Sony Z Ultra

Sony Z Ultra Google Play edition gets a $200 price drop

It seems the Sony Z Ultra Google Play edition has gotten a pretty significant price drop today. The handset first arrived back in December and while generally liked in day-to-day use, many complained about the price. It initially arrived with a $650 price point. As of today however, you can pick it up for $200 less.

Sony Z Ultra GPe ROM drops for the Xperia Z1

The Google Play edition Sony Z Ultra arrived a bit earlier in the month. That handset joined the GPe lineup along with the LG G Pad 8.3 tablet, but more important for today -- the ROM from the GPe Z Ultra has been pulled and released for another of the more popular Sony handsets, the Xperia Z1. The catch is, the ROM is not quite fully baked just yet.

Sony Z Ultra GPe getting a bug fixing Android 4.4.2 update

The two newest Google Play edition devices are getting an update. The update is bringing them from Android 4.4 to 4.4.2 and while it was nice to see the update so quickly on the LG G Pad 8.3 tablet, it seems those carrying a Sony Z Ultra may find it a bit nicer. You see, not only is this update bumping your version of Android on the Z Ultra, but it is also taking care of the recently discovered bugs.

Sony Z Ultra Google Play edition bugs hindering usage

Google quietly released some new Google Play edition devices last week. These included the first GPe tablet, the LG G Pad 8.3 and the Sony Z Ultra, which is a phablet with a 6.4-inch display. While the Sony Z Ultra was available for purchase immediately, it now appears the handset has begun shipping with some rather surprising bugs. These touch on security and the ability to uninstall apps.