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The best Sony Xperia XZ2 deals for May 2018

The best Sony Xperia XZ2 deals for May 2018

By Dan Grabham

Welcome to our guide to the very best Sony Xperia XZ2 deals. And it's not just for the main 5.7-inch XZ2 handset either, as we've got all the latest 5-inch Xperia XZ2 Compact pre-order info as well.The Sony Xperia XZ2 is available in black, silver, blue... 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 XZ1 Compact devices announced just six months ago, bringing a newer duo with improved designs and faster... 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 manufacturer. Finally presenting a new design, coupled with the expected upgrade in specs, the two... Read more

We saw the Sony Xperia XZ Premium camera in action - here's what we thought

We saw the Sony Xperia XZ Premium camera in action - here's what we thought

By Chris Hall

Back at Mobile World Congress in late February, Sony ppreviewed a dual camera system that was in developmentThat camera has now been placed into a device - the brand new Sony Xperia XZ2 Premium set to hit stores in the summer - though maybe not in... 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 2018 and went on sale in April 2018, but there's now a new model, the Sony Xperia XZ2 Premium.That's... Read more

Sony Xperia XZ2 Premium specs, release date and news: Everything you need to know

Sony Xperia XZ2 Premium specs, release date and news: Everything you need to know

By Dan Grabham

We got the two new Sony phones in February - the Sony Xperia XZ2 and the Sony Xperia XZ2 Compact. But we've also been expecting a third device - now revealed as the Sony XZ2 Premium. It's essentially a beefed-up XZ2 with what should be a superb dual-camera... Read more

Sony Xperia XZ2 review: The best Sony phone in years, but is that enough to lead the flagship pack?
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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. OmniBalance, as the company calls it, has retained bezel scales well beyond its competitors. And... Read more

Sony Xperia XZ2 Compact review: If small is your all
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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 changed so little between generations - and often within just six months of each other - pushing... Read more

Pre-order Sony's Xperia XZ2 phones to get free PS4 or PSVR bundles

Pre-order Sony's Xperia XZ2 phones to get free PS4 or PSVR bundles

By Elyse Betters

Sony's mobile phone business and Sony's PlayStation business have come up with a massive deal that's hard to ignore.If you preorder the new Sony Xperia XZ2 or Sony XZ2 Compact, Sony will give you a PlayStation 4 Gran Turismo Sport bundle or PlayStation... Read more

Sony Xperia XZ2 camera explored: What's new?

Sony Xperia XZ2 camera explored: What's new?

By Chris Hall

Sony has announced the Xperia XZ2 and XZ2 Compact, bringing with it a range of boosts to the camera - something that Sony is known for.The Xperia XZ2 is a new flagship-level device, sitting on the Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 platform and shifting Xperia over... Read more

Sony Xperia Ear Duo gets official launch, available from May

Sony Xperia Ear Duo gets official launch, available from May

By Max Langridge

A year after showing off a prototype model, Sony Mobile has officially unveiled the Xperia Ear Duo at Mobile World Congress 2018. The Xperia Ear Duo is an intuitive wireless stereo headset that allows you to not only listen to music and hear notifications... 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 continue the Xperia XZ line, which started with the Xperia XZ in September 2016, followed by the Xperia... Read more

Xperia XZ2 rethinks Sony Mobile design, brings 4K HDR video capture to the smartphone party

Xperia XZ2 rethinks Sony Mobile design, brings 4K HDR video capture to the smartphone party

By Chris Hall

Sony has announced the anticipated Xperia XZ2, coming in two sizes, the full fat XZ2 at 5.7-inches and the XZ2 Compact at 5-inches. The refresh to Sony's flagship phones comes some 6 months after the announcement of the Xperia XZ1 models, but makes huge... Read more

Sony MWC 2018 press conference: How to watch it live

Sony MWC 2018 press conference: How to watch it live

By Elyse Betters

Sony is holding a press conference at MWC 2018 to help kick off the biggest mobile event of the year.The company's keynote will likely cover new products and technologies it is developing. Keep in mind Sony used MWC 2017 to announce the Sony Xperia XA1... Read more

This is the Sony Xperia XZ2, render and final details leak ahead of MWC

This is the Sony Xperia XZ2, render and final details leak ahead of MWC

By Max Langridge

Following the leak of some details for the Sony Xperia XZ2 and XZ2 Compact, reliable leaker Evan Blass has posted via Venture Beat, an official-looking image of the XZ2, along with some extra details, just days before it's due to launch at Mobile World... Read more

Full Sony Xperia XZ2 and XZ2 Compact details leak out ahead of MWC launch

Full Sony Xperia XZ2 and XZ2 Compact details leak out ahead of MWC launch

By Max Langridge

Sony is expected to unveil a couple of new smartphones during its press conference at Mobile World Congress next month, most likely the Xperia XZ2 and XZ2 Compact - as well as an Xperia XZ Pro.We've recently seen a leaked image of the Compact model, showing... Read more

Leaked Xperia XZ2 Compact image all but confirms a curved future for Sony

Leaked Xperia XZ2 Compact image all but confirms a curved future for Sony

By Max Langridge

Sony's Mobile World Congress press conference has been confirmed for 26 February where it will likely unveil the Xperia XZ Pro, Xperia XZ2 and Xperia XZ2 Compact. The latter has now been subject to a leak and it confirms a feature that was recently teased... Read more

Does this Sony teaser hint it will unveil curved phones at MWC 2018?

Does this Sony teaser hint it will unveil curved phones at MWC 2018?

By Elyse Betters

Sony is teasing its MWC 2018 event, and the tease itself is weird.Let's back up for a moment: Sony has an event scheduled 26 February at the Mobile World Congress show. It's expected to announce three flagship smartphones there: the Xperia XZ2, Xperia... Read more

Sony Xperia H8266 spotted in benchmark test with Snapdragon 845 on board

Sony Xperia H8266 spotted in benchmark test with Snapdragon 845 on board

By Rik Henderson

We've had a few rumours about new Sony Mobile handsets on the build up to Mobile World Congress this month, with a Sony Xperia XZ Pro and Xperia XZ2 both on the cards.Now a handset has popped up on benchmark testing site AnTuTu and it could provide a... Read more

Another new Sony Xperia phone unearthed, hits FCC before likely MWC unveiling

Another new Sony Xperia phone unearthed, hits FCC before likely MWC unveiling

By Rik Henderson

It is nigh-on definite that Sony will unveil the Sony Xperia XZ Pro during Mobile World Congress in Barcelona at the end of February, but that's unlikely to be the only handset launched at the event.A filing with the Federal Communications Commission... Read more

Sony Xperia XZ Pro to ditch the headphone jack

Sony Xperia XZ Pro to ditch the headphone jack

By Rik Henderson

Sony is expected to unveil a new flagship phone during Mobile World Congress in Barcelona next month; the much-rumoured Sony Xperia XZ Pro.We've heard a few speculative, promising details about it over the last week or two, including its alleged 4K HDR... Read more

New evidence points to Sony Xperia XZ Pro having a 4K HDR OLED display

New evidence points to Sony Xperia XZ Pro having a 4K HDR OLED display

By Rik Henderson

Earlier this week, reports from China suggested that Sony will release a new flagship phone at Mobile World Congress 2018: the Sony Xperia XZ Pro.The same reports said that the phone will come with a 5.7-inch 4K OLED display and now we have further evidence... Read more

Sony sends out invites for MWC event, two Xperia phones inbound?

Sony sends out invites for MWC event, two Xperia phones inbound?

By Elyse Betters

Sony has confirmed it'll attend Mobile World Congress 2018.It has sent official invites to its press conference. The date and time for your diary is Monday 26 February, with the actual keynote commencing at 8:30am CET (7:30am GMT/2:30am EST). Sony, of... Read more

Sony Xperia XZ Pro to amaze MWC 2018 crowds?

Sony Xperia XZ Pro to amaze MWC 2018 crowds?

By Rik Henderson

Speculation on a new Sony flagship smartphone has been around for a while - since the end of 2017 - but it's ramping up now Barcelona's Mobile World Congress is on the horizon. The enormous mobile phone trade show starts at the end of February and reports... 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 camera, while there’s also a super-wide angle 8 megapixel front camera, too, above the 5.2-inch display.... Read more

Sony Xperia XA2 vs Xperia XA1: What's the difference?

Sony Xperia XA2 vs Xperia XA1: What's the difference?

By Cam Bunton

Less than a year has passed since Sony launched its most recent XA series device, but now it already has a successor. The Sony XA2 was announced at CES 2018 in Las Vegas and comes with a slightly refreshed design, bigger display and bigger battery as... Read more

Sony Xperia XA2, XA2 Ultra and L2 officially unveiled at CES 2018

Sony Xperia XA2, XA2 Ultra and L2 officially unveiled at CES 2018

By Max Langridge

Following a few leaked renders, Sony has officially unveiled the Xperia XA2, XA2 Ultra and L2 smartphones at CES 2018. Billed as the latest additions to its range of super mid-range smartphone, the XA2 and XA2 Ultra arrive with a heavy focus on cameras.... Read more

Sony Xperia XA2 Ultra could arrive with dual-selfie camera

Sony Xperia XA2 Ultra could arrive with dual-selfie camera

By Max Langridge

Sony could be gearing up to release the Xperia XA2 Ultra with a dual front-facing camera very soon. Some images of the alleged device have appeared online, although if you were keeping a close eye on Sony Xperia news in August 2017, you may recognise... Read more

Sony Xperia XZ2 specs leak reveals SD845 processor and dual-lens rear camera

Sony Xperia XZ2 specs leak reveals SD845 processor and dual-lens rear camera

By Max Langridge

Sony Mobile is expected to release a successor the Xperia XZ1 in the not-too-distant-future, following a recent render leak that shows an Xperia handset with incredibly slim bezels. Now, some official-looking images have appeared on Reddit that reveal... Read more

Sony Xperia XZ2 render shows incredibly thin top and bottom bezels

Sony Xperia XZ2 render shows incredibly thin top and bottom bezels

By Max Langridge

Sony may finally be catching up to its smartphone competitors when it comes to bezels. While others are increasing screen sizes and slimming down the bezels around the screen, Sony has long stuck to rather large areas on its devices. That could all be... Read more

Sony Xperia XZ Premium getting Android 8.0 Oreo from today

Sony Xperia XZ Premium getting Android 8.0 Oreo from today

By Max Langridge

Sony Xperia XZ Premium owners rejoice, as of today, an update for Android 8.0 Oreo is now rolling out, ready to bring the latest set of features to the flagship device. Android 8.0 Oreo: Features, release date and everything you need to know Sony Xperia... Read more

Sony may finally be changing its smartphone design

Sony may finally be changing its smartphone design

By Max Langridge

After sticking with a similar design for its flagship phones for a good few years now, Sony may finally be ready to come up with something new. Sony Xperia XZ Premium review: 4K flagship has stacks of specs appeal That's according to Sony India's managing... Read more

Sony Xperia XZ1 and XZ1 Compact: Release date, specs and everything you need to know

Sony Xperia XZ1 and XZ1 Compact: Release date, specs and everything you need to know

By Britta O'Boyle

Sony's Xperia XZ Premium is all about specs and power. Not a huge amount changed in terms of design when the device launched at the end of February this year, aside from a few adjustments here and there, but it ticked almost all the boxes on the spec sheet.That... 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 mid-ranger".The super mid-ranger comes in the form of the Xperia XA1 Plus, sitting alongside the... Read more

More Sony smartphones incoming: Xperia XZ1, XZ1 Compact and XA1 Plus announced at IFA 2017

More Sony smartphones incoming: Xperia XZ1, XZ1 Compact and XA1 Plus announced at IFA 2017

By Britta O'Boyle

Sony Mobile has announced three smartphones at consumer electronics show IFA, comprising the Xperia XZ1, Xperia XZ1 Compact and the Xperia XA1 Plus. The Xperia XZ1 and XZ1 Compact will sit within the company's flagship smartphones, but under the Xperia... 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, offering the same power and hardware as the flagship smartphone it launched alongside.That all... 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 XZ Premium that launched at the beginning of the year, rather than replace it. The Xperia XZ1 succeeds... Read more

These official Sony Xperia XZ1 Compact images suggest some minor differences to its bigger brother

These official Sony Xperia XZ1 Compact images suggest some minor differences to its bigger brother

By Max Langridge

Just a day after official pictures of the Xperia XZ1 appeared in a leaked listing on Amazon, pictures of its Compact sibling have leaked via German website Winfuture.de. Sony Xperia XZ1 and XZ1 Compact: What's the story so far?  In true Sony style,... Read more

Sony Xperia XZ1 leaks out on Amazon ahead of IFA launch

Sony Xperia XZ1 leaks out on Amazon ahead of IFA launch

By Max Langridge

Even though we could be pretty certain that Sony would unveil the Xperia XZ1 and XZ1 Compact at IFA next week, Amazon has accidentally confirmed the news for us. The retail giant accidentally posted a listing for the XZ1, along with pictures of it in... Read more

These amazing images show us the Sony Xperia XZ1, and reveal its specs

These amazing images show us the Sony Xperia XZ1, and reveal its specs

By Max Langridge

Some images purporting to be the rear panel of the upcoming Sony Xperia XZ1 have appeared on Chinese site Weibo. The rear panels are distinctly different from the Xperia shells we saw leaked last week, which now transpire to be from the XZ1 Compact.... Read more

Sony Xperia XZ1 and XZ Compact appear in leaked photos

Sony Xperia XZ1 and XZ Compact appear in leaked photos

By Max Langridge

Some images purporting to be the Sony Xperia XZ1 and XZ Compact have appeared online on Chinese site Digi-wo, and picked up by Slashgear. We haven't heard too much about the phones so far, other than the alleged XZ1 appearing on Geekbench. Sony could... Read more

Sony could be working on an Xperia XZ1 flagship following Geekbench listing

Sony could be working on an Xperia XZ1 flagship following Geekbench listing

By Max Langridge

A new Sony Xperia smartphone has appeared on Geekbench, touting a Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor, 4GB of RAM and Android 7.1.1 Nougat. Sony drops "Premium Standard" Xperia phones to concentrate on two new flagships for 2017 The listing doesn't give... Read more

Sony might use 6-inch LCD screen with 2:1 ratio on next Xperia phone

Sony might use 6-inch LCD screen with 2:1 ratio on next Xperia phone

By Elyse Betters

Sony's future Xperia smartphone could feature a 6-inch display panel with a 2:1 aspect ratio.The company's joint venture, Japan Display Inc, has begun mass production of a 1080p Full Active LTPS LCD display with a 2:1 aspect ratio. It is a 6-inch display... Read more

Sony Xperia XZ Premium review: 4K flagship has stacks of specs appeal
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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 aspects of Sony's business and pairing it all with the top-of-the-line Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 chipset.However,... Read more

Sony drops "Premium Standard" Xperia phones to concentrate on two new flagships for 2017

Sony drops "Premium Standard" Xperia phones to concentrate on two new flagships for 2017

By Rik Henderson

Sony has revealed its smartphone plans for the rest of 2017 and it is ditching an entire category it has supported for years.It will no longer release what it terms "Premium Standard" handsets - phones like the Xperia X and Xperia X Compact, as released... Read more

This slo-mo film was shot in 960fps, entirely on Sony Xperia XZ Premium smartphones

This slo-mo film was shot in 960fps, entirely on Sony Xperia XZ Premium smartphones

By Rik Henderson

The Sony Xperia XZ Premium smartphone is capable of recording slow motion video at an incredible 960 frames per second, as we detailed back in February, but what does that look like in the real world?You can get a glimpse at what's possible with such... Read more

Sony Xperia L1 with 5.5-inch screen coming to UK in April

Sony Xperia L1 with 5.5-inch screen coming to UK in April

By Rik Henderson

Sony has announced an entry to mid-range, large-screen smartphone that offers many of the design motifs Xperia handsets are known for but won't break the bank.The Sony Xperia L1 is a 5.5-inch handset with a HD (720p) display.It comes in black, white or... Read more

Future Sony smartphones could charge wirelessly from a friend's phone, a fridge or a washing machine

Future Sony smartphones could charge wirelessly from a friend's phone, a fridge or a washing machine

By Rik Henderson

Sony has submitted a patent application for a technology that could revolutionise the mobile industry.It proposes adding a second wireless antenna for Near Field Communications (NFC) that will transfer power rather than data. You could therefore recharge... 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 device with an all new camera and 4K HDR display.It succeeds the Xperia Z5 Premium, which launched... 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 up to super flagship, making working out the right one for you pretty tough. Adding to the confusion,... Read more