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Unlocked Sony Xperia Z1 released in the states with support for some U.S. LTE bands

Unlocked Sony Xperia Z1 released in the states with support for some U.S. LTE bands

posted: 04 Apr 2014, 22:55

Sony has started selling on its U.S. website, an unlocked version of the Sony Xperia Z1 that offers support for some U.S. LTE bands. A variant of the phone, the Sony Xperia Z1s, is available from T-Mobile...

Nokia Lumia 1520 tops our blind camera comparison while Nexus 5 ends up last; HTC One (M8) finishes sixth

Nokia Lumia 1520 tops our blind camera comparison while Nexus 5 ends up last; HTC One (M8) finishes sixth

posted: 31 Mar 2014, 05:03

Blind camera comparisons are a great indicator of which phone takes best photos. Bias is brought down to a minimum since voters pick the images they like best, without knowing...

Front-facing camera comparison: LG G Pro 2 vs LG G2, Galaxy Note 3, Galaxy S4, HTC One (2013),  Xperia Z1, iPhone 5s, and Nexus 5

Front-facing camera comparison: LG G Pro 2 vs LG G2, Galaxy Note 3, Galaxy S4, HTC One (2013), Xperia Z1, iPhone 5s, and Nexus 5

posted: 26 Mar 2014, 10:35

Today, we're pitting the front-facing cameras of eight major flagships currently on the market against each other and taking scores. We will be...

Apple iPhone 5s continues to be the top selling smartphone in Japan

Apple iPhone 5s continues to be the top selling smartphone in Japan

posted: 14 Mar 2014, 17:40

A survey done in Japan by BCN reveals that the Apple iPhone 5s is the top smartphone in the country. BCN, which measures sales of electronic gadgets in Japan, found that the iPhone 5s had 44.5% of the Japanese smartphone...

The OnePlus One confirmed to have a 5.5-inch 1080p display, is still smaller than the Xperia Z1?

The OnePlus One confirmed to have a 5.5-inch 1080p display, is still smaller than the Xperia Z1?

posted: 11 Mar 2014, 10:45

OnePlus, something of a spin-off from Oppo, has been trying to create as much buzz as they can in anticipation of the unveiling of its first smartphone -- the OnePlus One. So far, the...

How much better are the stereo speakers on the Xperia Z2 over the Xperia Z1? This video provides a clue

How much better are the stereo speakers on the Xperia Z2 over the Xperia Z1? This video provides a clue

posted: 10 Mar 2014, 02:58

Whilst we're still on the Xperia Z2 hype wave (read: before an actual review unit comes in for an actual review), we thought we'd share an early teaser created by our more fortunate...

How to port the Xperia Z2 Smart call handling feature to the Z1 and Z1 Compact

How to port the Xperia Z2 Smart call handling feature to the Z1 and Z1 Compact

posted: 04 Mar 2014, 08:23

Sony took its sweet time, but with the Xperia Z2 you are finally able to answer a call by just bringing the phone to your ear. The feature is enabled from the Smart call handling set on the Z2, and has been...

Sony Xperia Z1, Z1 Compact and Z Ultra to get Android 4.4 KitKat in April?

Sony Xperia Z1, Z1 Compact and Z Ultra to get Android 4.4 KitKat in April?

posted: 27 Feb 2014, 07:46

Android KitKat for the Z1, Z1 Compact and Z Ultra is scheduled to arrive in April. However, Sony didn't confirm this yet. In any case, all three handsets should get KitKat sooner or later...

LG G Pro 2 camera comparison with HTC One, iPhone 5s, LG G2, Galaxy S4, Xperia Z1

LG G Pro 2 camera comparison with HTC One, iPhone 5s, LG G2, Galaxy S4, Xperia Z1

posted: 27 Feb 2014, 02:08

There's no need telling you that the MWC 2014 has pretty much hijacked our page entirely -- you likely know all too well. We're willing hostages, however, for it's not often that such a massive feast...

Sony Xperia Z2: early camera comparison against iPhone 5s, Galaxy S4, Xperia Z1, and more

Sony Xperia Z2: early camera comparison against iPhone 5s, Galaxy S4, Xperia Z1, and more

posted: 25 Feb 2014, 17:32

No smartphone can be regarded as a true high-end device if it doesn't have a good camera outfitted on its back side. That is why we're not surprised to see that smartphone makers are putting...

Compare the Galaxy S5's photos to those of the iPhone 5s, Xperia Z1 and other rivals

Compare the Galaxy S5's photos to those of the iPhone 5s, Xperia Z1 and other rivals

posted: 25 Feb 2014, 14:04

The Samsung Galaxy S5 definitely has a lot going for it, and one of its major new features is the new 16-megapixel camera with a nice range of handy features, such as real-time HDR, selective focus...

Sony Xperia Z2 versus Sony Xperia Z1/Z1S display comparison

Sony Xperia Z2 versus Sony Xperia Z1/Z1S display comparison

posted: 25 Feb 2014, 08:56

Taking the detail part out of the equation, we can visually see the superiority of the Z2’s display. In general, the screen has a more vibrant look, which helps to cast some deep and robust color tones – whereas with the Z1/Z1S...

Samsung Galaxy S5 vs Sony Xperia Z1/Z1S: first look

Samsung Galaxy S5 vs Sony Xperia Z1/Z1S: first look

posted: 24 Feb 2014, 20:56

Okay, we know what you’re thinking just by reading the title of this article. True, the Sony Xperia Z1/Z1S is regarded as Sony’s flagship phone from last year, which is being replaced by the just announced Xperia Z2. Of course, some folks...

Sony Xperia Z2 vs Z1: first look

Sony Xperia Z2 vs Z1: first look

posted: 24 Feb 2014, 05:32

The Sony Xperia Z2 is thinner than the Z1, with a larger, better display, faster processor, more RAM, larger battery, stereo speakers, and runs on the newest Android 4.4.2 KitKat. Let's dive in for the nitty-gritty differences between the six-months old Z1,...

Sony Xperia Z2 vs Xperia Z1 vs Samsung Galaxy Note 3: specs comparison

Sony Xperia Z2 vs Xperia Z1 vs Samsung Galaxy Note 3: specs comparison

posted: 24 Feb 2014, 01:48

The Sony Xperia Z2 has just arrived featuring that typical, refined Sony style, but don’t let its looks fool you - under the hood, it packs some impressive silicon muscle…

How to use a pen or pencil as stylus on your Sony Xperia Z1 display

How to use a pen or pencil as stylus on your Sony Xperia Z1 display

posted: 19 Feb 2014, 04:29

Sony's Xperia Z Ultra phablet allows you to write or doodle on its display, using a regular pen or a pencil as a stylus, if you don't have one handy. It's a pretty cool feature, especially considering that Sony's giant...

How to use a pen or pencil as stylus on your Sony Xperia Z1 display

How to use a pen or pencil as stylus on your Sony Xperia Z1 display

posted: 19 Feb 2014, 04:29

Sony's Xperia Z Ultra phablet allows you to write or doodle on its display, using a regular pen or a pencil as a stylus, if you don't have one handy. It's a pretty cool feature, especially considering that Sony's giant...

The Sony Xperia Z1 Compact has a plastic back, the manufacturer states

The Sony Xperia Z1 Compact has a plastic back, the manufacturer states

posted: 18 Feb 2014, 10:15

A few days ago, we told you that the back of the Sony Xperia Z1 Compact might actually turn out to be made of plastic. At first, the Japanese manufacturer had stated that the front and the back of the mini beast...

Compare the Sony D6503 Sirius to the Sony Xperia Z1 and Sony Xperia Z

Compare the Sony D6503 Sirius to the Sony Xperia Z1 and Sony Xperia Z

posted: 14 Feb 2014, 02:20

These past few days have revealed a number of screenshots rumored to belong to the Sony D6503 Sirius. Now, our attention shifts to leaked photos of the device itself, revealing how the eagerly awaited handset model...

Underwater photographer takes the Sony Xperia Z1S for a dive among manatees

Underwater photographer takes the Sony Xperia Z1S for a dive among manatees

posted: 13 Feb 2014, 13:54

The recently released Xperia Z1S is similar to Sony's Xperia Z1 from last year. It's available as a T-Mobile exclusive in the US, being one of the few high-end smartphones with waterproof capabilities...

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