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Sony is the latest manufacturer to begin upgrading its devices to Android 7.0 Nougat, starting with the Xperia X Performance - but Google is already preparing for the release of Android 7.1.1.
We got to play with an early prototype of Sony's Xperia Ear shortly after its announcement back in February. The ear-based digital assistant device is now available to pre-order for €199 / £179.
You can now pre-order Sony's Xperia X Compact for $449.99. But before you do, bear in mind that the device - like the new Xperia XZ flagship - doesn't come with a fingerprint sensor in the US.
Sony's CEO, Kaz Hirai, explained in an interview that his company was looking to rejoin the mobile gaming market with new titles. The move follows the huge success of Pokémon GO.
We got to play with an early prototype of the Xperia Ear shortly after its announcement back in February. Sony now says its ear-based digital assistant device will be available to buy in November.
Sony today published a list of all of the devices that the firm plans to upgrade to Android 7.0 Nougat. The Xperia Z3 is notably missing from the list, as it was the only one to offer a preview.
A newly leaked image shows what the source is alleging to be Sony's next handset. While the full specs aren't available, the handset is interesting as it shows Sony's redesign of its Xperia line.
Sony's Xperia X, which launched a couple months ago in the United States, has received a $50 price reduction. The handset isn't a flagship, but does offer some compelling specs like its 23MP camera.
Sony has announced that its Xperia XA Ultra, which boasts a 16 MP front-facing camera will be available in select markets, including the United States and Canada starting July 2016.
Sony's mobile division has had a quiet year so far, with only one launch during the 2016 Mobile World Congress, but the company does seem to be working on two new devices, according to benchmarks.
The Xperia X Premium will allegedly feature an HDR display that can reproduce a much higher color depth than current smartphones. The display will also be the brightest of any smartphone.
Users have reported that they have started receiving Sony's official Marshmallow update for their Xperia Z2, Z3 and Z3 Compact smartphones along with Android's February security update.
Sony has announced availability of Android 6.0 for the Xperia Z5 series in its home market of Japan, and its Marshmallow rollout will continue next week in the UK for the Z5 and other Xperia devices.
Sony has dropped quite the bombshell for those in the United States, by clarifying that the Xperia Z5 and Z5 Compact sold in the US will not offer a fingerprint sensor.
Sony has started rolling out Android 6.0 to Xperia Z3 and Z3 Compact users. Those that registered for the 'Concept for Android' preview will have first dibs.
Despite the heavy marketing by Sony that their phones are resistant to liquids and can be used while submerged, Sony has recently recanted this, telling users not to use their phones underwater.
Sony has announced the world's first 4K smartphone, the Xperia Z5 Premium. The handset will have an astounding 806ppi and will be available starting this fall.
A video showcasing three variants of Sony's upcoming flagship device have leaked online, confirming the existence of a 23 MP camera and 4K resolution for the Xperia Z5 Premium.
Sony is officially teasing what appears to be the Japanese company's next flagship, the rumored Xperia Z5, offering hints of a smartphone with great camera features to boot.
Sony acknowledges that "it's difficult to expect growth in the smartphone business alone," which is why it plans to use some of its mobile and imaging technology to launch commercial drone services.
Sony has announced the Xperia C5 Ultra and Xperia M5 after posting a teaser about the devices last week; both the devices come with impressive camera modules and powerful specifications.
Hot on the heels of a profitable quarter, Sony has posted a teaser on Twitter for its upcoming camera-focused Xperia smartphone that will be revealed on the 3rd of August.
Sony has posted positive profits for the quarter, which is largely due to a high number of sales for the PlayStation 4 However, its mobile division continues to stumble, recording a drop in revenue.
New "concept Android software with a fresh take on the Sony user experience" is in development, and you can sign up now for a preview - as long as you meet some very specific criteria.
Sony Mobile's CEO has put an end to rumours that the company might be looking to sell off the smartphone division and exit the market which has been bringing in losses for the company.
The Xperia M4 Aqua has recently gone on sale - but while Sony claims that the 8GB handset has 3GB of storage available for users, it actually only has 1.26GB free, thanks to Sony's pre-installed apps.
While other manufacturers are rolling out flagships with Quad HD displays - and Sharp is even developing a 5.5-inch screen with 4K resolution - Sony says that it's sticking with Full HD on its phones.
The dust and water resistant Sony Xperia M4 Aqua is now available from UK retailer Carphone Warehouse in a range of colors for just £15.50 per month on pay monthly contracts.
Selfies - love them or hate them, they are definitely a key focus for manufacturers and today, Sony has launched two handsets aimed to take advantage of the selfie craze.
Despite signaling that it may exit the market, Sony has revealed its latest smartphone, the Xperia Z4. It features a 5.2-inch screen and a wide-angle 20.7MP camera in a metal-and-glass body.
Sony is now rolling out Lollipop to its Xperia Z3 and Z3 Tablet Compact worldwide - but the company has also announced two devices not in the Xperia Z-Series that will soon get the Android 5.0 update.
Last week, Sony made it explicitly clear to many of its customers that only its Xperia Z-series devices will get the Android 5.0 update - but its stance has since softened, giving hope to other users.
Sony has unveiled a new mid-range handset that promises a two-day battery life under active use, named the Xperia E4. The device also comes with software that can prolong the device's usage time.
Sony has announced that it is closing its Music Unlimited service in March, replacing it with a new 'PlayStation Music' service, powered by Spotify, and coming to the PS4, PS3 and Sony Xperia devices.
According to a new report from Japan, Sony is planning to cut approximately 1000 jobs from its smartphone division in Europe and China. This comes after consecutive quarters of losses.
Sony's currently unreleased future flagship, the Xperia Z4, has been recently certified by Japan's wireless authority, meaning the device may be coming soon.
The Sony Xperia Z4 specifications leaked just a month afther the launch of Xperia Z3, and now we learn that the much awaited flagship will come in two versions tailored for different markets.
After saying that its Lollipop rollout would start in early 2015, Sony has now confirmed that it will begin pushing Android 5.0 to its range-topping Xperia Z3 devices sometime next month.
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It looks like Sony has brought something special to Dubai with the underwater Xperia Aquatech store. Lucky competition winners, media and VIP's were invited to the unique store over three days.
Sony has finally released one of their latest handsets and it is now available for purchase in the United States. The Sony Xperia Z3 Compact can officially be purchased from the Sony US online store.
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Some have said that Sony are a bit late to the game with the Z3 but with exceptional performance, two days battery life, waterproofing in a premium design, I think the game is just heating up.
If you thought unboxing videos were boring, wait until you check out the one by Carphone Warehouse. Deviating from the norm, they unbox the Sony Xperia Z3 underwater.
Sony has confirmed that four of its Xperia handsets - all of them between 13 and 17 months old - will get no further Android OS updates, with two of the devices remaining stuck on Android 4.2.
Multiple sources have stated that Sprint will soon offer Sony's Xperia range as part of its handset line-up for the first time, with the new Xperia Z3 flagship expected to join the carrier at launch.
Key specs for the Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact - Sony's upcoming iPad mini rival - have leaked, revealing that it will have an 8in Full HD display, Snapdragon 801 chipset, 3GB RAM and 4G LTE connectivity.
Verizon Wireless has announced its plans to carry the Sony Xperia Z2 tablet in the United States. The powerful and elegant Android tablet will be available starting July 17th, 2014.
Evleaks has been tipped off with an image of a Sony phone running Windows Phone 8.1, they also have a name for it, the "Lue Z" (lose?) and as we've come to expect from leakers, it's a blurfest!