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First sighting of Sony Xperia Z3, Z3 Compact

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It seems that Sony is getting ready to release their upcoming smartphones, which will be known as the Sony Xperia Z3 and the Xperia Z3 Compact. If the image shown below is accurate, then it is confirmed that Sony is going with the Omni-Balance design for their upcoming flagships as well.

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Sony kernel source released on GitHub

Tinkerers and ROM creators will be interested to hear that Sony has moved the kernel source code from their Developer World portal to GitHub. Pop by the repositories and you’ll find kernels for many of the major Xperia devices, like the Z Ultra and Z1, with more to come.

Amazon is having a pretty massive sale on microSD memory cards from Sony. We’re tralking $ 32.99 for the 64 GB card, which normally goes for $ 114.99. (That’s 71% off, for those who don’t feel like doing the math.) Unfortunately, Sony’s line doesn’t extend up to the 128 GB denomination we’ve seen elsewhere, but you will find every other size under the sun, and even some solid prices on the full-sized SD cards.

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Sony has kicked off the roll out of Android 4.4.4 to the Xperia Z1 Compact in Russia, Italy and Indonesia, according to a report over on the Xperia Blog. Not only are we seeing the latest firmware be released into the wild (although slightly limited) for the Z1 Compact, but the Z1 and Z Ultra have also been certified.

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Xperia M2 lands in the U.S. at Sony Store

U.S. customers looking for Sony’s entry-level Xperia M2 are now in luck as the handset is now available for pre-order from Sony’s web and physical stores. The handset is expected to ship Wednesday, June 25, with a price of $ 289.99 and can be pre-ordered in either black, purple, or white.

Sony Sirius Viv (D6503) is Verizon’s Sony Xperia Z2?

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Earlier this month we saw a leaked Xperia Z2 Tablet with a Verizon logo; now we have a new leak on the Sony Xperia Z2 smartphone for Verizon Wireless.

According to @evleaks the reason we have not seen this handset in the U.S. yet is due to the fact that this is a specific variant of the phone (LTE-Advanced). Reportedly, the device will come under the Sony Sirius  [Read More...]

Sony releases Live on YouTube app for Xperia devices

Sony has just released an app exclusive to Xperia devices called Live on YouTube, which does exactly what you expect it would. Users can boot up the app and start a live video stream from their Sony smartphone’s camera, keep tabs on how many viewers and likes they have, as well as share links to the online broadcast to anyone they think would be interested.

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Sony launches the Xperia FIFA World Cup Brazil theme

A day ahead of the kickoff ceremony of the 2014 FIFA World Cup, Sony has unveiled an Xperia theme for the event. While the theme was leaked in its entirety last month, it is now officially available for download in the Play Store.

Sony unveils the ultra-thin mid-range Xperia T3

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Sony on Tuesday announced the Xperia T3, a mid-range Android 4.4 KitKat smartphone due before August. Featuring a 5.3-inch 720p LCD display, the phone offers users a 1.4GHz quad-core processor, 1*GB RAM, and 8GB internal storage. The rear has an 8-megapixel camera while the front side gets a 1.1-megapixel shooter; the main camera has image stabilization, red-eye reduction, HDR, panorama, and other touches.

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Sony debuts super-slim Xperia T3

Sony is the latest handset maker to field a mid-range product with a large, five-plus-inch screen size. The Sony Xperia T3, announced this morning, packs a 5.3-inch display, and Sony says it’s the world’s slimmest handset at this screen size. Like the Xperia Z family, the T3′s sporting a metallic trim around its edge, with a dedicated camera key, and Sony’s signature rounded power button, but with a more traditional rounded back and, apparently no water  [Read More...]