As it was announced back in October, Sony Ericsson promised to update all 2011 Xperia phones to Ice Cream Sandwich some time in the new year. Well according to Sony Ericsson’s official product blog, those devices will start to see Android 4.0 roll out at the end of March and early April 2012 The first Xperia Android phones up [...]
Bad news for non-Xperia Z smartphone owners: you won't be getting a taste of Android Lollipop . Sony has not fully rolled out the new Android 5.0 version to Xperia Z series owners yet but we know it's coming. Those who own other and older non-Xperia phones like the T2 Ultra, T3, M2 Aqua, M2, E1, E3, and C3 will not get the much-awaited software update.
Sony Mobile is set to roll out Android 5.0 Lollipop software update for the rest of the Xperia Z line. This is something expected since we mentioned yesterday that the sweet version is exclusive for Xperia Z series and sadly, nothing for the non-Xperia Z phones. Sony made it clear the other day that it won't be upgrading non-Xperia Z phones to Lollipop , much to the chagrin of owners.
Sony leaked its own product information about the new Xperia Z4 Tablet ahead of its official release. Sony's Xperia Lounge app showed the new Xperia Z4 Tablet before it was taken down. At least the source should be reliable because it's coming directly from Sony. The news just came a little sooner than Sony would have liked.
With Mobile World Congress just around the corner, smartphone makers are gearing up to roll out a plethora of new devices at the show. We already know that Samsung and HTC have their live stream pages up and counting the days until the unveils start. Sony will also be on hand at MWC to show off its new devices. Ahead of the official Sony unveil; an image of a new Xperia smartphone has hit the web.
As we saw yesterday via IDC's numbers , Android is on a lot of smartphones, and many of those phones travel with their owners to work everyday. Google wants to put them to good use, and as such it has announced the official launch of Android for Work, which we previously heard about last summer.
April might be over, but the month definitely went out with a bang. And although a lot of things did happen in those 30 long days, we cannot deny the commanding presence of the LG G4 , which was finally officially revealed after half a dozen teasers, which actually didn't leave much to be surprised about.
Sony just teased their Xperia Z4 tablet ahead of the Mobile World Conference 2015 on March 2nd. Sony posted this new photo of the ultra slim device to their Google+ account . The other day we clued you in on Sony's accidental leak of the new Xperia Z4 on their Xperia Lounge app. We surmised that this was ahead of a big announcement at the Mobile World Conference 2015.
The world of multiboot goodness keeps growing, as MultiROM – the project that seeks to allow devices to boot into different versions of Android whenever the user feel like it – now adds support for the high-end Sony Xperia devices, the Xperia Z2 and Z3.
As we all know, VAIO, Sony's former laptop unit, has joined the mobile industry. We said the company has started working on Android handsets and is expected to compete with its old parent Sony in the Android game. It's currently working with mobile carrier Japan Communications to produce its first official Android smartphoneearly this 2015.
We know how this works – manufacturers tend to test out website elements for new products and try to pull them out as quickly as possible, maybe for real world testing, maybe to get people to start talking about said product. We’ve seen it done many times before – and it just might be what we’re seeing here as Sony did a quick “one-two” for the upcoming Xperia Z4 Tablet device.
Google's product chief Sundar Pichai made waves earlier this week when he announced that Google is getting into the wireless industry. It will become a mobile virtual network operator (MVNO), which buys wireless space from big carriers like AT&T, then resells it to customers.
Sony is still in the process of giving the Android Lollipop updates to some of their Xperia devices, like Z, ZL, ZR and Tablet Z. But already, other Xperia users who have been upgraded can expect a new one to come next month as the Japanese OEM announced that they will be upgrading the whole Xperia Z line to version 5.1.
Before the Xperia Z5 or the H2 phones are unveiled, Sony is set to announce the Xperia C5 Ultra. This is the first time we're hearing about the new smartphone but we have some hintabout its existence. Thanks to a user guide that recently surfaced, giving us an idea that the Xperia C4 now has a followup. Well, that's a quick one considering the C4 was only announced last month.
Mo Versi took to Twitter his excitement about the T-Mobile HTC One (M7)'s getting the Android 5.0 Lollipop technical approval recently. HTC 's Vice-President for Product Management added that over-the-air update for the particular HTC phone will begin on Tuesday, March 10.
Now that we’re in February, we’ve got new Android distribution numbers. Typically not exciting fare, Google is finally telling us how many Android Lollipop devices there are in the world. After being announced and released in the Fall of 2014, Google has kept a tight lid on distribution numbers for their latest operating system. According to Google’s very-official numbers, 1.
But you didn’t see anyone lining up to buy a Samsung, or anything other than an iPhone, in those days.Things started to change with the first “Next Big Thing” spot. Just like Apple poked fun at Microsoft with its “I’m a Mac” campaign in the 2000s, Samsung’s goal was to tap into the same strategy — a little guy taking swings at the dominant player in the industry — and for a while it worked.
The Sony Xperia Z3 was once pulled out from T-Mobile's website. The mobile network discontinued the said deal without telling us why. At first we thought it was because the Xperia Z4 was already in production but others are saying the model wasn't really selling. This time though, it's the Xperia Z3 Compact's turn to be discontinued.