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Sony Expects Gaming Business Profit as Strong Yen Eats Into Image Sensors

Japan’s Sony Corp said on Friday it expects operating profit to fall 8.8 percent in the financial year through March 2019 as a stronger yen eats into profit from the image sensor business. The electronics and entertainment firm forecast profit to fall to CNY 670 billion ($6.13 billion) from CNY 734.86 billion a year prior, when earnings exceeded the previous peak set in the ... Read More »

Sony Xperia XZ2 Premium With 4K HDR Display, Dual Rear Camera Setup Launched: Specifications, Features

Sony Xperia XZ2 Premium was launched on Monday, an upgrade to the Sony Xperia XZ2 that was unveiled at MWC 2018 earlier this year. The smartphone has several improvements over its predecessor, including a Motion Eye dual camera setup (one colour, one monochrome) with an ISO 12800 sensitivity for video recording, said to be the highest on a smartphone ever. It also has an ISO 51200 sensitivity ... Read More »

Sony Xperia XZ2, Xperia XZ2 Compact Pre-Orders Come With Free PlayStation 4 or PlayStation VR

Sony Mobile’s flagship smartphones for 2018 – Xperia XZ2 and Xperia XZ2 Compact – were announcedat the company’s keynote during Mobile World Congress 2018 in Barcelona. The company opened up pre-orders of the Xperia XZ2 and XZ2 Compact across Europe last week. Interestingly, as part of the pre-order promotions, Sony is giving away goodies along with its two new smartphones, including the PlayStation gaming console, PlayStation VR pack, ... Read More »

Sony Xperia XZ Premium gets an option to correct image distortion

Sony introduced a new camera for the Xperia XZ Premium and Xperia Xzs, which fixed the corner softness that was so characteristic of Sony cameras. And now the company has fixed the remaining issue of the wide-angle lens it uses – the distortion. Part of the Oreo update, the feature is hidden behind a toggle in the camera settings. If you’ve updated your XZ ... Read More »

Sony Xperia XA1 Plus launched in India

Sony has launched the Xperia XA1 Plus in India. The phone is priced at INR 24,990 ($384) and will be available starting tomorrow, September 22. The Xperia XA1 Plus is Sony’s mid-range smartphone aimed at multimedia consumption. It has a large 5.5-inch 1080p display, which is larger than most Sony smartphones. It runs on a MediaTek Helio P20 processor with 4GB of ... Read More »

Sony outs launch details for its Xperia XZ Premium flagship and futuristic Touch projector

  Since we last heard about the Xperia XZ Premium at Mobile World Congress, the Samsung Galaxy S8, the HTC U Ultra, and the LG G6 have all begun shipping. But over the past few months, Sony has been putting the finishing touches on its own flagship phone, as well as its touch-based projector (which will still can’t believe is a ... Read More »

Minor update hitting Sony Xperia XA Ultra

Sony has started rolling out a new update to its Xperia XA Ultra smartphone. It’s a minor update that arrives as build number 36.0.A.2.146 for the single-SIM variants and 36.0.B.2.146 for the dual-SIM variants. Sadly, the official change-log isn’t currently accessible, so it’s difficult to say exactly what changes the update brings along. As is usually the case with OTA ... Read More »

Latest Concept build for Sony Xperia X brings February security patch

Sony has started rolling out a new update to the Xperia X units that are part of the Japanese company’s Concept for Android program. The update arrives as version 38.3.A.0.107 and brings along Android security fixes for the month of February. The update brings along changes related to the modem software as well as some stability improvements. It is currently ... Read More »

New Concept build for Sony Xperia X brings ambient display, other changes

As part of its Concept for Android program, Sony has pushed out a new update to participating Xperia X units. Arriving as version 38.3.A.0.94, the update brings along several changes, including ambient display. The ambient display feature allows your phone screen to wake up whenever there’s a new notification. The feature can be enabled/disabled through the ‘Ambient display’ option in ... Read More »

Sony might unveil a 4K, SD835 flagship at MWC, along with four other phones

Keeping to its usual schedule, MWC 2017 is now just about a month away. Excitement over at camp Sony is pretty high and the official event time is already set – February 27, at 7:30 GMT. There have been a few renders and photos floating about recently, but nothing really all that revealing. Well, a new source now claims to ... Read More »