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Sony Sees Strong Demand for PS4 Games as Mobile Business Slumps

Sony said Tuesday its fiscal first half net profit dived owing to a sharp rally in the yen and losses linked to the sale of its battery business. The Japanese electronics giant, which has been shedding assets as part of a broad restructuring, said it had a JPY 26 billion ($248 million or roughly Rs. 1,655 crores) net profit in ... Read More »

Sony Surprises With Profit Warning on Sale of Battery Business

Sony Corp cut its annual profit outlook due to losses related to the sale of its battery business – disappointing a market that had been hoping for an upward revision on buoyant sales momentum for PlayStation 4 and the launch of its virtual reality headset. Emerging from years of restructuring, the consumer electronics giant is refocusing its business to concentrate ... Read More »

OnePlus 3T Tipped to Sport the Brand New Sony IMX398 Sensor

OnePlus is expected to launch the OnePlus 3T variant sometime in December, and the smartphone is pegged to sport an upgraded processor and run on Android 7.0 Nougat. Now, the latest leak hints that the OnePlus 3T will also sport the brand new Sony IMX398 rear sensor. According to TechUpdate3, the upcoming OnePlus 3T will come with a 16-megapixel Sony ... Read More »

Sony to Return Image Sensors to Full Capacity on Smartphone Pickup

Sony Corp’s image sensor production will return to full capacity in the October-March half-year due to a pickup in smartphone demand, having spent part of the past year running just under full strength, the head of its chip-making subsidiary said. “The business environment for our customers is improving,” President Yasuhiro Ueda of Sony Semiconductor Manufacturing Corp said at a news ... Read More »

Sony Xperia XZ Launched in India: Price, Specifications, Release Date, and More

  At a media event in Udaipur on Thursday, Sony India unveiled its latest flagship smartphone, the Xperia XZ. Pre-bookings for the Sony Xperia XZ open on October 1 via Amazon.in, and in retail stores across the country. The smartphone will be available in India starting October 10, carrying an MRP of Rs. 51,990 and a best buy price of ... Read More »

Sony Reveals Android 7.0 Nougat Rollout Timeline for Its Smartphones

As soon as Google started rolling out Android 7.0 Nougat, Sony wasted no time in releasing the list of its smartphones that will be getting the firmware update. However, the company didn’t reveal the timeline for these updates at the time. The company has now reportedly revealed the timeline for the rollout at its Slovakia press conference. The software update ... Read More »

Sony Xperia X Compact Price Revealed

Sony’s X Compact smartphone, which was revealed at IFA 2016, has now gone on sale in select markets. Priced at EUR 449 (approximately Rs. 34,000) for the unlocked version, the Sony X Compact is now available to buy in Belgium, Netherlands, and Luxembourg. The smartphone has also gone on sale in the UK and is available at GBP 360 (approximately ... Read More »

Sony Xperia X Dual, Xperia Z5 Premium Dual Price Slashed in India

Sony India on Monday announced it was slashing the prices of two of its top-end smartphones in India. The Sony Xperia X Dual, which was launched back in May, is now priced at Rs. 38,990. The Sony Xperia Z5 Premium Dual on the other hand, which was launched in October last year, is now priced at Rs. 47,990. To note, ... Read More »

Sony Xperia XZ, Xperia X Compact Launched at IFA 2016

  Sony has announced two new Xperia smartphones, the Xperia XZ and Xperia X Compact, at the sidelines of IFA 2016 in Berlin. The Sony Xperia XZ will be going on sale from early October while the Sony Xperia X Compact will go on sale soon in September, as per the company. No pricing details have been announced for the ... Read More »

Sony Xperia X Compact, Xperia XZ Spotted on Company Site; Image, Specifications Leaked

Sony is all set to host its event at IFA on September 1 and the company is widely expected to unveil the Sony XR smartphone. However, mentions on the company site indicate the Sony may launch the Xperia XZ and Xperia X Compact instead. In the meanwhile, prolific tipster Evan Blass (aka @evleaks) has posted a leaked image of the ... Read More »