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Sony Xperia XZ1 and Xperia XZ1 Compact debut with Android 8.0 Oreo in tow

LG isn’t the only company that took the wraps off of a new flagship Android phone today, as Sony has introduced a couple of new models as well. The Sony Xperia XZ1 (above) and Xperia XZ1 Compact (below) are now official. Both phones place a focus on camera performance, packing a 19-megapixel rear camera with features like Predictive Capture, which starts buffering images when it senses action or a smile and before you press the … [read full article]

Sony Xperia Z5 and Z5 Compact will officially arrive in the US on February 7

UPDATE: Sony has confirmed to me that the Xperia Z5 and Xperia Z5 Compact models that’ll be sold in the US will lack the fingerprint readers found in their international counterparts. Sony says that this was a “business decision.”   After Sony announced the Xperia Z5 last year, T-Mobile said that it had no plans to carry the device, despite the fact that it had offered … [read full article]

Android 5.0 for T-Mobile Sony Xperia Z3 finally enters testing

After what seems like months of silence – and the fear of abandonment – the Z3 has moved one step closer to getting its long-awaited Android 5.0 Lollipop update. Only this morning, we checked the software updates page on T-Mobile’s support site and didn’t see any change in the Z3’s progress. But just a few hours later, one of our readers checked again and saw that it is now officially in “T-Mobile Testing” … [read full article]

Sony Xperia Z3 re-appears on T-Mobile online store with cheaper price

We were somewhat surprised a couple of weeks back when the Sony Xperia Z3 vanished from T-Mobile’s online store. Although it clearly hasn’t been a best-seller, the Z3 is one of the best performing handsets on the Android market. And perhaps one of the most attractive too. Still, just 16 days ago, it seemed T-Mobile had given up on the device. Now, it’s back. And it’s … [read full article]

T-Mobile quietly discontinues Sony Xperia Z3

Sony just can’t seem to catch a break in the mobile market. Whether it’s because people are no longer excited by the brand, or because of its lack of marketing, the company’s attempts at competing in the mobile industry are a far cry from days gone by. And its presence in the U.S. just took another major hit. T-Mobile confirmed on Twitter last night that it no longer sells the Sony Xperia Z3. … [read full article]

Holiday Deals on T-Mobile: Discount on S5, Note 3, M8 for Windows, Xperia Z3 and more…

Not too long ago, we got hold of information regarding some of T-Mobile’s holiday season sales. In particular, the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 and Galaxy S5 were both due to be discounted by $100. That deal is now active, along with others on T-Mobile’s holiday deals page. Currently, several handsets have been given generous discounts: Samsung Galaxy … [read full article]

T-Mo Xperia Z3 pre-orders arriving on doorsteps

Over the past couple of days, we’ve received a number of emails telling us that Xperia Z3 units were being shipped and arriving on doorsteps early. But, until today, we didn’t have any images. Thanks to one of ours readers, we now have physical confirmation that the Z3 units pre-ordered last week are already being sent to customers. I’ve already given you my [read full article]

Android 5.0 Lollipop coming to Xperia Z3 and Z1s beginning 2015

Following yesterday’s official unveiling of Android 5.0 Lollipop by Google, Sony has confirmed in a blog post today that it’s bringing the newest, sweetest version of Android to its Xperia Z lineup. The company confirms that it will be working hard to bring the update to its premium series as quickly as possible. “We’ll be making Sony Mobile’s Android “L” upgrade available for the entire premium Z series*: including Xperia Z, Xperia ZL, Xperia … [read full article]