Xperia Z and ZL appear as Sony’s first 1080p smartphones

Sony, Samsung and LG are a bit late when it comes to smartphones with full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels) displays. HTC, Sharp, ZTE and Oppo have all announced 1080p handsets, and HTC’s device — known as Droid DNA in the US, and Butterfly elsewhere — is available for quite a while now. Naturally, the three companies that are late to the party will announce their own 1080p beasts soon. Sony even has two of them: the Xperia Z and… Read more

AT&T launches the Sony Xperia TL on November 2

AT&T is launching a  new Android smartphone made by Sony: the Xperia TL.
The TL closely resembles the Sony Xperia T that’s already available in other parts of the world, but comes with an extra feature — LTE connectivity. That aside, the Xperia TL is quite capable of keeping your interested piqued if you’re in the market for high-end smartphones. It has a 4.55-inch scratch-resistant HD display, Android ICS (to be upgraded to Jelly Bean in early 2013), dual-core Snapdragon… Read more

AT&T Xperia Ion costs $0.00 at Sony Mobile’s US store

AT&T is currently selling the Sony Xperia Ion for $99.99 on contract — a decent price for such a handset. If you don’t mind that it’s running Android 2.3 Gingerbread (it will get ICS soon anyway), the Ion has enough to offer, including LTE connectivity, a  4.55-inch HD Reality Display, 12 Megapixel rear camera, 1.5GHz dual-core processor, 1GB of RAM, and 16GB of expandable memory. Still, some just don’t want to pay $100 for a Gingerbread smartphone. And probably that’s why… Read more

New Sony Xperia GX and Xperia SX boast LTE, Android ICS. Only Japan will get them

Sony has introduced two new smartphones made for the Japanese market, both running Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, and both featuring LTE connectivity: Xperia GX and Xperia SX. The Sony Xperia GX has a curved body reminiscent of the Arc series, and offers a 4.6 inch HD Reality Display, 13 Megapixel rear camera with HD video recording, 1.5GHz dual-core CPU, and 16GB of internal flash storage.

Sony Xperia SX also has a 1.5GHz dual-core processor, but its display measures only… Read more

Sony Ericsson Xperia ray priced at €320?

A few days ago, Sony Ericsson announced two new Xperia Android Gingerbread smartphones: Xperia ray and Xperia active. As it often happens in these cases, Sony Ericsson said nothing regarding the prices of the handsets. However, mobile guru Eldar Murtazin has tweeted that the Xperia ray would cost about €320. That’s less than what you have to pay for the already-released Xperia arc and Xperia neo.
Yes, the Xperia ray may not have a massive display (it’s only 3.3 inches,… Read more