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A Leaked Image Reveals Sony Xperia XZ3’s Four Colours

If the internet is good for one thing, it's leaks. It's expected to be unveiled later this week during IFA, but thanks to a leaked image spotted by mysmartprice.com, we've had a glimpse of the Sony Xperia XZ3 – and the four colours it's allegedly going to be released in. Read More >>

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Finally, a Perfect Phone for Small Hands

Whether it’s because you’ve got small hands, prefer a more pocketable device, or simply don’t care about having a giant display, when it comes to truly small phones, there just aren’t a lot of options. Your choices are essentially the iPhone SE, the standard Pixel 2, and this: the Xperia XZ2 Compact. However, with Apple not having bothered to update the SE in more than two years, and the Pixel 2 having been cursed with a half-assed design that makes it seem like the neglected member of Google’s 2017 offerings, even those handsets have issues. I know small phones aren’t super popular, but it’s almost comical at how little effort companies put into making modestly-sized devices with competent specs. Read More >>

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MWC 2018: Sony is Getting Serious About Smartphones Again, and It’s Great

Not too long ago, Sony was a force (at least design-wise) in the smartphone world thanks to devices like the OG Xperia Z and the innovative Xperia Play. It was making cool looking phones while also pushing features like built-in water resistance that people now take for granted. But lately Sony’s phones have felt half-hearted. Read More >>

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Sony Just Announced Another New Phone: The Xperia L1

It feels like Mobile World Congress has only just finished, but despite unveiling no less than four new phones there, Sony has just announced another one: the Xperia L1. Read More >>

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Sony Really, Really Wants You to Care About Camera Phones 

Sony makes really, really good cameras. The company’s professional series cameras are currently coveted by even grumpy old pros reluctant to upgrade, and its camera sensors are found not just in Sony products, but in many competitors, too. So its no surprise that for years the company makes a big show of playing up the cameras in its smartphones. The Sony Xperia XZ Premium is no exception. Read More >>

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Who the Hell Is Going to Buy Sony’s Weird Android Projector?

The new Sony Xperia Touch is very cool. You watch this tiny 720p laser projector in action, and even when it bugs out and doesn’t immediately respond to your every fat fingered press it’s still so neat you’re almost inclined to not care. But I have no idea who is going to buy this €1600 device. That’s £1,364 at current exchange rates...for an Android laser projector. Read More >>

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New Sony Phone Goes For Selfie Crowd With Giant Front Camera

It’s easy to make fun of selfie-taking teens and Facebook friends, but the selfie style of photography isn’t going away anytime soon. That’s gotta be what Sony was thinking when it decided to announce the Sony Xperia XA Ultra. Read More >>

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Sony Xperia C5 Ultra Ups Selfie Game With Twin 13MP Cameras

Sony has confirmed the existence of the Xperia C5 Ultra, the previously rumoured smartphone with the 6-inch display and dual 13-Megapixel cameras, creating an imaging powerhouse that lets it wheel out the term PROselfie(TM). Read More >>

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Sony Experiments With a More “Stock” Approach to Android

Those not overly convinced by Sony's take on Google's Android OS may soon find a more Google-like alternative on its Xperia range, thanks to the phone maker experimenting with a completely different take on the Android 5.1 build for its Xperia Z3 mobile. Read More >>

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You Get Just 1.26GB of Free Space on This 8GB Smartphone

As the old saying goes, there are lies, damned lies, and advertised internal storage capacities for mobile devices. Manufacturers misrepresenting usable space on devices is a trick with a long and storied history, but Sony’s Xperia M4 Aqua is shameless fakery of the highest order. Read More >>

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Sony’s Z4 Flagship Smartphone Will Give You a Serious Case of Déjà Vu

Well, look at this. Sony just revealed a new flagship smartphone. The new Xperia Z4 comes with spec bumps in both the processor and camera department, all wrapped in “haven’t I seen this before?” design. It’s a modest flagship update at best, providing little improvement over last year’s Z3. Read More >>

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Sony Cutting 1,000 Jobs From Smartphone Division

Reports in the Japanese press suggest Sony's about to downsize its smartphone division again, with as many as 1,000 more jobs set to disappear in a future streamlining of its Chinese and European mobile teams. Read More >>

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Did Sony Reveal its Next Smartphone in Leaked Bond-Movie Product Pitch?

For years, Sony's smartphones have been competent but uninspired. Maybe product placement in Spectre, the Bond flick whose script was recently leaked, can help? At the very least, these product-placement pitches, sent from Sony's electronics team to its movie studio, show that Sony could be fancying up its flagship smartphone for Hollywood and beyond. 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 >>