Tag Archive: Sony


The Sony Xperia 1 is coming to the U.S. on July 12 for a hefty $950

You’re getting a lot of phone for the price, but wow that price.

What you need to know Sony Xperia 1 will be available beginning July 12 for $ 949.99. It will be available from Amazon, B&H Photo, Focus Camera, and other retailers. The Xperia 1 is the first phone to feature a 21:9 CinemaWide 4K OLED display.

We last got a look at Sony’s new offerings at MWC back in February, where it debuted the Xperia  [Read More…]

Microsoft and Sony partner for game streaming technology

Let’s see what happens next.

What you need to know Microsoft and Sony will partner on gaming streaming technology going forward. The two companies will collaborate on image sensors. They also aim to create user-friendly AI experiences.

Today might be a day for the history books. Microsoft and Sony just announced a partnership to focus on innovations to “enhance customer experiences in their direct-to-consumer entertainment platforms.” This means that the two companies will explore joint development of  [Read More…]

Sony unveils new limited edition Days of Play PS4 Slim

Steel grey is the new black.

Remember Sony’s Days of Play from last year when the company released a limited edition blue PS4 Slim console? Well Days of Play is returning this year in June, and players will soon get the chance to purchase another limited edition PS4 Slim.

You can see the design in the trailer above, and quite honestly it’s about as plain as it gets. Instead of the usual black color, it’s just been changed  [Read More…]

Sony WH-1000MX3 review: Simply the best

If you’re looking for the best high-end Bluetooth headphones, your search will return a few results that everyone talks about. You’ll almost always find references to the Bose QC 35 IIs (read our full review here), Surface headphones, and the Sony WH-1000MX3, but it’s hard to discern which may be the best for you. Bose has the legendary name, Microsoft produced an impressive first try that deserves a ton of consideration, but Sony might just be the best overall headphones  [Read More…]

Two controllers go in, only one leaves – Sony DualShock 4 or SCUF Vantage?

Controllers can make or break your gaming experience, so how do you know which is best for you? We’ve tested out the best premium money can buy to help you make a decision.

Sony DualShock 4

Standard issue

$ 46 at Amazon

Pros Inexpensive Simple Classic design Cons Fewer customization options Inferior for competitive play

The regular DualShock 4 meets most people’s needs, but it lacks several features that could take it to the next  [Read More…]

Sony DualShock vs Astro C40 TR for PlayStation 4: Which should you buy?

Controllers can make or break your gaming experience, so how do you know which is best for you? We’ve tested out the best premium money can buy to help you make a decision.

Sony DualShock 4

Standard issue

$ 46 at Amazon

Pros Inexpensive Simple Classic design Bluetooth Cons Fewer customization options Inferior for competitive play

Your standard DualShock 4 gets the job done, but it lacks a lot of bells and whistles.

Astro C40  [Read More…]

Sony Xperia 10 vs. Nokia 7.1: Which should you buy?

At Android Central, we live and breath all things Android. From giving you advice on buying a new phone to then teaching you how to use it, we’re here for you 24/7.

Our pick Nokia 7.1

$ 349 at Amazon

Pros Gorgeous glass/aluminum design HDR10 display Android One Excellent battery life Cons Has a notch

Without a doubt, the Nokia 7.1 is one of the best handsets in the mid-range smartphone space. The overall user experience  [Read More…]

New update brings ads to Android TV boxes and Sony TVs

What goes great with all your favorite movies and TV shows? If your answer was ads and sponsored placements, then you’re in luck, Android TV users. Recently, Google rolled out an update for Android TV with a row of sponsored content. According to Google, this is a “pilot program” intended for “optimizing and personalizing the entertainment experience at home.”

Android TV is committed to optimizing and personalizing the entertainment experience at home. As we explore new opportunities to  [Read More…]

Sony restructures mobile unit, shuts down manufacturing plant in China

Sony is consolidating its business units into a new Electronics Products & Solutions division.

It’s no secret that Sony hasn’t fared well in the mobile space for a few years. Sony tried to stem the losses by pulling out of the budget segment and switching focus to the premium segment, but that hasn’t been enough. According to Reuters, Sony’s mobile business recorded a loss of $ 863 million in 2018, selling just 6.5 million phones over the  [Read More…]

Sony Xperia 10 + Xperia 10 Plus review: Mid-rangers that really stand out

The U.S. smartphone market is getting a little more interesting.

Sony Mobile’s presence in the U.S. is not great. Despite releasing some truly solid phones, the company has failed to make much of an impression in the country and has taken the back seat in both the flagship and mid-range space.

In 2019, Sony has a plan to make a comeback with something no one else is doing — 21:9 displays. The company’s Xperia 1 flagship is  [Read More…]