Based on newly leaked high-res photos from Sony Alpha Rumors, you won’t have to worry about the pixel wars or camera comparisons when buying your next smartphone. What you are seeing above is the Sony Lens G or “Lens Camera,” an attachable accessory for Android (and iOS) devices that brings the same sensor found in the well-liked RX100 Mark II to your smartphone. Seriously. After connecting the lens wirelessly (NFC or WiFi) to your phone, your device acts as the view finder, allowing you to take some classy selfies. (more…)
The Honami device from Sony has been making rounds across the web for some time, with press renders and other spec details leaking like crazy. The newest leak shows off what Sony has in store for the device’s back-facing camera. According to a leak from Vietnamese site Tinhte, the device’s camera has been pictured featuring Sony’s G Lens technology with an XX.X indicator for the megapixels. (more…)
T-Mobile is still on stage in New York at the time of writing this, unveiling all sorts of new company initiatives, but since the press release for it all has already gone live, let’s talk about it. We’ve got four big things to discuss: their new JUMP! phone upgrade policy, the launch of their 116th 4G LTE market, a new family option, and the release of the Sony Xperia Z on their network. (more…)
Sony unveiled the brand new Smartwatch 2 this morning, an updated and enhanced version over the previous Smartwatch that came out last year. Smartwatch 2 features a few things not found in last year’s model, such as NFC technology for pairing with devices, a multi-functional message notification system, as well as a more finely-tuned interface. (more…)
Late last night, Sony made the Xperia Z Ultra official. Formerly known as the “Togari,” the Xperia Z Ultra is a massive smartphone (not a tablet) with an extremely large 6.4-inch 1080p display. It also runs the newest Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processor clocked at 2.2GHz, carries an 8MP camera, 4G LTE, Android 4.2, and 3000mAh battery all wrapped into a body that is just 6.5mm thick and waterproof.
The Xperia Z Ultra will launch globally in Q3 of this year, though specific markets were not announced. (more…)
We have been waiting to hear news about the U.S. arrival of the Sony Xperia Z since CES, where we spent some hands-on time with and generally came ahead with positive thoughts. Unfortunately, today’s news is that Sony’s newest flagship is going to be a T-Mobile exclusive when it finally launches. We weren’t given an exact time, but sign-ups for the launch in “the coming weeks” are live right now. (more…)
If you are a fan of tech as a general subject, then today is a day to pay attention. There may not be many Android-related bits, but as most of you know, there will be plenty from its number one competitor. Today kicks off WWDC, Apple’s developer conference, where they have already essentially confirmed that they will unveil their next version of iOS. But outside of Apple, E3 (Electronic Entertainment Expo) starts this morning with Microsoft on stage to discuss all things XBOX One. And actually, the event runs simultaneously with Apple’s WWDC keynote, so juggling news out of both should be entertaining to say the least. Finally, later this evening, Sony will finish up day 1 at E3 to talk PlayStation 4. (more…)