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NVIDIA SHIELD TV gets Google Assistant with Sony Bravia TVs coming soon

Google Assistant is popping up everywhere, just recently integrating itself with almost 90 of LG’s smart appliances. And as of today, its available on Android TV. Starting with NVIDIA SHIELD TV and coming to Sony Bravia TVs in the coming months, users can find the latest movies, check the score on the big game, dim […]

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Sony announces the Xperia XZ1 and XZ1 Compact, both running Android Oreo

Sony has taken the wraps off a set of new Android smartphones, both of which are running the latest and greatest Android Oreo. Meet the Xperia XZ1 and XZ1 Compact. Both devices feature a slight redesign of Sony’s typical smartphone design language, but you’ll still recognize it from a distance almost immediately. What Sony wants […]

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The Xperia XZ1 clearly belongs to Sony, just look at this leaked press render

This Xperia phone looks a lot like the rest of them. Mobile industry insider Roland Quandt took to Twitter to share an image of the upcoming Xperia XZ1. It’s a phone rumored to have a 5.2-inch Full HD (1920×1080) display, Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 835, 4GB of RAM, and a 19MP rear camera. All fairly standard specifications […]

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Sony adds Amazon Alexa support to its 4K HDR TVs running Android TV

If you own an Amazon Echo device and a Sony 4K television (2017) with Android TV, you can now control your television by voicing your commands to Alexa. Thanks to a new firmware update for your Sony 4K TV, Alexa can control the power, volume, switch inputs, and change channels. You can even ask Alexa […]

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Use Alexa to control Sony 4K TVs with your voice

Another day, another Alexa skill, right? Well the latest set is pretty useful if you feel like talking to your TV actually responding when you yell at it. With Sony's 2017 4K models with HDR and Android TV you can turn them on and off, adjust volume,…
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Sony is losing its grip on the indie market

Here we go again. In 2011, Microsoft was the indie king. The industry was just blossoming thanks to services like Steam and Xbox Live Arcade, which introduced independent games to huge, hungry audiences. Indie Game: The Movie was about to debut, giv…
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Sony may release two new phones at Mobile World Congress 2017, reports say

According to recent reports, MWC 2017 may be a big show for Sony. In fact, the company may release two new phones at the event, one of which is rumored to be the follow-up to last year’s Xperia X.

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10 great Xperia X cases to safeguard your shiny new Sony phone

If you’ve been seduced by the rounded body and 5-inch display on the Xperia X, you’ll want to make sure it doesn’t pick up any dings or scratches. Check out some of our favorite Xperia X cases, whether you’re in need of a little protection or style.

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Sony Xperia X Compact and Xperia XR specs revealed

Just yesterday we reported on an image leaked by Evan Blass showing the Sony Xperia X Compact that is believed to be ready for an unveiling at IFA 2016. Up until now, no specifications for the device outside of a 4.6-inch screen were known. The same was true for another device, the Xperia XR, that […]

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Report: Sony phones crash least often, Nexus phones are updated fastest

According to a recent report from Apteligent, Google Nexus devices have the best overall user experience when it comes to Android phones. In second place is Motorola, though some suggest this could change under Lenovo’s guidance.

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Sony unveils Xperia E5, XA Dual, and X Dual, midrange phones set to debut overseas

Sony’s unveiled new, mid-range Xperia smartphones bound for developing markets later this year: the Xperia E5, XA Dual, and X Dual. They’re a bit pricey for what you get.

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Sony quietly adds the Xperia XA Ultra to its already existing X lineup

Sony will be moving forward with none other than its X-series of smartphones. The latest addition being the Xperia XA Ultra, aimed at the upper mid-range category. Sony just launched a new smartphone called the Xperia XA Ultra. The handset features a 6-inch display with a Full HD resolution and is powered by MediaTek’s MT6755 processor. […]

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A question for the ages: Why the hell can’t you buy a Sony phone in the U.S.?

Sony’s mobile division has struggled to make an impact in the U.S. despite plenty of interest in the Xperia smartphone line-up. Why is that?

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Sony unveils the Huis universal remote, featuring an E-Ink screen

Universal remotes haven’t changed much since they were first introduced, but Sony is changing that with its new Huis universal remote, which uses an E-Ink display to show different controls for every device it’s used with.

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Sony Xperia C6 render leaks

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Sony will be holding a press conference at the upcoming MWC 2016 trade show, just like it normally does. Unfortunately, the next Xperia flagship won’t make an appearance. However, Sony may be prepping some other handsets for a release. Yesterday, a render leaked of what appears to be a yet to be release Sony-branded smartphone.

Sources say that the leaked render is of the Sony Xperia C6. Most of the design elements are similar to that of other Sony handsets. The most notable design element here is the handset’s razor thin bezels along the sides. Based off of rumors, the Xperia C6 could house a 5-inch display with a Full HD resolution. The handset may also include an octa-core processor from MediaTek, the Helio P10. Judging from these specs, the handset will be a mid-ranger, hopefully with an affordable price tag.

Based off the leaked render, the Xperia C6 will come in three colors, a dark grey, a silver, and a goldish-colored model. Perhaps we’ll find out more on the handset at MWC 2016, which is set to begin on February 22 in Barcelona.

Source: OnLeaks (Twitter)
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PlayStation sells well (again), but mobile is hurting Sony

Sony made money. Again! The company saw in tiny increase (0.5%) in sales compared to the same quarter last to 2,581 billion yen (or $ 21.5 billion), but income now stands at $ 1.69 billion. This quarter's financial results was yet more balancing (and c…
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Despite rumors, Sony is not working on an in-house chip

Sony CEO Kazuo Hirai denies recent rumors concerning a possible in-house chip and the sale of Sony’s mobile business.

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Sony Xperia Z5 review: A decent phone overshadowed by the competition

At the start of 2015, Sony effectively gave up on making smartphones in the hope of recapturing former glories. Its mobile division now loses the company nearly $ 2 million per day even after being slimmed down to a fraction of its former size. The…
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Did Sony just tease the Xperia Z5 on Twitter?

It appears Sony may be continuing its awkward bi-yearly flagship smartphone launch schedule, if a new tweet hinting at the Xperia Z5 coming to IFA 2015 is to be believed. The company will reveal all during the IFA tech show next week.

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The Sony Xperia Z3+ can be pre-ordered for £549 in the UK

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Sony launched the Xperia Z4 in Japan just over a month ago and it was a low-key affair and we wondered if this ‘successor’ to the Xperia Z3 would be released globally. Yesterday Sony announced that this ‘Xperia Z4‘ would, in fact, be marketed as the Xperia Z3+ outside of Japan, with the handset becoming available from June 15th. Now we have news that Sony’s latest flagship is already available for pre-order in the UK.

26_Xperia_Z3_+_GroupYou can pre-order the SIM-free Xperia Z3+ in white, black or copper from the UK online retailer, Clove, for £549 ($ 845), with stock slated to arrive towards the end of June. We have a recap of the handset’s specifications just below. Are you interested in upgrading to Sony’s Xperia Z3+?

Specifications:

  • 5.2-Inch TRILUMINOS™ Display with 1920 x 1080 resolution (Full HD)
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 Octa-Core processor 4 x cores @2.0GHz + 4 x cores @ 1.5GHz (64-bit)
  • Adreno 430 GPU
  • 3GB RAM
  • 32GB Internal storage
  • 20.7MP Rear-camera, Exmor RS for mobile, Flash
  • 5.1MP Front-facing camera with wide angle lens
  • MicroSD card support (up to 128GB)
  • Bluetooth 4.1, NFC, WiFi
  • Dimensions: 146 x 72 x 6.9mm
  • Weight: 144 grams
  • Battery: 2,900mAh
  • Waterproof/Dustproof: XPX5/8, IP6X
  • Cap-less MicroUSB port

Source: Clove 

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