Sony posts fiscal Q2 results, mobile division in decline

Sony posted its financial results for the July-September period, and they look promising. The latest update shows the Japanese company raked in JPY2 trillion (about $18.25 billion) in revenue and managed to get a net profit of $1.15 billion. The most significant earners are the Semiconductors department, which includes image sensors for mobile products, and […]

Sony Xperia XZ Premium Starts Receiving Android 8.0 Oreo Update

Sony has started rolling out Android 8.0 Oreo update for its Xperia XZ Premium. The update was originally expected for December, but the Japanese company had evidently sped up the process, and has brought the latest software to its high-end smartphone that was launched with Android 7.1 Nougat at MWC 2017. The Android Oreo update brings the Xperia XZ Premium closer to the […]

New update starts hitting Sony Xperia XZ and X Performance [Updated]

The Sony Xperia X and X Compact have also started getting the September security patch. The update – which is currently rolling out in several markets across the globe – bumps the build number from 34.3.A.0.217 to version 34.3.A.0.228. Original story follows: Sony has started pushing out a new update to its Xperia XZ and X Performance smartphones. Arriving as version 41.2.A.7.65, […]

Sony Xperia XZ1, Xperia XZ1 Compact, Xperia XA1 Plus Launched at IFA 2017: Price, Specifications, More

Sony at the IFA 2017 trade show launched three smartphones – Xperia XZ1, Xperia XZ1 Compact, and Xperia XA1 Plus. These smartphones are the latest additions to company’s Xperia X lineup with features such as MotionEye camera with 3D-image sensing, Hi-Res Audio, and an HDR display. The Sony Xperia XZ1 and Xperia XZ1 Compact are priced $699.99 (roughly Rs. […]

Sony Xperia XZ1, Xperia XZ1 Compact Price, Images, Specifications Leaked Ahead of IFA Launch

With IFA 2017 just around the corner, big tech companies like LG and Samsung are expected to make an appearance and launch smartphones and smartwatches respectively. Sony is also set to be there, and was earlier reported to launch a 6-inch flagship device in Berlin. Now, fresh renders of the Xperia XZ1 leaked so close to IFA hint that the smartphone is set […]

Xperia XZ Premium, Xperia XA1 Among Sony Smartphones Tipped to Get Android O Update

Ahead of the Android 8.0 arrival this fall, Sony has reportedly announced the list of smartphones that will get the update. These include most of the smartphones it released this year and last, leaving out a few, like the Sony Xperia XA smartphone for example. All of the mentioned smartphones will get Android O, but the timelines […]

Sony Xperia X getting new update

Sony has started pushing out a new update to its Xperia X smartphone. Arriving as version 34.3.A.0.206, the update is currently hitting single SIM variants of the smartphone, although dual-SIM models should also get it soon. The only visible change is a bump in security patch level – it says July after the update. No information on […]

Sony Ends PS3 Production in Japan

It seems that the PS3 is finally on its way out. The 500GB PS3 – which was, until a couple of months ago, the only variant in production in Japan has ended its production run. This comes via the official PlayStation Japan website that lists the PS3 500GB shipments as “ended” according to a translation […]

OnePlus 5 Said to Sport 16-Megapixel Camera with Sony IMX398 Sensor

The OnePlus 5 rumoured dual-camera setup is fast becoming the talk of the tech world as we get closer to the smartphone’s Summer launch. After the confusion caused regarding the orientation of the dual rear camera setup, new information regarding the phone’s camera setup has surfaced on the Internet and sits in line with the […]