Tag Archive: Xperia


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…]

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…]

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…]

A new Xperia Play is the only kind of gaming phone I want to see

We need a true champion for gaming’s mobile future.

It’s no secret that the smartphone industry is inching back into a progressive state. Manufacturers had long been content with the status quo while they worked behind the scenes to perfect the next generation of smartphones.

In previous episodes of this cycle, we saw all sorts of wonderful smartphones that looked and worked far differently than others on the market. They came in all shapes and sizes —  [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 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…]

Sony updates Sony Xperia XZ Premium and Xperia ZX1 line to Pie

Just in time for the holidays, Sony is service XZ series users a helping of pie!

Android Pie has been out for two months now, and Sony is finally serving up a slice of Pie to owners of the Sony Xperia XZ Premium and the Xperia XZ1 and XZ1 Compact. The update was originally announced for October 26; some late-stage bug-busting pushed the update back, but the update is rolling out now to the Xperia XZ Premium, XZ1 and  [Read More…]

Sony Xperia XZ3 Tips and Tricks

When it comes to smartphones in 2018, there are a lot of different features offered by each device. Some of these are available on flagship Android devices, but there are others that are specific to the device.

The Sony Xperia XZ3 is no different, and now that we have had some time with the device, we wanted to share some of the best. This is not the “end-all-be-all” list of tips and tricks, but there are some that you may  [Read More…]