Tag Archive: Sony

Sony Xperia Z5 or Xperia Z5 Compact: Which is right for you?

Sony has two new Android phones that are very similar to each other. So which is right for you?

That’s part of the purchasing decision that Sony has made pretty tough. While we’re open in our admiration for the company that makes one of the only high-end, yet sub 5-inch Android phones around, the close nature of the two phones in hardware and in experience can make choosing all the more difficult.

Having spent a good  [Read More…]

Sony Xperia Z5 Premium is now available in the UK

The Xperia Z5 Premium is now available for purchase in the UK. Retailers including Clove, Carphone Warehouse and Unlocked-Mobiles have commenced sales of the 4K display-toting handset.

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Developer Economics is the largest, most global developer research program in the world, tracking developer sentiment across platforms, revenues, apps, tools, APIs, segments, business models, and regions! Which IoT platforms are competing with Apple and Google? Which are the most popular cloud APIs? Does mobile, IoT or cloud development pay better? These are just some of the questions that our friends at VisionMobile are tackling right now. Take their 10-minute National Trends survey and help  [Read More…]

These are the top Sony Xperia phones you need to know

Whatever other difficulties the Japanese electronics giant has faced in recent years, you can’t fault the overall quality of Sony’s high-end Xperia smartphones. The schedule at which it refreshes its phones hasn’t altered much in the same time frame and as we approach the end of 2015 we’ve recently had some new additions which continue what we love most about Sony.

But, Sony’s still a bit of an outlier in the U.S. smartphone market, but high-end Xperias  [Read More…]

Save up to 60 percent on select Sony memory products

Amazon is currently hosting a deal which saves you up to 60 percent on various Sony memory products. Included in this one-day deal are savings on SD cards, microSD cards, and USB Flash Drives in various capacities. Whether you are looking for a new card for your camera, wanting to add storage to your cell phone, or need a way to keep important files with you at all times, you won’t want to miss out on these  [Read More…]

Sony Xperia Z5 and Xperia Z5 Compact review

Why have just one flagship when you can have two or three?

This is the situation we find ourselves in with Sony’s 2015 fall line up. Making its debut at IFA this past September in Berlin we now have the Xperia Z5, the Xperia Z5 Compact and the Xperia Z5 Premium.

The Premium is still to come but the ‘regular’ Z5 and its smaller sibling are now available in some regions. On the face of it  [Read More…]

Sony Xperia Z5 and Z5 Compact get ‘Stagefright’ fix

A new update is rolling out for the Xperia Z5 and Z5 Compact. The update appears to offer a fix for the “Stagefright” exploit. The update pushes the software for the phones to build number 32.0.A.6.152.

Sony rolls out first OTA update for Xperia Z3 Marshmallow beta

Sony is rolling out the first OTA update for the company’s Marshmallow beta. The company released the concept ROM for Xperia Z3 and Z3 Compact owners to help test out earlier this month, and already we’re seeing an initial wave of support.

Five camera tips and tricks for the Sony Xperia Z5

Sony isn’t known for making enormous changes to its hardware or software between device launches, instead opting to iterate gradually.

The Japanese manufacturer finally made a few changes to its camera hardware for the Xperia Z5 and Xperia Z5 Compact but the software will still be somewhat familiar to anyone who’s owned a previous model.

But, whether you’re new or not, here are a few tips to get you rolling in the right direction with the  [Read More…]

Does the Sony Xperia Z5 get too hot?

It’s fair to say the Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 has led a life of criticism, sometimes warranted, when it comes to getting a little hot under the collar. But it’s also at the top end of the CPU spectrum for smartphones and so new high-end devices are still using it.

Not all Snapdragon 810s behave in the same way, as pointed out by our own Russell Holly recently when examining the Nexus 6P. But thanks to the Internet  [Read More…]