Sony handset. The model is sporting the codename of 'Honami' and last we heard was that Sony would be making an official announcement on July 4th. We still have a few days to see if that plays out as expected and in the meantime, a few rendered images have surfaced.
Sony's new 6.3-inch Xperia Z Ultra phablet that they announced earlier this week, but we'd like to go back to rumors about the Honami. We've mentioned the Sony Xperia i1 before (codenamed Honami) as a true imaging device with a 20 megapixel camera, and now a few more pictures of the device have leaked into the wild. Take a peek at the new device below.
Sony has a device with every letter in the alphabet they're moving on to additional naming methods. Today we're seeing a pretty random image of what is being reported as the Sony Xperia ZU Phablet. Previously spotted and rumored as the Togari tablet.
T-Mobile has yet to officially announce the Sony Xperia Z, however it looks like another piece of evidence has surfaced. Basically, it is looking like a release date is getting closer. This latest bit of evidence has arrived directly from the T-Mobile website, specifically on the support pages. The carrier has recently added quite a few how-to pages dealing with the Xperia Z.
Sony has unveiled their latest Xperia branded smartphone. The new addition is the Xperia M, which will be available beginning in the third-quarter of the year and in a single-SIM and dual-SIM model. Aside from the addition of an extra SIM card slot in on of the two models -- the other specs remain the same across the board and Sony appears to be pushing a few items. Some of those features include NFC as well as the Battery Stamina Mode and easy connectivity with other Sony devices.
Sony branded devices being supported under the Android Open Source Project (AOSP). The Xperia S was supported back in 2012 and a more recent addition was the Xperia Z smartphone. As of today, Sony has announced AOSP support for the Xperia Tablet Z. Similar to those other offerings from Sony, this latest basically means that the Xperia Tablet Z software will be open and available for developers.
Sony are finally ready to truly offer a compelling camera solution for Android users. We know Nokia is betting big with their PureView technology, and recently we've been hearing quite a bit regarding cameras on Android smartphones. From HTC's Ultrapixel, Google claiming superior cameras on Nexus phones, and even Samsung could have a 16 megapixel GALAXY S 4 in the works. Well, Sony might beat them all with the Xperia i1 smartphone.
Sony had previously begun selling the Xperia ZL for those in the US. The handset was selling unlocked and as such, it was priced a bit above $700. Well, it looks like the Sony Xperia ZL has recently been given a price cut. Additionally, Sony has also begun selling an unlocked version of the Xperia Z. The Xperia Z is HSPA+ compatible and is available at this moment.
Sony about Jelly Bean coming to a select group of Xperia branded handsets. Those details were posted on Twitter and really just amounted to Sony teasing about Jelly Bean for the Xperia P, Go, S, SL, acro S and ion smartphones. With that in mind, we now have a confirmed release (beginning this week) for the Xperia P, Xperia Go and Xperia E Dual.
Sony has launched their latest Android Open Source Project. This one is for the Xperia Z, however a similar project was launched for the Xperia S back in August of 2012. In fact, the reason behind the Xperia Z AOSP project was due to what Sony is calling the "great interest" they saw for the Xperia S. Reasoning aside, this basically means the software from the Xperia Z will be open and available for developers to use.