Usually, unlocking your bootloader opens the door to many other modifications to be made, like custom ROMs and fancy recoveries. Sure, you’ll often lose the ability to get over the air updates, but the side effects are usually non-existent. But this is not the case with the current generation of Sony devices.
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Over the past few years, Sony has made huge strides in the smartphone segment, snatching up vital market share from its competitors. Its Xperia Z line is highly regarded, but Sony has struggled to make a profit.
Sony has released a revision of consolidated forecast which calls for a 180 billion yen ($1.7 billion) ... Read More »
Just a few months after pushing Android 4.4.4 to the Xperia Z1, Z1 Compact and Z Ultra, Sony is going even farther back in its catalog for its latest 4.4.4 update.
Sony says that it’s now rolling Android 4.4.4 to the Xperia Z, Xperia ZL, Xperia ZR and Xperia ... Read More »
Smart cases are nothing new: Samsung and LG have been selling them for a while. Smart cases have a window in the front flap, and when the phone detects that this case is on, it’ll show a special screen in the window that’s tailored to the size and for easy use of select features. Whether ... Read More »
Yesterday, when T-Mobile was the only carrier announced as getting the Sony Xperia Z3 this coming fall, it was assumed Magenta would have exclusivity on the device in the US. But according to PC Mag, that might not be true.
PC Mag is reporting today that they have received a document detailing the Xperia ... Read More »
We’ve had WQHD displays in smartphones for a little while now, starting with the LG G3. Other devices are now coming out with a WQHD resolution, like the freshly announced Galaxy Note 4, which is sure to be really popular. The high ... Read More »
It’s widely expected that the Sony Xperia Z3 will make its debut at IFA in Berlin next month. After that, well, it looks like the device could hit Sprint and SoftBank.
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We’re going to be closing out the week here at Android and Me with what will undoubtedly be a ton of IFA news. Which is going to be nothing compared to next week. This year’s IFA feels like one of the most significant in recent memory, with Samsung, Sony, LG and more all ... Read More »
Less than a week after we got wind of an Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact thanks to a Sony user guide, it appears that the unannounced slate may have been accidentally revealed by Sony itself.
On a Facebook page advertising its new SmartBand wearable, Sony posted the image you ... Read More »
Water resistance is a feature that’s spreading to many devices, such as the Samsung Galaxy S5, but it’s one that Sony’s Xperia products have featured for some time. According to the level of resistance to water of these devices, they can survive underwater for half an hour at a time. In the case ... Read More »