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Sony, Please Make This Android Concept a Reality

Sony’s Z3 is a good phone, handicapped with a skinned version of Android that looks dated, and comes with a truckload of superfluous crap. Thank the tech heavens, then, for this quietly leaked Sony Android Concept, which strips away all the junk and leaves a experience that looks plain fantastic. Read More >>

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Sony Xperia Z3+ Camera Crashes in Seconds Under 4K Heat Strain

Sony's hot new Xperia Z3+ is quite the desirable upgrade to its range, seeing as this year's enhancement sees the 64-bit Snapdragon 810 chipset installed as the phone's main processor. Sadly, though, the phone's camera overheats within seconds when recording HD material or playing with the AR options, making it rather... useless. Read More >>

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The Z3 and Z3+ are Basically the Same Phone

Sony's announced a new phone today, with its Xperia Z3+ on the way to the UK this June. But don't get your hopes up, it's not much more than an Xperia Z3 that's been vigorously polished on someone's jumper and had the dust blown out of its holes. Read More >>

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LG G4 vs Samsung Galaxy S6, HTC One M9, iPhone 6 and the Rest

The big day has finally arrived, and after many rumours, leaks, and much speculation, we finally know what the LG G4 looks like. But seeing what the phone has is one thing; we also need to compare it to the rest of the competition. Specs certainly aren't everything, but they can give you a good starting point for deciding which phone is right for your next upgrade. Read More >>

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Sony Xperia Z3 and Z3 Compact Get Android 5.0 Update

It's been a little slow off the mark, but Sony has finally begun the rollout of Android 5.0 Lollipop to its Xperia range, kicking off with the Xperia Z3 and Xperia Z3 Compact smartphones. Read More >>

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10 of the Best Protective Cases for the Sony Xperia Z3

Don't you just love that honeymoon period after buying a new phone or device, when it's all shiny and scratch-free? It doesn't have to be a short affair with perfection: the best you can do is buy a case in which to cocoon your phone for the get-go. Read More >>

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You Have to Scuba Dive to Reach Sony’s Underwater Store 

Some retailers believe that it's important to make their stores easy to find. They'll even pay a premium for space in popular malls or streets with lots of foot traffic. Sony is taking a different approach with its Xperia Aquatech Store, one that definitely does not value convenience and spits on the concept of foot traffic. For one thing, it's underwater. For another, you have to SCUBA to get there. On top of that, you have to be invited. Read More >>

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Testmodo: Three Readers Give Their Final Verdicts on the Xperia Z3 from Sony

It's the final week for our Xperia Z3 Testmoders Alex, Simon and Ray. There are sure to be a few tears of sadness it's all over among our plucky crew of reviewers, but luckily those waterproof smartphones are up to the test of fending off the occasional sob. But having rinsed the camera, battery and waterproofing capabilities of Sony's new flagship, what has a month in its company taught our guys? Read More >>

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Testmodo Challenge #3: Three Readers Put the Sony Xperia Z3’s Camera to the Test

It's Week Three in the Testmodo house and our three adventurous testers are well accustomed to their new diet of bread, water and an Xperia Z3 from Sony now. But before the grand finale Final Thoughts next week, we first get them to take one of the smartphone's big selling points for a spin: its 20.7-megapixel, 1/2.3”-sensor camera… Read More >>

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The Xperia Z3’s Camera Has 4K and Low Light Licked

For your immediate photography needs, not only does the all-new Xperia Z3 from Sony contain a rather whopping 20.7-megapixel Cyber-shot camera feature, but it as also has the first ISO 12800 seen in a smartphone. This means you can take your handset to ever-murkier, low-light environs and still emerge with your shots intact. Read More >>

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Hands On With the Xperia Z3 from Sony: a Real Power Player

There's so much good stuff packed into the Xperia Z3 from Sony – impressive design, strong performance, superheroic productivity abilities – it really needs a good video to show the extent of its smartphone powers. Luckily, we have one. Read More >>

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Testmodo Challenge #2: Three Readers Put the Sony Xperia Z3’s Waterproofing to the Test

It's seconds out, round two of our latest Testmodo, the VIP public-testing ground where our very talented and extremely thorough readers-turned-reviewers are challenging Sony’s new Xperia Z3 smartphone to prove its mettle. Last week's challenge was battery life, which the Z3 passed with flying colours. Next up: those downpour-tolerant waterproofing properties that the British weather was born for… Read More >>

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The Sony Xperia Z2 and Z2 Tablet May Also Get PS4 Remote Play

Last month at IFA, we heard that Sony's new waterproof line of flagship devices, the Z3, Z3 Compact, Z3 Tablet Compact would all be able to stream video games via the PS4. Now, a Sony slip details that the last generation Z2 and Z2 Tablet may also get the added gaming ability. Read More >>

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The Xperia Z3 is a Phone Jam-Packed Full of Features

Whether they're stealing the show back at IFA 2014 in Berlin, or answering the smartphone requests of the public at large, the raft of features on the Xperia Z3 have certainly delivered another notch on the smartphone post for Sony's Xperia brand. Read More >>

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Testmodo Challenge #1: Three Readers Put the Sony Xperia Z3’s Battery Life to the Test

Last month we shone our illuminated ‘G’ sign (yes, we have one) into the night sky and asked for three fine Giz readers to don reviewer coats and put Sony’s new Xperia Z3 smartphone through its paces. But while our Testmoders get to keep the handsets, they first have to give us the lowdown on it first. The first challenge? Exhausting the Xperia Z3’s battery life – or trying to… Read More >>