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Sony Xperia Z3 spotted in TENAA with Z2 specs

Stop the endless hardware specs race. Sony is planning to prove you that they can bring you a great Xperia Z3 with a similar Z2 internal hardware. With Sony’s official press event coming in 2 weeks, its Xperia Z3 is now certified by TENAA in China, listed as L55t and L55u models with different network bands.

Sony Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact named in user manual

It looks like Sony has an unexpected compact surprise coming soon. While we have been mostly distracted by rumors of the Xperia Z3 and its Xperia Z3 Compact incarnation expected to arrive this IFA 2014, we certainly didn't see an Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact coming. But this won't be an ordinary Xperia tablet as it is clearly marked to be a smaller than usual one.

Sony D2203 shown to be a low-spec budget 6.1-inch giant

Most of the attention in Sony's world might be focused on the upcoming Xperia Z3 and Xperia Z3 Compact, but naturally the mobile world, even Sony's, doesn't just stop there. The manufacturer is now believed to be preparing another 6-inch phablet, but this time, this D2203 comes with specs that might leave some wanting or even walking away.

Sony Lifelog update: power enhancements, notifications for goals

Activity-tracking application Lifelog, developed by Sony originally for its Xperia devices but now available for other Android phones, has now been updated with a few new enhancements and of course the usual bugfixing. The update includes power consumption enhancements as well as receiving notifications every time you accomplish one of the goals that you set.

Sony Underwater apps lets you play with your phone in water

If it’s always been your dream to play with your smartphone while it is (or you are) submerged in water, then you better get yourself an Xperia Z1s or Xperia Z from T-Mobile. Sony has introduced 6 silly but fun underwater apps for when you are scuba-diving and have the urge to play games in the water or for when you just want to dunk your phone in the water then use it.

Xperia Z2 in seabed for 6 weeks, still works after “rescue”

When OEMs boast of their devices’ water-proof capabilities, they are still very careful to set limitations on what sort of conditions they will be able to survive. For example, Sony said that while their Xperia Z2 is indeed water-resistant, it complies with iP58 so it can only stand up to 30 minutes under 1.5 mm of freshwater. Well, a Swede’s experience with his Z2 might surprise even the people over at Sony as it survived being under 10 meters deep for an amazing six weeks and lived to tell the tale.

Sony pushes Kitkat update to Xperia E1, E1 Dual

Sony has been slowly bringing its devices up to Android 4.4 Kitkat standard – at least those that can hack Android’s latest and greatest version. Next up, according to the official Sony Mobile blog is the Xperia E1 and Xperia E1 Dual, both members of Sony’s lower to mid-tier class of phones.