4 Sony apps that you can use on non-Xperia smartphones and tablets

4 Sony apps that you can use on non-Xperia smartphones and tablets
As you may already know, Sony Mobile isn't just a hardware manufacturer. The company is also a software developer, and, while most of its software is made for its own products, there are also some Sony apps that work on non-Xperia devices. More exactly, we're talking here about Sony-made applications that can be used on most Android smartphones and tablets. There are some of them that are really worth your attention, so we're presenting them in this article (download links included).

All four Sony apps listed below are free, with only one of them offering in-app purchases. Go ahead and check them out, and let us know if you like any of them, okay?


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13 Comments

1. uchihakurtz

Posts: 427; Member since: Nov 12, 2012

Man, if they put or sold Walkman/Music on Play Store, I bet it would sell like hot cakes. It's the only thing I miss moving away from Xperia.

2. zeeBomb

Posts: 2318; Member since: Aug 14, 2014

Sony. Sony-senpai. Listen to this man's brilliant comment!

3. RajRicardo

Posts: 479; Member since: Feb 28, 2014

You can get a ported app. Look in XDA forums.

6. cyborg009

Posts: 119; Member since: Sep 17, 2011

It's not the same with port. Sony's Walkman app + Audio Engine is one of the best audio solution on mobiles. When I switched from Xperia S to OPO, I was extremely disappointed with audio and Camera of OPO. I tried walkman port on OPO but it was not the same.

7. uchihakurtz

Posts: 427; Member since: Nov 12, 2012

Yeah but ported apps doesn't feel right to me.

8. mixedfish

Posts: 1542; Member since: Nov 17, 2013

I now use Onkyo HF player, but oh man the Walkman/Music app is such great design, you only realize how much you're missing when you stop using it.

4. TyrionLannister unregistered

The features I would like are the stamina mode and the music app, but I guess that's not going to happen.

9. kkmkk

Posts: 699; Member since: May 06, 2013

one of the reason of the great battery life in Sony devices is stamina mode i really miss my Sony z2 phenomenal battery life 7hour+ screen on

5. ullokey

Posts: 172; Member since: Jul 28, 2015

PA, the list is not complete. You have left out "balloon photo" play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.sonymobi​le.voiceballoonphoto.xperialabs

10. buccob

Posts: 2945; Member since: Jun 19, 2012

I would have mention SmartConnect before any of those... it is nowhere near Tasker or Llama but it is way simpler for casual users.

13. xtremesv

Posts: 299; Member since: Oct 21, 2011

I agree, SmartConnect all the way.

11. techguyone

Posts: 214; Member since: May 18, 2013

and lifelog

12. Xperia14

Posts: 1196; Member since: Sep 01, 2015

Sony has got LOTS of very good and useful apps, like stamina mode, track id, album, music, etc. Even their fm radio app looks top-notch. Their UI is also very good and clean. Sony offers the best user experience out of all Androids imo. But what does PA say (and other sites as well): "its software interface is starting to feel a bit tired" and "As far as app functionality goes, the Sony Xperia Z5 doesn't surprise in any way". I really have no idea what they have to do extra to get some likes.

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