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Sony Xperia Z1S vs Samsung Galaxy S4: first look

Sony Xperia Z1S vs Samsung Galaxy S4: first look

posted: 07 Jan 2014, 18:00

Nothing quite says 'good read' as a nice little comparison between two phones that are set on a collision course. This is especially relevant, now that Sony has announced the Xperia Z1S – an Xperia Z1 with some minor changes – as a T-Mobile...

Sony Xperia Z1 Compact size comparison: David against Goliaths

Sony Xperia Z1 Compact size comparison: David against Goliaths

posted: 07 Jan 2014, 03:06

After many rumors and leaks, the Sony Xperia Z1 Compact has finally gone official. A 4.3-inch phone that does not compromise on performance…

Sony shows off its hot new Sony Xperia Z1S on video, complete with T-Mobile branding

Sony shows off its hot new Sony Xperia Z1S on video, complete with T-Mobile branding

posted: 06 Jan 2014, 22:48

As we told you Monday afternoon when the device was introduced at CES, the Sony Xperia Z1S is a slightly revamped version of the flagship Sony Xperia Z1, but will be available exclusively from T-Mobile...

Sony Xperia Z1S vs LG G2 vs Samsung Galaxy S4: specs comparison

Sony Xperia Z1S vs LG G2 vs Samsung Galaxy S4: specs comparison

posted: 06 Jan 2014, 19:00

Months after it made the Xperia Z1 available unlocked for $649 stateside, Sony has finally inked a deal with a US carrier that will see the flagship receive some subsidy love. The (un)carrier of choice: T-Mobile, exclusively...

Sony Xperia Z1 mini likely coming to China in mid-January, international roll-out now inevitable?

Sony Xperia Z1 mini likely coming to China in mid-January, international roll-out now inevitable?

posted: 03 Jan 2014, 09:37

Sony's mini version of the Xperia Z1 has been a puzzler of a device for a pretty long time now. Sony is keeping its mouth firmly shout, allowing speculations to run amok, feeding upon...

Sony Xperia Z1f screen said to outperform the panel on the Sony Xperia Z1

Sony Xperia Z1f screen said to outperform the panel on the Sony Xperia Z1

posted: 01 Jan 2014, 01:07

Just the other day, we told you how the only announced and released version of the Sony Xperia Z1 mini, called the Xperia Z1f, has gone straight to the top of Japan's smartphone sales charts. We also mentioned...

Sony Xperia Z1 hits China Mobile with some changes

Sony Xperia Z1 hits China Mobile with some changes

posted: 16 Dec 2013, 16:14

With rumors rampant that China Mobile is about to offer the Apple iPhone 5s and Apple iPhone 5c on December 18th, the world's largest carrier has already snagged a heavyweight in the Sony Xperia Z1. The flagship Android model for the Japanese...

Sony starts updating Xperia Z1 and Z Ultra to Android 4.3 Jelly Bean, rest of the Xperia gang to soon follow

Sony starts updating Xperia Z1 and Z Ultra to Android 4.3 Jelly Bean, rest of the Xperia gang to soon follow

posted: 16 Dec 2013, 08:01

Sony is pushing the Android 4.3 update to its Xperia Z1 and Z Ultra as we speak, so if you own one of the two juggernauts in the Xperia line for this year, you can sleep...

Three variants of the Sony Xperia Z1 score high on AnTuTu

Three variants of the Sony Xperia Z1 score high on AnTuTu

posted: 15 Dec 2013, 13:47

The Sony D5503 recently visited the FCC where it was revealed to be the Sony Xperia Z1 mini. First thought to be the Sony Xperia Z1s, the phone has a new codename, the Sony Amami. What has everyone excited about the device is that...

The Xperia Z1s continues its controversial and maddeningly confusing story as it appears on China's FCC

The Xperia Z1s continues its controversial and maddeningly confusing story as it appears on China's FCC

posted: 09 Dec 2013, 09:47

If you've been keeping tabs on Sony, than you likely know a few things about the Xperia Z1s and its mind-numbingly confusing (and controversial) story. Alas, it would appear...

GDR3 update being tested on various Windows Phone 8 models for Telstra

GDR3 update being tested on various Windows Phone 8 models for Telstra

posted: 07 Dec 2013, 23:12

Australian carrier Telstra is testing out the GDR3 update for a quartet of Windows Phone 8 models. The HTC 8X, HTC 8S, Nokia Lumia 1020 and Nokia Lumia 925 are all in the midst of first round testing,according to...

New image hints that the Sony Xperia Z1s is actually a Sony Xperia Z1 Max

New image hints that the Sony Xperia Z1s is actually a Sony Xperia Z1 Max

posted: 26 Nov 2013, 08:58

The Sony Xperia Z1s has long been rumored to be the mini version of the Sony Xperia Z1. The speculation was that the device would keep the same specs as the flagship Xperia Z1 except for a smaller screen with...

Red Sony Xperia Z1 found; device is running Android 4.4.2

Red Sony Xperia Z1 found; device is running Android 4.4.2

posted: 22 Nov 2013, 21:20

Not only does it appear that the Sony Xperia Z1 has a new color choice, it looks like Sony's flagship phone is about to get a chocolate update. A picture of the Xperia Z1 was discovered which would be a new addition to the previous...

Buy the Sony Xperia Z1 right now from Cincinnati Bell for $299.99 on contract

Buy the Sony Xperia Z1 right now from Cincinnati Bell for $299.99 on contract

posted: 19 Nov 2013, 02:19

Regional carrier Cincinnati Bell has a brief history with Sony. Back in May, it was the first U.S. carrier to offer the Sony Xperia ZL. The Xperia ZL carried a 5 inch screen with a 1080 x 1920 resolution...

Upcoming Sony Xperia Z1s (mini) gets sized with the Z1, starts a new rumor

Upcoming Sony Xperia Z1s (mini) gets sized with the Z1, starts a new rumor

posted: 18 Nov 2013, 02:27

We've been on hot on the heels of the upcoming Sony Xperia Z1s for what seems like an eternity now, yet the promise of top-of-the-shelf specs in a compact body keep us from faltering. Thankfully, it's...

More pictures of the international version Sony Xperia Z1s leak out ahead of launch

More pictures of the international version Sony Xperia Z1s leak out ahead of launch

posted: 13 Nov 2013, 05:08

The wait for the mini version of the Xperia Z1 is already over in some parts of the globe, but for the majority of would-be buyers, it remains out of reach...

Last chance to win a free Sony Xperia Z1 from Sony

Last chance to win a free Sony Xperia Z1 from Sony

posted: 06 Nov 2013, 13:38

There probably isn't a PhoneArena reader alive who would turn down the chance to win a free Sony Xperia Z1; code named the Honami, leaked specs and pictures of the device graced these pages throughout the summer and early fall. It is hard...

T-Mobile-compatible Sony Xperia Z1 clears Bluetooth SIG certification

T-Mobile-compatible Sony Xperia Z1 clears Bluetooth SIG certification

posted: 04 Nov 2013, 02:59

Sony’s latest and greatest flagship the Xperia Z1 impressed us with its 20-megapixel camera and snappy performance, but those about dreaming…

Best Google Nexus 5 alternatives

Best Google Nexus 5 alternatives

posted: 31 Oct 2013, 13:03

The newly-announced Nexus 5 is surely a big deal. While it's not necessarily an achievement of technology or engineering, its super-affordable price and stock Android OS do make it one very exciting proposition...

Update brings improvement to rear snapper on Sony Xperia Z1

Update brings improvement to rear snapper on Sony Xperia Z1

posted: 24 Oct 2013, 19:28

If you thought that the Sony Xperia Z1's rear-facing camera was amazing, you might need a new adjective to describe it following a firmware update that improves the algorithm to improve the performance of the camera; features...

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