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Tweet shows that the Sony Xperia Z1 is coming to T-Mobile

Tweet shows that the Sony Xperia Z1 is coming to T-Mobile

posted: 11 Oct 2013, 14:31

A tweet from evleaks reveals that the Beast from the East, the Sony Xperia Z1, is heading to T-Mobile; in the past, Sony has had a tough time getting its top-shelf models onto the roster of U.S. carriers, the buzz created by the...

PhoneArena Q&A Ep 4: Nexus 5's

PhoneArena Q&A Ep 4: Nexus 5's "fingerprint scanner", Xperia Z2, iOS 7's nasty parallax effect and more

posted: 04 Oct 2013, 08:41

It's once again time for PhoneArena's Ray S. to dive into the most interesting questions you've submitted - in the latest episode of the PhoneArena Q&A! This time, we're discussing...

Sony Xperia Z1 drop test: physical survival, emotional ruin (video)

Sony Xperia Z1 drop test: physical survival, emotional ruin (video)

posted: 04 Oct 2013, 05:52

Dropped from about 5 feet (1.5 meters), the premium materials of the handset barely registered a scratch, even when the Xperia Z1 landed flat on its screen, which with most phones results in glass shards under your skin...

Sony Xperia Z1 Clear Zoom vs Lumia 1020 lossless zoom samples

Sony Xperia Z1 Clear Zoom vs Lumia 1020 lossless zoom samples

posted: 01 Oct 2013, 07:22

Sony's oversampling makes an 8 MP image out of the sensor, letting you close on the scene a tad shy of two times, whereas the huge sensor of the Lumia lets you zoom in more, though it results in 5 MP auto-mode photos. The dedicated...

PhoneArena Q&A Ep 3: iPad 5's screen, Lumia 1520, Nexus 5's design, updates for the Nexus 4 and more

PhoneArena Q&A Ep 3: iPad 5's screen, Lumia 1520, Nexus 5's design, updates for the Nexus 4 and more

posted: 26 Sep 2013, 10:23

It's time for another Q&A episode, and boy do we have some sizzling-hot topics to discuss this time! We've gotten questions about the iPad 5's screen, the Lumia 1520's screen,...

Apple iPhone 5s performance review: CPU and GPU speed compared to top Android phones (benchmarks)

Apple iPhone 5s performance review: CPU and GPU speed compared to top Android phones (benchmarks)

posted: 25 Sep 2013, 06:47

The Apple iPhone 5s brings is one of the biggest under-the-hood upgrades to ever happen to the iPhone line. Apple’s A7 chip comes with a new Cyclone core that is very well optimized...

Sony Xperia Z1 Preview Q&A: We answer

Sony Xperia Z1 Preview Q&A: We answer

posted: 20 Sep 2013, 03:13

You guys have asked a ton of interesting questions regarding our Sony Xperia Z1 preview, and so we'll now try to return the favor and provide the answers you were looking for...

Sony Xperia Z1 proves the iPhone isn't the only device worth queueing for

Sony Xperia Z1 proves the iPhone isn't the only device worth queueing for

posted: 19 Sep 2013, 08:40

After the rather conservative and non-flashy unveiling of the Sony Xperia Z1 at IFA 2013 in Berlin earlier this month, we're finally seeing the Japanese giving the green light on the new device in select markets...

Sony Xperia Z1 (Honami) benchmark

Sony Xperia Z1 (Honami) benchmark

posted: 19 Sep 2013, 07:51

Well, well, well, look who's here! The Sony Xperia Z1 itself has arrived, and if it had the faintest idea what we were going to do with it, it'd have probably stayed at home... But, being the self-confident smartphone that it is (and we can't blame it - the...

Sony Xperia Z1 unboxing

Sony Xperia Z1 unboxing

posted: 19 Sep 2013, 07:18

Want to take a peek inside the retail box of the Sony Xperia Z1? Great, so do we! The Xperia Z1 has a cute little box that features all the standard stuff you'd expect to find inside, plus some nice extras...

Sony Xperia Z1 Preview Q&A: Any questions about the Z1?

Sony Xperia Z1 Preview Q&A: Any questions about the Z1?

posted: 16 Sep 2013, 03:19

Our Sony Xperia Z1 preview is already posted, and most of you have probably read through it already. As we've stated in the preview, the Xperia Z1 is a promising smartphone with cool design and capabilities, although not necessarily...

Sony Xperia Z1 is taken apart, reveals same back cover design as its predecessor

Sony Xperia Z1 is taken apart, reveals same back cover design as its predecessor

posted: 14 Sep 2013, 17:04

A teardown of the Sony Xperia Z1 revealed that the back cover of the device is the same as the one found on the Sony Xperia Z; the newer model is slightly better protected from water and dust than the...

Sony Xperia Z1 low-light samples roundup

Sony Xperia Z1 low-light samples roundup

posted: 13 Sep 2013, 07:18

The Sony Xperia Z1 might actually break the company's reputation for "much ado about nothing" mobile cameras that have been haunting the camera comparisons for a while with the Xperia line. The combination of 1/2.3″ large 20.7 megapixel Exmor RS sensor,...

Specs Wars: iPhone 5S vs Xperia Z1 vs Galaxy Note 3

Specs Wars: iPhone 5S vs Xperia Z1 vs Galaxy Note 3

posted: 10 Sep 2013, 15:40

We've witnessed a series of awesome smartphones get announced these last few days. Last week we had IFA 2013, where Sony unveiled its new flagship, the Xperia Z1, while Samsung introduced the third iteration of its phablet series - the...

Here's why the Xperia Z1 is the world's leading cameraphone according to Sony

Here's why the Xperia Z1 is the world's leading cameraphone according to Sony

posted: 09 Sep 2013, 09:40

A 5-inch Triluminos display with X-Reality engine for mobile, an IP55/58 certified body promising water and dust resistance, and the latest, most powerful Snapdragon 800...

Sony Xperia Z1: all there is to know

Sony Xperia Z1: all there is to know

posted: 09 Sep 2013, 06:53

Sony has lifted the veil off its long-awaited Xperia Z1, and those of you who were hoping for a surprise, despite the massive amount of leaks that we got our hands on prior to the company's announcement were probably left disappointed...

Premium Sony Xperia Z1 cases on display at IFA 2013

Premium Sony Xperia Z1 cases on display at IFA 2013

posted: 09 Sep 2013, 04:57

While browsing through the spacious Sony hall at IFA 2013, we came across a section where a variety of pretty cases were on display. To be more specific, these were all Sony Xperia Z1 cases – cases of all kinds and colors. Naturally, we...

Camera shootout: Xperia Z1 vs Galaxy S4 vs G2 vs iPhone 5 vs One

Camera shootout: Xperia Z1 vs Galaxy S4 vs G2 vs iPhone 5 vs One

posted: 09 Sep 2013, 04:40

The 20.7-megapixel camera of the Sony Xperia Z1 sure is a topic of intense interest right now, and while we realize that it's not the wisest of things to compare a prototype unit to finished products, we just couldn't stop...

The best Android phone out there now: which one is it? (poll results)

The best Android phone out there now: which one is it? (poll results)

posted: 09 Sep 2013, 03:58

Last week changed the mobile landscape at one fell swoop with two great new devices - the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 and the Sony Xperia Z1, and a few weeks earlier…

Sony Xperia Z1's Social Live feature lets you broadcast video to your Facebook feed (demo)

Sony Xperia Z1's Social Live feature lets you broadcast video to your Facebook feed (demo)

posted: 06 Sep 2013, 06:29

The Sony Xperia Z1 is packed with awesome features, and the 20.7 MP camera is definitely one of the most intriguing ones. What's more, Sony has created a new camera mode that allows you to...

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