Tag Archive: Sony


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…]

Sony Digital Paper tablets are $100 off for a limited time

Take notes.

Sony’s Digital Paper tablets are $ 100 off for a limited time, bringing the price of the 10-inch model down to just $ 499.99 and the 13-inch version to $ 599.99. These prices are matching a discount we haven’t seen since November of 2018.

Digital Paper is the world’s thinnest, lightest tablet, with a thickness of about 30 sheets of paper. It comes with a stylus and has a capacitive touchscreen that lets you write  [Read More…]

Sony announces three cinema focused cellphones; the Xperia 1, Xperia 10, and Xperia 10 Plus at MWC 2019

Today Sony takes to the stage to launch three cinema focused cellphones including the Xperia 1, Xperia 10, and Xperia 10 Plus at Mobile World Congress 2019. All three models come with a cinema-friendly 21:9 aspect ratio.

What it means to go wide

Most phones these days use an 18:9 or even 19:9 aspect ratio. However, Sony has pushed it even further with this trio of Xperia phones opting for a 21:9 aspect ratio. In other words, they are taller and skinnier  [Read More…]

Sony Xperia 1 leaked, said to have a 4K HDR OLED display

Holy wow that purple looks great 🤤

Mobile World Congress 2019 officially kicks off on February 25, and during the annual trade show, we’re looking forward to a lot of phone announcements.

With just days to go before the event, reliable leaker Evan Blass has shared high-quality renders for most of Sony’s lineup.

This year, Sony’s big flagship phone is rumored to ditch the expected “Xperia XZ4” branding in favor of a simpler “Xperia 1” name. According  [Read More…]

Sony Xperia L3 completely leaks, rumored to cost just €199

Reported specs include a 5.7-inch LCD display and expandable storage.

MWC 2019 is right around the corner, and that means we’ll soon be faced with smartphone announcement after smartphone announcement. Just ahead of the big mobile trade show, renders and specs for a new Sony phone have completely leaked.

The device you’re looking at is called the Sony Xperia L3, a successor to last year’s Xperia L2. Similar to the L2, the L3 is shaping up to  [Read More…]

Sony slips AirPlay 2 and Homekit into its new TVs, too

The Sony A9G TV.

Any worries that an Android TV wouldn’t allow for Apple’s features turned out to be just worries.

Samsung was first to declare. Then LG and Vizio. But the big question regarding integration of Apple’s AirPlay 2 and Homekit? That was whether Sony would be on board — or even have the option.

It was a big enough surprise that Samsung — Apple’s arch enemy in the phone space — would see two relatively core iPhone  [Read More…]

MrMobile’s New Favorite Headphones: Sony WH-1000XM3 Review

The WH-1000XM3 is Sony’s newest pair of noise-canceling Bluetooth headphones. In addition to sporting a brand name that only a computer could love, the “Mark 3s” have an industrial design that doesn’t set them apart from their forerunners; they’re leaning heavily on features that have been around for a few years; and they cost $ 350. When my review unit arrived, I felt certain that I’d be longing for my Bose QC35s in no time at all.

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The Sony PS4 Mini Wired Gamepad is the perfect starter controller for kids

A little goes a long way.

As an adult with small hands whose childhood nemesis was the hulking Duke controller on the original Xbox, I empathize with those who have a hard time using a normal controller. Though I’ve grown into them over the years and am quite comfortable using a standard DualShock 4 controller now, it’s still not the best for everyone, especially children. That’s where the Sony PlayStation 4 Mini Wired Gamepad comes in, designed  [Read More…]

Sony Xperia XZ3 Review: Great with a few compromises

So we have spent a little more than a month with the Sony Xperia XZ3 and feel that we’ve experienced everything possible to formulate a review. So without further adieu, here’s the AndroidGuys review of the Xperia XZ3.

Read More: Sony Xperia XZ3 First Impressions

As we stated in our First Impressions, the Xperia XZ3 packs just about everything you would expect in 2018. However, there are a few surprising omissions which left us scratching our heads.

Spec  [Read More…]

Does the Sony WH1000XM3 support Siri?

Best answer: Using the touchpad on the side of the right ear cup, you can interact with Siri when the WH1000XM3 are connected to an iPhone, iPad, or Mac.

Amazon: Sony WH1000XM3 ($ 348)

Voice assistance on demand

One of the most useful features of Sony’s WH1000XM3 noise-canceling headphones is the touchpad surface on the right ear cup, which makes it quick and easy to perform various commands without cluttering the headphones with half a dozen  [Read More…]