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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...

Nokia Lumia Icon vs Lumia 1520 vs Sony Xperia Z1 specs comparison

Nokia Lumia Icon vs Lumia 1520 vs Sony Xperia Z1 specs comparison

posted: 12 Feb 2014, 12:01

Nokia Lumia Icon is finally upon us as a Verizon exclusive, and with it the prayers of Lumia 1520's awesome specs but in a more manageable body, have seemingly been answered. Or have they? With a 5.39 x 2.79 x 0.39" body,...

Double the battery life of your Xperia Z1 with the new Mugen Power case

Double the battery life of your Xperia Z1 with the new Mugen Power case

posted: 10 Feb 2014, 04:34

Battery cases usually take a while to appear after a phone's introduction, and Mugen Power's new 3000 mAh wrapper for the Sony Xperia Z1 is no exception. The flagship was announced way back in September, but we...

It's the end of the line for the HTC One on Canada's Bell

It's the end of the line for the HTC One on Canada's Bell

posted: 03 Feb 2014, 10:36

If all of those leaked stories about the HTC M8, aka the HTC One 2, don't convince you that HTC's new flagship phone will soon be here, perhaps this story will. According to a leaked internal document, the HTC One is EOL at Canada's...

Firmware update for the Sony Xperia Z1 and Z Ultra now seeding, brings white balance tweaking and more

Firmware update for the Sony Xperia Z1 and Z Ultra now seeding, brings white balance tweaking and more

posted: 31 Jan 2014, 03:38

A new firmware update for the Sony Xperia Z1, Z Ultra, and the Z1 Compact, was spotted a few days ago making a pass through the PTCRB, and now the firmware is officially rolling....

Photos show Sony Xperia Z1 and D6503 side by side

Photos show Sony Xperia Z1 and D6503 side by side

posted: 20 Jan 2014, 18:26

The air is all full of Sony these days. Can you feel it? No sooner did the Sony Xperia Z1S finally get unveiled along with the Sony Xperia Z1 Compact at CES, than out pops the Sony D6503, which some are calling a refresh to the Xperia Z1....

Is another Sony Xperia Z1 refresh (D6503) coming?

Is another Sony Xperia Z1 refresh (D6503) coming?

posted: 18 Jan 2014, 11:58

Let's say that the Sony Xperia Z1S is a refresh of the Sony Xperia Z1.This is the model that is available for T-Mobile and includes some minor changes such as a more centered earphone jack and a doubling of the native storage to 32GB. But...

Xperia Z1 frame bending for no reason, claim users

Xperia Z1 frame bending for no reason, claim users

posted: 14 Jan 2014, 08:07

Sony might be getting into the business of bendable smartphones before Samsung or LG, it seems, as a bunch of users are reporting that the metal frame of the flagship Xperia Z1 handset has allegedly bent for no reason, leaving their phone...

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