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Sony has been busy lately with a software update as it has released several fixes over the last few weeks. Today, the company has finally fixed the image distortion bug that has been causing problems to Xperia XZ1 and Xperia XZ1 smartphone owners. This update comes
Sony is rolling out Google Assistant to 4K HDR television models with Android TV. The feature will be available on all of its 2017 models as well as some TVs from 2016. With this addition, Sony's TVs have become the second Android TV-based product to get Assistant.
Google recently released Android 8.0 Oreo and one of the first companies to release it for their smartphones was Sony. The latest version of Android operating system was released for Xperia XZ Premium smartphone, and should reach other models in near future.
If you are looking at the recently released Xperia XZs smartphone, you'll be happy to hear that the smartphone has received a healthy discount across major retailers in the United States. The smartphone is now available for $499 at Amazon, B&H Photo Video and Focus.
Sony updated its PlayStation 4 shipment count in its earnings report for Q3 2017, revealing it has now shipped 67.5 million units globally since the console was released. That figure was reached with the addition of 4.2 million shipments during Q3, up from 3.9 million.
All of Sony's divisions were able to report profits during the third quarter, with the exception of one: Sony Mobile. Due to a lack of sales and an increase in expenses tied to the price of raw materials, Sony's mobile division reported a loss of $22.1 million.
Sony has been working on a new touchscreen project for a few years now that was only recently launched in the United States. The Xperia Touch is available in the US from the Amazon, the Sony Square display room in New York and select T-Mobile stores in Chicago, Los Angeles and
Sony has just announced two new smartphones called Xperia R1 and Xperia R1 Plus. The two new models are "designed for Indian lifestyle" and "designed to excite the new Indian", and will probably only be launched in India. The Xperia R1 starts at INR 13,990 ($210)
Sony Xperia Compact is a relatively old smartphone, as it was released over a year ago, but it still can offer a lot, especially if we consider its new price. The popular retailer Best Buy is now offering the smartphone for $279.99, which is $120 off the original price.
After fixing the corner softness issue, Sony has now released another software update to fix the remaining issues with the camera on Xperia XZ1, XZ1 Compact, XZ Premium and Xperia XZs. The rear wide-angle lens was causing distortion and users have been complaining about it for
Sony PlayStation owners can now install another software update. The company is now rolling out PS4 update 5.01, but unfortunately, aside from some minor improvements, it doesn't bring anything new to the table. The update is 357.3 MB in size and according to Sony's official
Sony is one of the best manufacturers of image sensors, especially when it comes to smartphones and similar devices. Today, the company has announced the release of the IMX324, a new 1/1.7-type stacked CMOS image sensor aimed at automotive cameras.
There are various smart speakers available on the market, but Sony's latest smart speaker is trying to take the smart home speakers to the next level. Called the Xperia Hello, the smart home speaker can do pretty much everything like other speakers, such as telling you about the
Sony is one of the first companies that is now releasing a final version of Android 8.0 Oreo update. The update is now available and rolling out for the Xperia XZ Premium smartphone. If you own the smartphone, you should see the notification pop up soon.
If you are not a fan of the Xperia XZ1 and XZ1 Compact, or you simply don't want to pay that much money, then Sony's XA1 Plus might be for you. Sony's 5.5-inch handset might not have display with thin bezels, but it is still a very good phone and decent price tag.
Sony is launching a new publishing label that's going to publish games for the Nintendo Switch, not just for the PS4 and PC. Its "Unties" label is part of Sony Music Entertainment rather than Sony Interactive Entertainment. It'll work with small development teams.
Back in June, Sony's Xperia Touch projector landed in Europe, where it went on sale priced at £1,299.99 or €1,499.99, depending on the market. US customers had to wait for a few more months, but starting today, they can buy an Xperia Touch from Amazon, the Sony Square
Jolla has now announced that its Sailfish OS for Sony Xperia X smartphone is officially launched. Dubbed as Sailfish X, the new operating system is available for €49.90 and is only compatible with the Xperia X at the moment. Those that are unaware, the Sailfish X is not
Sony has been very good with developers and they have even released build instructions on how to get Android 8.0 compiled and running on the supported Xperia devices. Now, the company has announced that AOSP Android 8.0 Oreo is available on Sony's Open Devices
The lead PlayStation executive at Sony, Andrew House, is leaving. He's been the president and CEO of Sony Interactive Entertainment for six years, but he's being replaced by John Kodera, effective immediately. Kodera was Sony Interactive Entertainment's deputy president.