portfolio including the new Xperia Z3 flagship and smaller Xperia Z3... Read more

Sony Xperia Z2 review
4.5 stars Sony Xperia Z2 review By Chris Hall

Sony is in a funny place with its smartphones, pumping out a flagship device refresh every six months, rather than on a yearly cycle like most of its rivals.This... Read more

Hands-on: Sony Xperia M2 review
Hands-on: Sony Xperia M2 review By Britta O'Boyle

Sony has announced the Xperia M2 smartphone, which it is claiming has the "world's best smartphone technology in its class". It steals the design from... Read more

Sony Xperia Z1 Compact review
5.0 stars Sony Xperia Z1 Compact review By Chris Hall

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... Read more

Sony Xperia Z Ultra review
4.0 stars Sony Xperia Z Ultra review By Stuart Miles

When is a phone a tablet or a tablet a phone? It is a question that is continuing to perplex as we see more and more companies releasing giant devices... Read more

Sony Xperia Z1 review
4.0 stars Sony Xperia Z1 review By Chris Hall

Sony's twice-yearly flagship cycle has given birth to the Sony Xperia Z1, a super-charged refresh of the Sony Xperia Z offering a super-sized 5-inch HD... Read more

Sony Xperia SP
4.0 stars Sony Xperia SP By Chris Hall

With Sony getting out of the blocks early, it's one of the first companies in 2013 to reveal its wider portfolio of devices. The Sony Xperia SP technically... Read more

Sony Xperia L pictures and hands-on
Sony Xperia L pictures and hands-on By Mike Lowe

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... Read more

Sony Xperia Z
4.5 stars Sony Xperia Z By Chris Hall

If the smartphone world is bored of HTC, or tiring of Samsung, then Sony Mobile might have found form at the best possible time in the Sony Xperia Z. Everything... Read more

Sony Xperia ZL official, ditches Xperia Z waterproofing and design, we go hands-on
Sony Xperia ZL official, ditches Xperia Z waterproofing and design, we go hands-on By Stuart Miles

Besides launching the new Sony Xperia Z, Sony Mobile has announced the Sony Xperia ZL - a phone that comes with the same underlying technology but in... Read more

Sony Xperia Z 5-inch Android superphone official, we go hands-on
Sony Xperia Z 5-inch Android superphone official, we go hands-on By Stuart Miles

Sony Mobile has announced the launch of its new flagship smartphone for 2013, the Sony Xperia Z.The new phone, a mammoth 7.9mm thick, 5-inch beast, has... Read more

Sony Xperia T
3.5 stars Sony Xperia T By Chris Hall

The Sony Xperia T is looking to turn heads. Running with the tagline "the ultimate HD experience", Sony wants to muscle in on the big boys of the Android... Read more

Sony Xperia J pictures and hands-on
Sony Xperia J pictures and hands-on By Hunter Skipworth

The last of Sony's trio of new phones, unveiled at IFA, is another budget deal from the big S. The Xperia J forgoes the top-notch screen on the better... Read more

Sony Xperia V pictures and hands-on
Sony Xperia V pictures and hands-on By Hunter Skipworth

The second in Sony's trio of smartphones announced at IFA is the Xperia V. While not being quite as exciting as the flagship Xperia T, there is still a... Read more

Sony Xperia T pictures and hands-on
Sony Xperia T pictures and hands-on By Hunter Skipworth

Sony has finally unveiled a phone to replace the Xperia S as a flagship product. The Xperia T packs quite a punch, although isn't exactly powerful compared... Read more

Sony Xperia Go
3.5 stars Sony Xperia Go By Chris Hall

The Sony Xperia Go wants to be the action phone in your life. It bears some of the hallmarks of Sony Ericsson, with that company's roundel on the rear,... Read more

Sony Xperia Tipo pictures and hands-on
Sony Xperia Tipo pictures and hands-on By Dan Sung

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... Read more

Sony Xperia Miro pictures and hands-on
Sony Xperia Miro pictures and hands-on By Hunter Skipworth

Sony has yet another smartphone for us to take a peek at. In what seems like a line up more complex than discovering the Higgs Boson, the Xperia Miro is... Read more

Sony Xperia P
3.5 stars Sony Xperia P By Chris Hall

The Sony Xperia P rolls out in the middle of Sony's line of NXT handsets following the separation from Ericsson. It is mid-range both in terms of specs... Read more

Sony Xperia S
4.0 stars Sony Xperia S By Chris Hall

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... Read more

Sony Xperia U pictures and hands-on
Sony Xperia U pictures and hands-on By Chris Hall

Sony has announced the Sony Xperia U, a third handset to complement the newly launched Sony Xperia P and the flagship model, the Xperia S.The smallest... Read more

Sony Ericsson Xperia Active
4.0 stars Sony Ericsson Xperia Active By Ian Morris

There aren't many people who would argue that staying in shape is important, and an increasingly popular pastime for many. So mobile phone companies are... Read more

Sony Xperia Ion pictures and hands-on
Sony Xperia Ion pictures and hands-on By Stuart Miles

The Sony Ericsson Xperia Ion, or should that be Sony Xperia Ion, is a 4.6-inch display touting Android smartphone coming to AT&T in the US.Launched at... Read more

Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc S
4.0 stars Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc S By Ian Morris

Sony Ericsson had something of a critical hit on its hands with Xperia Arc. Here at Pocket-lint, we thought it good enough to earn four stars, and we had... Read more

Sony Ericsson Xperia Ray
4.5 stars Sony Ericsson Xperia Ray By Ian Morris

Small phones seem to have gone out of fashion. A few years ago, before the iPhone, manufacturers were falling over themselves to miniaturise their handsets.... Read more

Sony Ericsson Live with Walkman pictures and hands-on
Sony Ericsson Live with Walkman pictures and hands-on By Chris Hall

Walkman has landed on Android in the form of the Sony Ericsson Live with Walkman. It’s an Android 2.3 device, compact, but not the sexiest phone that... Read more

Sony Ericsson Mix Walkman pictures and hands-on
Sony Ericsson Mix Walkman pictures and hands-on By Chris Hall

Nestled in Sony Ericsson’s feature phone past is a rich history of Walkman devices, some good, some bad, all purporting to offer enhanced music features,... Read more

Sony Ericsson Xperia neo V pictures and hands-on
Sony Ericsson Xperia neo V pictures and hands-on By Paul Lamkin

When is a new phone not really a new phone? When it's just had a software update on an older model, that's when - as is the case with the Sony Ericsson... Read more

Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc S hands-on
Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc S hands-on By Chris Hall

We loved the design of the Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc, we loved the 4.2-inch 854 x 480 display, we loved the 8.1-megapixel camera and we even found that... Read more

Sony Ericsson Xperia Mini Pro
3.5 stars Sony Ericsson Xperia Mini Pro By Hunter Skipworth

The original X10 Mini Pro suffered at the hands of Sony Ericsson's early attempts at skinning Android as well as being massively underpowered.The slideout... Read more

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