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Shortly after we first heard about the Xperia L1, Sony has decided to introduce it. The successor to the original Xperia L is still an entry-level phone, but it has gained 4G LTE and dual-SIM support, as well as thinner bezels and improved specifications.
During the Mobile World Congress 2017, Sony unveiled a host of new smartphones, including the Xperia XZ Premium, Xperia XZs, Xperia XA1, and Xperia XA1 Ultra. However, from what we heard, the company is gearing up to launch yet another smartphone very soon.
After long 10 years, the production of PlayStation 3 gaming console will soon come to an end. Sony has now updated the official page of the console with a mention that production is going to end soon in Japan, its home turf where the console is still very popular.
In under two weeks, Horizon Zero Dawn passed 2.6 million unit sales, according to publisher Sony Interactive Entertainment. That sales figure covers retail and digital copies. The game was released in North America on February 28 and then became available in Europe and Asia.
A new line of OLED 4K televisions from Sony will launch in April, with the least expensive model going for $5,000. The new HDR models were introduced during CES and preorders are now being accepted. The cheapest unit is 55-inches. Two other sizes are going to be sold.
Sony's latest compact Xperia XA1 smartphone is now confirmed to launch next month in Europe and the good thing is it isn't expensive as it was believed. The UK-based retailer Clove has just confirmed that Sony's mid-range Android smartphone is available for order and that it will
Sony's latest Xperia XZ Premium might be the first Snapdragon 835-powered smartphone, but due to the manufacturing issues of the chipset, the smartphone won't be available for a few more months. Amazon has now started accepting pre-orders for phone in the United Kingdom, but
Sony's PlayStation 4 was ahead of all other consoles once again during February 2017. A report from The NPD Group shows Sony is continuing to lead the market, despite a short period of time with greater performance from Microsoft. Sony confirmed its performance.
Owners of Xperia Z5 devices have been reporting issues during incoming calls since the Android 7.0 Nougat update in January. Reportedly, users can't hear other person during calls regardless of sound level, and are also experiencing low sound while listening music.
As promised, Sony has finally started rolling out the major software update for PlayStation 4. The PlayStation 4.5 System Update, codenamed "Sasuke", is finally available and brings a lot of new features and improvements, among which the two most important are Boost Mode and
Sony is set to announce a new, big software update for PlayStation 4. The update has been in testing for over a month and the company has now confirmed that it will start rolling it out tomorrow. Most of the changes have been detailed when the beta was released, but Sony also
Sony's TV streaming service PlayStation Vue now supports viewing three streams at once. The "multi-view" feature places three channels in different thumbnails. The largest is located on the left and is the one you're listening to. The feature is limited to the PS4.
Although Sony SmartWatch 3 is powerful enough to run Android Wear 2.0, the company already confirmed that its one and only smartwatch won't be getting Google's latest wearable platform update. Luckily, there is a developer who goes by PDesire that is working on an unofficial port
Last year, Sony launched new wireless earbuds called Xperia Ear. At this year's MWC, the company has unveiled the next-gen earphones based on open-ear audio technology. The earphones are a product of Sony's Future Lab Program, but they are still in the early prototype phase.
Last-generation Xperia smartphones in the US arrived without fingerprint scanners and Sony explained that it was a "business decision" not to include a fingerprint sensor in their US-bound phones. Well, the same thing happened with the new Xperia smartphones
Jolla has now announced that it has partnered with Sony and will release its Sailfish OS for a range of Sony's Xperia branded devices. The first release is expected to happen by the end of the second quarter of 2017, when Xperia X owners will be able to try the Sailfish OS on
Sony has revealed remarkably high sales of the PlayStation VR. In only four months, the virtual reality headset has sold 915,000 units, according to Sony Interactive Entertainment CEO Andrew House. The company only set a goal of 1 million sales for the first six months.
Sony has finally attached a name and release date to its Xperia projector. The device was introduced during last year's MWC, but few details about it were initially revealed. Now, Sony says the "Xperia Touch" will be released in the spring for €1,599 in Europe.
Sony also announced something for mid-range segment. The two new XA1 and XA1 Ultra smartphones offer decent specs, but most importantly they look very nice with extremely thin bezels and edge-to-edge displays. The top and bottom bezels are unfortunately still very thin, like on
Besides the new flagship Xperia XZ Premium, the company has also unveiled a smaller, 5.2-inch Xperia XZs. The phone is very similar to the flagship model, and basically the only changes are the Motion Eye camera, 1080p display and Qualcomm's Snapdragon 820 chipset.