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Sony Xperia E4g: the same Xperia E4, now with 4G

It hasn't even been a month since Sony unveiled the Xperia E4, a rock-solid budget smartphones, surprisingly running on MediaTek's chip, with a rock-solid two-day battery life. Now, with just a few days left before MWC 2015, Sony is once again busying itself with the device's half successor. As the name would imply, the Xperia E4g is pretty much the same Xperia E4, except for one new feature: it now has support for 4G LTE connectivity, which, when paired with the long battery life, is perfect for keeping connected always.

Sony to no longer pursue sales growth in smartphone, TV business

While Sony surprised even themselves with a recent financial report that showed they actually earned a profit, the shrinking sales in both their smartphone and TV business has led CEO Kazuo Hirai to almost admit defeat in those two sectors. He has recently said the company will no longer pursue sales growth in those areas and will instead focus on products that are actually bringing them profit, which includes the Playstation and camera sensors for mobile devices.

Sony unveils SmartEyeglass Developer Edition SED-E1 in UK and Germany

Sony has trotted out a new set of smart glasses to take on Google Glass called the SmartEyeglasses Developer Edition SED-E1. Pre-orders for the glasses have kicked off today in the UK and Germany where they will first launch. The SED-E1 glasses are transparent lens eyewear that connects to compatible smartphones and overlays various information on the wearer's field of view.

Sony’s attachable smart eyewear module better than Google Glass?

Sony’s “SmartEyeglass Attach!” debuted at CES 2015 in Las Vegas just a few weeks back, the second eyewear technology that Sony has outed to public in recent months. Nobody can deny that it was Google Glass that pioneered this type of wearable smart technology – but as Google Glass is reconsidering its marketing strategy, Sony might have a prime contender in the SmartEyeglass Attach! to take its place.

Possible Sony Xperia Z4 makes Geekbench appearance

With the launch date of Sony’s upcoming new flagship – the Sony Xperia Z4 – still not known to the public, leaks of the specs of the yet-to-be-unveiled have been many. Maybe appearances in benchmarking databases would give us some sort of certainty, and here we have one of those – an unknown Sony device makes an appearance at Geekbench, giving us a look at its specs.

Sony unveils Xperia E4 and E4 Dual with 2-day battery life

Sony has announced a new smartphone today called the Xperia E4 that is aimed at users wanting entertainment and long battery life from a smartphone. The Xperia E4 is available in a single SIM and a dual SIM version and comes in black or white colors. Other than the dual SIM cards on the Dual version the two devices have the same hardware features.

Spotted in retail website, the Sony Xperia E1… II?

Yeah, device naming conventions can be a total bummer at times – as there are only a few numbers that are sound to use from a marketing perspective. But there are times when the sanity of a device naming choice just eludes us. Might this be one of those times? Someone has spotted the upgrade version of the budget-friendly Sony Xperia E1 in a Spanish retail store, and it is confusingly called (wait for it) the Sony Xperia E1 II.

Sony Xperia Z4 front panel leaks from Chinese sources

Most Sony Xperia fans are still hoping for a flagship unveiling at the Mobile World Congress 2015 from Sony, although spirits have been dampened somewhat by rumors that the Sony Xperia Z4 won’t be launched at the Barcelona trade show but will be pushed back to a mid-year launch date. Of course, nothing is sure, and this leak of possible Xperia Z4 front panels might just give people some hope.