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Xiaomi Mi 4 vs HTC One (M8) vs Sony Xperia Z2: specs comparison

Xiaomi Mi 4 vs HTC One (M8) vs Sony Xperia Z2: specs comparison

posted: 22 Jul 2014, 06:34

As Xiaomi's latest forerunner, the Mi 4, is already here, and it is perfectly natural to compare it the devices that it will be rivaling. Yes, Xiaomi will try hard to snatch market share from the major smartphone manufacturers...

Xperia Z2 receiving firmware update – enhanced call quality and better performance

Xperia Z2 receiving firmware update – enhanced call quality and better performance

posted: 21 Jul 2014, 08:44

Sony is rolling out an update for the Xperia Z2, which, most notably, is supposed to improve the call quality – one of the few flaws of the otherwise impressive flagship. Another change is listed as...

Sony takes $50 off the price of the Sony Xperia Z2 in the U.S.

Sony takes $50 off the price of the Sony Xperia Z2 in the U.S.

posted: 19 Jul 2014, 14:11

For those in the states who want the Sony Xperia Z2, we have a little bit of good news. Unfortunately, the news does not involve the phone being offered by a U.S. carrier, at a subsidized price. However, it does relate to...

Best phones with front stereo speakers

Best phones with front stereo speakers

posted: 13 Jul 2014, 08:12

Today, even the average smartphone sounds pretty decent. In fact, we're seeing more and more smartphones with front-facing speakers popping up, and these, without a doubt, deliver the best listening experience one can get on a smartphone...

One Sony on the rocks, please! Xperia Z2 spends 12 hours as a frozen cocktail, check out the results (video)

One Sony on the rocks, please! Xperia Z2 spends 12 hours as a frozen cocktail, check out the results (video)

posted: 08 Jul 2014, 03:00

The recipe for this refreshing summertime cocktail is simple - sliced lime and lemon, a few strawberries and mint leaves, and... one Xperia Z2. The IP58-certified waterproof...

Leaked Verizon screenshot shows that the Sony Xperia Z2 is still coming to the carrier

Leaked Verizon screenshot shows that the Sony Xperia Z2 is still coming to the carrier

posted: 07 Jul 2014, 18:10

For those of you who have given up hope of seeing the Sony Xperia Z2 wearing Verizon colors, a screenshot sent to us by a loyal reader, shows that the dream might not be dead after all. The image...

Sony Xperia Z2: 10 essential camera tips and tricks

Sony Xperia Z2: 10 essential camera tips and tricks

posted: 25 Jun 2014, 05:55

That the Sony Xperia Z2 smartphone doubles as a very capable camera is a well known fact, and our in-depth camera comparisons serve as proof. The handset boasts a large, 20.7MP sensor with a wide aperture, a handy physical camera button,...

Here's how the Fire Phone compares to the iPhone 5s and Xperia Z2 in terms of size

Here's how the Fire Phone compares to the iPhone 5s and Xperia Z2 in terms of size

posted: 19 Jun 2014, 07:58

We've asked for it, and the Amazon phone is now a fact. The Fire Phone, as it is called, has just been announced, and by the looks of it, most of our expectations for what the phone is going to be have...

Amazon Fire Phone vs Sony Xperia Z2 vs HTC One M8: specs comparison

Amazon Fire Phone vs Sony Xperia Z2 vs HTC One M8: specs comparison

posted: 18 Jun 2014, 15:17

Amazon's first smartphone, the Fire Phone, is now a reality, and it's price tag of $199 unlocked puts it in a very precarious position -- it's got to prove enticing enough for consumers to stray away from established...

Samsung Galaxy S5 LTE vs HTC M8 vs Sony Xperia Z2 specs comparison

Samsung Galaxy S5 LTE vs HTC M8 vs Sony Xperia Z2 specs comparison

posted: 18 Jun 2014, 06:31

There's nothing like a triple threat match between today's smartphone heavyweights. In one corner, we have the newly announced Samsung Galaxy S5 LTE-A. This South Korean pretender has an impossibly dense display, thick...

New app, exclusively for Sony Xperia Z2, allows you to broadcast live via YouTube

New app, exclusively for Sony Xperia Z2, allows you to broadcast live via YouTube

posted: 16 Jun 2014, 16:44

A new camera app offered by Sony, and made exclusively for the flagship Sony Xperia Z2, allows users to broadcast live over YouTube. Called "Live on YouTube-by Xperia," gives you the option of allowing...

Sony Xperia Z2 to be released by Verizon in the third quarter?

Sony Xperia Z2 to be released by Verizon in the third quarter?

posted: 16 Jun 2014, 13:12

In addition to launching the Xperia Z2 smartphone, Verizon may also release the Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet. However, nothing is confirmed at this point...

Samsung Galaxy S5 tops our blind camera comparison for the third time in a row, LG G3 close second

Samsung Galaxy S5 tops our blind camera comparison for the third time in a row, LG G3 close second

posted: 16 Jun 2014, 04:26

The votes are in, and the Samsung Galaxy S5 is the winner in our most recent blind camera comparison. In second place, with just three votes less, is the LG G3...

Sony Xperia Z2 named official smartphone of the 2014 World Cup

Sony Xperia Z2 named official smartphone of the 2014 World Cup

posted: 10 Jun 2014, 19:57

The 2014 FIFA World Cup has an official phone, and its name is the Sony Xperia Z2. Sony is one of the top sponsors for the World Cup, and it has put together a video showing some of the nationalistic behavior usually spotted...

Flagship life cycle: Would a 6-month time frame prove too short?

Flagship life cycle: Would a 6-month time frame prove too short?

posted: 09 Jun 2014, 07:57

There's one thing that's quite unique about Sony: it's new flagship release cycle. More specifically, Sony was the first (and only, for now) manufacturer to officially move towards a 6-month release window, meaning that...

One (M8) vs Xperia Z2: stereo speakers comparison

One (M8) vs Xperia Z2: stereo speakers comparison

posted: 03 Jun 2014, 09:55

Let's face it - front-firing stereo speakers aren't among the most common smartphone features nowadays. However, we might be heading towards a future where considerably more phone manufacturers opt to include such a setup in their offerings....

Blurry affairs: UFocus (One M8) vs Background defocus (Xperia Z2) vs Google Camera vs a DSLR

Blurry affairs: UFocus (One M8) vs Background defocus (Xperia Z2) vs Google Camera vs a DSLR

posted: 03 Jun 2014, 07:46

Something happened, folks. As if from nowhere, we've suddenly arrived at at a place where lens blurring techniques have suddenly shot up in popularity, particularly with Android manufacturers....

LG G3 vs Samsung Galaxy S5 vs Sony Xperia Z2 vs HTC One (M8) vs iPhone 5s vs Lumia 930: screen to size ratio comparison

LG G3 vs Samsung Galaxy S5 vs Sony Xperia Z2 vs HTC One (M8) vs iPhone 5s vs Lumia 930: screen to size ratio comparison

posted: 30 May 2014, 05:29

The LG G3 has entered the smartphone arena with a splash with one landmark feature - it's the first phone from a first-tier brand to ship with a Quad HD (1440...

LG G3 smashes the GS5, One (M8) and Z2 in our latest poll

LG G3 smashes the GS5, One (M8) and Z2 in our latest poll

posted: 30 May 2014, 03:03

Right after this week's announcement of the breath-taking LG G3, we published a poll, asking you which of the four major Android flagships of H1 2014 would you prefer. Naturally, we view the LG G3, Samsung Galaxy S5, HTC One (M8)...

Sony Xperia Z2 won't let you record more than ~5 minutes of 4K video (and neither will Note 3 and S5)

Sony Xperia Z2 won't let you record more than ~5 minutes of 4K video (and neither will Note 3 and S5)

posted: 29 May 2014, 08:46

4K video recording is slowly but surely clawing its way into the mobile scene, and although its adoption is quite limited thus far, some manufacturers who are feeling more adventurous...

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