I'm trying to help my brother with a problem he's having with his phone. He's experienced some situations where the phone doesn't ring when someone calls. For example, the other day, he happened to have it sitting face up on his desk when a call came in and he noticed the screen change. Another...
Hidden in Android Kernels on Sony's Xperia models is a 1080p @ 120fps option that would double the frame rate on existing devices. It appears to be for internal testing only, but may be a sign of things to come.
The Sony Xperia XA1 trio - XA1, XA1 Plus and XA1 Ultra - is getting the Android 8.0 Oreo update as. The update weighs about 900MB and bumps the Android Nougat Xperias up to Android 8.0 Oreo and brings the February 2018 security patch level.
Sony has started pushing out a new update to some of its Xperia X series smartphones (including the Xperia XZ, XZs, and X Performance). Arriving as version 41.3.A.2.99, it's a security update that brings along Android fixes for the month of March.
After being announced at MWC, the Sony Xperia XZ2's accessories are beginning to be sold. The EC270 adapter allows you to charge your phone and use headphones at the same time. However, it seems that the charger is limited to charging at 5V/0.5A.
Sony Mobile is rolling a new firmware update for the Xperia XZ, Xperia XZs and Xperia X Performance devices this morning. The new update brings the February 2018 Android security patch to these devices, moving the build number from 41.3.A.2.58 to version 41.3.A.2.75.
This latest security patch...
After an alleged prototype leak recently, now specs for both Sony Xperia XZ2 and XZ2 Compact have leaked. Common specs include Snapdragon 845 SoC, 4GB/64GB memory, Gorilla Glass 5-protected displays with 18:9 aspect ratio, no 3.5mm headphone jack, and rear mounted fingerprint sensor.
Sony's Xperia XA1 series of phones come with a "Good night actions," feature through which users can reduce the blue light of the display. However, the company has now confirmed that the functionality will be stripped off in the Oreo update.
A new Sony smartphone has leaked through an HTML benchmark test. The device carries Xperia XZ2 moniker, runs Android 8.1 Oreo, and the 'screen size' section in the benchmark suggests the phone will feature an aspect ratio of 18:9.
Sony Xperia XZ Premium owners started receiving the latest firmware update for their phones. The build number moves from 47.1.A.12.34 to 47.1.A.12.75 and brings February security update that fixes “Meltdown” and “Spectre” CPU vulnerabilities.
A curious customer tweeted to Three Ireland, inquiring about the availability of a new Sony Xperia handset. More specifically, Mike was asking about the Xperia XA2. In response, the carrier tweeted back that it would not carry the XA2, but that the XZ2 was coming soon to the carrier. The Xperia...
Sony has officially outlined their Android upgrade policy. The company seems to follow the standard 2-year minimum mark for providing major OS upgrades, but only for flagships. For lesser devices, Sony isn't promising 2 years, noting that they may sometimes choose not to upgrade a smartphone if...
A Sony Xperia Compact device with a tall aspect ratio screen has appeared at the FCC. The device in question has a 5” screen (126mm) and measures 135.43 x 64.63 mm. For comparison, an Xperia XZ1 Compact is 129 x 64mm – same width, but shorter.