Tag Archives: Sony

Sony Sees Average Selling Price of Smartphones Rise, Second Only to Apple: Report

According to a blog post by freelance journalist Charles Arthur that estimates global smartphone sales figures in Q4 last year, Sony has the highest average selling price (ASP) for its smartphones – only behind Apple. Average selling price for a smartphone manufacturer represents the average price at which it sells its current smartphone lineup. In Q4 2014, Sony’s ASP was ... Read More »

Sony Xperia Z5 Series Starts Receiving Android 6.0 Marshmallow Update

Sony has finally started rolling out Android 6.0 Marshmallow update to its latest flagship smartphone – Xperia Z5 – and its variants. The update for now is reaching out to the smartphone’s international variants. It is worth mentioning that Sony previously rolled out Android 6.0 Marshmallow for the Xperia Z5 in Japan only. Users should also note that Android 6.0, ... Read More »

Sony PS4 Update Will Bring Remote Play for Windows, OS X

The next big update for the PlayStation 4 will include the ability to stream your games (Sony calls it Remote Play) to Windows and OS X PCs, Sony announced in a blog post on Tuesday. That is just one of the six big changes and additions coming to the current-gen console with version 3.50, and those who were selected for ... Read More »

Uncharted 4 Delayed Again So Everyone Can Play It at the Same Time: Sony

PS4 exclusive Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End has been delayed again. The game was first due for a mid-December 2015 release but missed it due to developer Naughty Dog chasing “high standards”. Then the game was due on March 18 with an announcement at Paris Games Week. Barely a month later it was announced for April 26 in the US, ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S7, Sony Xperia X Phones Don’t Support Qualcomm’s Quick Charge 3.0

It has been found that the recently launched flagship smartphones from Samsung and Sony don’t offer support for Qualcomm’s Quick Charge 3.0. Strangely enough, the Samsung Galaxy S7, Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge, and Sony Xperia X Performance handsets sport a processor that technically supports the latest fast-charging technology from Qualcomm. When LG unveiled the G5, its newest flagship smartphone, the ... Read More »

Sony Says Xperia X Phones Will Replace Flagship Z-Series

Sony took the stage at MWC 2016 to announce the re-branding of its Xperia brand, aiming it at an ecosystem of connected devices, alongside the launch of three X smartphone series. Although the company did not give even a slightest hint about its next flagship Z handsets at the trade show, it revealed its plans that might come as a ... Read More »

Sony Xperia X, Xperia XA Price Revealed

Sony at its MWC 2016 event introduced the new smartphone ‘X’ series with the launch of the Xperia X, Xperia XA, and the Xperia X Performance. While the company said the handsets would hit the stores this summer, it failed to give details about their pricing. However, the Xperia X and the Xperia XA have now been listed for pre-orders ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S7, S7 Edge Sport Sony Camera Sensors: Report

A new report has claimed that Samsung’s new Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge smartphones pack Sony’s IMX260 sensor, which is an upgrade from last year’s Sony IMX240. The biggest change this year however is that the South Korean company has opted to use Sony’s image sensors in all of its Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge variants, claims a ... Read More »

Sony Xperia Ear, Xperia Projector, Other Connected Devices Launched at MWC

Alongside the overhaul of the Xperia brand to include “ambient connected devices capable of changing the way you interact with the world,” Sony introduced three new Xperia smartphones, and a range of accessories and concept devices at MWC 2016. These include Xperia Ear, Xperia Eye, and Xperia Projector, among others. The Xperia Ear (seen above) is a wireless ear-piece that ... Read More »

Sony Xperia X, Xperia XA Price Revealed

Sony at its MWC 2016 event introduced the new smartphone ‘X’ series with the launch of the Xperia X, Xperia XA, and the Xperia X Performance. While the company said the handsets would hit the stores this summer, it failed to give details about their pricing. However, the Xperia X and the Xperia XA have now been listed for pre-orders ... Read More »