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Get COD: Black Ops 4 on PS4 free with Sony XZ3 pre-order
Get COD: Black Ops 4 on PS4 free with Sony XZ3 pre-order By Rik Henderson

Sony Mobile is offering an amazing deal for PlayStation 4 owners looking to get the latest flagship phone.You will get a copy of Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 for free if you pre-order the Sony Xperia XZ3 smartphone.Thanks to a partnership with Activision,... Read more

Sony FES Watch U: The e-paper watch that costs more than an Apple Watch
Sony FES Watch U: The e-paper watch that costs more than an Apple Watch By Britta O'Boyle

Sony-owned Fashion Entertainment presented a crowd-funded e-paper watch called the FES Watch in 2015. It then succeeded this device the year after with the FES Watch U, which was made available to buy in Japan in 2017.Two years on from its initial debut... Read more

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. The new device brings a lovely design, coupled with a curved OLED display, but how does it compare to its competition?This is the Sony Xperia XZ3 up against the... Read more

Sony Xperia XZ3 could be the best looking Sony phone yet
Sony Xperia XZ3 could be the best looking Sony phone yet By Britta O'Boyle

Sony has announced its third flagship smartphone of the year at IFA 2018 in the Xperia XZ3. The device succeeds the Xperia XZ2 but sits under the Xperia XZ2 Premium and it brings with it a refreshed design with a curved OLED display.The Xperia XZ3 has... Read more

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

Sony Mobile hasn't been the smartphone manufacturer to push boundaries recently. The company had been a stickler when it comes to design in recent years.Thankfully, however, that began to change at the beginning of 2018 with the Xperia XZ2 and XZ2 Premium... 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 typically announces a new flagship smartphone every six months, so it will come as no surprise to fans that the Xperia XZ2 has now been succeeded by the Xperia XZ3.The Xperia XZ2 was revealed at MWC 2018 in February, followed by the XZ2 Premium a... Read more

Sony Xperia XZ3 release date, specs and features
Sony Xperia XZ3 release date, specs and features By Britta O'Boyle

Sony Mobile made a big design shift in 2018, giving the Xperia XZ2 a new "Loop Design" and washing away the square design language it utilised over the last few years.The Xperia XZ2 Premium was then announced a month later, casting something of a shadow... Read more

Sony IFA 2018 press conference: Watch the Sony Xperia XZ3 launch right here
Sony IFA 2018 press conference: Watch the Sony Xperia XZ3 launch right here By Maggie Tillman

Sony's press conference will be one of the highlights of IFA 2018. It'll likely be a big brand event, covering many different devices.We expect some TV and headphone announcements, and if the leaks are anything to go by, an unveiling of a couple of new... Read more

Sony Xperia XZ2 Premium specs and features: Everything you need to know
Sony Xperia XZ2 Premium specs and features: 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 wondered if there would be a third device - revealed as the Sony XZ2 Premium in April.  It's essentially a beefed-up XZ2 with what should be a superb... Read more

The best Sony Xperia XZ2 deals for August 2018
The best Sony Xperia XZ2 deals for August 2018 By Dan Grabham

Welcome to our guide to the very best Sony Xperia XZ2 deals. The Sony Xperia XZ2 is available in black, silver, blue and pink. SIM-free, the Xperia XZ2 price is £599 with a free PlayStation Plus membership worth £49.99 and the Xperia XZ2 Compact price... Read more

Sony Xperia XZ3 fully revealed in images and video
Sony Xperia XZ3 fully revealed in images and video By Rik Henderson

The Sony Xperia XZ3 is expected to make its first official appearance during IFA 2018 at the end of August but you can actually get a glance of what it might look like here.A series of professional-looking renders have surfaced in images and an animated... Read more

Sony Xperia XZ3 dual-lens camera might not be what you expect
Sony Xperia XZ3 dual-lens camera might not be what you expect By Rik Henderson

We have previously heard that the Sony Xperia XZ3 - Sony's Mobile's expected next flagship - will come with a dual camera system on the rear, much like the Sony Xperia XZ2 Premium out this month in the US.However, you might be disappointed with the... Read more

Sony Xperia XZ3 could bring dual cameras to a slimmer body
Sony Xperia XZ3 could bring dual cameras to a slimmer body By Chris Hall

Sony Mobile's current flagship model is the Xperia XZ2. Announced in February 2018, it changes the Xperia design and has plenty of power. In many ways, it's a great phone.But at the same time that Sony Mobile announced the new device, it was already talking... Read more

Sony admits it was too slow in improving Xperia smartphones, will focus on 5G and Europe
Sony admits it was too slow in improving Xperia smartphones, will focus on 5G and Europe By Rik Henderson

Sony Mobile has revealed that its smartphone sales have performed below expectations for the last three years and they have steadily declined in that time.It admits that one of the reasons is that it has not improved its products quickly enough, relying... 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 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. 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
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 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