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TODAY ONLY: B&H Photo Video offering massive savings on Sony Xperia Z3, C5 Ultra

B&H Photo Video, as they are often wont to do, has slashed the prices of a couple of Android smartphones as part of a Deal Zone promotion. Today sees the retailer dropping the costs of two Sony handsets by some $ 170-$ 200. Indeed, now is an as good of a time as any to purchase either

Sony unleashes the Xperia XA in the UK

Sony has announced the company’s Xperia XA handset is now available in the UK on networks other than O2. Sony had previously released the Xperia XA on O2 on June 23, but today you’ll be able to find the handset from the likes of Carphone Warehouse, Three, Virgin, and more.

As well as the £17 per month option (with 100MB of data) on O2, those seeking the Xperia XA will be able to look to Vodafone,  [Read More…]

Where to buy the Sony Xperia X Performance in Canada

The Sony Xperia X Performance is the more, well, performant version of its Xperia X counterpart. Featuring the best aspects of Sony’s Xperia Z series with a new focus on design and intuitive software, it’s certainly Sony’s best phone ever. Here’s where to get it in Canada.

Buy the Sony Xperia X Performance from Bell

Bell sells the Xperia X Performance at a flagship price, with a predictable $ 500 subsidy.

$ 199.99 on a 2-year  [Read More…]

Where to buy the Sony Xperia XA in Canada

Sony’s Xperia XA is its new mid-range offering as part of its new X lineup. While it lacks the specs of its Xperia X counterparts, it has a lot going for it in its $ 349.99 package.

It features a 5-inch 720p display, a MediaTek Helio P10 processor, 2GB of RAM, 16GB of internal storage, a 13MP rear camera sensor, 8MP front camera sensor, and a 2,300mAh battery.

Buy the Sony Xperia XA from Bell

Bell  [Read More…]

Here’s where you can order the 2016 Sony Android smartphones

Back in March, Sony announced its full lineup of Android smartphones for 2016. The releases are rolling out with some of the phones available now, and some up for pre-order with imminent releases. Here’s a breakdown of each phone with links to your favorite retailers to pick up the Sony Androids you can get in

Sony stops making smartphones in Brazil

Sony has announced that it will no longer manufacture smartphones in Brazil. Although the vendor invested R$ 250m ($ 83m) last year to expand its mobile unit in the country, the end of tax exemptions for locally manufactured smartphones that cost up to R$ 1,500 ($ 530) has motivated the brand to move away from local production.

Instead of continuing with Foxconn and Arima for local manufacturing, Sony will now import products — like the Xperia X and XA —  [Read More…]

Sony Xperia X, X Performance, XA, and XA Ultra now up for pre-order in the U.S.

The Sony Xperia X series of phones will make their debut in the U.S. starting June 26, and are now up for pre-order. Unlocked editions of the Xperia X, X Performance, XA, and XA Ultra are available from Best Buy and B&H Photo.

Here’s when the phones will start shipping, and how much you’ll be shelling out:

Phone Release Date Price Xperia X June 26 $ 549.99 Xperia XA July 17 $ 279.99 Xperia X Performance  [Read More…]

Full Sony Xperia X family of phones coming to US

Sony has confirmed that all of its recently introduced Xperia X smartphones will be available in the United States. Indeed, this is quite the departure for a company who has often overlooked the country as a place to sell its mobile wares. Ask most people in the smartphone space whether or not you can get

Here’s how much the Sony Xperia X series costs in the U.S. — and when you’ll be able to buy

U.S. pricing and release date info for the Sony Xperia X, X Performance, XA and XA Ultra.

As the first phones in Sony’s new Xperia X series approach launch, we’re able to tell you more about exactly when you’ll be able to pick up Sony’s latest handsets in the United States, and how much they’ll set you back. Since the firm hasn’t yet announced any carrier partnership, the only way to pick up the Xperia X,  [Read More…]

Sony Xperia X review: The Android workhorse

The first in Sony’s new line of Android phones nails the core experience, but struggles to justify its hefty price tag.

The quick take

Sony’s first high-profile Android handset of 2016 is a perfectly good, if slightly boring phone. Most of the basics are well-executed, from the impressive display to the solid though understated build. It’s a phone that performs well and comes with minimal distractions, and as such it lacks the wow-factor of other big-brand  [Read More…]