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Sony unwraps James Bond's new Droidphone

IFA 2012 Sony ushered in a fresh range of smartphones at IFA this week, as well as its first Xperia tablet. The Japanese firm's latest flagship smartie - the Xperia T - hits the UK market with product placement in the forthcoming Bond flick Skyfall. The handset's supposed licence to thrill comes through a Qualcomm S4-Plus 1.5GHz dual- …
Caleb Cox, 30 Aug 2012
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Sony Xperia tablet snaps spied on web

Fresh pics have surfaced showing Sony's upcoming Xperia-branded Android tablet refresh following the machine's unofficial outing last month. The Xperia is said to contain an Nvidia Tegra 3 CPU, pack in a 6000mAh battery, and sport front- and rear-facing cameras of one and eight million pixels, respectively. The body is cast in …
Tony Smith, 10 Aug 2012

Sony slides expose saucy Xperia slate

Sony looks set to launch a Tablet S successor after internal slides escaped its HQ and revealed a lighter, thinner, brawnier device, known only as the Xperia Sony Tablet. The forthcoming Sony slate will join the party with an Nvidia Tegra 3 processor; Android 4.0 or later; 16GB, 32GB or 64GB of internal storage; and a whopping …
Caleb Cox, 31 Jul 2012
Sony Xperia P Android smartphone

Sony Xperia P mid-range Android

Review Little brother to the Xperia S, the Xperia P is the second Sony Ericsson handset to arrive in the UK. The company's flagship S model prompted a slightly lukewarm response when launched but the Xperia S sets its sights lower as a mid-range handset on a par with the Samsung Galaxy S Advance and HTC One V. Sony Xperia P Android …
Alun Taylor, 20 Jun 2012

Xperia Tipo tips up as two-Sim Sony

Sony today signalled a few fresh Xperias, including a low-end social smartphone and a handset with dual-Sim capabilities. The Sony Xperia Miro comes equipped with a 3.5in display, 4GB of internal memory, a 5Mp rear-facing snapper, a front-facing chat cam and integrated social media features. Sony Xperia Miro Various colour …
Caleb Cox, 13 Jun 2012
Sony Xperia U

Sony's customisable Xperia U hits retail

Sony's latest Android smartphone, the Xperia U, hit retail today, completing the first trio of handsets in the company's NXT collection. The Sony Xperia U is the smallest of its NXT range siblings, with a 3.5in Bravia-branded touchscreen at a resolution of 480 x 854. Sony Xperia U Powered by a 1GHz processor with 512MB of …
Caleb Cox, 22 May 2012

Sony pops top on 13Mp Xperia

Sony unveiled two LTE-supporting Xperia smartphones today, although with the UK still blighted by a lack of 4G, they'll only be big in Japan for the time being. Which is a shame because the Xperia GX is quite the powerhouse. Its sibling, the Xperia SX, is apparently the world's lightest LTE handset too. Come on, Blighty - the …
Caleb Cox, 9 May 2012
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Sony planned Xperia Play with dual keyboard design

Sony has flirted with the idea of an Xperia Play-style handset that features both a gamepad and a physical keyboard pieced together through two sliding drawers tucked behind the phone's display. The designs were revealed through recently published patents, which show Sony's gaming handset equipped with its familiar button …
Caleb Cox, 27 Apr 2012
Sony Xperia NXT smartphone

Sony diagnoses Xperia S screen jaundice

Sony admitted that tis flagship smartphone, the Xperia S, has display issues after reports surfaced that the screen goes yellow when the device gets too warm. "Sony Mobile Communications has identified that the display on a limited number of Xperia S smartphones may show a slight yellow tint if exposed to temperatures above 40 …
Caleb Cox, 3 Apr 2012

Sony intros Xperia Sola with no-need-to-touch screen

Sony today introduced an Android smartphone, the Xperia Sola, that you can can control without touching. The latest Sony handset features a "floating touch" navigation system, which detects hovering fingers as a cursor on the display and lets users surf the web without physically touching the screen. Until you need to click …
Caleb Cox, 13 Mar 2012
Sony Xperia S Android smartphone

Sony Xperia S NXT series Android smartphone

Review So farewell, then, Sony Ericsson. The Xperia S is the first phone for a decade to be branded with the Sony logo, and very nice it looks, too. As does the phone itself, a large screen with matt-black rubberised casing and a curious transparent strip across the bottom. It feels good in the hand, thanks to the curved back, though …
David Phelan, 7 Mar 2012
Reg Hardware Mobile Week

Reg Hardware Mobile Week Complete Coverage

Mobile Week Reg Hardware Mobile Week Mobile World Congress - MWC to its friends - takes place in Barcelona this week. It's the most important show for the mobile industry and is the launch pad for many of 2012's most important mobile and smartphone products. So Reg Hardware today starts a week of dedicated mobile-centric coverage. And …
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Sony pauses for breath, coughs up two more Xperia mobes

MWC 2012 Two new Android phones – and one re-announced one – are not the real story from Sony, however hard it tries to make it so. When Sony and Ericsson hooked up there was a pause as the two companies tried to make the strange marriage work. But while the parting of ways seems completely harmonious, there are clearly some things to …
Simon Rockman, 27 Feb 2012

Sony conjures up 'magic' Xperias

MWC 2012 Reg Hardware Mobile Week Sony boosted its smartphone lineup at Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2012 today, with official unveils for the the Xperia P and the much rumoured Xperia U. The Sony Xperia P debuts the company's WhiteMagic display tech, which apparently offers the brightest viewing experience yet, with smart power …
Caleb Cox, 27 Feb 2012

Sony Xperia U slips out ahead of launch

Sony is set to launch a shrunken version of its Xperia S handset at MWC 2012, after images of the Xperia U leaked online. While specs are yet to be officially unveiled, the Sony Xperia U will apparently feature a 3.5in, WVGA display powered with a 1GHz processor, Brazilian site Xataka reports. Xperia U and Xperia S Unlike …
Caleb Cox, 21 Feb 2012
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Sony throws smartphone party with Billabong

Sony has gone surf-tastic, announcing a partnership with Aussie outdoors outfitter Billabong, which sees its Xperia Active handset branded with the extreme-sports logo and pitched towards the cool-dude generation. The Android smartphone is a tough little blower too, with resistance to dust, water and scratches, even adding …
Caleb Cox, 3 Feb 2012
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Sony Ericsson announces pre-slurp loss

Sony Ericsson has announced what it no doubt hopes will be one of its last quarterly losses for the end of 2011, just before it gets slurped in full by Sony. The mobile phone maker, which has struggled to compete with big Android houses like Motorola and Samsung, is to be fully taken over by Sony in the next few months. The …
Sony Xperia NXT smartphone

Sony shows off NXT-generation smartphone

CES 2012 CES 2012 Week Sony has unveiled another member of its sans-Ericsson collection of smartphones, the Xperia S, marking the start of a next-generation in Sony blowers. Joining the Xperia Ion: the Xperia S, the first in Sony's NXT series of handsets. Sony Xperia S The Xperia S moseys into town with a 1.5GHz dual-core …
Caleb Cox, 10 Jan 2012

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