Sony Posts Two Marketing Videos for Xperia Z3, Highlights Photography

Two promotional videos were published by Sony this morning, showcasing the Xperia Z3 and Xperia Z3 Compact. The videos speak highly of the phones’ rear-facing camera, claiming each is a smartphone that is serious about photography.

The commercials are quite cool, too. In the night, they lit up a few snowboarders and had them cruise down the hill, while a man snapped photos with the phone. It probably won’t be the type of scenery you photograph when the Xperia Z3 lands in the States, but again, it does look very nice.

Both videos are watchable below.  (more…)

Report: Sony Xperia Z3 Headed to Verizon as Xperia Z3v

Sony unveiled its newest flagship yesterday at IFA, the Xperia Z3, bound for T-Mobile here in the US. However, according to a report from PC Mag, the device will also hit Verizon’s network as the Xperia Z3v in the near future.

Thanks to leaked documents which were unreleased by PC Mag, the Xperia Z3v is shown with Verizon logos on its backside, as well as a list of apps that will come preloaded on the device, such as the Amazon Appstore, Kindle app, and Amazon Music.  (more…)

Sony Xperia Z3 and Xperia Z3 Compact Specs

This morning, Sony unleashed two devices at IFA, the Xperia Z3 and Xperia Z3 Compact. Much like we saw last year, Sony has its main flagship in the Xperia Z3, but wanted to bring a smaller version with respectable specs, that being the Xperia Z3 Compact.

As a recap for both devices, the Xperia Z3 and Z3 Compact both feature Sony TRILUMINOS displays, Qualcomm-made Snapdragon processors, Sony-produced 20.7MP rear-facing cameras, 4G LTE connectivity, NFC, microSD slots, and run Android 4.4+ out of the box.  (more…)

Sony Announces SmartBand Talk and SmartWatch 3

Sony has announced the release of two new products to bolster its SmartWear Experience lineup. The SmartBand Talk and SmartWatch 3 are both designed to improve, as well as enrich your life.

Both products are able to communicate with Sony’s Lifelog, an app which aims to track and store your ever-waking moments. Beyond tracking your fitness goals, the Android app seeks to understand and create stories based on moments of your life. Coming later in 2014, there will be a web interface and open API, allowing more experiences and personalization opportunities.  (more…)