Thanks to Softbank, Sony may have another avenue to sell its smartphones, which sorely need a sales boost: Sprint will reportedly sell the next Sony Xperia flagship, expected at next month's IFA event. Hoping to strengthen sales, Sony is reportedly bringing the Xperia to Sprint originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2014. Continue reading…
According to a Reuters report, Sprint plans to offer a Sony flagship smartphone in the near future. Sources reveal the operator (and parent company SoftBank) will have a new smartphone available in the US and Japan in time for the winter holiday season. Since we're expecting Sony to launch the Xperia Z3, it's safe to assume this is the mobile device sources are referring to.
Sprint and SoftBank will for the first time sell a flagship smartphone from Sony, according to Reuters and The Wall Street Journal. Sony is prepared to announce new devices at the IFA trade show in Berlin on September 4. One of the new devices is expected to be a flagship model that will succeed the Xperia Z2. Show More Summary
SoftBank Corp is to offer a Sony Corp smartphone for the first time, selling the upcoming Xperia handset both in Japan and through subsidiary Sprint Corp in the United States, sources with knowledge of the matter said. Four sources told...Show More Summary
A silhouette and a count of 1, 2, 3 suggest that Sony has more than one device up its sleeve for next week's IFA unveiling.>
[custom: ifa2014] With IFA less than a week away, Sony has shared a new teaser video highlighting key features that will be included in its upcoming Xperia devices. Along with the oft-rumored Xperia Z3, Sony is set to unveil the Xperia Z3 Tablet and an 8-inch Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact, which was accidentally mentioned on Sony's website yesterday. Show More Summary
Sony's next flagship smartphone, the Xperia Z3, is bound to be released sometime in the next month or two with the Z3 Compact to follow. The announcement might be done by Sony sometime in September, with the actual release sometime before the year ends.
Yet another mention of the Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact has slipped out leading up to IFA. This time it's dab smack on Sony's existing Xperia Z2 tablet product page under the Screen section. It explains how "with IPS technology, the Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact offers an improved viewing angle. Show More Summary
Sony has launched its selfie-focused smartphone, the Xperia C3, in the Indian market. Featuring a 5 MP front camera with an 80 degree field of view, the device lets you easily take selfies by double tapping the back cover. The front camera also has HDR and comes with Sony's intelligent scene recognition that automatically adjusts settings based on lighting conditions.
We’re just two weeks out from IFA 2014, which means unannounced phones have already started passing through China’s TENAA agency. On Thursday, the Xperia Z3 appeared on the agency’s website, complete with a full spec sheet and high-resolution press photos. Show More Summary
With the official unveil less than a month away at the IFA, Sony's Xperia Z3 has been certified by China's TENAA, the country's equivalent of the FCC. The certification authority listed two models of the device, L55t and L55u — with different network bands.
W+K worked with Sony and development partners Motim and SoftFacade to create a series of apps promoting the Xperia Z1S’ waterproof technology. Several of the apps, including “Goldie” (featured above), “Plantimal,” “Photo Lab,” and “Sink Sunk,” are designed to be used underwater. Show More Summary
If you ever hoped to pretend your phone were a fish or an aquatic plant, Sony would like to present its Xperia Z1S. The brand, along with Wieden + Kennedy and development partners Motim and SoftFacade, is demonstrating the phone's waterproof technology by developing apps designed to be used in and under the water. Show More Summary