If you in need for a new phone because your existing one is lost, damaged or you simply want to upgrade, you should know that Amazon kicked off an interesting promotion on unlocked phones. The deal includes some decent discounts on several mid-range smartphones from Android family. Interested in the offer may choose among the Sony Xperia XA, Xperia XA Ultra, LeEco Pro 3, LeEco S3, Lenovo Phab 2 Pro and Phab 2. All devices come unlocked and include US waranty.
We have a some bad news for Sony’s fans. Although Sony advertises the Xperia series as being completely waterproof, recently the company has officially started to discourage its customers to swim with their Xperia phone. This warning seems to come as a huge surprise since most of the recent Xperia devices debut labeled with the IP68 certification tag. New Sony’s campaign has been introduced to help you avoid making water-exposure mistakes that may be harmful to your pocket.
It appears that the Sony attempts to refresh the Xperia A series in its domestic market. A year ago Sony released the Xperia A2 and right now the manufacturer quietly introduced its successor. If you expect the Xperia A3, the Japanese manufacturer has a little surprise for you, as the next member of the Xperia A family is the Xperia A4. Carrying a model number SO-04G the smartphone is speculated to be the future global Xperia Z4 Compact, a smaller sidekick of the upcoming flagship, Xperia Z4. Measuring 128 x 66 x 9.1 mm the handset appears to be a smaller version of the Sony’s flagship sporting water and dust-proof body.
Sony seems to have its hands full of work. Just yesterday, we were discussing leaks concerning the upcoming Xperia Z5, today we’ve got another portion of leaks regarding reviving of the Xperia P series. Being a successor of Xperia P released three years ago (yes, 2012) , the Xperia P2 is said to feature ultra-thin bezels and come with a package full of top notch hardware, including a monstrous 4,240 mAh battery.
Avoiding to compete with Samsung and HTC battle on flagship smartphones premiere at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Sony postponed the premiere of the Xperia Z4. This way the Japanese company gained necessary time to work on enhancing its 2015 flagship phone’s design that we can admire now on the very first press renders of the Xperia Z4 that have just surfaced online and additionally reveal phone’s dimensions.
Some users stick to their feature phones as they are afraid to even touch a smartphone. For others smartphones are their best friends. The relationship between a smartphone and its user can be so intimate that the latter feels perfectly at easy to dig into the phone’s bootloader. If you are one of such users and happen to own an Xperia handset, you will owe Sony a huge “thanks.” On its developers page, the company recently announced that it has simplified bootloader unlock program for Xperia devices this way making a whole bunch of Android fans very happy.
When Sony Xperia Tablet S was first launched, the pricing was a bit high, to say the least, and for this reason it was not the most popular device on the market. Now it is about to change as Sony is selling the tablet $50 off and the only condition is that you order it directly from the company’s website. After the discount, prices start at $349.99 for the 16 GB version. If you prefer a model with more GB for your content, you will have to pay $449.99 and $549.99 for the 32 GB and 64 GB variants respectively.
Although CES is over it is time to close to the end all the rumors and speculations about Sony’s Odin project that we have been spreading for the past months. This week, along with Sony’s flagship smartphone – the Xperia Z, codenamed earlier as Yuga, Sony officially announced its sibling – the Sony Xperia ZL, codenamed Odin. Unlike its older brother, the Sony Xperia ZL comes with more compact design and without the waterproof feature what will definitely make it more affordable. The handset is expected to arrive to the market in the first quarter of 2013. Details on pricing and carriers to get the phone is still subject of rumors and speculations.
The long awaited and much talked about Sony Xperia Z has finally been announced at CES and looks impressive. Sony’s new flagship smartphone, first known as the Yuga and then as the Xperia Z, is not only a top-end phone but also is dust and water resistant. The device is the first company smartphone to sport a Full HD (1920 x 1080) display and comes loaded with 5-inch screen, a 1.5GHz quad-core processor, 2GB RAM, 13 megapixel camera and runs Android 4.1 Jelly Bean upgradeable to Android 4.2 shortly after launch. The new Xperia Z will and is scheduled to arrive in March to select carriers and retailers in UK at price £440, which is around $708. When the smartphone will be available in the US is not known yet.
While most of the world was greeting new year 2013, Sony was working hard putting new images of the Xperia Z – codenamed “Yuga” – and the Xperia ZL – codenamed “Odin” (previously also known as “Xperia X”). They seem to be early press images, and although they were not placed on display publicly, they were discovered anyway. Both handsets are expected to be discussed at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, which is just a few days away, but still it is nice to take another look at them.
Sony’s new flagship smartphones are officially the worst kept secret ever with specs sheets, images and other information raining on us from everywhere. This could mean a few things – either Sony is having issues with keeping things contained, is deliberately letting details slip, or someone is very good at guessing. Either way, with the latest batch of “facts” we probably know all there is to know about Sony’s soon-to-be unveiled devices, codenamed Sony C650X Odin and Sony C660X Yuga. Both smartphones are anticipated at CES, which begins January 8, so we will find out what is true and what is a mere product of imagination pretty soon.
Sony today announced its new Xperia smartphone, this one with the letter E. The phone will be released in early 2013, however, the exact date and price have not been specified yet. The new Sony Xperia E will come in two versions, one more standard with a single SIM card slot and one with dual-SIM functionality.
Sony fans in Europe seems to have more luck than in the US, since thy are getting the new waterproof Xperia V any time soon. The handset running Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich will be available in Russia in early December and will be offered for a recommended retail price of 24,990 RUB, which is equivalent of $800. Some markets, for example France, decided to push back the launch date of the phone to early January 2013 and sell the Xperia V with Android 4.1 Jelly Bean out of the box.
Today is a good day for a fresh load of good news from Sony. The company is working pretty hard and keeps expanding its Xperia lineup, an Android based smartphones. Frequently we come across rumors and leaks about the new Sony ‘s flagship phone – Xperia Odin, Xperia Yuga, and yet, the manufacturer is planning to revamp its Xperia P model making it a luxury phone for rich. How? Simply by dipping the handset into gold. Sony just announced on its blog a new project: 24K GOLD Xperia P.
Today Amazon has some great offers for its AT&T existing and future customers. Probably the most tasty morsel is the Samsung Galaxy S III, which can be yours just for just $24.99, which is exactly 12.5% the retail price at AT&T stores. The deal is good for new customers. Existing AT&T users looking for an upgrade will need to spend $89.99 which is still decent deal comparing to AT&T’s $199.99 price.
Amazon has just made it easier than ever to own James Bond’s phone – the Sony Xperia TL. All new customers that sign up for AT&T service or existing customers going for an upgrade through Amazon’s store can get the Sony’s flagship smartphone for just $0.01. That’s right: just one penny, which is basically for free. This is $100 OFF when comparing price to AT&T online store. Also the price will remain constant if you are adding a new line to your plan, as well. Amazon did not disclose when the sale is over, therefore we recommend rush while the discounted price is available.
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Today, Sony announced the availability of its another phone – the Sony Xperia Advance. The phone is contract free, so you don’t need to sign up any long term contract, and unlocked meaning that the phone is compatible with any GSM carrier, such as AT&T or T-Mobile in the US.
The dust-proof and water-resistant Sony Xperia Advance loaded with 3.5-inch touch screen, dual-core processor, 8 GB memory and Android 2.3 can be purchased today from Newegg for $249.99, and from Amazon starting at $246.76.
The “James Bond phone” – the Sony Xperia TL is now available through AT&T service provider. The Sony’s flagship smartphone equipped with with stunning 4.6” HD Reality scratch-resistant display with Mobile BRAVIA Engine, 1.5 GHz dual-core Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 processor with 1 GB of RAM, a 13 megapixel main camera and Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich can be yours today for just $99.99 after signing up a two-year contract with AT&T.
My name is Xperia T, Sony Xperia T. Yep, the new Android smartphone by Sony, known as the James Bond phone, is now available in the US. You can order the device via Expansys for a price of $559.99. The phone is offered without contract contract, so you will not be tied to any long-term agreements. The new Sony Xperia T is also sim-lock free, meaning that it is unlocked and will be compatible with services provided by any GSM carrier.
Sony Mobile has just launched two unlocked phones – the Sony Xperia Tipo and the Sony Xperia Tipo Dual. The Xperia Tipo comes in classic black, classic white, navy blue and deep red for $179.99 and the Xperia Tipo Dual is available in serene black or classic silver for $189.99. Both devices comes without contract.
The only difference between these two devices if that the Sony Xperia Tipo Dual is made for two SIM cards, so you will no longer have to carry around two phones. You can switch between two SIM cards anytime with one press on the dedicated hardware key, or set the cards to switch automatically at specific times. Each SIM card can be customized with different ringtones and notifications. Interested?
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Both phones feature a 3.2-inch display with a 480 x 320 pixel resolution and support for 262 000 colors covered with a shatter proof sheet on scratch-resistant PMMA. They are equipped with a 3.2 megapixel camera / video recorder with 4x digital zoom, touch capture, image playback supporting BMP, GIF, JPEG, PNG and WBMP formats, and video recording and playback in 3GPP and MP4.
The Sony Xperia Tipo and Tipo Dual are powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon processor clocked at 800 MHz and sport 512 MB of RAM. The internal storage is of 2.9 GB, with approximately 2.2 GB available to users, and can be expanded via microSD card slot up to 32 GB cards.
Both phones run Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich and provide access to Google Mobile Services, for instance Google Voice Search, Google Talk, Google Mail, Google Maps with Street View and Latitude.
Both smartphones offer hours of entertainment thanks to a music player compatible with MP3, 3GPP, MP4, SMF, WAV, OTA, Ogg vorbis formats, audio recording supporting 3GPP, MP4, AMR, FM radio with RDS, TrackID music recognition, xLOUD Experience, which is an audio filter technology from Sony, 3D and Motion gaming and access to social networks for example Facebook.
In terms of connectivity, both phones boast Bluetooth technology, USB High speed 2.0 and Micro USB support, and Wi-Fi with Wi-Fi Hotspot functionality, which allows you to share your internet connection with other Wi-Fi- enabled devices, like other phones, PCs, laptops and tablets.
Both Sony Xperia Tipo devices come with a 1500 mAh battery which allows for up to 5 hours talk time, up to 470 hours standby time, up to 30 hours music listening time and up to 3 hours video playback time in the Sony Xperia Tipo, and up to 5 hours talk time, up to 350 hours standby time, up to 36 hours music listening time and up to 8 hours video playback time in the Sony Xperia Tipo Dual.
Other features include: 3.5 mm audio jack for headphones, a-GPS, WebKit web browser with Pan & zoom, native USB tethering, and handwriting recognition.