Tag Archives: Sony

PlayStation Boss Andrew House to Leave Sony

HIGHLIGHTS Andrew House will leave Sony at the end of the year He will be taking on “new challenges” outside of Sony John Kodera takes his place A familiar face at E3, Andrew House is no longer the PlayStation President and CEO. John (Tsuyoshi) Kodera has immediately taken over House’s role. As for House himself, he moves on to being Director and Chairman ... Read More »

Sony Xperia XZ1 (G8341) goes through Geekbench, leaves Snapdragon 835 footprints

The Sony G8341 was spotted again, this time in Geekbench scores. The benchmark confirms the suspected Snapdragon 835 chipset and 4GB of RAM, though it only showed Android 7.1 Nougat. Other leaks about this phone – supposedly the Xperia XZ1 – suggested it will run Android Oinstead. Considering that Google is still tinkering with the OS, we wouldn’t jump to any ... Read More »

Sony Xperia XA1 Ultra Launched in India: Price, Specifications, and Features

HIGHLIGHTS Sony Xperia XA1 Ultra has been made available via offline stores The smartphone is priced at Rs. 29,990 It comes with a 6-inch display and 23-megapixel rear camera After launching the Sony Xperia XZ Premium in India last month, the company has now launched the Sony Xperia XA1 Ultra smartphone in the country. The Sony Xperia XA1 Ultra has been priced at Rs. 29,990 ... Read More »

Sony A9 Full-Frame Mirrorless Camera Launched in India at Rs. 3,29,990

HIGHLIGHTS The Sony A9 has a 24.2-megapixel full-frame stacked CMOS sensor It can do 20fps burst shooting for up to 241 compressed RAW files The camera is available in India at Rs. 3,29,990 for just the body Sony has launched the Sony A9, its flagship full-frame mirrorless interchangeable lens camera, in India. Unveiled globally back in April, the Sony A9 comes to ... Read More »

Deal: Sony Xperia X drops to $230 in the US

You could have bought an Xperia XA1 for $240, but how about an Xperia X for $230? Head to B&H Photo (US) in the next half a day if that deal sounds appealing. Even if you miss the deal, Amazon US has the original X at $250. NewEgg has it at $270, which isn’t that bad considering other stores are asking over $300. The Xperia X is getting old now (it launched ... Read More »

5 COMMON SONY XPERIA XZ PREMIUM PROBLEMS AND HOW TO FIX THEM

The Sony Xperia XZ Premium is Sony’s top-of-the-line phone this year, and it boasts impressive hardware and specs. It hit retailers on June 19, but people in other parts of the world have already gotten their hands on the highly anticipated smartphone, allowing us to assemble some tips and tricks, and to take a look around various forums to see what Xperia XZ Premium problems ... Read More »

Sony Mobile “Xperia XZ Premium” by TMW Unlimited

The Straits Times and Sony Mobile Singapore are giving away a Sony Xperia XZ Premium smartphone worth $1,098 to one lucky winner. The Xperia XZ Premium is Sony’s flagship phone, with a 4K HDR display and a camera with an ultra slow-mo feature. To enter this contest, tell us in your own words:What’s the first feature of the Xperia XZ ... Read More »

Minor update hitting Sony Xperia XA Ultra

Sony has started rolling out a new update to its Xperia XA Ultra smartphone. It’s a minor update that arrives as build number 36.0.A.2.146 for the single-SIM variants and 36.0.B.2.146 for the dual-SIM variants. Sadly, the official change-log isn’t currently accessible, so it’s difficult to say exactly what changes the update brings along. As is usually the case with OTA ... Read More »

Latest Concept build for Sony Xperia X brings February security patch

Sony has started rolling out a new update to the Xperia X units that are part of the Japanese company’s Concept for Android program. The update arrives as version 38.3.A.0.107 and brings along Android security fixes for the month of February. The update brings along changes related to the modem software as well as some stability improvements. It is currently ... Read More »

New Concept build for Sony Xperia X brings ambient display, other changes

As part of its Concept for Android program, Sony has pushed out a new update to participating Xperia X units. Arriving as version 38.3.A.0.94, the update brings along several changes, including ambient display. The ambient display feature allows your phone screen to wake up whenever there’s a new notification. The feature can be enabled/disabled through the ‘Ambient display’ option in ... Read More »