Tag Archives: Sony

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 »

January security update starts hitting Sony Xperia X and X Compact

Sony has started pushing out a new update to its Xperia X and X Compact smartphones (all variants). Arriving as build number 34.2.A.0.292, the update brings along Android security fixes for the month of January. Aside from the latest security patch, it isn’t known what other changes (if any) are included in the update. In case you missed, the Xperia ... Read More »

Sony to reveal new phones on February 27 at MWC

We’ve been hearing rumors about alleged Xperia devices but Sony is keeping its lips tight about any releases and launches. We knew the company will have a press conference at MWC in Barcelona next month and now we have an exact date for that. The press invite says February 27, 7:30 GMT. We are expecting to hear more about the ... Read More »

Sony Xperia XZ and X Performance receive minor update

Sony has started rolling out a new update to its Xperia XZ and X Performance smartphones. It’s a minor, bug-fixing update that bumps the build number from 39.2.A.0.361 to version 39.2.A.0.374. This is the second update that has been rolled out to these devices ever since they received Nougat. The last update brought along Android security fixes for the month ... Read More »

Purported image of Sony Xperia X (2017) leaks

A image purported to be of the 2017 variant of the Sony Xperia X has leaked online. Claimed to be a press image, the leak shows the front of the black version of the smartphone. Given the angle at which the picture is taken as well as the color (black) of the model, the position of the sensors isn’t clear, ... Read More »

Meizu Pro 6 Plus and M3X unveiled: 12MP Sony camera, Flyme 6

Meizu unveiled both the Pro 6 Plus and the Meizu M3X – a flagship and an upscale mid-ranger, both running the new Flyme 6.0. Meizu Pro 6 Plus Bigger than both the Pro 6 and 6s, the Meizu Pro 6 Plus is like a Galaxy S7 “plus” that Samsung never gave us. Meizu crafted a metal body and filled it ... Read More »

Sony revises Xperia shipment forecasts for 2016 down to 17 million

Sony’s mobile division started off well – it was making more per phone than any other Android maker. But the company will not reach its 20 million phones shipped forecast – it already cut it once by a million and now by two more. In total, Sony’s forecast is that it will ship 17 million Xperia phones. The blame has ... Read More »

New update starts hitting Sony Xperia XA

Sony has started pushing out a new update to its Xperia XA smartphone. The update is hitting both single SIM as well as dual SIM variant of the phone, carrying a build number of 33.2.A.3.81 and 33.2.B.3.81, respectively. The update brings along Android security patch for the month of August. There’s, however, currently no information on what other changes (if ... Read More »

Sony Xperia M4 Aqua receives new security update

Sony has started rolling out a new update to its Xperia M4 Aqua smartphone. The update – which is hitting all variants of the device, and bumps the build number from 26.3.X.0.131 to 26.3.X.1.33 – brings Android security patch for the month of July. As is usually the case with OTA roll-outs, it may take some time for the update ... Read More »