This morning, Sony provided a list of devices that it plans to update to Android 6.0 Marshmallow. The list is quite extensive, so if they actually come through on this, Sony should be proud. Of course, the newly announced Xperia Z5 line is a part of this, but Sony is even going back as far as the Xperia Z2. Crazy, right? (more…)
Sony has shocked a few people this week, including myself, releasing an Android M Developer Preview build for a total of 12 Xperia devices. In a blog post, Sony goes over the importance of preparing for the official Android M launch, giving developers time to test apps and play with new APIs.
To be exact, the Android M preview has been released for the Xperia Z3, Xperia Z3 Compact, Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact, Xperia Z2, Xperia Z2 Tablet, Xperia Z1 Compact, Xperia Z1, Xperia Z Ultra, Xperia E3, Xperia M2, Xperia T2 Ultra, Xperia T3. In terms of device support, this is pretty impressive considering you don’t see any other OEM allowing for this. (more…)
At long last, the Xperia Z2 from Sony is now officially available to US buyers. Available through Sony’s web store, priced at a $50 discount of $699.99, folks can pick up this powerful device for use on either T-Mobile or AT&T. The only real issue, of course, is that there is still no subsidized version for American buyers on any networks. (more…)
Thanks to new information courtesy of PhoneArena, there is reason to hope that a launch is just around the corner. A screenshot of a Verizon employee training module shows an online course for the Xperia Z2. That’s a far cry from confirmation, but could be a sign that an announcement is imminent. (more…)
The US market may not be Sony’s priority, but mounting evidence suggests the Xperia Z2 may make its way to at least one stateside carrier in Q4. Press images of a Verizon-branded variant of the Z2 showed up twice on Sony’s website last month, and despite vehement denials by company spokespeople, @evleaks revealed yesterday that the Z2 may launch on Big Red as the Sony Sirius Viv (D6503). (more…)