Sony Wins The Race With The Xperia X Series, Again!

If you are an owner of the Sony Xperia XZ, X Performance, Xperia X, or an X Compact, you’ll be thrilled to hear that Sony is currently kicking off an update to these devices. This update is the February Android security patch, under the build number 34.2.A.0.311 for the Xperia X and X Compact and Read more about Sony Wins The Race With The Xperia X Series, Again![…]

Sony Xperia X Gets January Security Update!

After the January Android security update has successfully arrived to the Xperia XZ and X Performance devices last week, Sony had brought on the extra boost of security to the Xperia X as well as the Xperia X Compact. Once the update is installed in the devices, it will be running on software version 34.2.A.0.292. Read more about Sony Xperia X Gets January Security Update![…]

Sony Xperia X Joins Nougat Party

Sony looks like it isn’t slowing down anytime soon as it recently became the first third-party smartphone maker to launch an OTA Android 7.1.1 Nougat update to its Xperia X model. The Concept team had kicked off the new update to the users of the Xperia X device who have signed up for the updates Read more about Sony Xperia X Joins Nougat Party[…]

Sony Xperia X Gets A Taste Of Nougat!

Last year, Sony introduced the ‘Concept for Android’ which gave some users access into upcoming software features prior to its launch. The first concept Sony previewed was the Marshmallow Concept and now it is kicking off the Nougat-based Concept especially for Xperia X users in Europe. In its blog post, Sony had highlighted the upcoming Read more about Sony Xperia X Gets A Taste Of Nougat![…]

Moto Z Play vs Sony Xperia X: Which Offers Better Value?

Motorola (Lenovo) and Sony are two OEMs that aren’t afraid of charging premium prices for their smartphones, and both have been criticized for moving away from their established and immensely successful flagship lineups, the Moto X and Xperia Z. Directly preceding each one is the Moto Z and Xperia X. Though technically a flagship series, Read more about Moto Z Play vs Sony Xperia X: Which Offers Better Value?[…]

Sony Xperia X Compact: Much Cheaper Than Before!

It is difficult to deny that the Sony usually hits the nail on the head when it comes to designing smartphones, but the OEM has a tendency to slap exorbitant prices on its devices, especially of late with the new Xperia X and XA series. The company has been expected to continue on that path Read more about Sony Xperia X Compact: Much Cheaper Than Before![…]

Sony Xperia Z5 Compact Users Not Forsaken After All!

Prior to this, the only options for users of the Sony Xperia Z5 Compact users who intend to upgrade are either to settle for a larger device or buy an iPhone 6, in case the iPhone SE feels way too small. Those aren’t exactly great options. The great thing now is that they don’t have Read more about Sony Xperia Z5 Compact Users Not Forsaken After All![…]

Sony Xperia Z5 Killed Off – Then Profits Arrive

Not long after Sony decided to sound the death knell for the Sony Xperia Z lineup, it managed to turn a profit. This comes as a surprise given that the Sony Xperia X and XA lineup has been heavily criticized by consumers and critics alike. What’s going on? Well, the profits have more to do Read more about Sony Xperia Z5 Killed Off – Then Profits Arrive[…]

Sony Xperia X: Sell Less, But Prosper!

For any company to succeed financially, it usually means that they have to sell more in order to prosper. In the case of Sony, particularly its mobile division, it has managed to rake in profits despite selling less (fewer) phones than before. What this basically suggests is that its high-end offerings have performed well in Read more about Sony Xperia X: Sell Less, But Prosper![…]

Sony Xperia X Camera Rivals HTC 10, Galaxy S7

Perhaps it’s not as surprising as the HTC 10, but Sony has proven once again that aside from providing the best camera sensors in the smartphone market, it also has the best camera performance on its flagship devices. Although a device of poor value, the Sony Xperia X Performance has been given a top rating Read more about Sony Xperia X Camera Rivals HTC 10, Galaxy S7[…]

Sony Xperia Z5 Says Its Final Goodbye

Let’s face it, the Sony Xperia X and X Performance aren’t proper flagship devices. The X Performance in particular has some top specs, but for its price it severely lags behind its rivals from HTC and Samsung. In view of that Sony fans have been hoping for an actual replacement for the Sony Xperia Z5, Read more about Sony Xperia Z5 Says Its Final Goodbye[…]

Sony Xperia Z5: Proper Successor Still Elusive

Sony has intended for the Xperia X and X Performance to be replacements for the Sony Xperia Z5, but they can never in any sense be considered successors. Many Sony mobile fans would agree with that sentiment, unequivocally. Hence the news of Sony getting ready to release another high-end device at the end of this Read more about Sony Xperia Z5: Proper Successor Still Elusive[…]

Sony Xperia Z5 Compact: Massive Sony Mistake

Even if the Sony Xperia Z5 series was a poorly executed effort from Sony, it is difficult to deny the appeal of the Compact model. Unfortunately, Sony may have believed going small had been a major contributor to its mobile division performing so poorly. That’s why the Xperia X lineup that takes over doesn’t go Read more about Sony Xperia Z5 Compact: Massive Sony Mistake[…]

LG G5 Failure Causes Mass Sacking – Sony Take Note!

It has turned out quite poorly for the Samsung compatriot, but LG has to be commended for the risk it has taken with the modular LG G5. The company doesn’t see it that way though, and has taken stern measures against those in charge of the flagship. And nothing is sterner than to give them Read more about LG G5 Failure Causes Mass Sacking – Sony Take Note![…]

Sony Xperia Z5 Compact: Strong Demand For Successor

When 5.0-inch handsets are considered small, it is quite obvious that phablets have fully taken over the smartphone market. Because of that, Sony – the only notable OEM in the Android market that offers 4.6-inch variants to its flagship handsets – has dropped its Compact name along with its Xperia Z series. With the new Read more about Sony Xperia Z5 Compact: Strong Demand For Successor[…]

Sony Won’t Learn From Xperia Z5 Mistakes

Besides being a flaccid improvement over the Sony Xperia Z3, the Sony Xperia Z5 failed because of several foolhardy decisions by Sony. Its late entry into the US is one of them, but there are two more important reasons. The first has to do the price of the flagship. If Sony had priced the Xperia Read more about Sony Won’t Learn From Xperia Z5 Mistakes[…]

Sony Urges Against Buying Xperia Z5 – Pushes For Z3

When Sony announced that the Sony Xperia Z3 was going to be part of the Android N Developer Preview, fans rejoiced. For an OEM that is known for being slow with Android updates, it came as a positive display of commitment to improve on that weakness. What remains a mystery to this day is why Read more about Sony Urges Against Buying Xperia Z5 – Pushes For Z3[…]

Sony Xperia Z5: Finally Some Good News

From the moment it was launched, the Sony Xperia Z5 had been plagued with bad news from all sides. Reviewers acknowledged its merits but didn’t recommend it over the Xperia Z3; then things started to go south. It wasn’t the only problem in Sony’s mobile division as other series such as the Xperia C and Read more about Sony Xperia Z5: Finally Some Good News[…]

Mistakes Of HTC One M9, Sony Xperia Z5 – Have They Learned?

On paper, the improvements of the HTC One M9 and Sony Xperia Z5 over their predecessors are quite apparent. When they were released they looked like proper replacements for two flagships from 2014 that couldn’t go wrong. Well, they did eventually tank and left everyone wondering how it went south for HTC and Sony in Read more about Mistakes Of HTC One M9, Sony Xperia Z5 – Have They Learned?[…]