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Sony replacing Timescape with Socialife starting with Xperia Z

Sony replacing Timescape with Socialife starting with Xperia Z

posted: 14 Jan 2013, 08:59

Sony’s Xperia smartphones come with a fairly light skin on top of Android, and one part of it - the Timescape social network integration tool…

New batch of camera samples from the Sony Xperia Z appears, this time outdoors

New batch of camera samples from the Sony Xperia Z appears, this time outdoors

posted: 14 Jan 2013, 08:28

This set is staged in the open, and we can't call the weather cloudy, so the phone did have the help of a bit of sunshine to illuminate the scene most of the time. More challenging dynamic range corners...

Sony Xperia Z price puzzle starts to fall into place: it won't be cheap

Sony Xperia Z price puzzle starts to fall into place: it won't be cheap

posted: 14 Jan 2013, 05:40

After the first pricing indication for the upcoming Sony Xperia Z appeared in the form of a 528 pounds sterling (~$850) offer from Clove UK, now two more price points for a SIM-free device show up...

Sony Xperia Z wallpapers and lockscreen images leak out

Sony Xperia Z wallpapers and lockscreen images leak out

posted: 14 Jan 2013, 04:17

The Sony Xperia Z was definitely the phone we loved the most at this year’s CES - it packs state-of-the-art hardware in a beautifully designed body…

Sony Xperia Z gets an impromptu drop test, captured on video

Sony Xperia Z gets an impromptu drop test, captured on video

posted: 14 Jan 2013, 02:46

Although the Sony Xperia Z is highly resistant to water damage, there isn't much that would protect it from shock or those accidental drops to the floor. Still, sooner or later, someone was bound to give it the drop test treatment,...

Will the Sony Xperia Z cope with the fierce competition of 2013? Here's what you think about this

Will the Sony Xperia Z cope with the fierce competition of 2013? Here's what you think about this

posted: 11 Jan 2013, 08:28

The Sony Xperia Z was probably the most exciting phone at this year's CES expo. As a matter of fact, it was the only high-end smartphone from a brand-name manufacturer, which means...

Will the Sony Xperia Z cope with the fierce competition of 2013?

Will the Sony Xperia Z cope with the fierce competition of 2013?

posted: 09 Jan 2013, 15:50

Oh, Sony, oh Xperia! How good it is to see an old player return to the big game with a bang. The Xperia Z, announced at CES 2013, turned out the be the most-intriguing smartphone at the whole expo, although that wasn't really...

Calling all 5-inchers: Full HD screen phones roundup

Calling all 5-inchers: Full HD screen phones roundup

posted: 09 Jan 2013, 14:36

Getting dizzy from all that pixel density jazz coming towards you from all directions at CES? We are too, so let's stop for a little, and round up what Full HD screen handsets are out there, or have been speculated on so far. Whether...

Stamina Mode on the Sony Xperia Z shown off on video

Stamina Mode on the Sony Xperia Z shown off on video

posted: 09 Jan 2013, 14:22

One of the features that make Sony's new flagship so cool is the so-called Stamina Mode. Simply put, it turns off the functions you don't need when the smartphone isn't in use, thus dramatically prolonging its stand-by time...

A trio of Australian carriers will supposedly get the Sony Xperia Z in March

A trio of Australian carriers will supposedly get the Sony Xperia Z in March

posted: 09 Jan 2013, 07:59

According to the top dog at Sony mobile in Oceania, the beastly Sony Xperia Z will be launched in Australia sometime in March via the top three carriers in the country; Featherstone also said that 80% of the...

Sony Xperia Z water resistant dunking test

Sony Xperia Z water resistant dunking test

posted: 09 Jan 2013, 00:52

Certainly it’s not something we tend to see on a showroom floor, Sony set up a simple contraption that basically dips the lower portion of the Xperia Z in a small pool of water. Pressing the button, the machine comes to life and lowers the arm, where...

Sony Xperia Z & ZL first camera samples

Sony Xperia Z & ZL first camera samples

posted: 09 Jan 2013, 00:35

Before moving on talking about their quality, it’s worth mentioning that the snapped images are coming from pre-production units – and the lighting conditions aren’t the most conducive to produce the best quality. Starting off with Sony’s flagship in...

First sample images from the Sony Xperia Z are yummy

First sample images from the Sony Xperia Z are yummy

posted: 08 Jan 2013, 11:38

The photos are pretty decent, with noise kept in check for the sake of some detail smearing; other than that, the colors are vibrant and the pics look sharp. What we would really like to see though, are the HDR video samples, and we'll...

Sony Xperia Z price revealed

Sony Xperia Z price revealed

posted: 08 Jan 2013, 06:18

The Sony Xperia Z is a water and dust resistant cream of the crop smartphone that still manages to deliver outstanding design…

Sony Xperia Z hands-on

Sony Xperia Z hands-on

posted: 08 Jan 2013, 03:43

Simply known as the Sony Xperia Z, it’s the Japanese company’s dubbed flagship device – and boy does it have the impressive specs sheet to live up to that recognition! Certainly we’re drooling over its wicked hardware, which consists of many lovable elements that would...

Sony Xperia Z UK release date set for March 1st, coming to Vodafone

Sony Xperia Z UK release date set for March 1st, coming to Vodafone

posted: 08 Jan 2013, 03:41

The Sony Xperia Z is a device in a category of its own - a top of the line smartphone that is at the same time dust and water resistant…

Sony Xperia Z vs HTC Droid DNA vs Samsung Galaxy S III specs comparison

Sony Xperia Z vs HTC Droid DNA vs Samsung Galaxy S III specs comparison

posted: 07 Jan 2013, 20:57

With the just announced Xperia Z, Sony pulled the trigger on a Full HD smartphone, which HTC did with the Droid DNA, and Samsung hasn't done yet, yet its Galaxy S III keeps delivering sales backed by the company's...

Sony Xperia Z specs review: greet the real 007 phone

Sony Xperia Z specs review: greet the real 007 phone

posted: 07 Jan 2013, 20:06

Sony calls Xperia T the James Bond phone, but that title should have really waited for the Xperia Z monstrosity it just unveiled at its CES 2013 presentation. The company's first device with a Full HD mobile display has all reasons to...

Sony officially announces Xperia Z and gives release window

Sony officially announces Xperia Z and gives release window

posted: 07 Jan 2013, 19:31

We all knew it was coming and now it is official. Sony has officially announced the Xperia Z as part of its press conference today. The Sony Xperia Z even has a release window, and the new Android-powered smartphone is planned...

Fresh images of the Sony Xperia Z leak before announcement, show a funky power key

Fresh images of the Sony Xperia Z leak before announcement, show a funky power key

posted: 07 Jan 2013, 17:47

Leave it to the vast prairies of the Chinese tech blogosphere to leak something in full bloom minutes before its announcement, and the Sony Xperia Z is the next scalp on the belt here...

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